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Police: Officer shot, killed man after 4 wounded

Sep. 19, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

HILLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A local police officer in western Pennsylvania shot and killed a man who had stabbed or slashed four people, including another local officer, authorities said. State police in Lawrence County say troopers were called shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday...

Chicago police officer fatally shoots 28-year-old man

Sep. 19, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 28-year-old man died Sunday after a Chicago police officer responding to a reported domestic disturbance shot him, Chicago police said. Officers responded to a residence on the city’s South Side just before 11 a.m. Sunday. Officers encountered a man...

Georgia sheriff raising money to aid needy kids at Halloween

Sep. 19, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff’s department is raising money to help needy children have a happy Halloween. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office in southwest Georgia will use the cash donations to buy Halloween costumes for kids whose families otherwise...

Owners of a dog shot by police in Maryland want answers

Sep. 19, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (AP) — Dayri Amaya was in her bedroom one night in early June when she heard a knock on her door and voices on the other side announcing themselves as the Prince George’s County police. Amaya, 24, panicked. She asked the officers why they were...

Gunmen kill constable protecting polio team in Pakistan

Sep. 19, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on a motorcycle Sunday shot dead a police constable guarding polio vaccination workers in rural northwest Pakistan, police said. Senior officer Khalid Suhail said the attack happened in the village of Dhal Behzadi about 75 kilometers (47...

Agents search in Wyoming for woman, in Florida for boyfriend

Sep. 18, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police searched a vast Florida wildlife reserve on Saturday for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, while across the country the FBI hunted for clues about the missing woman in a...

Police release footage of fatal officer-involved shooting

Sep. 18, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Police Department has made public video footage Saturday from a police shooting at a home last week that left a man dead.. Officers were called out at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 6 to a home across the street from Hiram Johnson High School,...

US Border Patrol hires civilians to free up agents for field

Sep. 18, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens, even hundreds, of asylum-seeking migrants often wait hours to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents, but the thousands of Haitians gathered at a bridge in the small Texas border town of Del Rio may be unprecedented and point to a glaring problem with the federal...

Alabama sheriff recovering from COVID-19

Sep. 18, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is recovering at home from COVID-19 after two days in a hospital being treated for the virus. Autauga Sheriff Joe Sedinger was admitted Monday to Jackson Hospital in Montgomery and released two days later, The Montgomery...

In edgy Washington, police outnumber Jan. 6 protesters

Sep. 18, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn’t. The crowd was sparse and incidents...