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Louisiana deputy shoots, kills man in gunfire exchange

Sep. 25, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

JENA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who was shooting at deputies who had come to arrest him on a domestic violence warrant, Louisiana State Police said Friday. A LaSalle Parish sheriff’s deputy was slightly injured during the exchange of gunfire late Thursday...

Protesters demanding the end of police violence against Black people are sprayed by police during a demonstration in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Protesters in Portland hurled Molotov cocktails at officers in Oregon's largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said Thursday. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)

Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

Sep. 25, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Friday she's sending state troopers and sheriffs deputies to Portland through the weekend to help police in the state's largest city monitor a weekend rally in the city by the right-wing group Proud Boys and counter protests by liberal groups. Portland has...

Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, right, listens to a news conference, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Family attorney Ben Crump is calling for the Kentucky attorney general to release the transcripts from the grand jury that decided not to charge any of the officers involved in the Black woman's death. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

Sep. 25, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment....

Police officers stand by a knife, seen on the ground, in Paris, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, authorities said. A suspect has been arrested. (Soufian Fezzani Via AP)

Paris stabbing suspect wasn't on police radar, minister says

Sep. 25, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The main suspect in the double stabbing Friday outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where dozens were killed in 2015 was arrested a month ago for carrying a screwdriver but not on police radar for Islamic radicalization, France's interior minister said. Two suspects were...

Police: CT man shot, killed bear that his dog confronted

Sep. 25, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

THOMASTON , Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man shot and killed a black bear that his dog confronted near his yard, police said. William O’Connor, 26, of Thomaston, will appear in court on a summons for illegally killing the animal on Tuesday, the Republican-American reported. It is illegal to shoot...

Breonna Taylor family attorney Ben Crump, center speaks during a news conference, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The Latest: Barber: Justice for Taylor should lead to voting

Sep. 25, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 12:20 p.m. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A prominent activist says people demanding justice for Breonna Taylor need to show their collective...

In this screen grab from live stream video, Kyle Rittenhouse appears via video during a hearing at the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Waukegan, Ill., on Sept. 25, 2020, in his case. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wis., is fighting his return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges that could put him in prison for life. (Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court via AP)

Teen charged in Kenosha shootings fights extradition

Sep. 25, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn't outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say there isn't much the teen can do to stop it. Kyle Rittenhouse...

Couple charged in death of missing New Hampshire man

Sep. 25, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Jaffrey man has been charged with capital murder in the death of a man authorities say had been having an affair with his wife. In court documents released Friday, authorities allege that the husband kidnapped Jonathan Amerault, 25, of Keene on Saturday, shot him to death in a car...

Kansas Supreme Court affirms convictions in 2015 shooting

Sep. 25, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court affirmed on Friday convictions for first-degree murder and battery stemming from a 2015 shooting at the Roxy bar in Overland Park. The court ruled that Dale Willis' claims of jury instruction errors were barred because he had requested and agreed to those jury...

Teen relative charged in killing Miami High football coach

Sep. 25, 2020 11:46 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A 15-year-old relative of a high school football coach has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting him and stealing money from his home, Miami-Dade police said. The teen, who has a history of mental issues, faces second-degree murder and armed grand theft charges, according to an...