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Family: Cop who killed black woman should be fired, charged

Oct. 14, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her nephew expressed outrage Monday that the officer has not been arrested or fired. The Fort Worth Police Department said officers...

Jayme Closs: 1 year after abduction, I'm feeling stronger

Oct. 14, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was kidnapped and held captive for 88 days before escaping from her abductor said she's feeling stronger every day and is thankful for the kindness and concern expressed to her from people all over the country in the year...

The Latest: Slain woman's family wants outside investigation

Oct. 14, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside a home in Fort Worth (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Family members of a black Texas woman who was shot to death inside her home by a white police officer are calling for an independent investigation of her killing as...

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

Oct. 14, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. The Vatican said its police chief, 57-year-old...

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe

Oct. 14, 2019 9:05 AM EDT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe.

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

Oct. 14, 2019 7:15 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said. "You didn't hear the officer shout, 'Gun,...

South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probe

Oct. 14, 2019 4:03 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's justice minister resigned Monday, citing the political burden of an investigation into alleged financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and spurred huge protests. Cho Kuk has denied wrongdoing....

Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument

Oct. 13, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Park Service and local law enforcement officials are investigating the case and are asking the...

Police investigating events before Portland activist's death

Oct. 13, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland activist is dead after a vehicle hit him as he was leaving a left-wing hangout. Police say Sean Kealiher's friends took him to a hospital after the early Saturday crash in the Kerns neighborhood. Police say a SUV crashed into a commercial building and then gunshots were...

Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot

Oct. 13, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn that was just blocks from a police precinct. The New York Police Department identified the dead as Terence Bishop, 36;...