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Suspect in Illinois deputy's death arrested after barricade

Jun. 26, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

AVON, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy was taken into custody Wednesday after barricading himself inside a home in rural western Illinois for more than 18 hours, state police said. Fulton County Deputy Troy Chisum, 39, was shot dead at about 2 p.m. Tuesday shortly after he...

Off-duty police officer shot in head driving through Chicago

Jun. 26, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An off-duty Chicago police officer was critically injured early Wednesday when someone in another vehicle opened fire and shot him in the head as he drove on the city's South Side, the police superintendent said. The 25-year-old officer was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center...

The Latest: Shot Chicago police officer 'clinging to life'

Jun. 26, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of an off-duty Chicago Police officer (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says an off-duty officer who was shot in the head is "clinging to life" after undergoing emergency surgery, but that he's hopeful after the 25-year-old...

2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high school

Jun. 26, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff Gregory...

2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17

Jun. 26, 2019 10:19 AM EDT
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — 2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17.

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence

Jun. 26, 2019 4:56 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capital last month. The rights organization said Wednesday in a publicly released letter to President Joko...

Taliban storm town police station in Pakistan, kill officer

Jun. 26, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban stormed a police station in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Baluchistan on Wednesday, triggering a shootout that killed a policeman and all three assailants, authorities said. At least one other policeman was wounded in the attack in the town of Loralai,...

Seattle police to employ unarmed community service officers

Jun. 26, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is supplementing its police ranks by hiring unarmed, noncommissioned officers. The Seattle Times reported Tuesday that the 12 officers hired for the community service officer program will respond to noncriminal calls and help connect residents with city services. Officials say the...

Prosecutor says Hawaii police chief, wife abused positions

Jun. 25, 2019 9:29 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The former police chief of Honolulu and his wife, a former deputy prosecutor, abused their positions in an attempt to silence a relative who could have exposed the financial fraud that funded their lavish lifestyle, a U.S. prosecutor said Tuesday. The contention came during closing...

The Latest: Lawyer for ex-chief's wife says case convoluted

Jun. 25, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments in a corruption trial in Hawaii (all times local): 3 p.m. An attorney representing an ex-Honolulu prosecutor accused of conspiring with her police chief husband to frame her uncle says the case against the couple is complicated and convoluted. Defense...