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Activist: Until police officers in Breonna Taylor's death are charged, protests will continue

Sep. 25, 2020 11:41 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Activist: Until police officers in Breonna Taylor's death are charged, protests will continue.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Of the three Louisville Metro police officers being investigated, one was indicted. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

In Taylor case, limits of law overcome calls for justice

Sep. 23, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” became a rallying cry this summer, emblazoned on T-shirts worn by celebrities and sports stars while protesters filled the streets demanding police accountability. In the end, none of the officers were charged with Taylor's killing, although one was...

In this undated photo, provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, is Gilmar Guevara. For the second time in as many weeks, Texas' highest criminal court on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, commuted the death sentence of Guevara after agreeing with findings that he was ineligible to be executed because of an intellectual disability. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals changed the death sentence that Guevara had faced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

2nd Texas death row inmate declared intellectually disabled

Sep. 23, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — For the second time in as many weeks, Texas’ highest criminal court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of an inmate after agreeing with findings that he was ineligible to be executed because of an intellectual disability. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals changed the death...

Feds: Fraudster blew $30K in Vegas with virus loan money

Sep. 22, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A convicted bank robber from Rhode Island fraudulently obtained $600,000 in forgivable federal business loans and spent $30,000 in Las Vegas before being caught, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Michael Moller, 41, of Middletown, was held without bail pending trial at an appearance...

FILE — This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Division of Police shows Detective James Skernivitz. Three teenagers were charged Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, with fatally shooting Skernivitz and another man during what authorities said was a robbery attempt. (Cleveland Division of Police via AP, File)

Teen indicted in slaying of Cleveland officer, informant

Sep. 17, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cleveland police detective and an informant during an armed robbery was indicted Thursday on counts of aggravated murder. David McDaniel, 18, of Cleveland, also faces charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault and tampering with evidence. He is being held on a $3 million...

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2019, file photo, authorities investigate the scene of a shooting in Miramar, Fla., that left four people, including a UPS driver, dead. The family of Frank Ordonez the UPS driver slain during the police shootout, have filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, against several law enforcement agencies. The say that officers acted negligently when they opened fire on two robbers who were holding him hostage inside his van. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Family of UPS driver slain in police shootout files lawsuit

Sep. 16, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A family is suing over the fatal December shooting of a Florida UPS driver who was taken hostage by two robbers and killed in a torrent of gunfire after he and the suspects got stuck in rush-hour traffic. Attorneys representing the two young daughters of driver Frank Ordonez,...

Today in History

Sep. 16, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2020. There are 106 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Sept. 16, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserters and draft-evaders. On this date: In 1630, the...

Police: Man who tried to rob cab driver shot in struggle

Sep. 15, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — An 18-year-old man was shot after he tried to rob a cab driver in suburban Portland early Tuesday, authorities said. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a robbery call in Aloha at about 12:20 a.m. and found Josiah Johnson had been shot with his own...

German jeweler shoots dead 2 suspected robbers

Sep. 15, 2020 3:35 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a jeweler in the northern German city of Celle has shot dead two men suspected of trying to rob his business. German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that one suspected robber was killed at the scene, while the second died later in hospital. Celle police have appealed for witnesses...

This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. Minneapolis adopted a policy in 2016 requiring officers to intervene when colleagues are using inappropriate force. Yet three other officers at the scene failed to stop 19-year police veteran Derek Chauvin when he put his knee on Floyd's neck despite Floyd's cries that he couldn't breathe. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Lawyers for ex-cops raise Floyd's history of crime, drug use

Sep. 10, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for one of four former Minneapolis officers charged in George Floyd's death is highlighting Floyd’s past crimes and history of drug use, calling him an ex-con and “evident danger to the community.” Another is seizing on Floyd’s medical issues and...