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Rockford to pay $50K to settle police excessive force suit

Jan. 26, 2022 12:24 PM EST

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford city officials have agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a man's lawsuit accusing a city police officer of excessive force during a 2017 burglary arrest. Antonio Lamont Williams' federal lawsuit alleges that a Rockford officer beat him outside his mother's...

Alabama church vandalism leads to arrests of 2 juveniles

Jan. 26, 2022 11:58 AM EST

HILLSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Two juveniles are facing charges for allegedly vandalizing an Alabama church that resulted in thousands of dollars in damages. Lawrence County Sheriff Max Sanders said two boys, ages 13 and 15, were identified as suspects using tips and video evidence in the...

LA police chief says rail cargo thefts include guns

Jan. 26, 2022 10:25 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thieves breaking into freight trains in Los Angeles have stolen guns from cargo containers, police Chief Michel Moore said. Moore told the city’s board of civilian police commissioners on Monday that “tens of firearms” have been stolen, the Los Angeles...

2 suspects arrested in vandalism of Tucson elementary school

Jan. 26, 2022 00:10 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the vandalism of a Tucson elementary school, according to police. They said the two men are facing charges of burglary, arson and felony criminal damage. Tucson Unified School District officials...

Guns stolen in Fish & Wildlife office break-in, man arrested

Jan. 25, 2022 17:17 PM EST

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with stealing 15 to 20 firearms from a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife building in Yakima earlier this month, police said. The Yakima Police Department said in a news release Tuesday that police arrested a...

6 puppies stolen from Virginia pet salon; 2 still missing

Jan. 24, 2022 16:12 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Another newborn husky from a litter of six that was stolen from a Virginia pet salon has been recovered, but the dogs’ owner said two puppies still remain missing and need to be reunited with their mother. Bandi Murdock, owneer of the dogs and the Critter...

3 of 6 husky puppies stolen from Va. pet salon found

Jan. 23, 2022 12:55 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Three of the six newborn huskies stolen from an eastern Virginia pet salon have been found and reunited with their mother, the dogs’ owner said. The partial retrieval comes as Hampton police announced Saturday that a homeless man was arrested and charged with...

Police: Burglar steals puppies and cash from Va. pet salon

Jan. 22, 2022 16:16 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Someone stole six newborn huskies in addition to cash during a burglary at an eastern Virginia pet grooming business, police said. Hampton police were called to Critter Cleaners on Friday morning. Officers say a suspect entered through a window and took the...

Police: Baby girl shot in face by stray bullet, hospitalized

Jan. 20, 2022 19:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An 11-month-old girl was in critical condition Thursday after being hit in the cheek by a stray bullet, police said, one of a string of high-profile crimes in the weeks since New York City Mayor Eric Adams took office promising a safer city. Surveillance video...

Second case dropped against man who exposed Iowa hog deaths

Jan. 20, 2022 13:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A year after dropping charges against an activist who exposed what many viewed as the inhumane killing of hundreds of pigs at two Iowa pork plants, prosecutors have dropped a second case against him. The dismissal of the second case against Matt Johnson, an...