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An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

California prosecutor: Driver tried to kill Trump supporters

Sep. 29, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against police brutality and racism was charged with attempted murder Tuesday for driving her car into counterprotesters and running over a woman's head. Tatiana Turner deliberately drove into a crowd of President Donald Trump's supporters...

This undated photo provided by Larry Arbuckle shows his daughter Debra, at his Andover, Kan,. home. A lawsuit says Arbuckle who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy after refusing to pull over was unarmed and posed no danger to him or the public. The court filing Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, paints a different picture to that recounted by authorities following the fatal shooting in Wichita of 51-year-old Arbuckle by Sedgwick County Deputy Kaleb Dailey on Dec. 30, 2019. (Larry Arbuckle via AP)

Lawsuit: Kansas woman posed no danger when deputy killed her

Sep. 29, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy after refusing to pull over was unarmed and posed no danger to him or the public, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. The court filing paints a different picture to that recounted by authorities following the...

3 dead, 1 hurt in Salem hostage incident, police shooting

Sep. 29, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Three people are dead and one was seriously injured in a hostage incident in a Salem, Oregon, home, in which a deputy fired gunshots, police said. Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a “hostage situation” at about 12:30 p.m. Monday, the...

An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

Lawyer: Driver who hit counterprotesters sought police help

Sep. 29, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was ignored, her lawyer said Monday. Tatiana Turner was in fear for her life and never intended to harm anyone when she drove...

In this Sept. 28, 2020, booking photo provided by the Williamson County, Texas, Sheriff's office shows Sheriff Robert Chody, who was booked into his jail Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, on a $10,000 bond. A grand jury indicted the Texas sheriff Monday on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death of Javier Ambler, a Black man who died in police custody last year. Chody is facing the third-degree felony charge that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Williamson County Sheriff via AP)

Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man's death

Sep. 29, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by the police reality TV series “Live PD," prosecutors said Monday. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody...

This undated photo provided by the Cook County Sheriff's Office shows Simone Austin. Police say Austin has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of her 5-year-old daughter on Chicago's West Side over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown told reporters on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, that police believe Austin cut Serenity Arrington's throat on Saturday in their East Garfield Park home. (Cook County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Mother charged in fatal stabbing of 5-year-old Chicago girl

Sep. 28, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her 5-year-old daughter was ordered Monday to be held without bond after prosecutors gave chilling details provided by the child's older sister who witnessed the slaying. Prosecutors presented a proffer that included...

Court records show a Texas sheriff has been charged with evidence tampering in the death of a Black man in custody

Sep. 28, 2020 2:58 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Court records show a Texas sheriff has been charged with evidence tampering in the death of a Black man in custody.
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Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

Sep. 27, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer's lawyer...

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Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Sep. 27, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

Fleet Foxes, “Shore” (ANTI-) One might have predicted a somber release for Fleet Foxes in the year of a pandemic. After all, their last album “Crack-Up” was darker in tone, touching everything from police brutality and internal turmoil to disbelief following the 2016 presidential...

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Man takes officer's gun, opens fire inside LA police station

Sep. 27, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered minor injuries during an altercation in a police station with a man who wrestled away the officer’s gun, fired it and then ran when another officer shot at him, authorities said. The suspect, who was not wounded, got into a vehicle...