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Grand jury indicts 2 officers fired for beating Black teen

Sep. 17, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A grand jury has indicted two central California police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of a Black teenager so severe that he was left with massive bruising on his face, the San Joaquin County district attorney announced Friday. ...

Scott Smith, AP reporter in Venezuela, dies at 50

Aug. 20, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Scott Smith, a correspondent for The Associated Press who traveled across Venezuela to document personal stories of desperation and hope in the troubled country, has died. He was 50. Smith was diagnosed in February with brain cancer and was evacuated from...

Suspect in Sparks killing arrested in Stockton, California

Jul. 30, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 35-year-old man who was arrested in Stockton, California on an unrelated warrant has been charged with murder in the death of a woman this week in Sparks. Sparks police said Friday they identified Jeremy Ray Johnson of Stockton as the prime suspect...