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Echoes of Breonna Taylor in shooting of Black man in Georgia

Jun. 15, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Johnny Lorenzo Bolton was lying with his eyes closed on a couch in his apartment near Atlanta when police serving a narcotics search warrant burst through the front door with guns drawn and no warning. Bolton stood up and at least one of the officers...

Man accused of shooting suspected catalytic converter thief

Jun. 14, 2021 22:31 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A 54-year-old man has been arrested and accused of shooting a suspected catalytic converter thief, then dragging him with his truck and leaving his body in a field south of Tacoma. According to court documents, at 3:45 a.m. Saturday someone...

Teacher accused of sexually abusing another teacher

Jun. 14, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — A Dallas High School teacher has been accused of sexually abusing another teacher at the school and has been placed on administrative leave. Dallas police and Polk County court records show Matthew Lenoue, 56, of Dallas faces charges for...

Videos of violent arrests sparked by vaping stir criticism

Jun. 14, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

OCEAN CIY, Md. (AP) — Videos showing Ocean City police officers kneeing one Black teen and Tasing another on the Boardwalk of that beach community in separate confrontations that began over vaping are stirring criticism of the department’s use of force in such cases. ...

2nd arrest made in deadly downtown Austin mass shooting

Jun. 14, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police made a second arrest Monday in a weekend shooting that killed a man and left more than a dozen more people wounded after gunfire rang out on in a busy, downtown Austin entertainment district. Officers arrested a 17-year-old boy at Harker...

Kentucky lawmaker files suit over 2020 protest arrests

Jun. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker, her daughter and a Louisville activist have filed a lawsuit over their arrests on felony riot charges during last summer's racial injustice protests. State Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat, filed the suit Monday in Louisville...

2 teens charged after mall security guard wounded by gunfire

Jun. 14, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two teenagers have been arrested in a shooting outside Atlanta’s Lenox Square mall, the latest in a string of shootings at the shopping complex, police said Monday. The two 15-year-olds wanted to get into the Lenox Square Apple store after the mall had...

61 arrested in operation aimed at Little Rock gun violence

Jun. 14, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (AP) — Sixty-one people, including some of Little Rock's most wanted, were arrested last week in an effort aimed at curbing gun violence in Arkansas' capital city, authorities announced Monday. Federal prosecutors said the arrests were made during...

Nicaragua stages unprecedented roundup of opposition leaders

Jun. 14, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have arrested another opposition politician, bringing to six the number detained over the weekend in an unprecedented roundup of opponents of President Daniel Ortega. Five were arrested Sunday, the biggest one-day roundup so...

Arrest made in deaths of 4 found slain in Ohio village

Jun. 14, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — A man who knew the four people shot to death in an Ohio village last month was charged Monday with their killings, the community's police chief said. John Steckel, 35, was arrested by Columbus police on June 2 after police found he had felony...