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People participate in a defend the police rally outside the Fort Collins Police Services building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Fort Collins, Colo. Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out at a Colorado pro-police rally that attracted counter protesters, authorities said. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds of people outside the Fort Collins police department Saturday afternoon. (Kevin Lytle/Fort Collins Coloradoan via AP)

3 arrested following fights at pro-police rally in Colorado

Aug. 9, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out at a Colorado pro-police rally that attracted counter protesters, authorities said. The “Back the Blue” rally drew hundreds of people outside the Fort Collins police department Saturday afternoon....

Woman, 40, shot to death after street confrontation

Aug. 9, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman was shot to death after a confrontation with a passenger in a car on a Cleveland street, police said. Cleveland police said the 40-year-old woman exchanged words with a passenger of a speeding vehicle that reportedly almost struck a child at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The...

Police: 12 protesters in Louisville arrested, charged

Aug. 9, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twelve protesters in Kentucky's largest city were arrested Saturday night after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property, police said. Eight people were charged with felonies and four were charged with misdemeanors, Louisville police...

Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Sturgis, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

Sturgis arrests and crashes keep pace with last year

Aug. 9, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

South Dakota authorities on Sunday reported the first haul of crashes, arrests and citations from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the western part of the state. The annual rally started on Friday, drawing thousands of maskless riders to the streets and bars of Sturgis. While organizers have said they expect fewer...

In this image from video provided by NBC4 Washington, law enforcement work the scene of a shooting, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Southeast Washington.  (NBC4 Washington via AP)

DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured

Aug. 9, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute that erupted into gun fire during a large outdoor party in Washington, D.C., early Sunday left one person dead and some 20 others injured, including an off-duty officer “struggling for her life,” according to police. Christopher Brown, 17, died in the shooting...

2 Bossier City police on leave during probe into man's death

Aug. 9, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — A man was shot to death during a confrontation with police officers in a Louisiana city, and state police are investigating. Louisiana State Police said in a statement Sunday that Bossier City police officers had an “altercation” with a man Saturday night, and the man...

2 dead, 1 wounded in East Tennessee shooting

Aug. 9, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two people died and a third was wounded in a shooting in East Tennessee, police said. News outlets cited a statement from the Knoxville Police Department in reporting the wounded person arrived at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Sunday morning and gave police details...

NJ police officer gets probation in commercial bribery case

Aug. 9, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has been ordered to spend at least 15 months on probation on a commercial bribery conviction. NJ.com reports that 33-year-old Thomas McWain, who was employed with the West Deptford police department, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a third-degree...

One dead after Saturday night shooting in Racine

Aug. 9, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

One man died in a Saturday night shooting in Wisconsin, the Racine Police Department reported. Police officers responding to a call for a shooting in northern Racine found a man dead with a gunshot wound. Officers have arrested a man suspected in the shooting. Officers have not released the names of the victim...

Teens arrested on gun charges after police shoot at car

Aug. 9, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage boys were arrested on gun charges and other counts after a Georgia police officer attempting a traffic stop fired multiple gunshots at their car, according to police. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation of the incident Saturday morning in...