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Police use tear gas against an opposition lawmaker, Barbara Nowacka, as protesters block a major thoroughfare in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday Nov. 28, 2020. The police blocked protesters from marching in Warsaw as demonstrations took place across Poland against an attempt to restrict abortion rights and recent use of force by police.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Police call tear-gassed Polish lawmaker a protest threat

Nov. 29, 2020 4:54 PM EST

Polish police said Sunday that an officer who sprayed tear gas into the face of a member of parliament during a protest probably did so because he perceived the politician as a threat. An officer sprayed Barbara Nowacka, a center-left opposition lawmaker, in the face with the gas as she held out her parliamentary...

Police investigate after officer collides with pedestrian

Nov. 29, 2020 4:19 PM EST

CHESTER, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating an officer-involved crash that injured a pedestrian. Chesterfield County police said an officer driving a marked police vehicle collided with a pedestrian late Saturday. Police said the officer was driving to assist another officer when the collision...

Man shot by police after traffic stop in North Carolina

Nov. 29, 2020 3:27 PM EST

SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a person was shot by a sheriff's deputy after fleeing from a traffic stop on foot. Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats said the incident happened early Sunday, and the State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the officer-involved shooting. Coats said...

Chicago-area priest investigated for past child sex abuse

Nov. 29, 2020 3:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Archdiocese of Chicago is investigating allegations that a suburban priest sexually abused children 25 years ago. Cardinal Blase Cupich wrote a letter to parishioners on Saturday saying he asked the Rev. David Ryan to “step aside from ministry” after the archdiocese...

Police checking car crash find 2 men shot to death inside

Nov. 29, 2020 1:58 PM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — An investigation into a wreck Saturday along the Mississippi coast turned into a homicide probe after officers found two men shot to death inside, authorities said. Rashaud Fairley, 22, and Charles Johnson, 34, died at the scene around 5:15 a.m. Saturday, Harrison County Deputy...

Police investigating "suspicious" death at Maryland hotel

Nov. 29, 2020 1:21 PM EST

PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they are investigating a “suspicious” death at a hotel. Baltimore County Police said officers responded Sunday morning to a Howard Johnson in Pikesville and found a woman on a second floor hallway suffering trauma to her upper body. Police said...

1 fatally shot, several others wounded in Kentucky

Nov. 29, 2020 12:20 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky are investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured several others in Lexington. Madilyn Taylor Grisham, 20, of Lexington, was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound early Sunday, the Fayette County coroner's office said in a statement. Police found several...

Indianapolis police investigate shooting that left 2 dead

Nov. 29, 2020 12:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police were investigating a shooting on the city’s northeast side that left two people dead. Authorities say the shooting happened Saturday night. Officers called to the scene found a male and were alerted to another male at a nearby apartment complex. Both were...

2 die in southwestern Michigan house fire

Nov. 29, 2020 11:55 AM EST

PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a house fire that killed two people in southwestern Michigan over the weekend, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department said Sunday. A department statement identified the two who died in the Porter Township fire on Saturday as 69-year-old...

Police probe string of unprovoked assaults in Waltham

Nov. 29, 2020 9:26 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Police in a Massachusetts city are looking for a suspect in a series of unprovoked attacks over the past three weeks. Waltham Police say they believe the same male suspect is responsible for ten separate incidents in which men were assaulted and sometimes struck in the face or head with an...