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Dallas officials remove Texas Ranger statue from Love Field

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 5:15pm

A published account of brutal and racist chapters in the history of an elite Texas investigative agency prompted Dallas officials to remove on Thursday a statue from Love Field’s passenger terminal that honored the agency.

Lawsuit aims to hold nebulous 'antifa' to blame for injuries

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 5:12pm

A conservative writer from Portland, Oregon, filed a lawsuit Thursday against purported elements of the nebulous, far-left militant groups collectively known as antifa, days after President Donald Trump blamed those groups for inciting violence at protests over police killings of black people.

Sheriff: S Carolina deputies kill man who pointed guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 5:09pm

A South Carolina man was fatally shot Wednesday by deputies after he pointed two pistols at them during a pursuit, authorities said.

Authorities investigate fatal shooting of Arkansas officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 4:37pm

Authorities said Thursday they're investigating the fatal shooting of an Arkansas police officer who was found outside a residence where a fellow officer was present.

Woman charged in stepson's death accused of plotting escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 4:11pm

A Colorado woman charged with first-degree murder in the death of her 11-year-old stepson is now accused of plotting to break out of jail.

Immigrants anxious as they await Supreme Court DACA decision

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:46pm

Reyna Montoya’s hands get sweaty and her throat feels like it’s closing just talking about the anxiety of every Monday this spring.

Judge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:34pm

Judge rules there is enough evidence to try 3 suspects on murder charges in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.

Prosecutor appointed to probe black man's killing by officer

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:30pm

A longtime central Indiana prosecutor was on Thursday appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by an Indianapolis police officer.

Portland, other cities rethink school police amid protests

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:05pm

Oregon’s largest school district will no longer have police officers in its schools and joins a handful of urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking their school resource officer programs amid national outrage over the death of George Floyd.

Sheriff: Will of 'Tiger King' star's missing husband forged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:03pm

Someone forged the will of the missing husband of Carole Baskin, a woman prominently featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King" documentary series, a Florida sheriff said.

Some Louisville police stage protest, walking out on mayor

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:00pm

Staging their own protest, some Louisville police officers walked out on the mayor to express their frustration amid demonstrations in the Kentucky city over police interactions with blacks.

Indianapolis to dismantle Confederate monument in park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:54pm

Indianapolis will remove from a park a monument dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at a Union prison camp in the city, the mayor announced Thursday.

Judge rejects Ponzi king Madoff's bid for early release

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:34pm

A dying Ponzi king Bernard Madoff lost his bid for early release from prison Thursday when the judge who sentenced him to 150 years behind bars said he intended for him to die there and nothing has happened in the last 11 years to change his mind.

FBI identifies man shot and killed by marshals in Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 1:21pm

The FBI has identified the man who was shot and killed by U.S. marshals in Arkansas as they tried to arrest him on an attempted murder warrant.

Florida Supreme Court blocks assault weapon ban from ballot

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:46pm

The Florida Supreme Court is blocking an assault weapons ban from going to voters in 2022, saying in a Thursday ruling that the ballot summary is deceptive because it doesn't clearly state that a grandfathering clause applies to the owner, not the gun itself.

West Virginia governor defends himself after Obama comment

Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:43pm

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice continued to defend himself Thursday after making comments about not wanting former President Barack Obama in the state, saying he's not racist and has black friends.

Attorneys: 2 ex-cops charged in Floyd's death were rookies

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:39pm

Two of three Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation when a more senior white officer ignored the black man's cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck, defense attorneys said Thursday.

Judge sets bail at $750,000 each for 3 Minneapolis ex-officers accused of aiding and abetting in death of George Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:37pm

Judge sets bail at $750,000 each for 3 Minneapolis ex-officers accused of aiding and abetting in death of George Floyd.

Influencer Jake Paul faces charges after Arizona mall riot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 12:26pm

Social media influencer Jake Paul faces misdemeanor charges following a riot at a mall outside Phoenix, police said Thursday. Paul, who has 20 million followers, says he was merely trying to find people protesting against the death of George Floyd.