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Man charged in death of Indiana teen last seen in 1986

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 7:15pm

A man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an Indiana teenager who was last seen in 1986, authorities said Thursday.

Tucson police reveal suspect died in March arrest attempt

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 6:52pm

Authorities have concluded that Tucson police officers used an appropriate amount of force in a violent struggle three months ago with a man who died while resisting arrest and told officers several times that he couldn’t breathe.

Son says dad was killed asking for directions in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 5:47pm

A San Francisco Bay Area doctor who was on an off-roading trip with his 15-year-old son was shot and killed after he stopped to ask a man for directions, his son and other relatives said.

Sheriff: Detective claimed $15,000 for unworked shifts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 4:04pm

A Florida detective was arrested Thursday on accusations he claimed more than $15,000 in pay for shifts he didn't work, authorities said.

Baltimore mayor: Columbus statue vandals will face justice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 4:01pm

Those who recently toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and rolled it into Baltimore's Inner Harbor will face justice, the city's mayor said Thursday.

Report blames prosecutor missteps in botched NYC convictions

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:53pm

Prosecutors withheld evidence, elicited false testimony and made other missteps that contributed to botched convictions for murder and other violent crimes in New York City in the 1980s and 1990s, according to a report released Thursday by the same office that brought the cases in the first place.

New sex abuse charges against former USC campus gynecologist

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:43pm

New charges have been filed against a former University of Southern California campus gynecologist accused of sexually assaulting young women who were his patients, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Thursday.

Dallas man charged in fatal shooting of transgender woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

A Dallas man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black transgender woman.

Medical experts: Floyd's speech didn't mean he could breathe

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders that Floyd was “talking, so he can breathe.”

Police: Black man's hanging death in California was suicide

Stefanie Dazio and Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:22pm

The death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month was ruled a suicide Thursday following a police investigation prompted by outrage from the family who said authorities initially were too quick to rule out the possibility he was lynched.

Tropical Storm Fay threatens mid-Atlantic coast, New England

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:19pm

Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday evening, its sights set on the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England.

Arkansas officer charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:05pm

An Arkansas police officer who allegedly told a colleague that he'd shoot through the door if any protesters came to his home has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a fellow officer who knocked on his door, authorities said Thursday.

Student health boss cited for not reporting doc's misconduct

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:51pm

A former Ohio State student health director is facing potential discipline from the state medical board for knowing but failing to report at least three sexual misconduct complaints in the mid-1990s about Richard Strauss, the late team doctor now accused of abusing young men at the university for two decades.

Mississippi seeing big virus outbreak in state legislature

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:47pm

Packed elevators and crowded committee rooms. Legislators sitting shoulder-to-shoulder on the House and Senate floor. People standing close to each other and talking, sometimes leaning in to whisper, without a mask in sight.

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Fay has formed off North Carolina's coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:36pm

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Fay has formed off North Carolina's coast.

DC judge asks for full appeal review of Flynn dismissal

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:27pm

The U.S. District Court judge who oversaw the criminal case of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn has requested a full appeals court review after a three-judge panel ordered him to dismiss it.

Police investigation confirms suicide death of Black man found hanging in tree in Southern California city of Palmdale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:19pm

Police investigation confirms suicide death of Black man found hanging in tree in Southern California city of Palmdale.

Officers in deadly Breonna Taylor raid thought she was alone

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 1:57pm

Louisville police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor while serving a warrant were told she should be home alone because the main target of the narcotics investigation was elsewhere, according to an interview with one of the detectives who served the warrant.

Navy carrier sidelined by virus returns home to San Diego

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 1:31pm

The USS Theodore Roosevelt returned home to San Diego on Thursday led by a new captain who came aboard after the previous commanding officer was fired over the handling of a massive COVID-19 outbreak on board.