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Lawyer awaits probe of St. Louis cop-on-cop shooting

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:03pm

An attorney for a union representing black St. Louis police officers said Monday that an off-duty black officer who was mistakenly shot by a white colleague is willing to wait for the findings of an investigation into whether race played a role.

2 GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:03pm

The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever is preparing to take her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat.

The Latest: Couple gets $100K bond in benefits fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:03pm

The Latest on a New Jersey public welfare benefits fraud case (all times local):

Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:55pm

Federal agents found homemade bombs in a Montana home that may be connected to a rash of bank robberies in multiple states and to a man who is suspected of shooting at a Kansas state trooper, authorities said Monday.

Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught

Tafi Mukunyadzi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:55pm

The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested.

Search on for motorcyclist who shot, wounded Kentucky deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:50pm

Police are searching for a motorcyclist who they say shot and wounded a Kentucky sheriff's deputy when the deputy tried to pull him over.

Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:43pm

Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum reached an agreement to have it moved.

Utah toddler dead after falling asleep in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:30pm

Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old who apparently fell asleep in a hot car in southern Utah.

Responder suffers massive heart attack at fatal crash scene, revived by troopers

Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:16pm

Father’s Day was an emotional and difficult day for emergency personnel who responded to two fatal wrecks locally that claimed the lives of four people and sent another to the hospital with critical injuries.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:15pm

A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island.

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:15pm

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria,

Dallas officer turns himself in after being charged in death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:15pm

A Dallas police officer has surrendered to authorities after being indicted on a count of aggravated assault by a public servant in the shooting death of a woman.

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Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:07pm

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.

Former federal officer pleads guilty in wife's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:07pm

A former federal officer convicted in a deadly shooting rampage has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his estranged wife.

Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:01pm

A federal judge on Monday heard arguments before he decides whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect.

The Latest: Defense: Verdict in Baby Doe case a 'travesty'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:00pm

The Latest on the second-degree murder conviction of a Massachusetts man who killed his ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter and dumped her bagged remains in the ocean (all times local):

The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:58am

The Latest on 3 Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local):

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:56am

A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized.

The Latest: Prosecutor uses Joe Arpaio's words against him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:50am

The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):