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Police: 1 officer dead, another hurt in pursuit shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 2:05am

One officer was fatally shot and another was wounded in Washington during a traffic stop, officials said.

Berkeley to consider removing police from traffic stops

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 11:08pm

The politically liberal city of Berkeley in Northern California is considering a proposal to shift traffic enforcement from armed police to unarmed city workers in a bid to curb racial profiling and reduce law enforcement encounters that can turn deadly, especially for Black drivers.

Masks for kids? Schools confront the politics of reopening

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 11:05pm

arguing both could hurt their children’s well-being — and want schools to reopen full time.

Epstein associate to face accusers in video court appearance

Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 11:04pm

Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend will face a judge and at least one of her accusers by video at a hearing to determine whether she stays behind bars until trial on charges she recruited girls for the financier to sexually abuse a quarter century before he killed himself in a Manhattan jail.

'Empire' actor arrested in Arizona, accused of abusing wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:58pm

“Empire” actor Bryshere Gray has been arrested in Arizona on accusations of abusing his wife, police said.

Vegas entertainers dance, train at home, awaiting the stage

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:06pm

Concerts, acrobatic shows, striptease dance revues and other performances that typically entertain thousands of tourists in Las Vegas are among the workplaces that have had to shutter from the coronavirus.

Texas heads to polls for Senate runoff as virus rages

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 9:14pm

As Texas struggles to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters on Tuesday were set to head out to polls for runoff elections that include choosing a Democratic nominee in a U.S. Senate race that offers the party another chance to break through in America's biggest red state.

Mexican man with coronavirus dies in ICE custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:22pm

A Mexican man being held in U.S. immigration custody in Florida died shortly after testing positive for the coronavirus, officials said Monday.

Protesters: Caribou heart meant to send message to senator

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:14pm

The man who owned a caribou heart that protesters said they wanted to give U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan during a disrupted campaign event said Sullivan reminded him of the robotic Tin Man from “The Wizard of Oz,” and he wanted to give him a heart.

Oklahoma drops murder charges in vehicle child deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:00pm

An Oklahoma district attorney's office dismissed two murder charges against a man whose two children died in a hot vehicle after prosecutors determined the children’s tribal history.

10-year-old killed, 2 teens hurt in New Orleans gunfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 6:25pm

A 10-year-old child was killed and two teenagers wounded by gunfire Monday afternoon in New Orleans, police said.

2 biggest California districts say school will start online

Kathleen Ronayne and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 5:39pm

The Los Angeles and San Diego school districts, the two largest in California with a combined K-12 student population of about 720,000, announced Monday they won't bring students back to classrooms next month because of rising coronavirus hospitalizations and infection rates.

Former Arkansas Gov. David Pryor hospitalized with COVID-19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:45pm

David Pryor, a former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator, is hospitalized in Little Rock after testing positive for COVID-19, his family said in a statement Monday.

4 charged in Los Angeles death of rising rapper Pop Smoke

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:14pm

Two men and two teens have been charged in the death of rising rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February, the district attorney’s office said Monday.

Man charged in federal court for Indian Country killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 4:04pm

A man accused in the shotgun slaying of a Native American woman in Tulsa was charged with murder in federal court Monday in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Attorney: Indiana hate crime allegation is 'smear campaign'

Casey Smith/Report for America, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 3:37pm

An attorney for two people accused of being involved in a reported assault on a Black man at a southern Indiana lake said Monday his clients are victims of a “smear campaign” and a “rush to judgment."

Trump inaugural panel agrees to fine over registration in NJ

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 3:25pm

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday he reached a deal with President Donald Trump's inaugural committee stemming from a lawsuit alleging the organization failed to properly register in the state.

Protest in Pennsylvania after cop uses knee to restrain man

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 3:19pm

Activists against police brutality expressed outrage and demanded accountability Monday after video emerged over the weekend of an officer placing his knee on a man’s head and neck area outside a Pennsylvania hospital.

Sheriff says body found at Southern California lake is ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 3:07pm

Sheriff says body found at Southern California lake is ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera.