- Georgia officer gunned down: Flowers, candles, mourning Updated: Feb-12-16 9:02 am
RIVERDALE, Georgia - A suburban Atlanta police department is mourning the death of one of its officers, gunned down as he helped other officers serve a 'no knock' warrant in a drug case.
- Cop placed on leave after comment about activist's suicide Updated: Feb-12-16 8:03 am
FAIRBORN, Ohio - Officials say an Ohio police officer is being put on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps.
- Man killed by police had 20 gunshot wounds, drugs in system Updated: Feb-12-16 6:12 am
SAN FRANCISCO - An autopsy report says a black man had 20 gunshot wounds and there were drugs in his system when he was killed by San Francisco police in December, a shooting that sparked protests and calls for the police chief's removal.
- Sheriff settles hostile work environment case Updated: Feb-12-16 5:36 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton has reached a settlement with a chief deputy who filed a tort claim alleging the sheriff created a hostile work environment.
- Ex-deputy gets 2-year prison sentence in identity fraud case Updated: Feb-12-16 5:10 am
MACON, Georgia - A former Bibb County deputy has been sentenced to two years in prison after admitting to sending explicit photos of a woman - while pretending to be her - to his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend in an attempt to disrupt their relationship.
- Honolulu Police Department has 1,500 untested rape kits Updated: Feb-12-16 5:03 am
HONOLULU - A Honolulu Police Department spokeswoman says the department has a backlog of 1,500 rape kits dating back more than a decade that have gone untested.
- Director of Arizona police officer standards board is fired Updated: Feb-12-16 5:01 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board has fired its longtime executive director.
- Beshear, sheriffs warn of phone scam in Kentucky Updated: Feb-12-16 4:05 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky's attorney general says Kentuckians are being targeted by over-the-phone scams featuring people claiming to be county sheriff's deputies.
- Man pleads guilty to raping Indiana University student Updated: Feb-12-16 4:01 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - An Indianapolis man has pleaded guilty to breaking into an apartment shared by Indiana University students and raping one of them while holding a gun to her head.
- Ohio police detective acquitted of abuse-related charges Updated: Feb-12-16 3:31 am
CLEVELAND - A suburban Cleveland police officer accused of beating up a man has been acquitted of all charges in U.S. District Court.
- Western New York police shooting case settled for $4.65M Updated: Feb-12-16 3:06 am
WEST SENECA, New York - A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a western New York man who died four years after being paralyzed in a police shooting.
- AP Interview: Police shooting spurs state agency changes Updated: Feb-12-16 2:25 am
CHICAGO - The death of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago teenager who was a state ward for most of his life before he we was shot 16 times by a white police officer, has spurred Illinois' child welfare agency to look differently and with more focus at the cases of troubled youths, the director told The Associated Press.
- Indiana News Digest Updated: Feb-12-16 12:00 am
Here's a look at AP's Indiana news coverage at 12 a.m.
- NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting Updated: Feb-11-16 10:10 pm
NEW YORK - A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.
- The Latest: Mayor hopes verdict in cop's case brings closure Updated: Feb-11-16 9:16 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex (all times local):
- Hawaii lawmakers seek enhanced police oversight Updated: Feb-11-16 8:58 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are pushing for more police oversight in the wake of incidents that they say chipped away at the public's trust.
- Findings on San Antonio police shooting given to prosecutors Updated: Feb-11-16 8:54 pm
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police have submitted the Bexar (BEAR) County District Attorney's Office their findings of an investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed man.
- Nixon, Kinder commend Ferguson's efforts at police reform Updated: Feb-11-16 7:15 pm
ST. LOUIS - Missouri's top two elected officials credited Ferguson on Thursday with pressing ahead with policing and court reforms despite a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit alleging that the St. Louis suburb routinely violated residents' rights and misused law enforcement to generate revenue.
- Paralyzed man awarded $23 million wants apology for shooting Updated: Feb-11-16 7:00 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - A 24-year-old black man awarded $23 million by a federal jury last week said Thursday he forgives the sheriff's deputy who shot and paralyzed him but would like an apology.
- NYPD has used cell tracking technology 1,000 times since '08 Updated: Feb-11-16 6:22 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union.
- Police: Suicide may be reason man shot by Florida deputy Updated: Feb-11-16 5:47 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A mentally troubled man fatally shot by a Florida deputy while carrying an air rifle may have been attempting to commit so-called "suicide by cop," a police detective testified Thursday at a hearing in the deputy's manslaughter case.
- If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in? Updated: Feb-11-16 5:30 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.
- Cleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy Updated: Feb-11-16 4:36 pm
CLEVELAND - The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services.
- Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials Updated: Feb-11-16 3:39 pm
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, Feb. 10, 2016
- BCA investigates after Roseville police fatally shoot man Updated: Feb-11-16 3:16 pm
ROSEVILLE, Minnesota - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating after Roseville officers fatally shot a man who stabbed a police dog.