Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits. ...

3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on Chicago's West Side

CHICAGO (AP) — Three people have been fatally shot and one person wounded on Chicago's West Side. Chicago police say the victims were standing outside a grocery store in the city's W...

Chicago woman shot by gunman on bicycle while walking

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a woman walking with co-workers along a street near the central business district was shot by a bicyclist. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says ...

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting near homeless shelter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to a fatal shooting in June 2018. The Portland Press Herald reports 20-year-old Tyrese Collins app...

Florida man charged with racially threatening black activist

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested on charges he cyberstalked and made racist threats against a black activist in Virginia and tried to interfere with his plans to run for a s...

4 killed in Mexico City shooting; 3 women, 1 child injured

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City prosecutors say a woman and a 14 year old boy are among four people under arrest for allegedly shooting at a house in a gritty downtown neighborhood, killing four men an...

Shots fired at courthouse in northeast Alabama

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Officials say one person has been hospitalized after a shooting at a courthouse in Alabama. News outlets reports the gunfire happened Wednesday at the Jackson...

Federal lawsuit filed over 2017 St. Louis protest arrests

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that St. Louis police officers mistreated scores of protesters two years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the suit was filed T...

Indictment made public for man charged in El Paso attack

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in Texas have released the grand jury indictment filed last week against a 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart last month. ...

Minnesota probe says man fatally shot by police had knife

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a man fatally shot by a St. Paul police officer last weekend had confronted him with a knife before he was killed. ...

Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian woman shot dead

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli police say private security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem shot and killed a Palestinian woman after she pulled out a knife at the crossing. ...

8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel convicted for 2013 fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Manila court has convicted and sentenced eight Philippine Coast Guard personnel for gunning down a Taiwanese fisherman in 2013. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 today...

Business Highlights

___ Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of prog...

Depay's penalty rescues 1-1 draw for Lyon against Zenit

LYON, France (AP) — Memphis Depay's second-half penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Lyon at home against Zenit St. Petersburg in the Champions League on Tuesday. Zenit took the lead thro...

Facebook to train AI systems using police video

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will work with law enforcement organizations to train its artificial intelligence systems to recognize videos of violent events as part of a broader effort to crack down on ex...