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Law Enforcement

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  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices
    The temptation is always there — the smartphone on the passenger seat beside you buzzing and pinging with the urgency of your life's problems when you should have your eyes on the road. Even if you resist, there are drivers around you who have...
  • Volunteer deputy sold company, went back to police work

    After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his early 20s: law enforcement. Bates — the 73-year-old Tulsa County volunteer deputy accused of shooting an unarmed...
  • Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed

    Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed
    A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a tennis umpire against the Los Angeles Police Department and county coroner's office alleging she was falsely arrested and wrongfully accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The big question, 5 years after the oil spill: How is the Gulf? Scientists, BP differ Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them:...
  • Former Isle of Wight deputy to challenge sheriff for seat

    Former Isle of Wight deputy to challenge sheriff for seat
    A former Isle of Wight County deputy has filed to challenge Sheriff Mark Marshall for his job in November. Russell Stephenson, 51, started as an auxiliary deputy with the Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office in 1991 and became a full-fledged deputy in 1992....
  • Prosecutor will give notice on whether to charge officer

    The Dane County District Attorney says he has received all of the state's reports in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed biracial teen and will provide two days' notice before releasing his decision on whether to file charges against the white...
  • Kane Sheriff's deputies' Narcan saves man from overdosing

    Kane County Sheriff's deputies responding to a 911 call for a possible overdose last weekend helped save a 19-year-old man's life through the use of Narcan, a first "save" involving the sheriff's department. "It's unfortunate we have to be doing this,"...
  • 2 dead in Morgan Township crash

    2 dead in Morgan Township crash
    Speed is believed to be a factor in a head-on crash late Thursday near the Morgan Township schools on Indiana 49 in which two people died, according to the Porter County Sheriff's Department. Roderick Heise, 34, of Knox, and Jade Schneider, 20, of...
  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Friday, Apr. 17. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...
  • Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office charges man with vehicle theft

    Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office charges man with vehicle theft
    Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office arrested Ryan Thomas Gillespie, 21, on Monday after a short foot pursuit into the marsh off of Carrollton Boulevard near Bridges Restaurant. Virginia State Police assisted the Smithfield Police Department and Isle of Wight...
  • Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges

    Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges
    A Ford Heights trainee firefighter and college student was indicted in a Cook County court Tuesday on three counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to three vacant houses in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, was arrested last month when a Cook County...