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Federal prosecutors Derek Hines and Leo Wise, from left, pose for a photograph at the U.S. Attorney's Office in downtown Baltimore on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The two men spent much of the last two years investigating a rogue police unit called the Gun Trace Task Force, which Wise has described as a "perfect storm" of corruption. Last week, a jury found two Baltimore detectives guilty of robbery and racketeering in an explosive federal investigation that's seen six disgraced Baltimore law enforcers plead guilty. (AP Photo/David McFadden)
February 21, 2018 - 9:44 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A trial exposing a unit of wildly corrupt Baltimore detectives has wrapped up in a courtroom, but federal and police investigators are still digging into possible offshoots of one of the worst police corruption scandals in memory. As part of an ongoing investigation with the FBI,...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department says it's making no significant changes in its plans before a basketball tournament during which shootings have occurred the past two years. The Charlotte Observer reports the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it will be using "...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves during the opening ceremony for a bomb-proof emergency room in a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
February 20, 2018 - 2:00 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:28 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a man who shot and wounded a Texas state trooper before a trooper shot him has died. Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Deon Cockrell says 33-year-old Ernest Manuel Montelongo, of San Antonio, died Monday at a hospital. He says the trooper who was wounded...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — A gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others, then was shot and killed by police, authorities say. The shootings took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about...
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People attend the funeral mass of Chicago police Commander Paul Bauer at Nativity of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church Saturday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Chicago. Bauer died Tuesday when he was shot six times while pursuing a suspect he was attempting to detain downtown Chicago. Officials have charged 44-year-old Shomari Legghette with the 53-year-old commander's killing. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 1:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A Chicago Police commander who was gunned down by a suspect this week is being remembered as a "model cop" who wasn't interested in self-promotion, even as he moved up...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
A serial survivor of scandals, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in trouble once more after police recommended a range of bribery and other charges against him in two separate investigations. Yet the law doesn't require him to step down until convicted, the process could drag...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. Records released Friday Feb. 16, 2018 detail a June 2013 investigation of allegations against Kelley, four years before the November 2017 mass shooting at a tiny church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against Kelly who shot and killed 26 people at the Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday. The records also contradict the reason...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:57 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man convicted of heroin trafficking who prosecutors say was protected for years by a corrupt Baltimore detective has been sentenced to 25 years. U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake on Friday sentenced Antonio Shropshire for operating a trafficking ring near a Baltimore...
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FILE - In this March 2,1999, file photo, Michael Jordan stands with a group of models at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas where he previewed the Fall/Holiday 1999 Jordan collection, a sub-brand of Nike. By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding stars with multimillion-dollar athletic contracts, movie deals, lucrative shoe endorsements and mansions in all-white enclaves. Who didn’t want to be like Mike? (Jim Laurie/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
February 16, 2018 - 3:27 pm
By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding stars with multimillion-dollar athletic contracts, movie deals, lucrative shoe endorsements and mansions in all-white enclaves. Who didn't want to be like Mike? But...
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