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  • Howard County police chief announces retirement

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Howard County Police Chief William McMahon is retiring, after eight years in the post and 30 years in law enforcement. County Executive Ken Ulman announced McMahon's retirement on Thursday. He said the chief has made Howard County a better place. Ulman appointed...

  • Court extends NYC officer's weapons case in India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court said Thursday it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge. The New York Police Department said that Manny Encarnacion was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three...

  • 2 more officers sentenced in inmate assault

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown. Jeremy McCusker was sentenced to 21 months and Walter Scott Steele was sentenced to four...

  • A flawed rape investigation around a star college athlete

    Controversy has surrounded Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston since December 2012, when a freshman at the school reported being raped by a stranger near a popular Tallahassee bar.

  • Obama shortens sentence for man mistakenly serving extra 3.5 years

    President Obama shortened the prison sentence of a Texas man mistakenly serving an extra 42 additional months on a marijuana charge because of a typo.

  • U.S. anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths

    A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.

  • Another charged in probe of Va. officer's death

    GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A fifth person faces gang-related charges linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer. Media outlets report that 23-year-old Kweli Uhuru of Front Royal is charged with felony gang participation. Uhuru also is known as Travis Leon Bell. Uhuru is being held...

  • Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base....

  • Boston police chief: Plan for worst-case scenarios

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The police supervisor who oversaw the response to the Boston Marathon bombing last year said one of the keys to preparing for terrorist attacks is conjuring up worst-case scenarios. Daniel Linskey, the Boston Police superintendent-in-chief, spoke on Friday to local...

  • Arizona's Tent City Jail: Where prisoners wear pink underwear, eat meatless meals and swelter in the 120-degree heat

    Tent City in Arizona was built in 1994 at the behest of the county’s showy sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who the previous year had run on a strict law-and-order platform. Inside one of the best-known jails in America.

  • DC police: Officer fatally shoots armed man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with a gun on Sunday night. When officers arrived,...

  • Officer who shot armed man was 9-year veteran

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer who shot and killed an armed man is a nine-year law enforcement veteran. Police identified the officer on Sunday as Officer Brian Newcomer, who works in patrol in the third district. Police say Newcomer was one of two...

  • PG police officer struck; 2 men wounded by gunfire

    CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer was struck by a car during an encounter with a two men suspected of forcing their way into a home. Police say two officers fired at the car as it drove toward the officer who was hit and sped away. Both men inside the car were...

  • Joe Arpaio does it his way as the controversial sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County

    PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...

  • Deputy kills pedestrian in Hagerstown, Md.

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a deputy is on paid administrative leave after his unmarked patrol car struck and killed a pedestrian in Hagerstown. The agency says Deputy First Class Bryan Teets was driving east on U.S. 40 at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday when...



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