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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said. Law enforcement officers killed James Barton Horn Jr., 47,...
Michael Brelo, a white Cleveland patrolman, was acquitted Saturday in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were killed in a 137-shot barrage by several officers. Some reaction to the judge's verdict and the potential for protests:...
1:15 p.m. The prosecutor in the case against a Cleveland police officer who was found not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed suspects says he respects the judge's decision and urged others to do the same. Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty says the shooting reinforces the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month. Barring an...
1:30 p.m. A Cleveland attorney is asking why patrolman Michael Brelo was the only officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects in a volley of police gunfire. Paul Cristallo spoke at a news conference Thursday with the family of shooting victim Timothy Russell, who along...
12:50 p.m. The Justice Department plans to "review all available legal options" after a Cleveland police officer's acquittal on state charges in the deaths of two unarmed suspects. Officials say they will review the trial testimony and evidence to determine if "additional steps...
Veterans of the Iraq War watched in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distanced themselves in recent days from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country. Some veterans say they long ago concluded their sacrifice was in vain, and...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas still recovering from droughts, greening pastures as ranchers begin the annual rite of moving cattle to the nation's summer grazing lands. Ranchers in Kansas and...
(CNN) Motorcycles will roar into Memorial Day weekend rallies amid heightened tension after a biker gang shootout left nine people dead in Texas. The massacre in Waco, which was triggered by feuding biker gangs, left the community stunned. Law enforcement authorities are on...