• Real-Life ‘Narcos’? Gunfight In Sinaloa Leaves 8 Dead In Failed Attempt To Capture El Chapo’s Son
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    CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel henchmen that left at least eight people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said Friday. The gunbattle… Read more »
  • Real-Life ‘Narcos’? Gunfight In Sinaloa Leaves 8 Dead In Failed Attempt To Capture El Chapo’s Son
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    CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel henchmen that left at least eight people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said Friday. The gunbattle… Read more »
  • ‘Heartbroken’: GOP Mourns Cummings As Friend, Statesman
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Heartbroken.” That’s how North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, one of the most conservative members of the House, reacted Thursday to the death of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a progressive Democrat who chaired the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee. “I will miss him dearly,” he said. Meadows… Read more »
  • Activists Angry Police Who Shoot Can Wait To Face Questions
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    After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department’s contract. That opportunity to… Read more »
  • Police: Gang Member Confesses In Mass Shooting At Festival
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    NEW YORK (AP) — A 20-year-old gang member has confessed to being one of two shooters in a gunfight that turned a lively summer community festival in Brooklyn into a blood-drenched nightmare, police said Thursday. One person died and 11 were wounded when Kyle Williams and a second, yet-unidentified gunman… Read more »
  • Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes Injures Right Knee Against Broncos
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    DENVER (AP) — Now the wait begins to see how long it takes Patrick Mahomes to return from a gruesome right knee injury. Waiting in the wings, just in case: 35-year-old backup Matt Moore. Mahomes, the MVP quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, was hurt on a second-quarter sneak in… Read more »
  • Chicago’s Top Cop Found Lying In Car; Requests Investigation
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    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked the city’s police department to conduct an internal investigation on himself Thursday after he was found lying down in a car. A passerby found Johnson early Thursday in a car parked near a stop sign and called 911. Police department spokesman… Read more »
  • Colorado Woman Indicted In Attempted Sale Of 1920s Fetuses
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    CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman suspected of trying to sell three human fetuses from the 1920s and a fetal skeleton online has been indicted in California on charges of violating a U.S. law prohibiting the transfer of human fetal tissue. Emily Suzanne Cain, 38, pleaded not guilty… Read more »
  • Is Pete Buttigieg’s Personality Hurting His Candidacy?
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    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — John McAnear, a 77-year-old Air Force veteran, stood in an audience of hundreds in suburban Des Moines with an oxygen tank at his side, wheezing as he implored Pete Buttigieg to protect the Veterans Administration. The Democratic presidential hopeful offered a respectful, if perfunctory, “thank you… Read more »
  • Police Cooling Off Period After Shootings Is Questioned
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    After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department’s contract. That opportunity to… Read more »