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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. When fellow officers discovered Johnson asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home, a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
December 04, 2019 - 5:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home — a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. Many details...
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December 04, 2019 - 4:48 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s police on Wednesday blocked opposition leader Kizza Besigye from leading an anti-corruption march in competition with one organized by the president. Kampala’s Metropolitan Police spokesman Patrick Onyango alleged the opposition was planning to create chaos in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks as Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces his retirement after more than three years leading the department in Chicago. Mayor Lightfoot fired Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Monday Dec. 2, 2019, due to his "ethical lapses."(AP Photo/Teresa Crawford File)
December 03, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Ousted Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Tuesday that he didn’t “intentionally mislead or deceive” anyone about the mid-October night he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his SUV. Johnson, 59, released a statement through his attorney a day after Mayor Lori...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces the firing Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 of Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 3:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired the city’s retiring police superintendent Monday, citing “ethical lapses” that included telling lies about a recent incident in which Eddie Johnson was found asleep at the wheel of his car after having drinks. Named to the job in the wake of a...
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Police apprehend a man in an street on the south side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police say several people have stabbed near to London Bridge, and a man has been detained. The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
November 29, 2019 - 10:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on an incident in London Bridge (all times local): 4:55 p.m. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says police are not looking for anyone else in the stabbings that took place near London Bridge. The mayor commended the “breathtaking heroism” of the members of public who intervened in...
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November 27, 2019 - 3:14 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants. The University of North Carolina System said in a news...
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A volunteer shoulders a helium hose as balloons are inflated Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, the day before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The parade on Thursday will take place amid strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 27, 2019 - 3:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Smokey Bear might feel like he’s battling Santa Ana winds — if he even gets a chance to fly. New York City’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place Thursday amid strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and...
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Bolivia's President of the Senate Monica Eva Copa speaks during an interview at the Plurinational Legislative Assembly in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Evo Morales fell because of treasons, mistakes and because some became drunk with power, said Copa during the interview. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
November 26, 2019 - 9:07 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Evo Morales fell from power in Bolivia due to betrayals by those he trusted and mistakes in his own party and because some people “got drunk with power," the president of the country’s Senate, a member of the exiled leader’s political movement, said Tuesday. Monica Eva Copa,...
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William Johnson, suspect in fatal shooting of Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams, is escorted out of the Lowndes County Courthouse in Hayneville, Ala., following his initial hearing on Monday, November 25, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing an Alabama sheriff is being held without bond. News outlets report that 18-year-old William Chase Johnson made his first court appearance Monday. Crenshaw County District Judge Tom Sport, who presided over the initial court appearance, said...
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November 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
You have the right to remain adorable. A police officer in South Florida pulled over two tykes behind the wheel after he caught them “speeding.” Officer Clayton Harris turned on his lights and apprehended the boy and girl, both his kids, in a toy truck. “We know how to drive. Bye-Bye!" -- A Florida...
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