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Man arrested after body found in SC home

Jun 5, 2020 • 5:34 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) - Police in a South Carolina city have arrested a man as part of an investigation into the death of a person found inside a home. …

Boston vigil to honor police shooting victim in Kentucky

Jun 5, 2020 • 5:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - A rally and vigil is planned in Boston on Friday to demand justice for a Kentucky woman killed by police in March. The evening event in …

In sickness, health and fighting racism: Attending a peaceful BLM protest with my husband

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:56 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The look on a black man's face when he sees another minority gunned down by police is one you will never forget, especially when you're his wife.     …

Park Police spokesman: Agency shouldn't have denied using tear gas in Lafayette Park incident

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:53 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

A United States Park Police spokesperson clarified the agency's denial of using tear gas on protesters earlier this week, saying it was a "mistake." …

N.C. court: Death-row inmates can use repealed bias law

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:52 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - At least two death row inmates in North Carolina can use a law addressing racial discrimination to seek life sentences instead, …

Army Secretary: Active duty troops heading back home from D.C.

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:38 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

The active-duty U.S. Army soldiers on standby outside of Washington amid the racial unrest following the death of George Floyd are being sent back to …

Woman pleads guilty to stealing $3K from Wyoming dispatch

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:35 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming woman has pleaded guilty to stealing about $3,000 from the Sweetwater County Combined Communications Dispatch …

Vatican arrests businessman in shady London real estate deal

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:31 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ROME (AP) - Vatican police on Friday arrested an Italian businessman involved in a controversial London real estate deal on suspicion of extortion, …

57 Buffalo cops resign from team after two are suspended for pushing elderly man to the ground

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

The entire Buffalo Police Department Emergency Response Team resigned Friday to support two police officers who pushed an elderly man to the ground …

Protest arrests logjam tests NYC legal system, bail reform

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:16 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - A wave of arrests in the New York City protests over the death of George Lloyd has strained the criminal justice system and ignited a …

Shelby woman sentenced for handgun purchase for juvenile

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:13 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A north-central Montana woman was sentenced to six months in federal prison for lying on paperwork to buy a handgun that …

Trump reopens portion of Atlantic for fishing after Obama closed it

Jun 5, 2020 • 4:13 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

President Trump signed an order Friday in Maine to reopen for commercial fishing a vast tract of the Atlantic Ocean that had been closed by President …

FBI arrests 2 accused of bringing gun to Cleveland protest

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:43 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CLEVELAND (AP) - The FBI arrested two Pennsylvania men early Friday after police said they brought a handgun, ammunition and fire-starting material …

State police trooper shoots Vermont carjacking suspect

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:33 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts State Police trooper shot and injured a carjacking suspect from Vermont who was driving toward the …

Man deliberately shot Las Vegas officer, authorities say

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:27 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A prosecutor said Friday a 20-year-old Las Vegas man deliberately shot and gravely wounded a police officer during a Las Vegas Strip …

West Palm Beach mayor defends gun restrictions, extends city curfew through Sunday

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:20 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

The mayor of West Palm Beach, Florida, has invoked a little-used emergency law to shut down the sale of guns and ammunition within his city limits, …

Woman who twisted 5-year-old boy's genitals gets jail

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:19 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Bellevue woman who pleaded no contest to attempted child abuse after police say she twisted the genitals of her boyfriend’s …

Michigan halts 340K unemployment accounts over fraud issues

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan said Friday that it has halted 340,000 unemployment benefit accounts over concerns about fraudulent impostor claims, …

Louis Sheldon, Anti-Gay Minister With Political Clout, Dies at 85

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:11 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

Founder of the Traditional Values Coalition, he railed against what he called the “homosexual agenda,” gaining the ear of national …

Death row inmate walks free after 30 years in girl's killing

Jun 5, 2020 • 3:01 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

A man who spent nearly three decades in behind bars, most of them on death row, after he was convicted at his second trial of killing a 4-year-old …