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Indicted jail officers faced earlier excessive force claims

BALTIMORE (AP) - When a prisoner shattered glass panes in a control center at a Baltimore jail, the staff summoned a paramilitary-style tactical team...

25 jail officers indicted, accused of using excessive force

BALTIMORE (AP) - More than two dozen correctional officers in Baltimore were charged Tuesday with using excessive force on prisoners at state-operated jails in...

Singer Goo Hara’s death shines light on dark side of K-pop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The death of South Korean singer and actor Goo Hara, whose body was found at her home in Seoul...

The Latest: Boy arrested in school shooting threats

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on an arrest in a school shooting threat in Southern California (all times local):11:45 a.m.Authorities say a 13-year-old...

Police make arrest over Los Angeles-area school threat

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An arrest was made after a student threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area school, authorities...

Missouri woman charged after husband’s body found in freezer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest...

Hackers plead guilty in data breach that Uber covered up

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Two computer hackers have pleaded guilty to concocting an extortion scheme that entangled Uber in a yearlong cover-up of...

Indictment: Soldier in bomb plot wanted to set fire to home

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A federal grand jury in Kansas has indicted an Army soldier on charges that he distributed explosives information and threatened...

Man accused of making racist threats to remain in custody

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A white man charged with cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia was ordered Monday to...

Ukraine: Police seize man threatening to blow up Kyiv bridge

MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Police in Ukraine's capital say they apprehended a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a major bridge and shot...