Craig Files as Write-In for Michigan GOP Governor Primary | Political News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Former Detroit police Chief James Craig filed Tuesday to run as a write-in candidate for Michigan governor weeks after being tossed from the Aug. 2 Republican primary ballot. Craig was among five Republican candidates deemed ineligible after the state elections bureau determined they fell short of collecting the necessary number of … Read more

Arizona Officers’ Inaction During Drowning Spurs Probe | Political News

PHOENIX (AP) – A Phoenix suburb is reviewing how it handles water rescues as video of three police officers standing nearby as a homeless man drowns sparks outcry. The Tempe Police Department says officers are on paid administrative leave after last month’s drowning in a city lake. An uproar arose after Tempe police on Friday … Read more

Probe Could Shed Light on Police Time Lapse in Uvalde Deaths | Political News

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press Since the Columbine High School massacre more than 20 years ago, police have been trained to quickly confront shooters in the horrific attacks that have followed. But officers in Uvalde, Texas, took more than an hour to kill a shooter who massacred 19 children, a lapse of time that will … Read more

Pressure to make arrests as El Salvador extends gang crackdown | Politics News

Wilfredo Gutierrez had planned a quick run to a store near his home in Soyapango, on the outskirts of San Salvador, when he encountered a soldier. “Shut up and turn towards the wall,” the 38-year-old call center worker says the soldier instructed him that night on April 8. It was around 9pm, Gutierrez recalls, and … Read more

Lawsuit: 13-Year-Old’s Hands up When Shot by Chicago Police | Political News

By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) – A 13-year-old boy shot in the back by a Chicago police officer was unarmed and had his arms raised to surrender when he was hit by the bullet, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday, saying the incident illustrates deeply flawed implementation of department policy on … Read more

Virtual Reality Brings Portable Taser Training to Police | Political News

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – A combative man approaches, moving quickly toward a police officer who pulls out a Taser. The man is wearing a heavy jacket, which could mean the prongs that would generate an electronic current and send him to the ground might not work. It’s a scenario that’s played … Read more

Biden to Urge Local Leaders to Boost Public Safety Spending | Political News

By JOSH BOAK and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Mayors, police chiefs and other local officials were invited to the White House on Friday to share with President Joe Biden how they are spending money from the $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on policing and public safety programs. In turn, during an … Read more

Biden to Meet With Mayors, Police Chiefs on Friday | Political News

By JOSH BOAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden will meet Friday with mayors, police chiefs and local public officials to discuss how cities are using funds from the $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on policing and public safety programs. A White House official insisted on anonymity to provide details of the … Read more

Parole Granted for Former Militant in Trooper’s 1973 Death | Political News

By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press A split New Jersey Supreme Court granted parole Tuesday to a former militant convicted in the 1973 death of a New Jersey state trooper, in a case that has resonated for decades and has been a thorny issue in US-Cuba relations. Sundiata Acoli is in his mid-80s and had several … Read more

Louisville Mayor’s Race Plays Out Amid Lingering Tensions | Political News

By PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN, Associated Press / Report for America LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg had a bounce in his step as he made his way from house to house in search of voters on a cold spring afternoon. But when people recognized him, it wasn’t for reasons he’d anticipated when … Read more

News Msuica