• Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn’t hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday.

    Updated: 6:44 pm

  • Police: Shooting followed attempted abduction, pursuit

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who was killed by Rio Rancho police last month is accused of trying to abduct a Wal-Mart employee before leading officers on a chase in which he rammed other vehicles.

  • Police give room to St. Louis protests until trouble starts

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police have given demonstrators in the latest St. Louis protests a wide berth.

  • The Latest: Family of slain student urges peaceful protest

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local):

  • Clarification: Police shooting story

    STOW, Ohio (AP) — In some versions of a story Sept. 17 about a man shot dead by a police officer, The Associated Press said the man, William Porubsky, was picked up by police after wandering the streets looking to buy meth. While a friend says Porubsky had been looking to buy meth, the story should have made clear that officers encountered him after someone called complained he was knocking on doors and asking for cigarettes.

  • St. Louis area enters third day of demonstrations

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police made several arrests and one officer was injured Sunday night after an afternoon of nonviolent protest over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man gave way to broken windows and a police response of several hundred officers in full riot gear.

  • The Latest: Hundreds show for 2nd day of St. Louis protests

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local):

  • St. Louis braces for more protests over cop’s acquittal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests turned violent for the second night on Saturday in reaction to the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows and throwing objects at police in riot gear, who eventually moved in and made arrests.

  • Endorsements, donations draw eyes in Albuquerque mayor race

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s long-beleaguered police department and questionable campaign donations are casting shadows in the city’s open mayoral election.

  • Latest: Chief appeals for calm after officer’s acquittal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man in St. Louis (all times local):