• An honor guard stands vigil over Bolivia's Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Rodolfo Illanes lying in state, inside the government palace in La Paz, Bolivia Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Striking Bolivian miners kidnapped and beat to death Illanes Thursday, in a shocking spasm of violence following weeks of tension over dwindling paychecks in a region hit hard by falling metal prices. The miners were demanding they be allowed to work for private companies, who promise to put more cash in their pockets. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

    Striking miners kidnap, kill deputy minister in Bolivia

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners who had blockaded a highway.

    Updated: 4:44 pm

  • Unknown gunmen kill 6 policemen in southwest Pakistan

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says unidentified assailants killed at least six tribal police officers and wounded two others in an overnight rocket and gun attack in southwest Pakistan.

  • Correction: Police Shooting-Minnesota story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In stories Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 about a Minnesota police officer’s return to duty following the shooting of a black motorist, The Associated Press cited Baltimore as an example of cities that have recently dealt with police-involved shootings of black men. The April 2015 death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore came from injuries suffered after he was unrestrained by a seat belt in the back of a police van.

  • Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for police

    WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department.

  • Ohio sheriff pleads not guilty to drug, theft charges

    FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff who is up for re-election this fall pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he stole medications from prescription drug disposal drop boxes, deceived doctors into giving him painkillers and misused department funds.

  • Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab.

  • Friends and  family of Daniel Harris gather around a heart drawn onto Seven Oaks Drive during a candlelight vigil to remember Harris, a deaf motorist who was shot and killed by a state trooper, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. Harris, a deaf man who was shot and killed by a North Carolina state trooper after he didn’t stop for the officer’s blue lights was unarmed and likely did not understand the officer’s commands, the slain man’s family says.  (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

    Deaf driver’s shooting death by trooper under investigation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people not to jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase.

  • This undated file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff shows Sylville K. Smith. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that the fatal police shooting of Smith on Aug. 13 in Milwaukee that sparked two nights of violence was recorded by two body cameras. Schimel says the videos won't be released until after the county prosecutor decides whether to charge the officer. (Milwaukee County Sheriff via AP, File)

    AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about a fatal police shooting in Milwaukee, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that the Wisconsin Department of Justice is required by state law to investigate officer-involved shootings. The law, in fact, requires an investigation by at least two individuals outside of the police agency involved, which may or may not include the state Department of Justice.

  • Autopsy: Man killed in Milwaukee was shot in chest, arm

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A black man whose death at the hands of police spurred two nights of violence in Milwaukee was shot once in the chest and once in the arm, the Milwaukee County medical examiner said Friday.

  • Cops: Angry man throws pizza and punches at police station

    DALLAS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driving suspect upset that his vehicle was still impounded a week after his arrest threw pizza and punches at a Pennsylvania police station.