• Crime scene tape surrounds a home Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Chicago. Chicago police are investigating what led to the deaths of two children, two women and two men whose bodies were found Thursday, with signs of trauma inside the home on the city's South Side. Chicago police Chief of Detective Eugene Roy said Friday morning that the victims appear to be from the same family. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    Latest: Chicago police believe 6 found dead were targeted

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on six people found dead in a house on Chicago’s South Side (all times local):

  • New Mexico police may get hate-crime protections

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal in to add law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians as protected classes to New Mexico’s hate crimes law has been approved by the state House of Representatives.

  • Family blames deputies for death of great-grandfather

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico family says excessive force on the part of sheriff deputies is to blame for the death of an 88-year-old great-grandfather who was distraught, wandering his neighborhood shirtless and wearing only one shoe following the death of his wife.

  • Crime scene tape surrounds a home Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Chicago. Chicago police are investigating what led to the deaths of two children, two women and two men whose bodies were found Thursday, with signs of trauma inside the home on the city's South Side. Chicago police Chief of Detective Eugene Roy said Friday morning that the victims appear to be from the same family. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    2 children, 2 women, 2 men found dead in Chicago home

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still trying to determine a possible motive.

  • A man identified only as Younes, 29, who says he is unjustly under house arrest, answers the Associated Press in Goussainville, north of Paris, Thursday Feb.4, 2016. French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched nearly 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris, but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime instead of terrorism. Rights activists say that's an abuse of authority, and strongly oppose a new government effort to permanently expand police powers. (AP Photo/Nadine Achoui-Lesage)

    French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism.

  • Decatur fires police chief but does not say why

    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — The police chief in the central Illinois city of Decatur has been fired, but city officials aren’t saying why.

  • 5 years trimmed from ex-cop’s sentence in Katrina body case

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge.

  • Study finds confusion in Albuquerque police lapel cam policy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico researchers say the Albuquerque Police Department’s lapel camera policy is confusing and hard to enforce.

  • Federal jury awards $23.1 million to unarmed black man shot, paralyzed by Florida sheriff’s deputy

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal jury awards $23.1 million to unarmed black man shot, paralyzed by Florida sheriff’s deputy.

  • Lawyer for man shot by deputy: He should get $24 million

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury awarded $23.1 million on Wednesday to a 22-year-old black man who was unarmed when he was shot and paralyzed by a sheriff’s deputy, but Florida lawmakers will have to approve any award above $200,000.