• 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.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 19 OPEN DOOR 2:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 1703 W. Currier St. in reference to an open door. ALARM 2:03…

  • 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.

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    Artesia police seeking missing teen

    The Artesia Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teen. Arian Fuentez, 16, a sophomore, at Artesia High School, was last…

  • 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.

  • In this May 22, 2015, file photo, Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol, where a shootout with the authorities and suspected criminals happened near Vista Hermosa, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, that it has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police during the event. Commission President Luis Raul Gonzalez Perez said their investigation revealed a range of human rights abuses on the part of government forces. (AP Photo/Refugio Ruiz, File)

    Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police killed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that the deaths happened in a gunbattle, Mexico’s human rights commission said Thursday.

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    Wreck occurs during standoff

    It was a busy evening to say the least for Artesia Police Department officers Wednesday as, while the department was working to apprehend the suspect…

  • Turkish authorities search outside the damaged building of the police headquarters after an explosion in Elazig, eastern Turkey, on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing a number of people and wounding hundreds, officials said Thursday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Elazig explosion within Turkey. (Sahismail Gezici/DHA via AP)

    14 killed in attacks on police, military in Turkey; 220 hurt

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A string of bombings, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey’s security forces, killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 220 others, officials said Thursday.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Aug. 18 LOUD MUSIC 5:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…