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  • Family seeks 2nd chance at charging officer in man's death

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge will decide this week whether there's enough evidence to charge a Wisconsin police officer who killed a man sitting in a parked car, after the man's family invoked a rarely used legal process in a bid to get around prosecutors who cleared the officer.
  • DOJ won't defend Brooks in lawsuit over Capitol violence

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —
  • DC park display honors enslaved people who built White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What started as a few public comments from former first lady Michelle Obama has resulted in a new permanent public display in Lafayette Park that details the role of enslaved people in building the White House.
  • Judge delays decision on case against Wisconsin officer

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge has delayed his decision on whether to go around prosecutors and find probable cause to charge a Wisconsin police officer who killed a man sitting in a parked car.
  • Judge finds probable cause to charge Wisconsin cop in death

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer.
  • Lawsuit filed in the 1st of 3 killings by Wisconsin officer

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The lawyer for the families of the three people former Wauwatosa police officer Joseph Mensah shot and killed has filed a federal lawsuit against Mensah and others in one of the deaths.
  • Wildfire in northern Lebanon scorches forest, 1 person dead

    BEIRUT (AP) — A wildfire raged in a forested area of mountainous northern Lebanon on Wednesday, reaching just outside some residential homes and killing at least one young man who was helping firefighters put out the blaze, the civil defense said in a statement.
  • Belarus opposition leader seeks new US, European sanctions

    NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of Belarus’ embattled opposition hopes the United States and Europe will impose new sanctions on money-making government enterprises that will lead to the collapse of President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime and a peaceful transition that pro-democracy supporters are preparing for because “it can happen very fast.”
  • Family of boy thrown from Mall of America balcony files suit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April 2019 has filed a lawsuit accusing the mall of failing to provide proper security.
  • Couple accused of lying about son's health to get donations

    An Arkansas boy received unneeded medical procedures and drugs based on lies his parents told doctors and charities about his health to get donations, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the state attorney general.

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