ATLANTA (AP) — Witness statements suggest that a metro Atlanta police officer was initially 180 feet away from a naked, mentally ill man and could have retreated or used nonlethal force rather than shooting him, an attorney for the late man's family said Wednesday.
By Daina Beth Solomon HUNGTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - A missing San Francisco Bay Area woman reported kidnapped for ransom earlier this week showed up safe on Wednesday in Southern California, where she was questioned by police and turned over to family members, according to police and the FBI. Denise Huskins, 30, was reported by her boyfriend on Monday afternoon to have been forcibly taken hours earlier from his home in the East Bay city of Vallejo, launching an intense search by local law enforcement and the FBI, police said on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Huskins turned up in the Orange County coastal town of Huntington Beach, about 35 miles south of Los Angeles, but the circumstances of her reappearance remained murky, said Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The existence of cameras attached to stun guns was news to a Pennsylvania prosecutor who said Wednesday that a recording made by an officer's own stun gun was the strongest evidence used to charge her this week with homicide for a man's shooting death in February.