Alabama police officer fatally shot, man charged with murder

WARRIOR, Ala. (AP) — A man is charged with capital murder in the shooting death of an Alabama police officer who was fatally wounded during a chase. Kimberly Mayor Bob Ellerbrock tells a news conference that city police officer Nick O’Rear was killed. Jefferson County jail records show 37-year-old Preston Chyenne Johnson is charged with capital murder in the death of a police officer. News outlets report that police tried to stop a vehicle on Interstate 65 late Tuesday and the driver wouldn’t pull over. A patrol car from the town of Kimberly joined in and the officer was shot. Ellerbrock describes the killing as an ambush.