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Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabrielle Petito

Sep. 19, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend who has been identified by authorities as a person of interest and is now being sought within a Florida...

Juvenile fatally shot during fight at Virginia county fair

Sep. 19, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

RINGGOLD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile at a county fair. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened Saturday night at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair. The...

Police: Officer shot, killed man after 4 wounded

Sep. 19, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

HILLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A local police officer in western Pennsylvania shot and killed a man who had stabbed or slashed four people, including another local officer, authorities said. State police in Lawrence County say troopers were called shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday...

Vandalism at Sikh temple investigated as possible hate crime

Sep. 19, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state are searching for a man they say vandalized a Sikh temple south of Seattle in what's being investigated as a possible hate crime. Several portable electronic devices were stolen during the Friday break-in at the...

3 migrants found dead in Poland, 9 others hospitalized

Sep. 19, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The bodies of three people who were trying to illegally cross into Poland from Belarus were found in the border region and another body of a woman was found on Belarus side, Poland's prime minister said Sunday. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki gave no...

Police detain possible suspect in Albuquerque homicide case

Sep. 19, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A possible suspect has been detained in a homicide case Sunday in Albuquerque, police said. They said officers responded to a call of a shooting about 10 a.m. When officers arrived, they reported finding a man dead in an intersection. ...

On mass shooting anniversary, 2 fatally shot in Rochester

Sep. 19, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two people were fatally shot Sunday outside a party in Rochester, a year to the day after a similar mass shooting claimed the lives of two teenagers. Police said Sunday's shooting occurred at about 2:30 a.m. after about 75 to 100 people were...

Chicago police officer fatally shoots 28-year-old man

Sep. 19, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 28-year-old man died Sunday after a Chicago police officer responding to a reported domestic disturbance shot him, Chicago police said. Officers responded to a residence on the city’s South Side just before 11 a.m. Sunday. Officers encountered a man...

Shooting death investigation uncovers illegal pot farm

Sep. 19, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The shooting death of man in rural Northern California has led to five arrests, including his father and two brothers who are accused of trying to hide the body to prevent investigators from discovering an illegal marijuana growing operation, authorities said. ...

Man gets 80 years prison in killing of 2, injuring officer

Sep. 19, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has received an 80-year prison sentence in the 2018 killing of two people and attempted murder of an Aurora police officer. Thirty-one-year-old Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless...