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Family: Boy killed by stray bullet at backyard Thanksgiving

Nov. 28, 2021 16:01 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Family members say a 12-year-old boy was killed by a stray bullet while celebrating Thanksgiving in a San Diego backyard. Maria Gaspar-Casillas told KNSD-TV that her nephew was hit in the back by a bullet that came through at least one fence. ...

Chief: Officer fatally shoots man suspected of vehicle theft

Nov. 28, 2021 11:47 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Police officers responding to a call about vehicle thefts on Sunday morning fatally shot one of the supects, officials said. Coral Gables police officers arriving at the scene observed two people breaking into a U-Haul pickup truck. ...

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Nov. 28, 2021 09:58 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett goes to trial Monday on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago. Some key moments in the story: Jan....

Police investigate Black Friday mall shooting in Washington

Nov. 27, 2021 18:36 PM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state on Saturday were investigating a shooting at a shopping mall that left one person seriously wounded and sent hundreds of Black Friday shoppers fleeing for exits or hiding in stores. As of Saturday afternoon, no arrests had...

Street named after fallen Tuscaloosa police officer

Nov. 27, 2021 16:16 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A stretch of a street in west Tuscaloosa now recognizes Investigator Dornell Cousette, a police officer killed in 2019 while trying to take a suspect into custody. Some Tuscaloosa Police officers were surprised earlier this week when getting to...

Nebraska trooper shoots, critically injures man

Nov. 27, 2021 15:56 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska State Patrol trooper on a narcotics task force shot and critically injured a man as officers were following up on information from a Crime Stoppers report, authorities said Saturday. Investigators with the Lincoln Lancaster County...

Police: 46-year-old Davenport man struck, killed by car

Nov. 27, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 46-year-old Davenport man was struck and killed Friday evening by a car, police said. Emergency responders came to the scene around 8:23 p.m. after receiving a call about a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Davenport, the Quad-City Times...

2 suspects dead after 2 separate New Mexico police shootings

Nov. 27, 2021 11:50 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in New Mexico were investigating two separate shootings where officers fired at suspects Friday, leaving two people dead and another wounded. No officers were injured. One of the shootings broke out in the Albuquerque...

Police investigating fatal shooting in Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 27, 2021 11:12 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting Friday evening that killed a man in Kansas City, Missouri. Officers responding to calls about shots fired just after 7:30 p.m. found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a corner market,...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Nov. 26, 2021 14:57 PM EST

Portland Press Herald. November 21, 2021. Editorial: Local zoning drives high housing costs around Maine Municipal officials don’t have to answer to the people who can’t afford to live in their community. When people talk...