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Idaho is set to execute a long-time death row inmate, a serial killer with a penchant for poetry

Feb. 25, 2024 00:04 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For nearly 50 years, Idaho's prison staffers have been serving Thomas Eugene Creech three meals a day, checking on him during rounds and taking him to medical appointments. This Wednesday, some of Idaho's prison staffers will be asked to kill him. Barring any...

Green Bay police officer fatally shoots person during exchange of gunfire

Feb. 24, 2024 16:31 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Green Bay police officer fatally shot a person during an exchange of gunfire as officers responded to a reported disturbance involving two vehicles, authorities said. Green Bay police Chief Chris Davis said officers were sent to the scene Friday afternoon...

Hundreds attend funeral mass for the woman killed during a celebration of Chiefs’ Super Bowl win

Feb. 24, 2024 15:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners attended a funeral mass Saturday for a Kansas City-area DJ who was killed when she was shot during a celebration of the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory. Lisa Lopez-Galvan was one of about two dozen people who were shot when gunfire erupted...

Man guilty in Black transgender woman's killing in 1st federal hate crime trial over gender identity

Feb. 24, 2024 12:49 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man was found guilty Friday of killing a Black transgender woman after the exposure of their secret sexual relationship in the nation’s first federal trial over a hate crime based on gender identity. After deliberating for roughly four...

Chief enforcer of US gun laws fears Americans may become numb to violence with each mass shooting

Feb. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EST

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says he fears that a drumbeat of mass shootings and other gun violence across the United States could make Americans numb to the bloodshed, fostering apathy to finding solutions rather than...

Today in History: February 24, Soviet sub torpedoes ship, kills nearly 800 Jewish refugees

Feb. 24, 2024 00:08 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2024. There are 311 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry nearly 800 Jewish refugees from Romania to...

Trash dispute between roommates led to threat one month before fatal Colorado campus shooting

Feb. 23, 2024 16:44 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A college student accused of killing his roommate and another person at a Colorado dorm room last week told his roommate a month earlier he would “kill him” if he was asked to take out the trash again, according to a court document released Friday. The dispute in...

A list of mass killings in the United States this year

Feb. 23, 2024 15:15 PM EST

The latest mass killing in the U.S. happened in Ferguson, Missouri, where authorities say a 39-year-old woman intentionally set a fire at home to kill herself and her four children. The children were 9-year-old twins, a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old. Police announced late Wednesday...

Man killed in New York City subway car

Feb. 23, 2024 14:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 45-year-old man was killed in a New York City subway car early Friday morning, police said. The New York Police Department said the man was killed around 5 a.m. as he was riding a southbound D Train that was pulling into the 182-183 Streets station in the Bronx. ...

Suspect in Colorado college shooting that left 2 dead threatened to kill victim a month earlier, court documents say

Feb. 23, 2024 12:59 PM EST
DENVER (AP) — Suspect in Colorado college shooting that left 2 dead threatened to kill victim a month earlier, court documents say.