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Israel to host largest event ever focused on anti-Semitism

Nov. 20, 2019 6:23 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials announced Wednesday that dozens of world leaders will arrive in Jerusalem for the largest-ever gathering focused on combatting anti-Semitism amid a global spike in violence against Jews. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the fifth World Holocaust Forum in January will...

Shooting leaves 1 killed, 2 wounded in Newark barber shop

Nov. 20, 2019 6:20 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One man is dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in a barber shop in New Jersey’s largest city. The shooting took place around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday inside the shop on Clinton Place in Newark. It’s not clear what led to the gunfire. There is no word on the condition...

Shots fired at off-duty officer breaking up fight

Nov. 20, 2019 6:01 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities are looking for the person who opened fire on an off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was breaking up a fight outside a bar. Police say the officer was driving by the bar early Wednesday when he saw a group of men beating up a man. The officer got out of his vehicle and...

Alabama man charged in killing of rival college football fan

Nov. 20, 2019 5:47 AM EST

LITTLEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff says two football fans “got into it” while watching the Louisiana State University-Alabama game and one is accused of fatally shooting the other during a fight. Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson told the Florence TimesDaily that a group...

Plea deal set for Dayton gunman’s friend

Nov. 20, 2019 5:41 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is expected to hear a proposed plea agreement in the case of the friend of the gunman in the deadly Dayton mass shooting. Court documents show 24-year-old Ethan Kollie plans to plead guilty Wednesday. Details of his plea agreement haven’t been disclosed. He is...

Georgia woman gets life sentence in boyfriend’s slaying

Nov. 20, 2019 4:17 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman convicted of shooting her boyfriend to death then confessing to the crime at a mental health facility has been sentenced to life in prison. The Ledger-Enquirer reports 45-year-old Yashicer Alexandra Pritchett was found guilty of felony murder on Monday for the 2018...

Tucson man convicted of shooting ex, killing her boyfriend

Nov. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been convicted in a shooting last year that injured his ex-girlfriend and fatally wounded the woman’s new boyfriend. Pima County prosecutors say a jury found 38-year-old Daniel Benjamin Miller guilty of second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and...

Officer, teenage bystander wounded in Chicago shootout

Nov. 19, 2019 11:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer was shot in the head during a shootout on the city’s Northwest Side that left a suspect dead and a teenage bystander wounded. Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said at a press conference that the 46-year-old officer was wounded Tuesday evening as police responded to...

1 dead, 1 critically injured, in night of 4 Philly shootings

Nov. 19, 2019 10:24 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia authorities say one person has been killed, another is in critical condition and several others have been injured in a night of gun violence. The Philadelphia Police Department says a 24-year-old man has died and five others have been hospitalized after four different...

Riller scores 22, lifts Charleston over Marshall 76-66

Nov. 19, 2019 9:31 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor and Charleston beat Marshall 76-66 on Tuesday night. Riller added four steals for the Cougars (3-1). Sam Miller had 13 points off the bench, while Jaylen McManus and Brevin Galloway scored 12 points apiece. McManus...