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Man convicted in 1999 ranger killing dies in Oregon prison

Sep. 27, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 75-year-old man died Monday in hospice care at the Oregon State Penitentiary while serving a life sentence without parole for the kidnapping and shooting of two Oregon park rangers in 1999, officials said. Corrections officials did not specify...

Accused California theater shooter enters insanity plea

Sep. 27, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting two young people inside a Southern California movie theater last July has pleaded not guilty, and not guilty by reason of insanity, to two counts of murder. Joseph Jimenez, 20, did not speak during Monday's...

Deputy shoots, kills person in Portland suburb traffic stop

Sep. 27, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (AP) — A Clackamas County deputy shot and killed a person during a traffic stop in the Portland suburb of Happy Valley early Monday. The sheriff’s office said a deputy initiated the traffic stop around 2 a.m. near Southeast 145th Avenue and...

3 dead, several hurt in 3 Chattanooga shootings on same day

Sep. 27, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Three people died and several others were wounded during three separate shootings in Chattanooga on the same day, police said. Officers found two women dead and four others injured when responding to a report about 10:45 p.m. Saturday,...

Suspected robber shoots and kills gas station employee

Sep. 27, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a gas station employee was shot and killed Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 8 a.m. at a gas station near the intersection of 148th Street and Highway 99 in Lynnwood, KING5...

Louisiana man accused of killing woman, shooting at troopers

Sep. 27, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

SCHRIEVER, La. (AP) — A 38-year-old Louisiana man is accused of killing a woman and wounding a man, then shooting at five state troopers who tried to stop his car an hour later, authorities said. One officer was treated for a minor head wound, but investigators don't...

Prosecutor: Police shots hit 4 outside game, killing girl, 8

Sep. 27, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

SHARON HILL, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say four of the five people wounded outside a high school football game near Philadelphia a month ago — including an 8-year-old girl who was killed — were almost certainly hit by shots fired by police officers. Delaware County...

Police: Gunman in grocery store shooting lost job that day

Sep. 27, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials on Monday said the gunman who killed one person and wounded 14 others at a Tennessee supermarket before killing himself had been asked to leave his job at the grocery store earlier that day. In a news release,...

Sheriff: Custody dispute led to 4 homicides; 2 charged

Sep. 27, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

RICEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father of a 10-month-old baby in Tennessee was fatally shot along with three other people during a custody dispute with the infant's mother, authorities said. The mother and a man have been charged with first-degree murder. Jazzmine J. Hall,...

Police: Assault rifle used in 7-year-old's death in 2016

Sep. 27, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — An assault rifle was used in the death of a 7-year-old girl in 2016 as she slept inside a home, a North Carolina police department said Monday. A’yanna Allen was shot and killed Dec. 4, 2016, as she slept in a bedroom she shared with her...