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Parents, 3 sons die in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Nov. 16, 2019 8:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A husband and wife and three of their young children died Saturday morning at the family’s San Diego home in what police believe was a murder-suicide sparked by a bitter divorce. Police Lt. Matt Dobbs told reporters that officers arrived at the home shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday...

Mississippi murder suspect, bystander killed in Texas

Nov. 16, 2019 6:15 PM EST

SPRING, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say a Mississippi murder suspect apparently killed himself and a man whose apartment he had broken into. Montgomery County, Texas, Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Spencer said in a news release on Facebook that 52-year-old Roderick Bowers of Gulfport, Mississippi, was...

Vegas police: 4 kids in house during couple’s murder-suicide

Nov. 16, 2019 2:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say four children ages 3-9 were in a home when a man fatally shot a woman and then himself. Lt. Ray Spencer said the shooting occurred Friday night after a domestic argument between the man and woman who Spencer said were in a relationship of some kind and who apparently...

AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal

Nov. 16, 2019 1:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The existence of the plea offer signals the Justice...

The Latest: Southern California school shooter dies

Nov. 15, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California high school in which two students were killed (all times local): 5 p.m. A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students — killing two — before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has...

Epstein estate seeks to form fund to compensate accusers

Nov. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of Jeffrey Epstein wants to set up a fund using the late financier’s fortune to compensate women willing to forgo a spate of lawsuits seeking damages for sexual abuse, according to a court document filed on Thursday. In the papers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the...

Police: 2 deaths in Topeka were murder-suicide

Nov. 14, 2019 3:21 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say the deaths of two people in a southeast Topeka apartment were a murder-suicide. Police spokeswoman Gretchen Koenen said Thursday that 32-year-old Valerie Taylor was found dead Tuesday afternoon by officers responding to a medical call. Taylor died from a single gunshot wound....

2 dead, 3 injured in a school shooting in Russia

Nov. 14, 2019 3:30 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A student killed a fellow student and wounded three more in a shooting Thursday at a college in Russia before taking his own life, police said. Russia’s state Investigative Committee said the 19-year-old shooter brought a hunting rifle to class in Blagoveshchensk near the border with...

24 years for man who sold drugs to student who killed self

Nov. 13, 2019 7:00 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been sentenced to 24 years and five months in prison for selling a powerful narcotic to his ex-girlfriend at the University of South Carolina though he knew she wanted to kill herself. The State newspaper reports 24-year-old Anthony Hunt was sentenced Tuesday...

USC campus left shaken by 9 student deaths since August

Nov. 12, 2019 9:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first death occurred in late August, two days before classes began, when an incoming freshman was struck by a car while walking on a freeway near the University of Southern California. In the more than 2 months since, eight other USC students have died — three by suicide,...