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Jealous and Hogan battle in only debate of governor's race

Sep. 24, 2018 3:31 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Democrat Ben Jealous used every chance he could get to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan as a politician with no plans for the future on Monday in the only debate of Maryland's governor's race, while Hogan said the state is better off after his first term. Jealous and Hogan...

Where do children get guns? Inmates reveal how easy it is

Sep. 22, 2018 3:01 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Even before the mass shooting at a video-game competition that left three people dead and 11 wounded, Jacksonville was in shock. Another shooting. This one as a crowd left a high school football game. One man was dead; two youths were wounded. "This suspect is a 16-year-old male,"...

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

Sep. 21, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position" after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty...

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Sep. 21, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people. All five victims were in stable condition at Upstate University Hospital and were expected...

Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit

Sep. 21, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from buying firearms 14 years ago after telling South Dakota police that his co-workers were "talking bad about him" and his neighbors were spying on him, according to court records. WTS...

The Latest: Gunman was in good standing with company

Sep. 21, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin that seriously injured three people (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A gunman who opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company was in good standing at the firm. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong wounded...

Washington University to offer free Uber to some students

Sep. 21, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington University will offer free Uber rides for students from its main campus in St. Louis after recent reports of gun crimes in the area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports recent incidents include a man being shot during an apparent carjacking near campus and armed suspects...

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

Sep. 21, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio — it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the...

Baldwin says Middleton shooting shows need for gun control

Sep. 20, 2018 5:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, of Wisconsin, says the shooting at a Middleton software company shows the need for gun control measures that are "consistent with the Second Amendment." Baldwin said at a Thursday news conference that she support universal background checks and...

The Latest: Authorities: Workplace shooter died of gunshots

Sep. 20, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Authorities have identified the gunman who died after shooting four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company. The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office says...