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Police: Edmonds man stabs father to death, turns self in

Nov. 21, 2019 9:14 PM EST

EDMONDS, Wash. (AP) — Police say an Edmonds man stabbed his father to death and then turned himself into officers saying he’d committed a premeditated homicide. The Daily Herald reports the 24-year-old arrived at the Edmonds police station around 2:40 a.m. Thursday, reporting he’d killed his...

The Latest: Jury to deliberate in officer’s murder trial

Nov. 21, 2019 9:06 PM EST

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of an Alabama police officer. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A jury is expected to begin deliberating soon in the trial of an Alabama police officer facing a murder charge for the 2016 shooting of an unarmed man. WSFA reports that prosecutors and defense...

Colorado approves new flowline rules after fatal blast

Nov. 21, 2019 8:51 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado regulators on Thursday approved a set of safety measures designed to increase citizen protections in areas surrounding thousands of miles of underground oil and gas pipelines in the state. The rules provide public access to a more detailed and accurate state map of locations...

Ex-casino worker gets 38 years in Vegas picnic killing case

Nov. 21, 2019 8:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip casino card dealer was sentenced Thursday to at least 38 years in state prison for shooting one supervisor dead and badly wounding another in a planned attack at a company picnic in April 2018. Anthony Wrobel, 44, was sentenced following a court hearing so...

New Zealand jurors to decide if British tourist was murdered

Nov. 21, 2019 7:55 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand jury on Friday was deliberating whether a British backpacker was murdered by a man she met on a dating app or was accidentally choked to death during sex. Grace Millane died last December on her 22nd birthday after meeting a man through Tinder, going out for...

Man charged in 1994 homicide of woman who was run over

Nov. 21, 2019 7:31 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have charged an Indiana man in the 1994 homicide of a woman who was strangled and run over. A complaint unsealed this week charges 52-year-old Willie Coleman with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of 40-year-old Lula Cunnigan. Cunnigan’s body was...

Teen used ‘ghost gun’ in California high school shooting

Nov. 21, 2019 7:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 16-year-old boy who fatally shot two fellow students and wounded three others last week at a Southern California high school used an unregistered, untraceable “ghost gun,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Thursday. Villanueva told media outlets that...

Trump says Navy won’t remove Gallagher’s SEAL designation

Nov. 21, 2019 7:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that the Navy “will NOT be taking away Warfighter and Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher’s Trident Pin,” inserting himself into an ongoing legal review of the sailor’s ability to hold onto the pin that designates him a SEAL. The...

Family of murdered worker sues Mercy Hospital for negligence

Nov. 21, 2019 6:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago hospital worker shot to death by a man who also killed his ex-girlfriend and a police officer is suing the hospital and its security contractor. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by the family of Dayna Less accuses Mercy Hospital, owner Trinity...

Authorities: Family of 3 found dead was murder-suicide

Nov. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania say a woman stabbed her parents to death before turning the weapon on herself. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that the three people found dead in an Erdenheim, Springfield Township, home was a murder-suicide....