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Coroner rules deaths of man, woman, girl, 10 homicides

Oct. 17, 2018 12:53 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania county coroner says a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughter were all killed by gunshot wounds in a New Castle home. The Lawrence County coroner's office ruled the deaths of 31-year-old Nichole Pumphrey, 10-year-old Amariah Emery and 31-year-old Lawrence...

Two 16-year-olds charged with murder in North Platte slaying

Oct. 17, 2018 12:33 PM EDT

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man at a park in the western Nebraska city of North Platte. The two Grand Island residents also were charged Monday in Lincoln County Court with use of a firearm to commit a felony. The...

Police investigating shooting in Windham

Oct. 17, 2018 12:11 PM EDT

WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — State police are investigating a shooting in Windham that sent one man to the hospital. Troopers responding to an apartment complex in town at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday found a victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Police later said the man had also been stabbed. The victim was...

Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him

Oct. 17, 2018 12:02 PM EDT

WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A driver opened fire on a North Carolina state trooper during a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the 11-year Highway Patrol veteran, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after a chase. Around 12:15 a.m., the trooper stopped the white pickup truck on suspicion of speeding...

Man found guilty of felony murder in 2014 shooting

Oct. 17, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut jury has found a man guilty of felony murder but acquitted him of murder in connection with a 2014 shooting. The New Haven Register reports that the jury reached its verdict against 20-year-old Damarquis Gray on Tuesday. Murder convictions require the jury to find the...

Estranged husband arrested in Fort Campbell soldier's death

Oct. 17, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The estranged husband of a Fort Campbell soldier has been accused of killing her in an off-duty shooting at a sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The FBI said Wednesday in a statement Victor Silvers was arrested on a federal complaint and will have a court...

Russia: Student gunman kills 17, wounds 40 in Crimea

Oct. 17, 2018 11:43 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials said a 18-year student attacked his vocational school Wednesday in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 students and left more than 40 people wounded before killing himself. One student said the shooting went on for at least 15 minutes. Russia's Investigative Committee,...

Las Vegas police: 3 in custody following barricade situation

Oct. 17, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say officers took three people into custody following an early Wednesday morning standoff stemming from a shooting Tuesday. Police say the standoff occurred after a chase that started when police tried to stop a pickup matching the description of a vehicle believed to be...

Longview police fatally shoots suspect who shot at them

Oct. 17, 2018 11:18 AM EDT

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Longview police fatally shot a man who broke into a home and fired shots at officers. The Longview Daily News reports that the officers were called to the home at about 3 a.m. Wednesday. Cowlitz County sheriff's deputies joined the Longview officers, who arrived on scene and...

Chief: San Antonio officer fatally shoots armed teenager

Oct. 17, 2018 10:53 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A police officer responding to an assault call at a San Antonio home has shot and killed an 18-year-old after authorities say the teenager was seen armed with a weapon. Police Chief William McManus says the officer was called to the home early Wednesday and found four people inside,...