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Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war into focus

Oct. 23, 2019 4:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kenneth Roberson's lyrics chronicled the gang violence he saw in his hometown of Houston. "Momma's crying, son is dying on this crime scene," he rapped. Those words became prophetic as the aspiring artist was killed during a September 2018 drive-by shooting that left his mother, Yvonne...

Student shot teen near California school, slipped into class

Oct. 22, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 17-year-old boy gunned down another student outside their school Tuesday, ditched his gun and slipped into a class without arousing suspicion, evading capture for almost two hours as he joined thousands of students locked down inside classrooms because of the shooting, police said....

Mom who touted daughter's 'bucket list' accused in her death

Oct. 22, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado mother who sought donations to cover medical treatments for her daughter and promoted the girl's "bucket list" of dreams to fulfill before she died has been indicted on a murder charge in the 7-year-old's death that was previously believed to be from a terminal disease. In a grand...

The Latest: Video led to California school shooting suspect

Oct. 22, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting near a Northern California high school (all times local): 4 p.m. Police say surveillance footage led authorities to a teenage gunman in Northern California high school after he shot a fellow student. Santa Rosa police Capt. John Cregan says officers used...

2nd man charged in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett

Oct. 22, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a second suspect in the investigation of last month's fatal shooting of ex-NBA and Texas Tech star Andre Emmett. Dallas County jail records show 29-year-old Michael Lucky was being held Tuesday on a capital murder charge. Online records didn't immediately list an...

Charge dropped against man arrested after speaking Spanish

Oct. 22, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a Guatemalan who was arrested after coming to the attention of Border Patrol agents for speaking Spanish in public in a case that raised concerns about racial profiling. The Border Patrol acknowledged in a court document that...

Henry Thomas, star of 'E.T.', arrested for DUI in Oregon

Oct. 22, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say Henry Thomas, the actor who starred as a child in "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial," has been arrested for driving under the influence in Oregon. The 48-year-old Thomas was booked into the Washington County Jail and faces the misdemeanor charge after police said they found...

Authorities: 2 teens arrested in hazing at high school

Oct. 22, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two boys were arrested and cited after a member of the Cottage Grove High School junior varsity football team was assaulted in the boy's locker room as part of a hazing incident last month. Cottage Grove Police Chief Scott Shepherd said a school resource officer...

Oslo police shoot to stop man driving on sidewalk, 3 injured

Oct. 22, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An armed Norwegian man stole an ambulance and drove it along a sidewalk in Oslo on Tuesday, injuring two toddlers as police tried to stop him by shooting at the tires and ramming the vehicle. The 32-year-old man was injured and arrested on suspicion of attempted murder,...

Egypt arrests 22 for planned protest over grisly murder case

Oct. 22, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has arrested nearly two dozen people for allegedly trying to incite protests over a grisly murder that's shocked the country. Earlier this month, a teenage boy fatally stabbed another boy who was defending a girl from sexual harassment. The killing of Mahmoud el-Banna has stunned...