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Army finds huge 43-acre marijuana grow in northern Mexico

Sep. 26, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican soldiers found a 43-acre (17.4-hectare) marijuana farm in the northern border state of Chihuahua, the army said Sunday. The army said the fields were capable of producing about 11 tons (22,000 kilograms) of marijuana. The fields were found in...

6 improving at Tennessee hospital after grocery shooting

Sep. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Six people wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket are no longer in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. One person was in serious condition and five others were in good condition, Angie Golding, a spokeswoman for...

Officials investigate fire at Susan B. Anthony home, museum

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials in Rochester were investigating a fire that damaged the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House early Sunday. Firefighters responding to an alarm at approximately 1 a.m. arrived to find the back porch of the museum engulfed in flames....

Man shot to death in St. Louis suburb of Ferguson

Sep. 26, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in Ferguson on Sunday morning. Police said officers found the man with gunshot wounds around 7:15 a.m. Sunday in the St. Louis suburb. He died at the scene. ...

Boy, 1, reported unresponsive in bathtub dies; man arrested

Sep. 26, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A man was arrested after the death of a 1-year-old boy reportedly found unresponsive in a bathtub, authorities said. Cleveland police said officers were called to the home just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, at which time emergency medical responders...

Man charged with manslaughter after collision kills teen

Sep. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter after a head-on collision that killed a 19-year-old from Caldwell. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Lt. Benjamin Blick said the crash happened early Saturday around 2:45 a.m....

Deputy shot in north Florida traffic stop dies

Sep. 26, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida sheriff’s deputy who was recently shot twice during a traffic stop died Sunday afternoon. Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper said via Twitter that Deputy Joshua Moyers, 29, died at a Jacksonville hospital. ...

Girl, 15, killed in Trenton shooting; 3 others wounded

Sep. 26, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials in Trenton are asking for help from the public in finding those responsible for a shooting in New Jersey's capital city that killed a 15-year-old girl and wounded three other people over the weekend. Authorities said the gunfire on...

After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education

Sep. 26, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Emmanuel Benson was planning to get his diploma in horticulture and landscaping from Nigeria’s Federal College of Forestry Mechanization next year. Now, he’s not willing to risk the return to school, after he was kidnapped by bandits with dozens of others earlier...

Police kill armed man on crowded Southern California beach

Sep. 26, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police officers shot and killed an armed man in the sand in front of dozens of terrified witnesses, many who had gathered at Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing. Officers responding to reports of a man with a gun made contact...