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Police: 4-year-old accidentally shot by sister in St. Louis

Apr. 11, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old girl was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old sister while the girls were playing together with another sister at a home in St. Louis on Saturday, authorities said. Police said the girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the...

Wichita police say fatal shooting happened at a party

Apr. 11, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened during a party at a home that was being rented out. The shooting was reported near Douglas Avenue and Oliver Street around 3 a.m. Sunday. Wichita Police Officer Trevor Macy said a...

Pedestrian killed in Des Moines area crash on Sunday

Apr. 11, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian Sunday morning. Police said a man was in the southbound lanes of the four-lane Hubbell Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday. The man's name and...

Detroit police investigate after 1 dead, 1 injured in car

Apr. 11, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police launched an investigation Sunday after finding two people shot — one of them fatally — inside a car on the city's west side. Officers found a black 2016 Chevy Impala that had hit a pole just before 3 a.m. Police then discovered that...

Authorities: West Phoenix apartment fire leaves 1 woman dead

Apr. 11, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Sunday were trying to determine the case of a west Phoenix apartment fire that has left one woman dead. The blaze broke out at an apartment complex Saturday and neighbors reported seeing flames coming out from the windows of the apartment. ...

Police investigating woman's death at North Carolina jail

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A woman died at a North Carolina jail less than four after hours after she was brought there on Saturday, a sheriff's office said. The Asheville Citizen Times reports that Tania Shepherd, 37, appears to at least the third person to die in the...

FBI seeks suspects after laser hits aircraft in Georgia

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

VIDALIA, Ga. (AP) — The FBI is searching for someone who pointed a laser at a military aircraft in March. Investigators are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible. The FBI says that around 9:50 a.m. on...

Police: Homicide victim's burned body found in home's garage

Apr. 10, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The burned body of an apparent homicide victim was found Friday in the garage of a Las Vegas home that was set on fire, police said. The identity and specific cause of death of the victim weren't immediately released but police said homicide...

Teenager dies in crash on Everett Turnpike in Merrimack

Apr. 10, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A teenager died in a car crash on Saturday morning in New Hampshire, state police said. The 17-year-old victim was heading south on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack just after 8 a.m. when the driver lost control and the 2006 Toyota Corolla...

2 correctional officers arrested in prison contraband case

Apr. 10, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A months-long investigation has resulted in the arrests at a state prison of two correctional officers who are accused of promoting prison contraband, officials said. A statement released by the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and...