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Myon Burrell, convicted in the murder of Tyesha Edwards, an 11-year-old girl pierced in the heart by a stray bullet in 2002 while doing homework at her family's dining room table, stands for a photograph at the Stillwater Correctional Facility, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Stillwater, Minn. A growing number of legal experts, community leaders and civil rights activists are concerned that Burrell may have been wrongly convicted, as there was no gun, fingerprints or hard evidence to implicate him. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Did Klobuchar help send an innocent teen away for life?

Jan. 28, 2020 11:56 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was a prime-time moment for Amy Klobuchar. Standing in the glare of television lights at a Democratic presidential debate last fall, she was asked about her years as a top Minnesota prosecutor and allegations she was not committed to racial justice. “That’s not my...

In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 photo made available by the Lake County Sheriff's Office, Wolfgang Halbig is under arrest. Halbig who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School was arrested and charged Monday for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said. (Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Sandy Hook denier charged with having victim's dad's ID info

Jan. 28, 2020 11:40 AM EST

SORRENTO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said. Wolfgang Halbig, 73, was arrested Monday on a charge that he was in unlawful possession of...

1 -year-old Chicago toddler shot in parents' gun struggle

Jan. 28, 2020 11:40 AM EST

A 1-year-old boy whose father claimed had been shot in the head by a gunman in the street was actually struck by a bullet as his parents struggled over a gun inside their Chicago home, police said Tuesday. The shooting happened Monday night. The bullet did not penetrate the child's skull and he is listed in...

DA: Oregon cop justified in fatally shooting Washington man

Jan. 28, 2020 10:20 AM EST

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A report says a man who was shot dead by a Hillsboro, Oregon officer in the police station’s parking lot had followed a stranger more than 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Camas, Washington and seemed fixated on the man for unknown reasons. On Monday, the Washington County...

Authorities ID man who saved baby during Texas mass shooting

Jan. 28, 2020 9:42 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A person who was seen on surveillance video saving a baby during last year's mass shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people has been identified as a then-homeless man who was living in a makeshift camp near the store, police said. Surveillance footage showed a man carrying...

A car is parked by the sign of a Humidor cigar lounge in Lisle, Ill., on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper before turning the gun on herself at the cigar lounge Friday night, in the Chicago suburbs, police said.  (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Threatening message found in condo of woman who shot 3

Jan. 28, 2020 8:20 AM EST

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A cryptic and threatening message has been found written on the wall of a condominium belonging to a woman who fatally shot a retired Illinois State Trooper and wounded two other men at a suburban Chicago cigar lounge, authorities said. The phrase "I hate you ... hope you two...

Nashville officer chided for not using gun in prior shooting

Jan. 28, 2020 5:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Newly revealed police records show a white Nashville police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed black man who was running away had been reprimanded by supervisors months earlier for not shooting another armed suspect in a similar case. Officer Andrew Delke, 25, had been...

Police: Handcuffed man shot and killed inside cruiser

Jan. 28, 2020 3:08 AM EST

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — A man who had been handcuffed with his arms behind his back by police in Maryland was shot and killed inside an officer's cruiser. Prince George's County police officers responded Monday night to reports that a driver had struck multiple vehicles near the Temple Hills community,...

Grand jury: Officer acted in self-defense in fatal shooting

Jan. 27, 2020 10:59 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Multnomah County grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing in the Portland police fatal police shooting of 51-year-old Koben Henriksen who was seen waving knives at passing cars in early December. The grand jury determined that Officer Justin Raphael lawfully acted in self-defense...

This undated photo provided by the Darlington County Detention Center, in Darlington, S.C., shows Darius Grant Dickey. Police say they have arrested two suspects, including Dickey, in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, early Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (Darlington County Detention Center via AP)

2 arrested in SC bar shooting that killed 2 and wounded 4

Jan. 27, 2020 8:17 PM EST

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police have arrested two suspects in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, authorities said. The suspects were taken into custody Monday for the shooting that happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at Mac's Lounge in Hartsville, said...