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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...

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. ...

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....

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...

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...

Michigan man pleads guilty to Vermont school shooting threat

Sep. 26, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

CHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to threatening to “shoot up” a Vermont high school in 2019. Jason Graham, 24, of Holland, Michigan, pleaded guilty Friday, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Vermont. Prosecutors said Graham was involved...

Raleigh police make arrest in fatal shooting

Sep. 26, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in Raleigh say they've arrested a suspect in a shooting that resulted in the death of a 46-year-old man. The Raleigh Police Department issued a news release Sunday saying that Jordan Delacey Andrews, 33, was charged with murder in the...

Prosecutor: 4th person killed in July fire; man indicted

Sep. 26, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a fourth person died in a fire earlier this year that also claimed the lives of a 9-month-old daughter and her grandparents. A Mercer County grand jury last week indicted 23-year-old Michael Sanders of Trenton...

Police: 3 killed in shooting outside bar near Seattle

Sep. 26, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed and three others injured in a shooting early Sunday outside a bar in Des Moines, Washington. Police said shots were fired after a dispute between two people inside the La Familia Sports Pub and Lounge,...

Ex-Northwestern professor to stand trial in fatal stabbing

Sep. 26, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Northwestern University professor is set to stand trial in the stabbing death of his boyfriend as part of what prosecutors said was a sexual fantasy he shared with another man who was charged in the case. Jury selection, opening statements and...