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Police: Baby girl shot in face by stray bullet, hospitalized

Jan. 20, 2022 19:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An 11-month-old girl was in critical condition Thursday after being hit in the cheek by a stray bullet, police said, one of a string of high-profile crimes in the weeks since New York City Mayor Eric Adams took office promising a safer city. Surveillance video...

Second case dropped against man who exposed Iowa hog deaths

Jan. 20, 2022 13:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A year after dropping charges against an activist who exposed what many viewed as the inhumane killing of hundreds of pigs at two Iowa pork plants, prosecutors have dropped a second case against him. The dismissal of the second case against Matt Johnson, an...

Police shoot, kill man with hammer at California museum

Jan. 14, 2022 20:50 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 34-year-old man who broke into a museum Thursday in California’s San Joaquin Valley and charged at the officers with a hammer, authorities said. Edgar Morfin Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene after two officers opened fire at...

Woodbury County deputy kills man accused of tire iron attack

Jan. 13, 2022 17:12 PM EST

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — A Woodbury County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man Wednesday night who had attacked him with a tire iron, authorities said. Deputies were called to a mobile home park in Sergeant Bluff about 6 p.m. to check a report of a burglary, according to the...

Charges dropped against man accused of assaulting officer

Jan. 12, 2022 21:02 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco prosecutors have dropped all charges against a man who police said assaulted a police officer in plainclothes last year. The man, who was arrested by three police officers, ended up in the hospital with bruises, lacerations and a fractured cheekbone. ...

Overall crime down in North Carolina's largest city

Jan. 11, 2022 08:27 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Overall crime in North Carolina's largest city dropped by 5% in 2021, and police say there were declines in several major categories including violent crime and homicides. The end-of-year crime statistics released Monday evening by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg...

Vegas police: Man dead, 2 officers hurt in warrant shootout

Jan. 10, 2022 14:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a man is dead and two SWAT officers were recovering from gunshot wounds after a pre-dawn shootout during the service of a search warrant in a murder investigation. Capt. Nicholas Farese said in a video briefing that the exchange of gunfire...

Iowa man sentenced to life for killing during drug robbery

Jan. 07, 2022 18:00 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa City man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for a fatal shooting that he continued to insist he did not commit. Reginald Little, 46, was convicted in November of first-degree murder in the April 20, 2020, death of 21-year-old Kejuan Winters during...

North Carolina man arrested in 35-year-old kidnapping case

Jan. 07, 2022 08:55 AM EST

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges stemming from the kidnapping of a 4-year-old South Carolina girl in 1986, police said. The town of Wake Forest said in a news release that police assisted the Lexington County, South Carolina, Sheriff's...

Inmate has died at the Arizona state prison in Florence

Jan. 06, 2022 18:57 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate at the Arizona prison in Florence has died and it appears to be a suicide, authorities said Thursday. State corrections officials said 27-year-old Christopher Pavloff died Wednesday from an apparent act of self-harm by hanging. ...