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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. ...

Topeka police investigate after man's body found in park

Sep. 26, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Saturday in a park. Police said Richmond McDaniels Jr.'s body was found around 5 a.m. Saturday in Gage Park. Authorities did not release many details about...

Police investigating death at Virginia retail store

Sep. 26, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Police in Alexandria are investigating a death at a retail store. The Alexandria Police Department said in a tweet Saturday night that there was a heavy police presence at BJ's Wholesale Club due to the death investigation. They said that a man...

FBI investigating Missouri cops who let dog bite Black man

Sep. 26, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

WOODSON TERRACE, Mo. (AP) — The FBI has opened an investigation into the arrest of a Black man in Missouri during which cellphone video shows three white officers allowing a police dog to repeatedly bite him. Woodson Terrace police Chief Randy Halstead said in an email...

Pregnant woman found dead in Florida city park

Sep. 26, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are investigating the death of a 9-month pregnant woman whose body was found Saturday in a city park. First Coast New reports the body of Felicia Jones, 21, was found by someone walking in...

2 men wounded in early morning Raleigh shooting

Sep. 26, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Raleigh police are investigating after two men were found shot on a busy road in a commercial area. The Raleigh Police Department issued a news release that officers responding to a report of a shooting found the men wounded around 2:40 a.m. Sunday...

Police investigate fatal fall of mother, son at ballpark

Sep. 26, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her 2-year-old son Saturday after they fell from the third level of Petco Park, just as thousands of baseball fans were heading inside for a Padres game, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. ...

Deputy chief under investigation after firing gun in office

Sep. 25, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An internal investigation is currently underway after a deputy police in the Hartford Police Department unintentionally fired her weapon in her office in the city's public safety complex. Deputy Chief of Administrative Services Sonia Watson...

4 accused of plotting school attack on Columbine anniversary

Sep. 25, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Four teenagers have been charged with a plot to attack a Pennsylvania high school in 2024, on the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Colorado's Columbine High School, authorities said. A 15-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy are charged as adults and...