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What's the latest in the investigation of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade?

Feb. 21, 2024 00:20 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged two men with murder in a shooting during a Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory celebration that left one person dead and roughly two dozen others injured. The arrests came after police announced Friday that they had detained two...

A widow and 2 powerful officials indicted: Takeaways from the probe into Haiti president's slaying

Feb. 20, 2024 22:56 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge who investigated the 2021 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has indicted some 50 suspects in the case, including the slain president's widow, the former prime minister and the former head of Haiti's national police force. The...

Divers find body in Texas river of Audrii Cunningham, 11-year-old girl missing since last week

Feb. 20, 2024 21:24 PM EST

Divers have recovered the body of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham from a Texas river days after the girl went missing, and authorities are preparing to file a murder charge against a friend of her father who lived on her family’s property, a sheriff said Tuesday afternoon. Polk...

Judge sets $5M bond for Colorado student accused of killing his dorm roommate and another person

Feb. 20, 2024 19:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Tuesday raised the bond for a student being held in the deaths of two people shot in a dorm room at a Colorado college to $5 million after a prosecutor said there were indications he tried to flee and had a gun when he was arrested. The bond for Nicholas...

Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

Feb. 20, 2024 17:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing of hip-hop music icon Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996 has been pushed back several months, a judge said Tuesday. Clark County District Court Judge Carli Kierny acknowledged that Duane “Keffe...

The widow and aides of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse are indicted in his killing

Feb. 20, 2024 16:02 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A judge in Haiti responsible for investigating the July 2021 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has indicted his widow, Martine Moïse, ex-prime minister Claude Joseph and the former chief of Haiti’s National Police, Léon Charles, among others, according to...

Woman arrested in 2005 death of newborn who was found in a Phoenix airport trash can

Feb. 20, 2024 15:41 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — For nearly two decades, it was a mystery who had left “Baby Skylar” — an unidentified newborn found dead inside a Phoenix airport trash can. On Tuesday, Phoenix authorities announced that the infant's mother, 51-year-old Annie Anderson, was arrested in...

Man on trial in killing of 5-year-old daughter said he hated her 'right to his core,' friend says

Feb. 20, 2024 15:26 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter said he hated the girl “right to his core” because she reminded him of her mother, a friend of his testified Tuesday. Rebecca Maines, who is in prison for a parole violation, testified that Adam...

Italy again prosecutes Egypt officials for the 2016 torture and death of Italian student in Cairo

Feb. 20, 2024 07:14 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Four high-level Egyptian security officials went on trial in absentia before a Rome court on Tuesday, accused in the 2016 abduction, torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student in Cairo. Giulio Regeni’s body was found on a highway days after he disappeared in...

American man admits to attacking 2 US tourists and killing one of them near a famous German castle

Feb. 19, 2024 21:59 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — An American man on Monday admitted to charges of murder and rape after he allegedly pushed two U.S. women down a ravine, fatally injuring one of them near Germany's Neuschwanstein castle last year. The 31-year-old defendant admitted to the charges during the start of...