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Second man arrested in fatal shooting of a Wichita teen

Jul. 25, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in Wichita earlier this month. Wichita Police said 20-year-old Tyler Eugene Kelly was arrested Friday on suspicion of first-degree murder and aggravated assault in...

Man accused of killing 5 in New Mexico in 2017 set for trial

Jul. 25, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man accused of fatally shooting five people in 2017, including three family members, is set to go on trial this week for four of the killings. The Albuquerque Journal reports that jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in 1st...

Driver in fatal crash charged with drunken driving, homicide

Jul. 25, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The driver in a rollover crash that left a passenger dead has been charged with drunken driving and motor vehicle homicide, State Police said Sunday. Arkeem Samuel, 28, of Boston, was being held on $50,000 bail and is expected to be arraigned Monday...

New trial ordered for man accused of murder, faked ATV crash

Jul. 25, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man accused of killing his wife and then faking an all-terrain vehicle accident to cover up the slaying almost a decade ago. The state's highest court ruled 5-2 Friday that 48-year-old Joseph...

Authorities identify victims in Wisconsin triple homicide

Jul. 25, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victims of a triple homicide in far western Wisconsin. The bodies of 24-year-old Peng Lor, 24-year-old Nemo Yang and 23-year-old Trevor Maloney were discovered shortly before 5 a.m. by two workers of the Milestone...

Service slated for NJ man killed outside cheesesteak shop

Jul. 25, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A funeral service is scheduled Thursday for a New Jersey man shot outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop last week over what witnesses said was a dispute over a parking space. David Padro, 23, of Camden, New Jersey was shot shortly before...

Topeka police arrest man for manslaughter after fatal crash

Jul. 25, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 39-year-old man was arrested after a fatal weekend crash in Topeka. Topeka Police Lt. Joe Perry said one person died in the crash that happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Police didn't immediately identify the person who was arrested or release...

19-year-old man killed in St. Louis suburb on Saturday

Jul. 25, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

BEL-RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old Missouri man was killed Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Bel-Ridge. Police said late Saturday that the Major Case Squad had been called to investigate the homicide although few details were released. Police...

Police arrest suspect for murder after Fargo shooting

Jul. 25, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say a 40-year-old man has been arrested for murder after a shooting Saturday night. Police responded about 11 p.m. to a report of shots fired on the city's north side. A man was found with a gunshot wound and the suspect was located...

Woman pleads guilty to burning girlfriend's baby to death

Jul. 25, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — A 28—year-old woman has pleaded guilty to burning her girlfriend’s infant son to death, and has agreed to testify against the other woman. Felecia Marie-Nicole Smith pleaded guilty Wednesday in Natchitoches Parish to manslaughter,...