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10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

May. 25, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey's capital city, wounding 10 people, two critically, but the motive for the shooting remains unknown, authorities said. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said a vehicle pulled up to the corner outside Ramoneros...

Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

May. 25, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office spokesman Ken Daley said...

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase

May. 25, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a sheriff's deputy. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison says the chase began Thursday when deputies received a call that a man was suicidal and armed. Allison tells The Picayune...

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague

May. 25, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017. It was hard for Spann to recognize in Samson the...

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt

May. 25, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt. Officers arrested 45-year-old Jonathan Llana about 3:15 p.m. in an area of southern Idaho outside of Pocatello about 10 miles (16...

Kansas online gamer in hoax case may have charges dropped

May. 24, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas online gamer whose dispute over a $1.50 bet sparked a hoax call that resulted in police shooting a man who lived at his old address has struck a deal with prosecutors that could allow the charges against him to be dropped. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren approved on Friday...

NY attorney general to probe fatal state police shooting

May. 24, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, N.Y. (AP) — The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday that it will investigate the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a state police trooper on the shoulder of a highway north of New York City. State police say 41-year-old Luke Patterson of Tannersville was fatally shot...

Bail denied for former police officer charged in killing

May. 24, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bail has been denied for a former Mississippi police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. News outlets report Circuit Judge John Gregory denied bail Friday for 38-year-old Mathew Kinne (KIHN'-ee), who is charged with murder. City officials...

Jury finds man guilty of murder in Tennessee church shooting

May. 24, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man guilty of first-degree murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven wounded. Jurors deliberated less than five hours before delivering the verdict against Emanuel Kidega Samson. He was found guilty on all 43...

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting

May. 24, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven people wounded. The jury deliberated less than five hours...