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California police officer pleads not guilty in 2018 shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

A San Francisco Bay Area police officer who is accused of fatally shooting two mentally ill men in the past three years pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges Wednesday in the case of the first shooting in 2018, a court official said. Officer Andrew Hall of the...

NHP: Motorist who shot road worker dead after chase, gunfire

Jun. 16, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

CARLIN, Nev. (AP) — A Department of Transportation worker was wounded and his suspected assailant died after a highway patrol chase and shootout with law enforcement officers on a remote stretch of highway in northeastern Nevada, authorities said Wednesday. The road...

Man accused of fatally shooting neighbor over engine revving

Jun. 16, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man in southwestern Washington is accused of murder after investigators say he confronted his neighbor about noise created by revving an engine. The victim was identified in court records as 39-year-old Timothy A. Thomas, The Columbian...

Moorhead man charged in connection with boy's shooting death

Jun. 16, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A Moorhead man was arrested and charged with a firearms violation in connection with the March death of a 6-year-old boy who was unintentionally shot with a handgun. Phillip Jones Jr., 33, is charged in federal court with felon in charge of a...

Police: Fatal Austin mass shooting arose from a teenage feud

Jun. 16, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

A deadly weekend mass shooting in Austin’s famed entertainment district arose from a feud between two groups of Central Texas teenagers, according to a police affidavit filed Wednesday. Harker Heights High School student Jeremiah Tabb, 17, was...

Man arrested after toddler son shot with pellet rifle

Jun. 16, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — A Newberg man has been charged with attempted murder after his 3-year-old son was shot in the head with a high-powered pellet rifle Tuesday, the morning after he was arrested at the home then released. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office said...

Police: 1 killed, 5 wounded in Baltimore shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — One person was killed and five others were wounded Wednesday when gunmen walked up a street and opened fire on a Baltimore block from an intersection, the city's police commissioner said. Commissioner Michael Harrison said that the shooting erupted in a...

North Carolina governor grants pardon to ex-death row inmate

Jun. 16, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper granted a pardon Wednesday to a man who was once on death row for a shopkeeper’s slaying and spent more than 40 years in prison before he was released. Cooper’s office announced the action in a news release on...

Man who drove at Minneapolis protesters charged with murder

Jun. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A St. Paul man accused of speeding up and driving into a group of protesters in Minneapolis while he was drunk, killing one person, was charged Wednesday with intentional second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Nicholas Kraus, 35, was visibly...

Kansas teenager who killed mom pleads to lesser charges

Jun. 16, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager who shot and killed his mother in 2018 pleaded no contest Wednesday to lesser charges in her death. A teen, who was not charged as an adult, was originally charged with second-degree murder in the death of Lisa Trimmell, 41, on...