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Today in History: July 7, female cadets at West Point

Jul. 07, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 7, the 188th day of 2022. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7, 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point included female cadets for the first time as 119...

Fort Drum soldier from Georgia ID'd as victim of shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Army has identified the victim of a deadly weekend shooting in Syracuse as a 19-year-old soldier from Georgia who was assigned to New York's Fort Drum. Pvt. 1st Class Malik S. Shipman, of Fairburn, Georgia, was shot near Onondaga Park in Syracuse...

Gun violence in America: A long list of forgotten victims

Jul. 06, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Amid the stream of mass shootings that have become chillingly commonplace in America, the reality of the nation's staggering murder rate can often be seen more clearly in the deaths that never make national news. Take this weekend in Chicago. On Monday, a...

Detroit officer, gun-wielding suspect dead after shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer and a man wielding an assault-style weapon were fatally shot on the city’s west side Wednesday night, Detroit police Chief James White said. White said the officer and his partner responded about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to a call of a man...

14-year-old girl shot, killed while riding in car in Tacoma

Jul. 06, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed Wednesday while riding in a car in Tacoma, Washington, police said. The Tacoma Police Department said on Twitter at about 1 p.m. Wednesday that juveniles were inside a car near 19th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the...

Inquest: Seattle police shooting of pregnant woman justified

Jul. 06, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An inquest jury found Wednesday that two Seattle police officers were justified in fatally shooting a mentally unstable, pregnant, Black mother of four children inside her apartment when she menaced them with knives in 2017. The six King County coroner's inquest...

Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there,...

Jury finds man guilty of murdering rapper Nipsey Hussle

Jul. 06, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 32-year-old man who grew up on the same streets in the same gang as Nipsey Hussle was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the 2019 shooting of the Grammy-winning rapper, who rose above his circumstances to become an inspiration to the neighborhood where he was...

Reports: Law enforcement officers shoot man on W.Va. highway

Jul. 06, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Several law enforcement authorities shot a man on a federal highway in West Virginia, news outlets reported Wednesday, and video of the shooting was circulating on social media. Authorities did not release details or respond to requests for more information. ...

In the midst of chaotic shooting, strangers save a young boy

Jul. 06, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman — stunned and speechless in the chaos of a July 4 parade massacre — walked up to Greg Ring and handed him a 2-year-old boy, covered in blood. Ring had fled the scene in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park with his wife and three children to an area behind...