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Woman sentenced for killing husband who wanted divorce

Jan. 16, 2019 12:19 AM EST

SHARON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who shot and killed her husband after he asked for a divorce has been sentenced to prison. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Tuesday 49-year-old Amy Emmett was sentenced to 23 ½ to 52 years in prison for the death of 45-year-old William Emmett. Amy Emmett...

The Latest: Nairobi attack survivors reunite with families

Jan. 16, 2019 12:08 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Dozens of people are reuniting with friends and family after being trapped for more than 12 hours in a hotel complex under attack in Kenya's capital. Survivor Lucy Wanjiru says she had been trying to...

Hearing set on school shooting suspect's contact with guard

Jan. 16, 2019 12:05 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge is set to consider whether Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz should still be supervised by a corrections officer he is accused of assaulting. Cruz's lawyers want Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Wednesday to stop Cruz from being supervised by Sgt. Raymond...

3 arrested in death of Louisiana officer leaving for work

Jan. 15, 2019 10:15 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence...

Utomi, Ivey help Akron hold off Eastern Michigan 51-49

Jan. 15, 2019 9:32 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Utomi and Jimond Ivey scored 12 points each and Akron held off Eastern Michigan 51-49 on Tuesday night despite poor shooting from both teams late. Eastern Michigan (8-9, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) shot 2 of 9 from the floor and had a turnover over the last five minutes while the...

Man pleads guilty in Chicago killing of Dwyane Wade's cousin

Jan. 15, 2019 6:30 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — One of two brothers charged in the Chicago fatal shooting of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty to murder. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells entered the plea Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge. Sorrells...

911 calls reveal frantic moments after Utah mall shooting

Jan. 15, 2019 4:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dozens of people made frantic calls to 911 to report a shooting over the weekend at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that caused hundreds of panicked shoppers to flee the building or take shelter in closets, bathrooms and back rooms. "Everyone is running out of the mall," said one...

Mother settles wrongful death police shooting suit for $2.3M

Jan. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EST

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The mother of a suburban Kansas City teenager who was fatally shot by police as he backed a minivan out of his family's garage has reached a $2.3 million settlement with the city. In the settlement, the city of Overland Park, Kansas, makes no admission of wrongdoing in the...

Man dies after exchanging gunfire with police in Colorado

Jan. 15, 2019 3:37 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police say a man wearing body armor has died after exchanging gunfire with officers. They said another man found Tuesday in a nearby Aurora home also died of gunshot wounds. The incident occurred about 2 a.m. Tuesday after Aurora police received a 911 call of an armed man...

Defense seeks evidence from school shooting commission

Jan. 15, 2019 3:03 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sought Tuesday to pry loose evidence for his defense from a state commission that investigated last year's Valentine's Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The commission did dozens of interviews and...