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Girl, 9, fatally shot while sitting inside car in Cleveland

Jun. 21, 2018 10:15 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old girl sitting in a car while her mother went inside a building to pick up her son has been shot and killed in Cleveland. The girl has been identified as Saniyah Nicholson, of Maple Heights. Cleveland police say she was shot in the forehead about 7:15 p.m....

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

Jun. 21, 2018 10:06 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of rising rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida said Thursday. Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent...

Florida authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

Jun. 21, 2018 9:13 AM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

Hundreds protest following fatal police shooting of teen

Jun. 21, 2018 8:05 AM EDT

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy killed just seconds after he fled a traffic stop during a confrontation partly captured on video. Protesters in East Pittsburgh staged impromptu and peaceful marches and...

2 Kansas deputies slain in courthouse shooting to be buried

Jun. 21, 2018 7:12 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Mourners are gathering to remember two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail. Wyandotte County deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer will be buried Thursday following a joint service at 9 a.m. at...

Defense: preserve most evidence in Florida school shooting

Jun. 21, 2018 2:04 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz are asking a judge to order investigators to preserve most evidence in the case, except for the building where the Valentine's Day massacre took place. A hearing was set Thursday on motions seeking to preserve...

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

Jun. 20, 2018 10:38 PM EDT

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop late Tuesday in a confrontation partly captured on video from a nearby home. Investigators said Wednesday that the car stopped in the town of East Pittsburgh matched the description of...

Police officer shot during routine traffic stop

Jun. 20, 2018 9:34 PM EDT

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer has been shot during a traffic stop in Ohio. Authorities say the Parma Heights detective was shot in the leg while assisting in a routine traffic stop in the city near Cleveland around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the detective and a Parma police officer...

Police video from Las Vegas shooting shows chaos, confusion

Jun. 20, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police body camera videos released Wednesday show the chaos and confusion Las Vegas police officers and first responders faced at a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. One 30-minute video shows an officer inside the venue as...

Police: 9 unrelated threats before Texas school shooting

Jun. 20, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Police records show a Houston-area high school received nine threats in the months leading up to a mass shooting that killed 10 people. The police chief for the Santa Fe Independent School District wouldn't detail the threats but says none was related to the May 18 shooting that...