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Tennessee hatchet death suspect is arrested in Kentucky

Jun. 5, 2018 11:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The suspect sought in a gruesome hatchet killing this week in Tennessee has been arrested in Kentucky. Metro Nashville Police tweeted Tuesday evening that Kentucky State Police arrested 36-year-old Domenic Micheli, who authorities say attacked and killed his former boss, 46-year-old...

Police: Rifle bought by mom used in Illinois school shooting

May. 17, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A teenager used a 9mm semi-automatic rifle in firing shots at a northern Illinois high school before he was shot by a school resource officer, police said Thursday. Illinois State Police also said 19-year-old Matthew Milby's mother bought the weapon in 2012 and that investigators were...

The Latest: Police say mom bought shooting suspect's gun

May. 17, 2018 4:59 PM EDT

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a northern Illinois high school (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Police say a teenager used a 9mm semi-automatic rifle in firing shots at a northern Illinois high school before he was stopped by a school resource officer. Illinois State Police said Thursday that...

Officer shoots armed student at high school, charges filed

May. 16, 2018 11:06 PM EDT

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Charges were filed against a student who was wounded by a police officer after firing shots in a northern Illinois high school hallway while staff and seniors were meeting for a graduation rehearsal, Illinois State Police announced late Wednesday. Matthew A. Milby, 19, of Dixon is...

The Latest: Police ID high school shooting suspect

May. 16, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a northern Illinois high school (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Illinois State Police has identified the man who authorities say fired shots outside a high school auditorium as seniors met for a graduation rehearsal. Matthew A. Milby was charged late Wednesday...

Correction: Old Murder Case-Arrest story

May. 12, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a May 11 story about the arrest of a suspect in the 1986 killing of a girl in Washington state, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 12-year-old Michella Welch was abducted in a south Seattle park. She was abducted in a Tacoma park. A corrected version of the story is below:...

Medical examiner: Woman was shot 3 times by Illinois officer

Apr. 30, 2018 9:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A medical examiner has determined a woman armed with a knife along a Chicago-area interstate was shot three times by an Elgin police officer. The Cook County medical examiner's office reports Decynthia Clements was shot twice in the head and once in the chest on March 12. The report says...

Report: Chicago police not reporting mentally ill gun owners

Apr. 26, 2018 9:41 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's inspector general says police are failing on a requirement to tell the state when people are mentally unfit to carry a gun. Inspector General Joe Ferguson said in a report released Wednesday that the state Firearm Owners Identification Card Act requires the Chicago Police...