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Police at the scene after shots were fired in Rot Am See, Germany, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)

6 killed in Germany shooting, suspect arrested

Jan. 24, 2020 9:58 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting, which took place at 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) Friday near the town's train station, police said. They said no...

9-year-old shot in drive-by outside California school

Jan. 23, 2020 11:57 PM EST

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl on a playground was shot by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting outside a Southern California elementary school, authorities said Thursday. The girl, who authorities initially said was 10 years old, was struck shortly before 11:30 a.m. during a car-to-car shooting...

Officers attend to one of several shooting victims, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Seattle, after a gunman opened fire in the heavily trafficked downtown area. (David Silver via AP)

Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

Jan. 23, 2020 9:51 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known for rampant drug use and street unrest. Business groups implored officials to improve public safety. And while crime rates in Seattle...

FILE — In this Monday, June 24, 2019 file photo Adel Sambrano Ramos, enters a Sacramento County Superior Court room for his first court appearance in the shooting death of Sacramento Police officer Tara O'Sullivan in Sacramento, Calif. The Sacramento County District Attorney's office announced on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2019, that prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for Ramos, who is accused of killing O'Sullivan. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Death penalty sought in slaying of Sacramento officer

Jan. 23, 2020 8:58 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento policewoman in an ambush last year. Adel Sambrano Ramos, 46, appeared in court and showed no reaction to the prosecutors' decision in a hearing that lasted only a...

Jack and Holly Nelson, center, join others in prayer during a candlelight vigil for the Haynie family at City Park in Grantsville, Utah, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Police say four members of the Haynie family were killed and one injured after being shot by a teenage family member on Jan. 17. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP)

Lawyer: Family slaughter 'almost unbearable' for Utah father

Jan. 23, 2020 8:01 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The killing of a Utah mother and three of her children by a gunman identified by police as her 16-year-old son is “nearly unbearable" for the father who survived, a lawyer said Thursday. Colin L. Haynie "respectfully requests time and privacy to grieve and to heal himself and...

Chicago police end effort to predict gun offenders, victims

Jan. 23, 2020 6:25 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have ended a program that sought to predict people most likely to be victims or perpetrators of gun crime, according to a watchdog report released Thursday that warned the department of serious flaws in the approach. The police department implemented the method in 2012, using...

Police investigators take pictures and gather evidence following an officer involved shooting, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Midland, Texas. (Tim Fischer/Reporter-Telegram via AP)

Texas man: Police shot, hurt 3-year-old daughter, teen son

Jan. 23, 2020 5:46 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A state agency was investigating Thursday after a man said police officers in West Texas shot and injured his 3-year-old daughter and teenage son while searching a home. Luis Gomez told KOSA-TV that his daughter and son were shot around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home in Midland. It...

Nevada woman sentenced for killing she blamed on spirits

Jan. 23, 2020 4:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada woman who said she shot a gun at spirits who attacked her roommate was sentenced to prison for the man's fatal shooting. Kiahna Hawkins, 30, was sentenced to 11 to 28 years in a Nevada prison, KVVU-TV reported Wednesday. Hawkins was evaluated and found competent to stand trial in...

Professional Women's Hockey Players Associations Dani Cameranesi fires a shot on goal during the 2020 ECHL men's hockey All-Star Classic in Wichita, Kan., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Hayden Barber/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

4 U.S. women's team members play in ECHL All-Star Classic

Jan. 23, 2020 4:08 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The visor on Annie Pankowski's helmet gave her significant pause before the ECHL All-Star Classic. “That is the first time me and the other women have worn visors,” said the three-time wold champion who has always worn a full cage. “When I saw that, it was the...

Bulgaria charges 3 Russians in attempt to poison arms dealer

Jan. 23, 2020 4:04 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian authorities on Thursday charged three Russian nationals with the attempted murder of the owner of a Bulgarian arms factory and two other people. The three unnamed Russians are accused of having attempted to kill the victims “in a way endangering the lives of...