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Jewell Loyd scores 25 points, Storm beat Fever 72-63

Jun. 23, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd had 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Natasha Howard added 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 72-63 on Friday night. Breanna Stewart scored 15 points for the Storm (9-4). Jordin Canada hit a floater to give Seattle the lead...

Student activists hold Florida bus tour after mass shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student activists from a high school that suffered a mass shooting have kicked off a March for Our Lives Florida bus tour, where they plan to visit all 27 of the state's Congressional districts. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland was the site of a Feb. 14 shooting that...

Trial set in long-delayed post-Katrina racial shooting case

Jun. 22, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A trial date has been set for a white man accused of shooting at three black men in what federal prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina. The case of Roland Bourgeois Jr. has dragged on for years. He was indicted five years after the 2005 storm. His...

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Jun. 22, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer. Hundreds of marchers chanting "Who did...

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

Jun. 22, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Government security forces in Venezuela carry out unjustified killings without any apparent consequences as the rule of law in the country quickly vanishes, a United Nations report charged Friday, drawing a rejection from Caracas. The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human...

Teens arrested in fatal shooting of girl, 9, sitting in car

Jun. 22, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man have been arrested in the death of a 9-year-old girl struck by an errant gunshot during an exchange of fire nearby. Cleveland police said Friday an arrest warrant has also been issued for a 16-year-old in Wednesday's...

2 men charged in ATF agent's shooting plead not guilty

Jun. 22, 2018 3:21 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent. Nineteen-year-old Blake King of Chicago and 25-year-old Bernard Graham of Calumet City, Illinois,...

Student: Cruz said 'get out of here' before school shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 2:50 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School told investigators he encountered shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in a stairwell as he was loading his AR-15 rifle and was told, "you better get out of here," according to police interview transcripts released Friday. The...

Hearing delayed for boy charged in Indiana school shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has delayed the fact-finding hearing of a 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another student and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school. The Indianapolis Star reports that the boy's attorney asked Hamilton Circuit Court Judge Paul Felix to delay the hearing, which is...

Maryland office park killing suspect sentenced in Delaware

Jun. 22, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A man accused of shooting five co-workers, killing three, at a granite company in Maryland was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for the later shooting of a man in Delaware. Radee Prince, 38, was convicted last month of attempted manslaughter, reckless endangering, resisting...