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Sheriff: 1 officer dead, 1 injured in Louisiana shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) — One police officer was fatally shot and another wounded Friday after a vehicle chase north of New Orleans, authorities said. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker confirmed one officer's death and the other's injury from gunfire in his community on the north shore of Lake...

Oklahoma man gets no-parole life sentence for killing deputy

Sep. 20, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who narrowly avoided the death penalty for the shooting death of an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been formally sentenced to life in prison without parole. A judge on Friday sentenced Nathan LeForce to life in prison without parole for the 2017 killing of Logan County Deputy...

Feds: Virginia man facing weapons charges is a neo-Nazi

Sep. 20, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man arrested this week on gun charges is a neo-Nazi who has bragged about committing racially motivated violence, authorities said Friday. At a detention hearing in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, FBI agent Shawn Matthews testified that Andrew Thomasberg, 21,...

Prosecutors say key witness lied in motorcycle gang trial

Sep. 20, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge in Las Vegas to throw out the testimony of a key witness in a federal racketeering trial after they say he lied on the witness stand. The trial stems from a 2011 shootout that killed a rival Hells Angels leader in a northern Nevada casino. Prosecutors say...

4 deputies on leave, 2 recovering after Tennessee shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says four deputies have been placed on administrative leave after the fatal shooting of a man wanted on an attempted murder warrant. Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner said Friday that the deputies were working with a fugitive apprehension team when they went to a...

Judge orders trial in Southern California synagogue shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former college student will stand trial on charges he opened fire with an assault rifle inside a Southern California synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three people last April, a judge ruled Friday. John T. Earnest had no reaction when San Diego Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh...

St. Paul police to release video of fatal shooting next week

Sep. 20, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The police chief in St. Paul, Minnesota, will release body camera video recorded during a fatal police shooting. Police Chief Todd Axtell plans to release video on Tuesday stemming from the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Ronald Davis. The department said in a tweet Friday that the...

The Latest: Judge orders trial in synagogue shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary hearing for John T. Earnest, who is charged with an attack on a Southern California synagogue that killed one woman and injured three people. (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A judge has ordered a 20-year-old former college student to stand trial on charges that he...

2 women wounded in shooting on South Carolina State campus

Sep. 20, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say two women walking to a residence hall were wounded in their legs in a shooting on the campus of South Carolina State University. University President James Clark said the shooting happened early Friday between two groups who had an earlier fight off campus. Clark...

Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate 2018 synagogue attack

Sep. 20, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate last year's deadly shooting at a synagogue, Jewish leaders say returning to the synagogue remains a priority. While there is no set time frame, "it is indeed our goal we will one day return to Tree of Life," said Tree of Life's Rabbi Jeffrey Myers,...