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Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye

Jun. 19, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom, is leaving the Maryland newspaper. Rick Hutzell, who worked at the Annapolis paper for more than...

Anchorage shooting kills 1, wounds 4 others, police say

Jun. 19, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

A shooting near downtown Anchorage early Saturday left a woman dead and four other people wounded, police say. Officers responded to reports of gunfire around 2:45 a.m. and found two women and three men who had been shot. They were taken to a hospital, where one woman...

Colorado governor signs 3 gun bills into law

Jun. 19, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Saturday signed three of six gun bills passed in the latest legislative session into law. The Denver Post reported the bills were all announced following a mass shooting at King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, on March 22, when...

Police: 6 people shot, 2 killed in Baton Rouge shooting

Jun. 19, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after an shooting early Saturday left two people dead and at least four others hurt. Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said it happened in a parking lot around 2 a.m. when an argument began between...

New Mexico jail guard hospitalized in Texas with stab wounds

Jun. 19, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico jail guard who was stabbed by a detainee was hospitalized in El Paso, Texas, and sheriff’s deputies were investigating, a county official said. The name and condition of the officer were not immediately made public following the...

Victim in late teens shot, killed in Kansas City, Kansas

Jun. 19, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A victim in his late teens was shot and killed early Saturday in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities say. Officers responded just before 1:30 a.m. to a shooting call at a home. Police said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. ...

4 shot in Baltimore overnight as week of violence continues

Jun. 19, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Four people have been shot in Baltimore, one of them fatally, as violence continues to plague the city. The Baltimore Sun reported Saturday that the city is experiencing a violent week in which gunfire has killed 12 people and injured another 24. ...

Police: 5 people shot, wounded near University of Minnesota

Jun. 19, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say five people were shot in the Dinkytown neighborhood Friday near the University of Minnesota. The Star Tribune reports just before midnight, police responded to a call of shots fired. Officers found three men and two women had suffered...

DA: Officers won't face charges in Mooresville shooting

Jun. 19, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A special prosecutor in North Carolina says two police officers will not face criminal charges over the shooting death of a Mooresville man. The Charlotte Observer reported Friday that Randolph County District Attorney Andy Gregson had cleared...

Lawyers: Psychosis invalidates shooter's statements to cops

Jun. 19, 2021 08:18 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Prosecutors should not be able to use a Louisiana man’s statements to police after an officer was killed and three other people shot or shot at, because he was psychotic, his attorneys say. State District Judge Valerie Gotch Garrett is expected...