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4 people injured in shooting at business in Madison suburb

Sep. 19, 2018 1:34 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Four people were shot and wounded during a shooting Wednesday at a software company in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, according to a city administrator. The suspected shooter was also injured critically during the late-morning shooting at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, City...

The Latest: 4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

Sep. 19, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on report of active shooter at a commercial building in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A city official says four people have been shot, but none fatally, during a shooting at a software company near Madison, Wisconsin. The shooting occurred...

Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

Sep. 19, 2018 12:46 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — They had both recently turned 22 and were residing in the same Iowa college town, but their lives couldn't have been more different before allegedly intersecting in the most violent way. Celia Barquin Arozamena was a top amateur golfer from Spain who was finishing her degree at Iowa State...

Rape trial starts of man at center of Nobel scandal

Sep. 19, 2018 9:40 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature went on trial in Sweden Wednesday. Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in the country, faces two counts of rape of a woman in 2011...

Tennessee boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

Sep. 19, 2018 9:32 AM EDT

DEER LODGE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Tennessee say a 12-year-old boy shot and killed his mother's husband during a domestic dispute. News outlets report 56-year-old Kevron Thomas "Tommy" Durham was shot twice with a rifle Saturday night. A release from District Attorney General Russell Johnson...

Records: Ex-officer accused of shocking, stomping man

Sep. 19, 2018 7:21 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An internal affairs file from a Tennessee police department says a now-fired officer is accused of shocking a man with a stun gun before repeatedly stomping on his neck. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports 55-year-old Brent Cox told internal affairs investigators Knoxville officer...

Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

Sep. 19, 2018 2:09 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department will double the funding it grants tribes for public safety programs and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women, a top official said. In an interview, the Justice Department's third-highest ranking...

Testimony by cops big part of Chicago officer's murder trial

Sep. 19, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn't bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do. But one after another — whether...

Experts air new concerns about UN response to Myanmar crisis

Sep. 18, 2018 10:26 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — U.N.-backed investigators who examined a bloody crackdown by Myanmar security forces that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh issued a searing critique Tuesday of the United Nations' own response to the human rights crisis. In a 432-page report,...

Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own

Sep. 18, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn't bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do. But one after another — whether...