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Official: Girl told 911 'send the police now' as cops waited

May. 27, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as officers waited in the hallway for more than 45 minutes, authorities said Friday....

Steelers GM Khan embracing expectations of new role

May. 27, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It did not take Omar Khan long to figure out he wanted to be around football. Growing up in New Orleans as an ardent Saints fan in the 1980s and 90s, he knew right away his life's mission was to be involved in the NFL. Even as he matured, even as he realized —...

3 shot and injured during Honolulu fight; suspect arrested

May. 27, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man after a shooting in Honolulu injured three people, officials said. Police said the man fired multiple shots at a 15-year-old, 17-year-old and a 20-year-old during a fight Thursday night, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. ...

Fugitive fatally shot during chase in northern Colorado

May. 27, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a fugitive was fatally shot during a chase in northern Colorado. Police say the pursuit started after Larimer County sheriff’s deputies tried to pull over a vehicle Thursday evening. During the chase, the fugitive fired...

Man accused of shooting at Detroit police officers arraigned

May. 27, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been charged with assault with intent to murder after shots were fired at two Detroit police officers who were attempting to stop the vehicle he allegedly was riding in. Deontay Hestle Jr. also faces weapons and fleeing and eluding charges, the...

Investigation: No retaliation against COVID-19 whistleblower

May. 27, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — There's nothing to indicate the Florida Department of Health told an employee to falsify COVID-19 data and she wasn't fired out of retaliation, according to a state investigator's report released this month. Former department employee Rebekah Jones received...

22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Here's where the guns came from

May. 27, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18, authorities say, when they bought the weapons used in the attacks — too young to legally purchase alcohol or cigarettes, but old enough to arm themselves with assault...

Coach Washington adds 2 transfers to Rutgers basketball

May. 27, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Just four days after being hired, Rutgers coach Coquese Washington has received two much-needed transfer commitments. The Scarlet Knights announced Friday that guards Kai Carter from UNC Ashville and Abby Streeter from Hartford will be joining the Big Ten...

On remote US territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe

May. 27, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court overturns a precedent that established a national right to abortion in the United States. ...

Ex-rebel frontrunner in Colombian vote, could shake US ties

May. 27, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Fabian Espinel last year helped organize roadblocks where young people protested against police violence and government plans to increase taxes on lower income Colombians. Now, as his country heads into its presidential election Sunday, he walks the streets of the...