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Multiple-crime suspect hospitalized after police shoot him

May. 16, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of several crimes in Mississippi's capital city remained hospitalized Sunday, two days after police shot him. Jackson Police Department spokesman Sam Brown said Sunday that he did not have updated information about the condition of...

Police say 20-year-old woman killed in New Haven shooting

May. 16, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot in New Haven, police said Sunday. Officers responded to a report of gunfire in the Newhallville neighborhood shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday, New Haven Police spokesperson Officer Scott Shumway said in a news...

Former state trooper arrested on child enticement charges

May. 16, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska State Patrol trooper has been arrested on suspicion of child enticement and possessing child pornography. The Nebraska State Patrol said 24-year-old Brandon Dolezal was arrested early Saturday in eastern Nebraska on a warrant out of...

Second Amendment sanctuaries facing 1st court test in Oregon

May. 16, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in a rural Oregon county, one of a wave of U.S. counties declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary. The measure that voters in the...

Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

May. 16, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been arrested after the body of a 4-year-old boy was found lying on a neighborhood street in Dallas, police said Sunday. Police said that Darriynn Brown has been charged with kidnapping and theft. Police say they also anticipate...

Ex-prosecutor disbarred after wrongful convictions in Texas

May. 16, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas County prosecutor has surrendered his law license after the State Bar of Texas said he withheld evidence that led to the wrongful convictions of two men who spent 14 years in prison in the fatal stabbing of a pastor. ...

Attorneys: Man shot by deputy was in mental health crisis

May. 16, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

GROTTOES, Va. (AP) — A Virginia public defender's office says a man who was recently fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy was suffering from a mental health crisis at the time. The Staunton Public Defender’s Office released a statement Saturday about the fatal shooting...

AP’s top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike

May. 16, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press’ top editor on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media, saying the public deserves to know the facts. ...

Police say driver who crashed in Iowa City had been shot

May. 16, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa City police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Sunday. The Iowa City Police Department said officers responding to reports of gunshots found a vehicle that had crashed into a tree. Officers found that the driver had...

Police: Woman kills her 2 kids with meat cleaver in Arizona

May. 16, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A woman threatened to stab her husband over an argument about money to move to Japan before she allegedly killed their two children with a meat cleaver in a suburban Phoenix apartment, police said Sunday. Yui Inoue, 40, remained jailed on suspicion...