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Casper police identify 2 officers involved in May 6 shooting

May. 15, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The officers involved in the May 6 police shooting that killed a Casper man following a traffic stop have been identified. Casper police say Officer Jake Bigelow shot Thomas Joseph Roeber after he allegedly began driving himself and Bigelow into...

4 more arrests in death of 20-year-old Georgia woman

May. 15, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

DACULA, Ga. (AP) — Four more teenaged girls face felony murder charges in the Valentine's Day shooting death of a Georgia woman. Gwinnett Police announced the arrests Friday, news outlets reported. That brings the total number of arrests to five in the death of Faith...

Police: Suspect in Leavenworth fatal shooting surrenders

May. 15, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old suspect in last week's fatal shooting of a Leavenworth, Kansas, man has surrendered Friday to authorities, police said. The suspect, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, faces a charge of first-degree murder shooting of...

14-year-old boy dies in Phoenix stabbing; woman arrested

May. 15, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police said Saturday that a 14-year-old boy who was involved in a fight with other males at a central Phoenix light rail station had died after being stabbed. A 30-year-old woman who police said stabbed the boy was arrested and booked her into...

Clovis police say 1 dead, others wounded in shooting, crash

May. 15, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Police in the eastern New Mexico city of Clovis said Saturday that one person was killed and others wounded or injured after a shooting and vehicle crash. A caller to 911 reported that they have beeen shot just after 11 p.m. on Friday and arriving...

Some key details go unseen in police video of fatal shooting

May. 15, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Officers' video of a deadly police shooting in Rochester does not clearly show what officers saw in the instants when they say a man pulled a gun on them, prompting them to fire and kill him in a car they had stopped. Police released video...

Two charged in overdose death of North Carolina woman

May. 15, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A man and a woman have been charged in the overdose death of a woman whose body was discovered last year in a wooded area behind a Walmart in North Carolina, police said. Lexington police said Jonathan Alexander Gordon, 30, Heather Michelle...

3 indicted in 2019 Georgia party shooting that killed teen

May. 15, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

ADEL, Ga. (AP) — Three Valdosta men have been indicted for murder in a deadly shooting at a 2019 south Georgia prom party that left hundreds fleeing gunshots. Local news outlets report 28-year-old Dashay Antwan March, 23-year-old Ra-Shay Marquez March and 23-year-old...

NAACP calls for footage release after baby dies in shootout

May. 15, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi NAACP chapter is demanding access to reports and videos that show how a 3-month-old baby died after his father was killed in a shootout with police on a highway on May 3. The request follows similar calls from activists with Black Lives Matter...

N. Carolina woman shot to death when gunmen fired into home

May. 15, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Several people got out of a car and started shooting into a North Carolina home, killing a woman inside and apparently wounding another gunman who was left outside a local hospital, police said. According to Winston-Salem police, multiple...