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Gunmen kill 15 police officers and several civilians in Russia's southern Dagestan region

Jun. 23, 2024 23:50 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — More than 15 police officers and several civilians, including an Orthodox priest, were killed by armed militants in Russia’s southern republic of Dagestan on Sunday, its governor Sergei Melikov said in a video statement early Monday. The gunmen opened fire on two...

Triple-shooting suspect captured after intensive search across Colorado farmland

Jun. 23, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

ALAMOSA, Colorado (AP) — The suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and two others with critical injuries was captured Sunday following an intensive search across a huge area of southern Colorado. Officers went door to door as aircraft searched overhead for Henry Corral,...

Man charged in shooting that critically wounded Philadelphia officer, police say

Jun. 23, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 36-year-old Philadelphia man was charged Sunday with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that critically wounded a police officer after a traffic stop, police said. Ramon Rodriguez Vazquez also faces charges that include aggravated assault and home...

Maryland officials investigating apparent murder of 80-year-old incarcerated man

Jun. 23, 2024 14:40 PM EDT

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland police are investigating the apparent murder of an 80-year-old man incarcerated in state prison over the weekend, officials said Sunday. Inmate Ralph Ruark was declared dead just before 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Western Correctional Institution...

Killing of young Cambodian couple by businessman with honorary title revives concerns about impunity

Jun. 23, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — In a case that has sparked widespread public outrage, a court in Cambodia formally charged a real estate entrepreneur who held a royally bestowed title with the premeditated murder of a young couple in the capital Phnom Penh. Social media has been awash...

6 people shot in Rochester, New York, park as early morning argument erupts in gunfire

Jun. 23, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Six people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday at a park in Rochester, New York, police said. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening. Rochester Police Chief David Smith said at least one person started shooting into a crowd of people...

Philadelphia police officer shot by fleeing suspect is in critical condition

Jun. 22, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the neck and was in critical condition Saturday night, officials said. The 31-year-old officer was in critical condition and undergoing surgery at Temple University Hospital, Police Commissioner Kevin Bethel said during a news conference...

Police say a fourth victim has died a day after a shooting at an Arkansas grocery store, 9 others were also wounded

Jun. 22, 2024 22:18 PM EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police say a fourth victim has died a day after a shooting at an Arkansas grocery store, 9 others were also wounded.

Michigan's top court to consider whether to further limit no-parole life sentences

Jun. 22, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court said it will hear arguments in cases that could lead to a ban on automatic life prison sentences for people who were 19 or 20 years old when they were involved in a major crime such as murder. The court took a significant step in 2022 when...

Police: 1 arrested in shooting that wounded 7 people in Philadelphia

Jun. 22, 2024 16:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have announced the arrest of one person in a shooting that wounded seven people in Philadelphia earlier in the week. Authorities said three men got out of a car in north Philadelphia shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, walked to the corner, fired...