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3 fatally stabbed, suspect killed by deputy at travel center

Apr. 7, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man fatally stabbed three people and wounded a fourth at a Tennessee travel center Tuesday morning before a deputy shot and killed him, authorities said. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at the Pilot Travel Center off Interstate 40 to find a person with...

Man died of gunshot wound to neck in police shooting

Apr. 7, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An autopsy shows that a man in a confrontation with police died from a gunshot wound to the neck and that the manner of death is a homicide, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Tuesday. Carl Manning, 62, of Manchester, died in the officer-involved shooting on Sunday,...

Ex-police chief to stand trial in military surplus case

Apr. 6, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

THETFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A former Flint-area police chief will stand trial on embezzlement and obstruction of justice charges tied to his department’s use of surplus military equipment, including parachutes and mine detectors. A circuit court judge has determined that a district judge abused...

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party, takes part in a parliamentary session in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, April 6, 2020. Uncertainty over whether Poland will hold a postal presidential election during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic deepened Monday after a deputy prime minister resigned, leaving Kaczynski's ruling party without enough votes to approve an exclusively mail-in ballot. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish parliament approves election only by postal vote

Apr. 6, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers voted late Monday to conduct the country's forthcoming presidential elections exclusively through postal voting due to the lockdown imposed for the coronavirus pandemic. Parliament also empowered house speaker Elzbieta Witek to push back the date of the election, if...

Police: Pilot killed in small plane crash

Apr. 6, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) — A pilot died in a small plane crash north of Vancouver, Washington, police said. At about 9:20 a.m. Monday, a resident west of the private Daybreak Airport near the town of Battle Ground reported seeing an ultralight airplane possibly crash near the runway, according to the...

Police: Driver killed in rollover crash

Apr. 6, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A woman has died in a rollover crash in Lawrence, according to Massachusetts State Police. The accident happened at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on I-495. State police say a 2007 Honda CRV veered off the highway, returned to the travel lanes and rolled over. The driver, Shamara Castillo,...

Police ID woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Des Moines

Apr. 6, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police on Monday identified a woman who investigators believe was intentionally run down by a driver and killed as she walked her dog in Des Moines neighborhood Sunday. Police said Lauren Rice, 38, and her dog, Holiday, were killed in the Sunday morning incident. Officers found Rice...

Police: Suspect shot after domestic violence call

Apr. 6, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A police officer in North Carolina shot a suspect while responding to a report of domestic violence, authorities said. The unidentified person was in critical but stable condition after being shot early Saturday morning by a Kernersville police officer, news outlets reported. It...

Investigators: Des Moines man fleeing police killed in crash

Apr. 6, 2020 8:27 AM EDT

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines man who was fleeing an attempted traffic stop died when his motorcycle crashed into the back of a truck, the Iowa State Patrol reported. The incident began Saturday night on Interstate 80, when a trooper tried to pull 21-year-old Aaron Bjork for speeding, Des Moines...

Authorities say Oklahoma deputy fatally shoots man in Ada

Apr. 5, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

ADA, Okla. (AP) — A southeastern Oklahoma deputy fatally shot an armed man in Ada early Sunday, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. A Pontotoc County deputy had responded to a home after 911 call about 5:30 a.m. Sunday and was met at the home by a 44-year-old man who was holding a...