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Police: 2 men found shot to death on Detroit's east side.

Jan. 20, 2020 3:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An officer found one man shot to death inside a car and another on the ground nearby in Detroit early Monday, police said. According to police, an officer found the bodies after responding to a call that a car had hit a fence shortly after 2 a.m. on the city's east side. Police said it was...

Appeal vowed of conviction in slaying defense blamed on twin

Jan. 20, 2020 3:30 PM EST

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A defense attorney says he expects to appeal the murder conviction of a western Pennsylvania man who asserted that his now-deceased twin brother was the shooter. Jurors in Westmoreland County deliberated for about two hours Friday before convicting 30-year-old Darrelle Tolbert-McGhee...

Nearly 100 beehives stolen from northern California orchard

Jan. 20, 2020 3:24 PM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of nearly 100 beehives from an orchard in northern California. The beehives, which are used to pollinate almond orchards, were discovered missing on Friday, beekeeper Mike Potts said. He estimated that the theft of the 92 hives, about a third...

9-year-old girl injured by gunfire on Dallas highway

Jan. 20, 2020 3:24 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A 9-year-old girl was injured by gunfire after a man shot into a moving car in a “road rage incident” on a Dallas highway, police said Monday. Officers were searching for the man they said shot at least three times into an SUV Sunday. A woman was driving the SUV with another man...

3 men found dead in separate NYC overnight blazes

Jan. 20, 2020 3:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities on Monday were investigating the deaths of three men in separate overnight blazes, with two of the men found in unusual circumstances. The New York Police Department said the first fire was shortly before 3 a.m. on Casals Place in the Bronx. Emergency officials found an...

Three arrested in alleged assault on Baltimore policeman

Jan. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say three suspects have been arrested in connection with an assault on a Baltimore police officer. Officials say 20-year-old Donnell Burgess was arrested Sunday and charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. A 17-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile...

Suburban police officer charged with DUI after fatal crash

Jan. 20, 2020 3:07 PM EST

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after she was involved in a traffic crash in which another police officer riding with her was killed. Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka, 35, was driving on Interstate 55 early Sunday in Will County when...

In this image made from video provided by KSAT, San Antonio police officers work the scene of a deadly shooting at the Ventura, a music venue in San Antonio, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Texas authorities says at least a few people were killed and several others were injured following the shooting during the concert inside the club. (KSAT via AP)

Police: 2 dead, 5 injured after shooting in San Antonio club

Jan. 20, 2020 3:04 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two men were killed and at least five people were injured when someone opened fire during an argument at a concert in San Antonio, Texas, and police are hunting for the shooter who fled the scene. Officers were called shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday to the Ventura, a music venue and bar...

Dina Blanco show injuries on her back during an interview at Luis Fabrega Hospital in Santiago, Panama, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. The survivor of a cult ceremony that killed 7 people in her remote village in Panama says she was ordered to close her eyes, was beaten and knocked unconscious during the ritual. Her father and her son managed to escape but Blanco and her daughter Inés, who died, were not so lucky.  (AP Photo/Juan Zamorano)

Survivor recounts confused, chaotic cult rite that killed 7

Jan. 20, 2020 3:03 PM EST

SANTIAGO, Panama (AP) — A survivor of the cult ceremony that killed 7 people in a remote village in Panama says she was ordered to close her eyes, was beaten and knocked unconscious during the ritual. The account Monday by Dina Blanco suggests the 14 surviving participants were helpless, bound,...

League's leader Matteo Salvini gestures during a campaign rally in view of the upcoming local elections in the Emilia Romagna region, in Maranello, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Stefano Cavicchi/LaPresse via AP)

Italy's Salvini asks for trial, his party's lawmakers oblige

Jan. 20, 2020 3:03 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Italy's right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini dared lawmakers to lift his Senate immunity Monday so he could be tried for allegedly keeping migrants hostage for days aboard a coast guard rescue ship, and they did. But the only Senate immunity commission members who ended up voting in...