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Police: Man shot was unarmed; officers feared he would fire

Jul. 03, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of bullets, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities said. Akron police released video Sunday of...

Several dead in Copenhagen mall shooting; suspect arrested

Jul. 03, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in the Danish capital on Sunday, killing several people and wounding several others, police said. A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested, Copenhagen police inspector Søren Thomassen told reporters, adding...

Ex-police employee charged in killings of 2 Virginia women

Jul. 03, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two women have been found dead and a retired police department employee has been charged with second-degree murder in their killings following a lengthy weekend standoff, authorities in suburban Richmond said. The incident began Saturday afternoon when Henrico...

Maryland man indicted on 18 charges in deputy's killing

Jul. 03, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The 21-year-old Maryland man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in June has been indicted on a total of 18 charges. Austin Jacob Allen Davidson was indicted last week on charges including first- and second-degree murder, using a firearm in the commission...

31 bodies, some decomposing, found at Indiana funeral home

Jul. 03, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police are investigating after more than 30 bodies, some decomposing, were found inside a southern Indiana funeral home. Police in the Louisville suburb of Jeffersonville responded to Lankford Funeral Home and Family Center on Friday evening and found...

Missouri lawmaker resigns from House after fraud conviction

Jul. 03, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri legislator has resigned her seat after being convicted of falsely claiming she was giving patients stem cell treatments for COVID-19. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday that Republican state Rep. Tricia Derges of Nixa sent her...

Danish police say 'several dead' in Copenhagen mall shooting

Jul. 03, 2022 14:59 PM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say 'several dead' in Copenhagen mall shooting.

Palestinian dies from shot by Israeli troops in West Bank

Jul. 03, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian man who was shot by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank died of his wounds on Sunday, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli military said soldiers came under attack “during routine security activity near the town of Jaba” in the northern...

Feds: R. Kelly remains on suicide watch 'for his own safety'

Jul. 03, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities are pushing back on R. Kelly's claims that he was placed on suicide watch as a form of punishment last week after a judge sentenced him to 30 years behind bars for using his fame to sexually abuse young girls. The U.S. Attorney's Office in...

'Stay tuned' for new evidence against Trump in July hearings

Jul. 03, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More evidence is emerging in the House's Jan. 6 investigation that lends support to recent testimony that President Donald Trump wanted to join an angry mob that marched to the Capitol where they rioted, a committee member said Sunday. “There will be way more...