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Four shot, including 1-year-old, at Toronto birthday party

Jun. 19, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Three children were wounded when gunfire broke out at a child’s outdoor birthday party in western Toronto on Saturday evening. Toronto Police Inspector Kelly Skinner said a 1-year-old boy, a 5-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy were wounded in the...

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Jun. 19, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and seriously injuring another, authorities said The pickup truck driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall...

Slain Dallas girl, 7, stabbed over 30 times; mother arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

A 7-year-old Dallas girl whose mother was recently arrested in her death was stabbed over 30 times, according to a court document. Madison Petry died after being stabbed on Thursday. Troyshaye Mone Hall, 23, faces a capital murder charge in her daughter's slaying, as well...

Anchorage shooting kills 1, wounds 4 others, police say

Jun. 19, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

A shooting near downtown Anchorage early Saturday left a woman dead and four other people wounded, police say. Officers responded to reports of gunfire around 2:45 a.m. and found two women and three men who had been shot. They were taken to a hospital, where one woman...

Reports: US student found killed in Russia, suspect arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The body of Catherine Serou, 34, was found in a wooded area near the city...

Police: Man pulled gun at Starbucks over cream cheese

Jun. 19, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — An angry Florida man pulled a gun on a drive-thru worker because they forgot the cream cheese with his bagel, according to Miami Gardens Police. The employee just happened to be the daughter of the police chief. Police said the man became...

Rome court convicts 4 men for sexual assault, murder of teen

Jun. 19, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — An Italian court late Saturday convicted four African men in the drugging, aggravated sexual assault and murder of an Italian teen in Rome, a crime that spurred calls in Italy for quick expulsions of migrants illegally living in in the country, state TV and private Italian media...

Fake body found in Missouri ditch

Jun. 19, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

MARBLE HILL, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in rural southwest Missouri aren't amused after deputies and firefighters rushed to the scene of possible human body and found clothes stuffed with trash instead. The Bollinger County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that...

Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6

Jun. 19, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

SHOW LOW, Ariz. (AP) — A driver in a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona on Saturday, critically injuring several riders before police chased the driver and shot him outside a nearby hardware store, authorities said. Six people...

Police: 2 juveniles,1 adult dead in apparent triple homicide

Jun. 19, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say they are investigating what appears to be a triple homicide in Fairfax County. The Washington Post reports that police were called to a home in Herndon around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. They said they found the bodies of two juveniles...