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Milwaukee police investigate baby's death

Jan. 26, 2020 3:36 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby who was brought to a police station Sunday. Police said the infant was brought into the front lobby of Milwaukee District Four's police station shortly after 8:30 a.m. Sunday. The baby was unresponsive. Officers began...

Kentucky man arrested in fatal shooting of 2 in parking lot

Jan. 26, 2020 3:35 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of two men in a restaurant parking lot, police said. The shooting occurred at an O'Charley's restaurant in Warren County on Friday night, Bowling Green police said in a statement posted on Facebook. Police announced Saturday...

Suspect in custody in fast-food restaurant robbery, slaying

Jan. 26, 2020 3:24 PM EST

EDINBORO, Pa. (AP) — A suspect is behind bars in the shooting death of an employee during an attempted robbery of a fast-food restaurant in northwestern Pennsylvania over the weekend, state police said. Officers were called to a Wendy's in Washington Township near Edinboro shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday and...

Albuquerque police investigating a fatal downtown shooting

Jan. 26, 2020 3:15 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man has been fatally shot in the downtown area and it appears to be a homicide. They say the shooting occurred early Sunday morning and the man later died at a hospital. Police say officers working in the downtown area heard shots fired at 12:45 a.m. ...

Authorities: Family of 5 found dead in eastern N Carolina

Jan. 26, 2020 2:46 PM EST

VANCEBORO, N.C. (AP) — A couple and three children were found dead in their home in eastern North Carolina in what authorities say likely was a murder-suicide. Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes told multiple media outlets that investigators found the five on Friday afternoon in their Vanceboro home. He...

Central Missouri woman accused of killing 80-year-old mother

Jan. 26, 2020 2:33 PM EST

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Officers in central Missouri have arrested a 62-year-old woman accused of stabbing her 80-year-old mother to death. Callaway County sheriff's deputies on Friday found the body of Frances Keel, 80, at a home in Guthrie, an unincorporated township about 10 miles southwest of Fulton, the...

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Georgia inmate who came close to execution in 2017 dies

Jan. 26, 2020 1:40 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death row inmate whose planned execution was halted in September 2017 by the U.S. Supreme Court after his lawyers argued his death sentence was tainted by a juror's racial bias has died, according to the state Department of Corrections. Keith “Bo” Tharpe, 61, died of...

Murder conviction for man who crashed while high on meth

Jan. 26, 2020 1:04 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — An unlicensed driver who was high on meth when he crashed a stolen pickup, killing his passenger, has been convicted of murder in Southern California, according to a newspaper report. A jury last week also found Arthur Armando Alvarez, 28, guilty of additional charges including...

Iowa man arrested in Minnesota on vehicular homicide warrant

Jan. 26, 2020 12:59 PM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque man has been arrested in Minnesota on a vehicular homicide charge related to a fatal motorcycle crash in August. Shannon Katka, 40, was recently arrested in Albert Lea, Minnesota, on a warrant charging him with vehicular homicide while operating under the influence, the...

Deaths of mother, infant girl probed in New Jersey

Jan. 26, 2020 12:53 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a mother and an infant girl over the weekend in New Jersey, prosecutors said. Police and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to a Jersey City home at about 6 a.m. Saturday and found an unresponsive infant girl and a 41-year-old...