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2 arrested in death of Port Orchard man involving pot deal

Oct. 23, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Two people were arrested in connection with the death of a teen who went missing in South Kitsap County this week, law enforcement officials said. Kannon Stephens, 19, of Gig Harbor was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the...

After 'Rust' shooting, a look at other notable set accidents

Oct. 23, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to...

Longtime Pima County administrator injured in collision

Oct. 23, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chuck Huckelberry, the longtime top staff official for Pima County, was critically injured in a collision while bicycling in downtown Tucson Saturday morning, the county announced. Huckelberry was hospitalized in stable but critical condition...

Arrest made in shooting that killed man in Des Moines

Oct. 23, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Detectives have made an arrest in the death of a 21-year-old man who was shot in northeast Des Moines, police said Saturday. Darren Antwon Diggs, 27, was charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Police said Digg and the victim knew each...

Workers find human remains at suburban Chicago preserve

Oct. 23, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

DARIEN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether human remains found at a suburban Chicago nature preserve could be those of a United Airlines executive who vanished more than a year ago. Contractors found the remains Friday afternoon in an area of heavy brush...

San Jose community officer faces FBI probe, weapons charges

Oct. 23, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A community service officer for San Jose has been charged with gun-related crimes after the FBI linked him to online comments advocating the killing of police officers. Denis Shevchenko, 40, was charged this week with three misdemeanor counts of...

Court upholds suspension of 2 police officers, firing of 1

Oct. 23, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Two Hackensack police officers accused of a warrantless search should not have been fired, a New Jersey appeals court has ruled. The court upheld the decision to fire a third. The city had long sought to fire officers...

Judge rules for Tennessee school district's mask mandate

Oct. 23, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district can continue requiring students to wear masks in school after a federal judge on Friday extended a ruling blocking an opt out provision, The Tennessean reported. The ruling comes in a lawsuit brought by the families of...

Canadian man pleads guilty in Bismarck slaying

Oct. 23, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian man facing the possibility of life in prison for the death of a Bismarck man two years ago has entered into a plea agreement that would send him to prison for 25 years. The Bismarck Tribune reports Earl Howard, 43, of Bellwood, Ontario,...

Police arrest Florida boy after girl dies with gunshot wound

Oct. 23, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is facing manslaughter charges for being suspected of shooting a 15-year-old girl, who later died of complications. The Tampa Bay Times reports police first found the girl with a gunshot wound and she told officers her friend had...