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6th teen pleads guilty in 2022 shooting near Iowa school

Jan. 27, 2023 15:24 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A sixth teenager pleaded guilty Friday to charges in a 2022 shooting outside a Des Moines high school that left one person dead and two others injured. Braulio Hernandez-Salas, 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of intimidation with a dangerous weapon,...

Farm where 4 were killed had separate shooting last summer

Jan. 27, 2023 00:36 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shooting that left four dead at a California mushroom farm on Monday was at least the second time an employee tried to kill a coworker on the property, records show. Martin Medina, a manager at California Terra Garden, was charged with attempted murder...

A look at California's deadly back-to-back mass shootings

Jan. 26, 2023 20:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the course of 48 hours, two gunmen went on shooting rampages at both ends of California that left 18 dead and 10 wounded. The unrelated massacres at a dance hall in a Los Angeles suburb on Saturday night and a pair of mushroom farms south of San Francisco on...

Rhode Island officer acquitted in shooting of teenager

Jan. 26, 2023 16:31 PM EST

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer who was off duty and out of uniform when he shot the 18-year-old driver of a car he had witnessed speeding past him on the highway was acquitted by a jury Thursday of several charges. Pawtucket Officer Daniel Dolan, 40, was cleared...

Suspect in Half Moon Bay farm killings faces 7 murder counts

Jan. 26, 2023 06:54 AM EST

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A farmworker accused of killing seven people in back-to-back shootings at two Northern California mushroom farms was charged Wednesday with seven counts of murder and one of attempted murder. Chunli Zhao, 66, was set to make his first court appearance...

3 teens arrested, 2 hurt, 1 critical in Carson City shooting

Jan. 25, 2023 18:43 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Three juveniles have been taken into custody as suspects in a shooting in Carson City that injured two teens, including one who remained hospitalized Wednesday in critical condition. Detectives have determined approximately 17 shots were fired from handguns...

Police chief calls Iowa school shooting 'sad and pointless'

Jan. 25, 2023 17:36 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A shooting at a Des Moines educational program that left two students dead and the organization's founder injured should be understood as “tragic, sad and pointless," the city's police chief said Wednesday. The shooting Monday at the Starts Right Here...

Fatigue and despair build as California copes with massacres

Jan. 25, 2023 09:04 AM EST

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — In the wake of the worst massacre in Los Angeles County history, the California governor was meeting gunshot victims in the hospital when he was pulled away and briefed on a mass shooting at the other end of the state. Word that a gunman had killed...

Suspect in shootings at Half Moon Bay farms was employee

Jan. 24, 2023 22:25 PM EST

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A farmworker killed seven people in back-to-back shootings in a case of “workplace violence” at two Northern California mushroom farms, officials said Tuesday as the state mourned its third mass killing in just over a week. Chunli Zhao, 66, was...

Cops took 5 hours to warn that dance hall shooter was loose

Jan. 24, 2023 18:23 PM EST

Lost in the aftermath of the Monterey Park, California, ballroom dance hall shooting that left 11 people dead is an alarming fact: It took five hours for authorities to alert the public that the gunman was on the loose. Even after the 72-year-old shooter brought a submachine...