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Protesters demand reopening of Delaware police shooting

Jul. 11, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Dozens of people marched Saturday in Wilmington to demand the reopening of the case in the 2015 fatal police shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair. The demonstration for Jeremy McDole moved through the city, making stops at the Wilmington Police headquarters and a state office...

Child recovering after being shot 4 times during drive-by

Jul. 11, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A 9-year-old who was shot four times Wednesday night in Atlanta has undergone surgery and is recovering, his mother said Saturday. Keyona Carson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that her son Javonni Carson was filming TikTok videos in East Atlanta when someone drove by and fired into a...

FILE - In this June 11, 2001 file photo, media stand in the briefing area near the U. S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind. minutes after Oklahoma city bomber Timothy McVeigh was executed. McVeigh was pronounced dead at 7:14 a.m. local time, becoming the first federal prisoner executed in 38 years. After the latest 17-year hiatus, the Trump administration wants to restart federal executions this month at the Terre Haute, prison. Four men are slated to die. All are accused of murdering children in cases out of Arkansas, Kansas Iowa and Missouri. (AP Photo/Indianapolis Star, Rich Miller File)

Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states

Jul. 11, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Executions carried out by federal authorities have stopped, restarted and stopped again for long stretches since the first one in 1790, when U.S. marshals hanged a mariner in Maine for fatally shooting the captain of a slave ship. After a 17-year hiatus, the Trump administration wants to...

Kamya Gorden, right, is comforted by her mother, Pursha Gorden, following the fatal shooting of a man, Friday, July 10, 2020, who the city’s police chief said fired at officers investigating a Fourth of July block party shooting, in Detroit. (Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press via AP)

Chief: Video shows man killed by Detroit police fired first

Jul. 10, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Video released by Detroit police show a young man appearing to shoot at an officer at close range Friday before fellow officers opened fire, killing the suspect. Police Chief James Craig told reporters as he released the video Friday evening that the suspect he identified as 20-year-old...

3 deputies shot in deadly attack released from hospital

Jul. 10, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

KNIGHTSEN, Calif. (AP) — Three Northern California sheriff's deputies who were wounded in a deadly confrontation with a shotgun-wielding man have been released from the hospital, authorities said Friday. During Thursday night's confrontation, a deputy struck in the chest was saved by his bulletproof vest...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Noe Abarca shows Andres Guardado Pinedo, who was fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy. The Los Angeles County coroner on Friday, July 10, 2020, released the autopsy report on an allegedly armed Pinedo who was shot by a sheriff's deputy that the Sheriff's Department had requested remain confidential under a security hold. (Courtesy of Noe Abarca via AP, File)

Coroner releases autopsy on fatal shooting by LA deputy

Jul. 10, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner on Friday released the autopsy report on an allegedly armed young man shot by a sheriff’s deputy that the Sheriff’s Department had requested remain confidential under a security hold. Like the results of an independent autopsy released earlier...

Prosecutor: Marshals acted lawfully in Black man's death

Jul. 10, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Members of a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man after he pointed a rifle at them will not be charged in his killing, the top prosecutor in Memphis, Tennessee, said Friday. Shelby County district attorney Amy Weirich said marshals acted...

Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster

Jul. 10, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

RENO, Texas (AP) — Two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of killing his sister and threatening others opened fire on them in North Texas and barricaded himself in a home, authorities said Friday. Police in Reno, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Fort Worth, say the suspect...

This undated photo provided by the family of Robert Fuller shows Fuller. He was found dead Wednesday, June 10, 2020, hanging from a tree in Poncitlan Square in Palmdale, Calif. A police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of Fuller, a Black man found hanging from a tree in the Southern California city park in June, authorities said Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Courtesy of the Robert Fuller family/Najee Ali via AP)

Attorney not disputing suicide findings in Black man's death

Jul. 10, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for the family of a Black man found hanging from a tree last month in a Southern California city park did not dispute on Friday investigators' finding that the death was a suicide. The family of Robert Fuller was absorbing the findings and grieving, attorney Jamon R. Hicks...

2 arrested, 2 wanted after 11-year-old killed on July Fourth

Jul. 10, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two men have been arrested and two others are wanted in connection with the killing of an 11-year-old boy who was shot during a Fourth of July cookout in Washington, police said Friday. The boy, Davon McNeal, was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire between five armed suspects,...