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Former employee fatally shoots 2, wounds 3 at linen company in Philadelphia suburb, police say

May. 22, 2024 10:49 AM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A former employee armed with a handgun opened fire early Wednesday at a linen company in a Philadelphia suburb, killing two people and wounding three others, police said. The shooting at Delaware County Linen in Chester occurred around 8:30 a.m., and the shooter...

Austin police fatally shoot man seen making a bomb at a convenience store during a standoff

May. 22, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man seen pouring lighter fluid around an Austin, Texas, convenience store and then making a homemade bomb during an hourslong standoff was fatally shot by an officer, according to police. The man, whose name was not released, was armed and had entered the...

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims plan announcement ahead of second anniversary

May. 22, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas have scheduled a news conference Wednesday ahead of the upcoming second anniversary of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The attack at Robb Elementary...

Former Arizona grad student convicted of first-degree murder in 2022 shooting of professor

May. 21, 2024 20:22 PM EDT

A former University of Arizona graduate student was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a hydrology professor on campus, months after he was expelled. A Pima County Superior Court jury deliberated for less than three hours before reaching a verdict against...

Report says there was 'utter chaos' during search for Maine gunman, including intoxicated deputies

May. 21, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The search for the gunman behind last October's mass shooting in Maine was marked by “utter chaos,” including one group of deputies who had been drinking nearly crashing their armored vehicle and others showing up in civilian clothes who could have been mistaken for the...

Judge hears wrongful conviction claim of Missouri inmate in prison for 33 years

May. 21, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Christopher Dunn has spent 33 years in prison for a murder he has claimed from the outset that he didn't commit. A hearing this week will determine if he should go free. St. Louis prosecutors are now convinced Dunn is telling the truth, but lawyers for the Missouri...

Slovak Parliament votes to condemn political violence after assassination attempt on prime minister

May. 21, 2024 06:47 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s Parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to condemn politically motivated violence following an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Robert Fico, who is recovering from multiple wounds from last week’s shooting, hospital officials said. ...

Judge orders man accused of opening fire outside Wrigley Field held without bail

May. 20, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal magistrate judge on Monday ordered a man accused of opening fire on a busy street outside Wrigley Field earlier this month to remain in custody without bail. Raphael Hammond, 37, has been charged with being a felon in possession of a handgun in connection...

Over $450K recovered for workers of California mushroom farms that were sites of fatal shootings

May. 20, 2024 20:44 PM EDT

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The owners of two Northern California mushroom farms where a farmworker killed seven people in back-to-back shootings last year will pay more than $450,000 in back wages and damages to 62 workers, the Labor Department announced Monday. The owners of...

There was a fatal shooting at this year's 'Jeep Week' event on Texas Gulf Coast. Here's what to know

May. 20, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

A popular event drew tens of thousands of visitors over the weekend to Texas Gulf Coast beaches, where a fatal shooting erupted and nearly 300 people were arrested, authorities said Monday. Three separate shootings were reported Saturday on the Bolivar Peninsula during the annual...