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Man arrested in 3 highway shootings in Alabama, Georgia

Aug. 17, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with three separate shootings that took place earlier in the day along Interstate 85 in Alabama and Georgia. One man was seriously wounded. Jerel Raphael Brown of Montgomery, Alabama, was arrested in LaFayette,...

Probe opened into Denver police shooting that injured 6

Aug. 17, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver’s district attorney says she is opening a grand jury investigation into the actions of three police officers who wounded six bystanders while shooting at an armed suspect in a crowded downtown Denver nightlife zone last month. The officers had already been...

Alex Jones' lawyer faces disciplinary hearing in Connecticut

Aug. 17, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing scrutiny from a Connecticut judge, who began hearing testimony Wednesday on whether the lawyer should be disciplined for giving other attorneys for Jones highly sensitive documents, including medical records of relatives...

1 shot at Oregon casino in gunfight between man, police

Aug. 17, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — One person was shot as a man and police exchanged gunfire at an eastern Oregon casino, tribal officials said. Police stopped a man with a gun at the door of Wildhorse Casino and Resort in Pendleton, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation...

Evidence dispute spills into public in Alex Murdaugh case

Aug. 17, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for disbarred South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh say prosecutors are taking too long to share their evidence alleging the disbarred attorney killed his wife and so n, unfairly making it tougher to defend him at his upcoming trial. It's a technical...

Man dies in shootout with would-be robber in Alabama woods

Aug. 17, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ala. (AP) — A Florida college student exploring the Alabama wilderness with his girlfriend was fatally wounded during a shootout with a would-be robber who appeared to be living with others in the woods, authorities said. Adam Simjee, 22, was shot to death in the Talladega...

School shooter's attorneys drop contentious brain exam

Aug. 17, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz reversed course Wednesday and said they will not present at his ongoing penalty trial results of a highly contentious brain exam they had said supports their contention the mass murderer suffers from fetal alcohol...

Prosecutors seek death penalty in Indiana officer's slaying

Aug. 17, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man accused of fatally shooting a young Indiana police officer last month during an early morning traffic stop, officials announced Wednesday. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings said his office consulted...

Los Angeles police shoot, wound man armed with machete

Aug. 17, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police shot and wounded a man who was allegedly armed with a machete on Wednesday morning, authorities said. The man, whose name was not made public, was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, according to LAPD Officer Tony Im, a police...

Prosecutors pursue detention for suspect in Muslim killings

Aug. 17, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Afghan refugee charged in the shooting deaths of two Muslim men and suspected in the killing of two others is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon as prosecutors ask a state district judge to hold him without bond pending trial. Muhammad...