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Police: 2 North Carolina officers shoot, injure suspect

Jul. 02, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (AP) — One person was injured after being shot by police at a motel in Carolina Beach early Saturday morning, authorities said. Two officers with the Carolina Beach Police Department were involved in the shooting around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, the StarNews...

Uvalde schools' police chief resigns from City Council

Jul. 02, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. ...

Police say 75-year-old man assaulting wife fatally shot

Jul. 02, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 75-year-old man who officials said was armed with a knife and was threatening to kill his wife was fatally shot by police Saturday inside the couple's Sacramento home, authorities said. Officers responded to the couple's home just after midnight...

Chief Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde City Council amid criticism of police response to shooting at Robb Elementary

Jul. 02, 2022 13:44 PM EDT
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Chief Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde City Council amid criticism of police response to shooting at Robb Elementary.

Two dead, one injured in shooting in Sedgwick County

Jul. 02, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Two people died and a third was wounded in a shooting near Wichita in Sedgwick County. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a call reporting a shooting at 5:15 a.m. Saturday on Rock Road in Derby. Deputies found a man and woman dead...

Police in North Carolina fatally shoot armed woman

Jul. 02, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina fatally shot a woman after an unsuccessful de-escalation attempt and struggle over a weapon, authorities said Saturday. The incident began when Fayetteville police officers were called Friday night to a home for a reported...

2 teenagers killed, 1 man wounded in Houston-area shooting

Jul. 02, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two teenagers were killed and one man was injured in a shooting at Houston-area apartment complex, authorities said Saturday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter that deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of the complex in north...

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Jul. 02, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to shoot and seriously wound an Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer investigating a deer poaching complaint in 2020. The...

Boy, 3, dies in accidental shooting at Milwaukee home

Jul. 02, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

MILWAUKE (AP) — A 3-year-old Milwaukee boy died after finding a gun and accidentally shooting himself. Officers were called at 4:40 a.m. Friday to a home and found Akai W. Stilo with wounds. He died later at a hospital. A 28-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the...

Parkland jurors must manage trial stress on their own

Jul. 02, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The jurors chosen this past week to decide whether Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is executed will visit a bloodstained crime scene, view graphic photos and videos and listen to intense emotional testimony — an experience that they will have to manage entirely...