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Officer who fatally shot Kawaski Trawick 5 years ago won't be disciplined, police commissioner says

Apr. 12, 2024 21:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Kawaski Trawick inside his Bronx apartment five years ago will not face internal discipline, the city’s police commissioner, Edward Caban, announced Friday. In a statement, Caban said the...

Pakistani police search for gunmen who abducted bus passengers and killed 10 in the southwest

Apr. 12, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police are searching for gunmen who killed eight people after abducting them from a bus on a highway in the country’s southwest, a police official said Saturday, Earlier, the same attackers killed two people and wounded six in another car they forced to stop. ...

California man sentenced to 40 years to life for fatal freeway shooting of 6-year-old boy

Apr. 12, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life for the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy who was riding in the back of his mother's car on the freeway, prosecutors said. Marcus Eriz, now 27, was sentenced in Orange County Superior Court in Santa...

A police officer and an 18-year-old suspect are killed by gunfire in Memphis, Tennessee

Apr. 12, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police chief made an impassioned plea to her community to help stop gun violence after a Memphis police officer and an 18-year-old suspect were killed as officers investigated a suspicious vehicle early Friday. A second suspect, who is 17, was in...

2 tractor-trailers hit by gunfire on Alabama interstate in what drivers call ambush-style attacks

Apr. 12, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Two tractor-trailers were struck by gunfire on Interstate 85 in Macon County early Friday in what the drivers described as ambush-style attacks, but nobody was hurt. Sheriff Andre Brunson told WRBL-TV that gunshots hit the cabs of both trucks and shattered...

Suburban Detroit police fatally shoot man who pointed gun at them

Apr. 12, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Officers responding to a calls about a man who was assaulting family members fatally shot him after he pointed a handgun at them Friday in suburban Detroit, authorities said. The man came out of a home armed with a handgun and pointed the weapon at officers,...

Jury visits a ranch near US-Mexico border where an Arizona man is charged with killing a migrant

Apr. 12, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the case of an Arizona rancher charged with fatally shooting a migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border visited the scene of the killing as the third week of the trial wrapped up. Court officials on Thursday took jurors in a van to view various...

Three killed in Ethiopia shootout as regional rebellions spill into the capital

Apr. 12, 2024 09:58 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A shootout between militiamen and police officers killed three people Friday in the Ethiopian capital in a rare case of the country's many regional rebellions spilling into the city. The violence occurred near Millenium Hall in Addis Ababa’s downtown as...

Today in History: April 12, Civil War begins with gunfire at Fort Sumter

Apr. 12, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 12, the 103rd day of 2024. There are 263 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 12, 1861, the U.S. Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina. ...

Maine shooter's commanding Army officer acknowledges his inaction over missed counseling sessions

Apr. 11, 2024 21:09 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The commanding officer of an Army reservist responsible for the deadliest shooting in Maine history acknowledged to an independent commission on Thursday that he didn’t take action when the reservist skipped counselor sessions, and didn't attempt to verify that the...