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Sheriff: Man fatally shot himself while playing with gun

Feb. 21, 2020 7:48 AM EST

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was waiting for a haircut fatally shot himself on Thursday while playing with a gun, sheriff's deputies said. The man sat down on a bucket outside his bedroom door while he waited for another man to cut his hair. He started playing with a handgun, which discharged,...

A clerk wearing a face mask talks with a customer through the doors of a stock brokerage which was closed except for limited transactions conducted through the glass of its front doors in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday after a spike in new virus cases in South Korea refueled investor anxiety about China's disease outbreak. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 21, 2020 7:41 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. INTEL OFFICIALS: RUSSIA BOOSTING TRUMP CANDIDACY The warning raises questions about the integrity of the presidential campaign and whether the Trump administration is taking the proper steps to combat the...

2 charged in shooting that left woman dead, 3 men wounded

Feb. 21, 2020 7:31 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with a street shooting near a Catholic school in Philadelphia left a woman dead and three men wounded, authorities said. The suspects — identified only as an adult and a juvenile — were charged late Thursday with murder, six...

A photo is placed between candles and flowers at a monument after a vigil for the victims of the shooting in Hanau, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. A 43-year-old German man shot and killed several people at several locations in a Frankfurt suburb overnight in attacks that appear to have been motivated by far-right beliefs, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany to raise police presence after racist shooting

Feb. 21, 2020 7:26 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people,the country's top security official said Friday. A 43-year-old German man fatally shot the victims of...

Standoff ends with police-involved shooting, 1 wounded

Feb. 21, 2020 6:05 AM EST

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities on Friday were investigating a standoff that ended with a man shot by police. The standoff began Thursday night and officials ordered residents in the area of Shady Retreat and Limekiln roads to shelter in place. There was a police-involved shooting and one person was...

Police say 2 killed, 3 injured in Idaho shooting

Feb. 21, 2020 3:16 AM EST

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant said the report of an active shooter at the Portstewart Apartments came in about 4:19 p.m. Thursday, and...

Kansas could release more evidence in fatal police shootings

Feb. 21, 2020 1:01 AM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Wendy Couser, a former juvenile intake officer at the Newton Police Department, has always believed in the importance of consequences. But Couser feels that she’s yet to see consequences for the law enforcement officials who beat, shot and killed her son, William...

Murder charges filed in shooting that wounded 3, killing 1

Feb. 20, 2020 10:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Murder charges were filed Thursday against a man accused of firing shots in a Chicago Transit Authority pedestrian tunnel that left one person dead and two others injured. Interim police Superintendent Charlie Beck identified the suspect as Torrez D. Cathery, 23, of Chicago. Cathery, who...

Attorney files 29 charges against man shot by Cass deputies

Feb. 20, 2020 9:48 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have filed 29 charges against an eastern Nebraska man who was injured in January after allegedly firing shots at Cass County sheriff's deputies. The Nebraska State Patrol said the charges were filed Tuesday against Paul Warner, 37, of rural Louisville. Warner was injured...

In this Dec. 10, 2019 image made from newly released video provided by the Jersey City Police Department via the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, a Jersey City police officer fires his weapon from the window of a Catholic school during a fierce gun battle in Jersey City, N.J. On Dec. 10, attackers David Anderson and Francine Graham stormed a Kosher grocery store in Jersey City, killing three people in the market before being killed by police. (AP Photo/Jersey City Police Department via the New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

New video shows details from fatal shootout at kosher deli

Feb. 20, 2020 9:46 PM EST

Newly released video from a fatal shootout at a kosher grocery store in Jersey City shows the moment one of the shooters exited the van he drove there, took three steps and raised a long gun before entering the market, sending passersby scattering away from the shop. The seven video files obtained Thursday...