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14-year-old boy is arrested in death of his mother in Marana

Oct. 26, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the death of his mother at a home in Marana, according to authorities. Pima County Sheriff's officials said the teenager was being held on suspicion of second-degree murder. His name wasn't being released because he’s a juvenile. Sheriff’s...

Today in History

Oct. 26, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 26, the 300th day of 2020. There are 66 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On October 26th, 1774, the First Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia. On this date: In 1825, the Erie Canal opened in upstate New York, connecting Lake Erie...

Man arrested in New Jersey building blaze that left 2 dead

Oct. 25, 2020 11:07 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man was arrested in connection with a blaze at a New Jersey apartment building that left two men dead and multiple other people injured, authorities announced late Sunday night. Brandon Adams, 34, was charged with two counts of first-degree felony murder, a release from the Camden...

Police: 4 men shot in Raleigh

Oct. 25, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina said a man was killed and three others were shot near a bar. Raleigh Police Sunday evening that Justin Carlton Jones, 25, was killed in an early morning shooting. They said two men had been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in connection to the...

FILE  - In this Sunday Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory greets churchgoers at St. Mathews Cathedral after the annual Red Mass in Washington. Pope Francis on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat. In a surprise announcement from his studio window to faithful standing below in St. Peter’s Square, Francis said the churchmen would be elevated to a cardinal’s rank in a ceremony on Nov. 28.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Pope names 13 new cardinals, including 1st Black US prelate

Oct. 25, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat. In a surprise announcement from his studio window to faithful standing below in St. Peter’s Square,...

Police search for suspect following murder of Delaware man

Oct. 25, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Police said they are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Delaware man who was shot in Maryland. Maryland State Police said Khalil St. Croxie Reid was found with gunshot wounds Sunday morning in a parking lot in Cambridge, Maryland. Reid was transported to a local hospital...

Highway patrol officers shoot, kill man they say had a knife

Oct. 25, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers shot and killed a western Missouri man who reportedly threatened a trooper with a knife, the patrol said. The shooting occurred late Saturday in Garden City, about 48 miles (77.25 kilometers) south of Kansas City, after the Cass County...

Baltimore Police: 4 shootings on Sunday, 1 dead

Oct. 25, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore said a man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon. There were three other shootings earlier in the day. On Sunday afternoon a 34-year-old man suffering gunshot wounds was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by medical personnel, police said. Police...

Man killed in shooting at Wichita after-hours night club

Oct. 25, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 41-year-old man was shot and killed inside an after-hours nightclub in Wichita, police said. Costella Reed, of Wichita, died after being shot early Saturday in the Apple Lounge in north Wichita. Reed was inside the nightclub when a disturbance began involving another person. One shot...

A child holds a photograph of France's President Emmanuel Macron, stamped with a shoe mark, during a protest against France in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country while also launching a second attack on French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking a day after he suggested Macron needed mental health treatment because of his attitude to Islam and Muslims, which prompted France to recall its ambassador to Ankara, Erdogan took aim at foreign critics. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

France says stop boycott calls; Erdogan ups Macron insults

Oct. 25, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities denounced Turkish “propaganda” against France that they said was aimed at fanning hate at home and abroad, and asked Sunday that calls to boycott French products cease immediately, saying such attacks were the work of a “radical minority.” ...