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Police: Southwest Missouri man shot to death outside home

Jan. 19, 2021 10:44 AM EST

NIXA, Mo. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a man outside a home in the southwestern Missouri town of Nixa, police there said. The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Monday, the Springfield News-Leader reported. Officers called to the scene found the body of Zachary Shane Rice, 41, of...

Chicago Police shoot man who fired at officers

Jan. 19, 2021 9:46 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who jumped from a car during a traffic stop and began running away Monday night was shot by police after he fired a gun officers, the department said. According to the police department, the 29-year-old man was a passenger in a car that had been pulled over on in the Homan Square...

Police seek 2 people in stabbing death of Missouri man

Jan. 19, 2021 9:25 AM EST

TROY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators from the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis have been seeking two people in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Lincoln County over the weekend. The stabbing happened Sunday afternoon during a fight on a rural road between Cuirve River State Park and Kessler...

Authorities: 9-year-old accidentally shoots his teen brother

Jan. 19, 2021 8:59 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 9-year-old boy playing with a gun accidentally shot his 15-year-old-brother in the leg inside their family's Cincinnati home, authorities said, but the injury was not considered life-threatening. Police responded to the home early Tuesday and found the teen, who had been shot at least...

Police: Man fires gun at car during road rage incident

Jan. 19, 2021 8:34 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that a man fired multiple shots at a car after apparently becoming upset because the other driver cut him off. The Free Lance-Star reports that the incident occurred Monday afternoon in Spotsylvania County. Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Maj. Troy Skebo...

Bennington police arrest suspect in killing of woman

Jan. 19, 2021 8:26 AM EST

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in the killing of a woman who suffered a “significant laceration” on a town walkway, Bennington police said. Police received a report early Monday that a man was attacking a woman on the Walloomsac River walkway between North and School...

1 dead, 1 seriously injured in shooting in Tacoma

Jan. 19, 2021 7:54 AM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly double shooting in Tacoma Monday night that left one man dead and another fighting for his life. Police said a 20-year-old man came to a business on South Sprague Avenue in Tacoma just before 7:30 p.m. He said he was in a nearby car with another...

This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono. (Courtesy of WNEP TV via AP)

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Jan. 19, 2021 6:46 AM EST

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities early Tuesday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after a string of shootings left at least four people injured in a community in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. Authorities tweeted that while the investigation was ongoing, they did not believe the public was in...

Manhunt continues for New Jersey man in deadly stabbing

Jan. 19, 2021 6:19 AM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities were conducting an “extensive search” for a man who was charged with stabbing and beating another man to death in southern New Jersey. Authorities believe Shawn Massey, 38, of Gibbsboro, killed Joseph Bottino, 54, of Gloucester Township, in Pine Hill on Dec....

Police officer, suspect killed after armed standoff in Ohio

Jan. 19, 2021 6:05 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city on Tuesday was mourning a police officer who died after an hourslong armed standoff ended in gunfire and also claimed the life of a suspect, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, was shot and killed Monday when Christopher Harris, 27, emerged from a home...