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2 indicted in shooting outside Cincinnati bar that wounded 9

Aug. 11, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two men were indicted Thursday on numerous charges stemming from a shooting that wounded nine people outside a Cincinnati bar last weekend. Diablo McCoats, 29, faces 16 counts of felonious assault and a single weapons charge, while Jarvis Barnes, 34, faces seven...

Jury convicts Wisconsin man in fatal hate crime crash

Aug. 11, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A jury in Wisconsin has convicted a man accused of intentionally targeting a motorcyclist in a fatal crash because of the victim's race, in a two-phase trial that will eventually determine the defendant's mental state at the time. Daniel Navarro, a...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Aug. 11, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. August 10, 2022. Editorial: COVID concerns remain real In recent months, we have seen a welcome respite from what seemed like a constant focus on COVID-19 over the better part of the previous two years. Headlines about the...

Man arrested in death of co-worker at Michigan GM plant

Aug. 11, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A cleaning service employee who was working at a General Motors plant in Michigan was killed Thursday during an altercation with a co-worker, authorities said. It's not clear what led to the fight at the Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township or how the...

Beto O'Rourke responds to heckler over Uvalde with expletive

Aug. 11, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke responded to a heckler at a campaign stop with an expletive after the Texas gubernatorial candidate heard a cackled laugh while criticizing the ease with which the Uvalde elementary school gunman legally purchased an AR-15-style rifle. By...

German authorities to examine police shooting of black teen

Aug. 11, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A top security official in Germany vowed Thursday to fully investigate the fatal police shooting of a 16-year-old Senegalese boy that has sparked a debate about excessive force by the country's law enforcement officers. The interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia...

Man who fled from police shooting in Sioux Falls arrested

Aug. 11, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police have arrested a driver who fled from a fatal police shooting in Sioux Falls, officials said. Police tweeted Wednesday night that the man was arrested after a brief pursuit in a stolen vehicle. He was driving a car with three other occupants when the...

Doctor accused in kidnapping for hire plot pleads guilty

Aug. 11, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane medical doctor accused of hiring someone on the dark web to kidnap his estranged wife pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of threats in interstate commerce as part of a plea deal. Ronald Ilg, who has been a licensed physician in Washington state...

Auburn man charged with fatally beating man with rifle butt

Aug. 11, 2022 07:56 AM EDT

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — King County prosecutors have charged an Auburn man with first-degree murder, alleging he beat a man to death with a rifle. Francisco Ochoa-Prado, 31, is accused of entering Daniel Parkinson’s Auburn home on the night of Aug. 1 and fatally beating him with the...

Indiana officer critically wounded in traffic stop shooting

Aug. 11, 2022 06:40 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana police officer was critically wounded and a man was injured in a shootout following a traffic stop and search for possible narcotics, authorities said. Richmond Police Department Officer Seara Burton responded to a call about 6:30 p.m....