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Driver arrested after fatal wrong-way crash in Scottsdale

Oct. 23, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A motorcyclist is dead after colliding head-on with a vehicle going the wrong way on a Scottsdale freeway, authorities said. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 25-year-old Nicholas Sajovic was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of second-degree murder. ...

Gunman arrested after Oakland hostage standoff in Oakland

Oct. 22, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man wanted on suspicion of a double killling was arrested Thursday after a standoff at an Oakland shoe store where he held an employee hostage for hours, police said. The man was taken into custody at around 5 p.m. His name wasn't immediately released. Nobody was injured. The man,...

6 alleged members of "murder squad" linked to 8 killings

Oct. 22, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Six alleged gang members who were part of a “murder squad” that roamed the streets of Monterey County looking for rival gang members and are suspected in eight killings have been arrested and charged with murder and other crimes, authorities announced Thursday. The...

Chicago Police make arrest in slaying of pregnant woman

Oct. 22, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman whose baby died days after being delivered has been arrested, Chicago Police said Thursday. “Area 2 Detectives currently have a suspect in custody in the connection to the fatal shooting of a 35-year-old female and the subsequent...

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, Rochester police search for clues and evidence as they look over the area of a home after a fatal shooting at a backyard house party in Rochester, N.Y. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, police investigating the mass shooting at a crowded house party that killed two teenagers and wounded 14 others, joined with grieving parents to plead for witnesses to come forward as they announced a $10,000 reward. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)

Reward offered a month after deadly mass shooting at party

Oct. 22, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police investigating a mass shooting at a crowded house party in Rochester, New York, last month that killed two teenagers and wounded 14 others joined with grieving parents Thursday to plead for witnesses to come forward as they announced a $10,000 reward. Three or four people...

More arrested in 2nd night of protests for injured man

Oct. 22, 2020 11:22 AM EDT

Several more people were arrested when protesters demanding justice for a Rhode Island man injured when the moped he was operating crashed as it was being followed by a police cruiser clashed with police for a second night. Several dozen protesters marched through the Providence streets late Wednesday and threw...

Ex-port commissioner sentenced for damaging memorial

Oct. 22, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A former Port of Poulsbo commissioner arrested for vandalizing a memorial to a Native American man killed by police struck a deal with prosecutors to avoid a felony conviction, The Kitsap Sun reported. Mark James DeSalvo, 49, who resigned from the port after his arrest, agreed last...

2 teenagers charged in fatal shooting at Halloween party

Oct. 22, 2020 10:45 AM EDT

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a shooting on Saturday at a Halloween party that killed a woman and injured five others in New York state. Officials said on Wednesday that a 16-year-old and 17-year old have been arrested and are charged with intentional murder and...

Man gets up to 5 years in prison for violating gun laws

Oct. 22, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A man authorities say traveled from Tennessee to Massachusetts with two accomplices to unlawfully sell weapons on the streets has been sentenced to up to five years in state prison. Theodore Baskette, 21, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in Superior Court to nine counts...

Woman accused of killing 3-year-old boy with tire iron

Oct. 22, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A 23-year-old Florida woman is accused of fatally striking a 3-year-old boy with a tire iron while he was brushing his teeth, court records show. Te'Lea Jefferson was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder and aggravated battery. She took the child, who was suffering from severe...