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1 killed in Tacoma Shooting

Apr. 24, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting near the Tacoma Dome that left one man dead and another wounded. KOMO reports that two men were sitting at a bus stop early Wednesday when a third man walked up to them. Police say a dispute occurred and shots were fired. One of the men at the...

China charges former Interpol president with bribery

Apr. 24, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Wednesday that it has formally arrested former Interpol President Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes. The indictment from the Supreme People's Procuratorate comes after Meng was expelled last month from public office and the ruling Communist Party. Meng's wife...

Suspect in killing threatened man during attempted car theft

Apr. 24, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Court documents say one of three teens charged in suburban Kansas City killing later told someone who resisted his car theft attempt that "the last person who said that lost his life." The Kansas City Star reports that the affidavit released Tuesday in the case against 18-year-old...

The Latest: FBI assisting after car plows into pedestrians

Apr. 24, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The FBI says it's assisting California officials in the investigation of a motorist who appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight. Prentice...

Trump makes new threat to send soldiers to US-Mexico border

Apr. 24, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made a new threat Wednesday to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump tweeted that "Mexico's Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National Guard Soldiers, probably as a diversionary tactic for drug smugglers on the Border," but he didn't support the...

The FBI says it is assisting in the investigation after a driver crashed into eight pedestrians in Northern California.

Apr. 24, 2019 10:29 AM EDT
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The FBI says it is assisting in the investigation after a driver crashed into eight pedestrians in Northern California.

Florida toddler drowns in retention pond

Apr. 24, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

MACCLENNY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 2-year-old boy drowned in a retention pond. Investigators from the Baker County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Department of Children and Families are trying to determine how Franklin Parker got out of an apartment in Macclenny on Tuesday morning. The...

Another Pennsylvania diocese opens victim compensation fund

Apr. 24, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown has become Pennsylvania's seventh diocese to open a victims' compensation fund since a landmark grand jury report accusing senior church officials of systematically covering up the sexual abuse of children. The diocese's program began Tuesday...

FBI, police plan update on missing 5-year-old Illinois boy

Apr. 24, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The FBI and police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake are planning a news conference as they search for a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly a week. The Crystal Lake Police Department says the news conference will take place at noon on Wednesday at City Hall. The...

Treatment center resident accused of killing over loud radio

Apr. 24, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a 58-year-old resident of a state treatment facility for sex offenders is accused of killing another resident over the victim's radio being too loud. Sgt. Tommy Thompson says Robert Wayne Fleming was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of second-degree murder in the killing of...