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Hours after 4 killed in Chicago, 5 more hurt in shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Five people standing outside on Chicago's West Side were shot in a violent end to a day that began with a mass shooting on the city's South Side that left four people dead and four more injured, police said. Four men and one woman...

Kansas City police investigating shooting death Tuesday

Jun. 16, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting death inside a home in the Ivanhoe Northeast neighborhood. The shooting occurred around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday near E. 36th and Olive streets, police said in a news release. Arriving officers found a...

Hit-and-run driver kills Florida woman in a mobility scooter

Jun. 16, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — A 64-year-old Florida woman in a mobility scooter was struck and killed while gathering mail at the edge of the road on Tuesday. The woman who struck her in the Wesley Chapel neighborhood then fled the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said in...

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, find man dead in vehicle

Jun. 16, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating after finding the body of a man who had been shot inside a car. Police said officers were called just after 7 a.m. Monday to a residential area a few blocks northwest of Klamm Park. Arriving...

Indiana man fatally shot in exchange of gunfire with police

Jun. 16, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

WOLCOTT, Ind. (AP) — A man who exchanged gunfire with northwest Indiana police officers sent to arrest him on a warrant was struck by gunfire and died at a hospital, police said Wednesday. Perry Boyd, 56, of Wolcott, died from his injuries Tuesday night at a Lafayette...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Jun. 16, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship. The protester used a powered paraglider with a motor...

The Latest: Activists call for peace at Biden-Putin summit

Jun. 16, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — GENEVA — Peace activists unfurled a huge banner in Lake Geneva on Wednesday calling on the Russian and U.S. presidents to slash their nuclear arsenals. Campaigners in a sailboat spread the banner, reading “Peace and Security Through Disarmament,” in...

Tennessee deputy wounded, man dead after gunfire exchange

Jun. 16, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

WESTMORLAND, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was wounded and a suspect was found dead after authorities responding to a report of an armed man causing a disturbance exchanged gunfire with him, officials said. Deputies from the Macon County Sheriff’s Office...

State police investigating shooting by Bridgeport officer

Jun. 16, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport police officer shot and wounded a person Tuesday night while working with a federal and local law enforcement task force, authorities said. State police said Wednesday that the person was treated at a hospital for...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jun. 16, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

York Dispatch. June 14, 2021. Editorial: Awful ‘audit’ idea hatched by GOP in Pa. It seemed only a matter of time before Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania hopped on the “election audit” bandwagon. Turns out, they’ve...