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2 arrested in Missoula double homicide, another sought

Oct. 21, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two men are in custody as Montana police investigate the fatal shooting of two people in a Missoula motel. Authorities say 18-year-old Preston Rossbach was arrested Saturday in Lolo and 27-year-old Jonathan Whitworth was arrested Sunday near Missoula International Airport. Both were...

Police ID man accused of stabbing state trooper

Oct. 21, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Police have released the name of a man accused of stabbing a Massachusetts state trooper. Massachusetts State police said Sunday that 18-year-old Nghia Le, of Manchester, New Hampshire, faces charges including armed assault with intent to murder. He is being held on $1 million bail. Police...

Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

Oct. 21, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

HEBER, Utah (AP) — A man suspected of driving under the influence remained jailed without bond Sunday in Utah after a crash killed six men in a pickup truck, authorities said. Jamie Don McKenzie, 41, was being held at Wasatch County Jail for investigation of six counts of vehicular homicide and two counts...

Hundreds gather for funeral of slain North Carolina trooper

Oct. 21, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

TABOR CITY, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of friends, family and colleagues have gathered for the funeral of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. Services for Trooper Kevin Conner took place Sunday at South Columbus High School in Tabor City. An outdoor ceremony was...

Crosses part of memorial for Texas school shooting victims

Oct. 21, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Crosses and flowers are part of a memorial for 10 people slain this spring in a shooting at a Texas school. The Galveston County Daily News reports that dedication ceremonies were held Saturday at Maranatha Christian Center in Santa Fe, 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Houston....

Law enforcement investigating fatal shooting in Idaho

Oct. 21, 2018 2:34 PM EDT

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officers are investigating a fatal shooting near Post Falls, Idaho. KREM-TV reports the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect for manslaughter and took him to the Kootenai County Public Safety building. Sheriffs received a call about a shooting at...

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

Oct. 21, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday. Authorities said they...

2 men found fatally shot and a woman wounded in Meadow Lake

Oct. 21, 2018 1:22 PM EDT

MEADOW LAKE, N.M. (AP) — The Valencia County Sheriff's Office say it is investigating a double homicide in Meadow Lake. Deputies tell Albuquerque TV station KOB that two young men were shot and killed Saturday morning. They say a female was also shot and is hospitalized in critical condition. The names of...

AP Analysis: Saudi prince likely to survive worst crisis yet

Oct. 21, 2018 12:29 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul is unlikely to halt Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power, but could cause irreparable harm to relations with Western governments and businesses, potentially endangering his...

Man charged with attempted murder after shooting

Oct. 21, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport man is accused of shooting another man in the leg during an argument. The Hartford Courant reports that 19-year-old Davonte Whitehurst was arrested Saturday night in Stratford on charges including attempted murder assault and carrying a pistol without a permit. Police...