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Omaha police investigating city's latest shooting death

Jun. 16, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police in Omaha are investigating the city’s latest shooting death that happened early Wednesday. Officers were alerted around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday to a shooting near a north Omaha intersection by the city’s ShotSpotter system, police said in a...

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...

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...

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...

Massachusetts man convicted of fatal stabbing outside bar

Jun. 16, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another outside a Haverhill bar four years ago has been convicted of second-degree murder, prosecutors said. Hayden Delafuente, 25, was convicted by a jury Tuesday after a six-day...

Malaysian court rejects coroner's verdict in teen's death

Jun. 16, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian high court found Wednesday that a coroner erred in ruling that the death of a French-Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle resort was likely due to a misadventure that didn't involve other people. High Court Judge...

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

Jun. 16, 2021 06:05 AM EDT

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining social distancing rules and shooting off fireworks. “What does 70% mean?...