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Police: Suspect in I-85 shootings had 2,000 rounds of ammo

Aug. 19, 2022 08:42 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Police who arrested a man with an arsenal of weapons in his car are trying to determine a motive for three seemingly random shootings along Interstate 85 in Alabama and Georgia, including one that critically wounded another motorist. Jerel Raphael Brown, 39, of...

R. Kelly's lawyer gets chance to question government witness

Aug. 19, 2022 08:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s legal team will get its chance to question the government’s star witness on Friday after she testified at his federal trial in Chicago that the R&B singer sexually abused her hundreds of times before she turned 18. Jane, the pseudonym used for her...

Palestinians: Israeli troops shot, killed man in West Bank

Aug. 19, 2022 06:46 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry said Friday Israeli forces shot and killed a man during an arrest raid near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. Salah Sawafta, 58, was in critical condition after a bullet hit his head in Tubas and he died hours later in a...

Los Angeles man sentenced to life for 5 random killings

Aug. 18, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who opened fire on people at random in 2014, killing five people and wounding seven others, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Alexander Hernandez, 42, from the city's Sylmar neighborhood, was sentenced...

Norfolk police: 3 dead, 2 hurt in shooting

Aug. 18, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Three men were killed and two people were injured in a shooting in Norfolk, police said Thursday. A call came in about the incident around 4:30 Thursday afternoon, the department tweeted. An investigation was underway. None of the victims was...

Officers shoot 2 people in 2 days in northern Mississippi

Aug. 18, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

HORN LAKE, Miss. (AP) — Employees of a sheriff's department in north Mississippi have shot two people within two days. The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department told WMC-TV that one of its deputies shot and wounded an armed person during a traffic stop at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in...

Bail set at $10M for man charged in slayings of 4 in Ohio

Aug. 18, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Bail was set Thursday at $10 million for a man charged in the shooting deaths of four people in a southwestern Ohio town earlier this month, including a teenage girl. Stephen Alexander Marlow, 39, did not enter any pleas during his arraignment, authorities said....

Husband sentenced to 65 years in Fitbit murder case

Aug. 18, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man was sentenced Thursday to 65 years in prison for the 2015 killing of his wife, who prosecutors say was wearing a Fitbit exercise activity tracker with data that contradicted his statements to police. Richard Dabate, 46, of Ellington, was...

Man charged with murder in shooting of North Carolina deputy

Aug. 18, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina charged a man with murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy last week. Arturo Marin-Sotelo is charged in the Aug. 11 killing of Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd, Sheriff Gerald Baker said during a news briefing. ...

Police: Officers involved in teen's shooting followed policy

Aug. 18, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police department's internal investigation of four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a high school student found that they followed procedures. The investigation concluded that the force used by Knoxville police when 17-year-old Anthony...