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Court overturns suspension of Alex Jones' lawyer in Sandy Hook case that led to $1.4B judgment

May. 23, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut court on Thursday overturned a six-month suspension given to a lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for improperly giving Jones' Texas attorneys confidential documents, including the medical records of relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

Fate of Missouri man imprisoned for more than 30 years is now in the hands of a judge

May. 23, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge will soon decide the fate of a Missouri man who has spent more than three decades in prison for a killing he says he didn't commit. Christopher Dunn was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1990 shooting death of 15-year-old Ricco Rogers. St....

Disgruntled worker fatally shoots 2, wounds 3 at linen company near Philadelphia

May. 22, 2024 19:05 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A disgruntled employee opened fire at a linen company near Philadelphia on Wednesday, killing two coworkers and injuring three others, authorities said. The shooting took place at the Delaware County Linen at about 8:30 a.m. in the city of Chester, about 18...

Person fatally shot by Washington state trooper during altercation on I-5 identified as Idaho man

May. 22, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The person who was fatally shot by a Washington state trooper during an altercation on Interstate 5 north of Seattle last week has been identified as an Idaho man. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said the man was 31-year-old Marvin Arellano...

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

May. 22, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas on Wednesday filed a $500 million federal lawsuit against nearly 100 state police officers who were part of the botched law enforcement response to one of the deadliest school shootings in...

Savannah police arrest suspect in weekend shootings that injured 11 in downtown square

May. 22, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with an outbreak of gunfire that injured 11 people last weekend at a public square in the heart of Savannah's downtown historic district, police announced Wednesday. William Anthony Mitchell, 20, was charged with four...

Suspect arrested in Florida shooting that injured Auburn RB Brian Battie and killed his brother

May. 22, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Sarasota man has been charged with murder in a shooting that killed the brother of Auburn running back Brian Battie and injured Battie and three other men. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Darryl Bernard Brookins on Wednesday as a suspect in the...

Exonerated after serving 8 years for 2013 murder, a 26-year-old is indicted again in a NYC shooting

May. 22, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was exonerated after spending eight years in prison for a murder has been charged again — in a different fatal shooting. Shamel Capers, 26, was indicted Tuesday on charges including attempted murder in connection with a July 23, 2023, shootout between...

Street shooting in Harrisburg leaves 2 men dead, 3 people wounded

May. 22, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A street shooting in Pennsylvania's capital city has left two men dead and three other people wounded. Harrisburg police found three of the victims when they responded to reports of shots fired shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. A fourth victim showed up at...

The families of 19 Uvalde school shooting victims agree a $2M settlement with the Texas city

May. 22, 2024 13:15 PM EDT
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 Uvalde school shooting victims agree a $2M settlement with the Texas city.