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Bodies of 3 missing kids, woman found in Minnesota lake

Jul. 02, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The bodies of three young children and a woman believed to be their mother have been recovered from a Minnesota lake, and authorities say the deaths are being investigated as a triple murder-suicide. Meanwhile, the body of the children's father was...

Police: Virginia toddler left in car dies, father kills self

Jun. 29, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A toddler accidentally left in a vehicle for hours died Tuesday and police said his father was found dead in an apparent suicide at their Virginia home, police said. Chesterfield County Police received a call around 11:45 a.m. indicating that an...

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

Jun. 28, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls. The stiff sentence was a victory for a...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jun. 27, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 25 The Washington Post says GOP support for gun bill offers hope for more reform Fifteen Republicans in the Senate and 14 in the House joined with congressional Democrats this week to...

Officials: Georgia man sentenced to die kills self in prison

Jun. 27, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who was recently sentenced to death in the killings of two corrections officers during an escape attempt five years ago has died in prison of an apparent suicide, corrections officials said. Prison guards found Ricky Dubose unresponsive in his cell...

Couple fatally shot at resort in domestic murder-suicide

Jun. 25, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man and woman were found fatally shot Saturday at a hotel resort in central Florida's tourist corridor in what authorities are describing as a murder-suicide that started as a domestic dispute. The middle-aged man and woman were found at The Fountains Resort...

Man suspected in 2 Ohio killings found dead in Alabama

Jun. 24, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

FALKVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a woman and child in Ohio was found dead in Alabama from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, news outlets reported. Dante Rashad Hawes, 32, of Dayton, Ohio, was found dead inside a vehicle Thursday afternoon in...

Lawsuit says hero who killed gunman was shot without warning

Jun. 22, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The mother of a man hailed as a hero for killing a gunman who ambushed and fatally shot a police officer only to be killed himself by another officer in suburban Denver filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging the officer who shot him should have realized he did not pose a threat. ...

Man who killed Southern California officers died by suicide

Jun. 18, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who killed two Southern California police officers died by suicide, a coroner's report said Saturday. Justin Flores, 35, died of a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was suicide, according to online records of the Los Angeles County...

Prison guard arrested, accused of falsifying records

Jun. 15, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — A guard at Louisiana's second-largest prison has been arrested after she allegedly falsified records following an inmate's suicide. Iberville Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Master Sgt. Samantha Joubert, 28, of Baton Rouge, on Tuesday for malfeasance in...