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14-year-old Athens boy arrested for shooting 2 other boys

May. 27, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A 14-year-old Athens boy was arrested Friday for shooting two other teens over a social media post earlier this week, police said. Athens-Clarke County police charged the boy as a juvenile with four counts of aggravated assault. His name was not released because...

3 shot and injured during Honolulu fight; suspect arrested

May. 27, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man after a shooting in Honolulu injured three people, officials said. Police said the man fired multiple shots at a 15-year-old, 17-year-old and a 20-year-old during a fight Thursday night, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. ...

Police: Teen charged in shooting of 9-year-old girl

May. 27, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A 15-year-old Virginia boy has been arrested and charged in a shooting that left a 9-year-old girl in critical condition, police said. Prince William County police said the teen is charged with aggravated malicious wounding, attempted malicious wounding,...

Pakistan rights activist gets bail in army defamation case

May. 27, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani women’s rights activist was granted preemptive bail Friday in a move that protects her from arrest after the army accused her of slandering the country’s military chief, a lawyer said. The order by the Islamabad High Court came a day after the...

Authorities: Teen sneaks loaded gun into SC holding facility

May. 27, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 13-year-old arrested for having a loaded gun at a South Carolina mall apparently sneaked a second loaded weapon into the facility where he was taken, authorities said. A Columbia Police Department spokesperson called the incident “an egregious failure on...

Governor saw deadly arrest video months before prosecutors

May. 27, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With racial tensions still simmering over the killing of George Floyd, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his top lawyers gathered in a state police conference room in October 2020 to prepare for the fallout from a troubling case closer to home: troopers’ deadly arrest...

Sergeant convicted in Paterson police corruption case

May. 27, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A Paterson police sergeant accused of leading a group of city officers who illegally stopped and searched numerous people and vehicles and stole thousands of dollars from them has been convicted of falsifying a police report. Michael Cheff was also found...

Governor saw deadly arrest video months before prosecutors

May. 27, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his top lawyers privately watched a key video of Black motorist Ronald Greene drawing his final breaths in his deadly 2019 arrest six months before prosecutors even knew the footage existed. While the Democratic governor...

Police: Suburban Chicago man charged in machete attack

May. 27, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

LANSING, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man was ordered held on a $1 million bond for allegedly slashing another man repeatedly with a machete after they argued over parking outside an apartment, police said. Rashad Crosby, 25, of Calumet City, was charged with attempted...

Sheriff: 13-year-old accused of threatening school shooting

May. 26, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was arrested on terrorism charges after alleging threatening to shoot up the Prescott middle school he attended, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said. The student allegedly made the threat three times May 17 while speaking to the bus...