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Police investigate fatal shooting of man at Cheyenne motel

May. 25, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police have identified a person of interest in connection with the death of a man who was shot at a Cheyenne motel, police said Sunday. Thirty-six-year-old Aaron Briggs of Cheyenne was found wounded on Friday night about a block from the Lariat Motel, police said. He was taken to...

Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial damaged in Boston's South End

May. 25, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are investigating vandalism to the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial in the South End that happened the day before Memorial Day. Two stone pillars at the entrance to the monument were damaged and a Puerto Rican flag was lowered. “(It’s) disrespectful not because this...

Minot make arrest in fatal hotel stabbing

May. 25, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot police say they are investigating a homicide that occurred at a hotel on the city's northwest side. Officers were called to the unnamed hotel shortly before 7 a.m. Monday and found a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. Community Ambulance transported the 43-year-old...

Police eye former college employee as illicit video source

May. 25, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — Police have identified a former employee of an upstate South Carolina college as a “person of interest” in illicit videos that showed female athletes in changing clothes in locker rooms. The Gaffney Police Department haven't charged the man, but noted in a news release...

Seattle police investigate fatal stabbing in North Seattle

May. 25, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police homicide detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in North Seattle on Sunday evening, according to a police spokesman. The Seattle Times reports that the Seattle Fire Department responded to a call at Aurora Avenue North and North 117th Place just after 6 p.m....

Sioux Falls victim scammed by caller of $45,000

May. 25, 2020 10:23 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls police are investigating a fraud case involving a victim who lost $45,000. Police say the individual got a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft. The caller said they found a problem with the victim's computer and gave instructions on how to allow the caller...

Monroe cop shot while investigating carjacking

May. 25, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan police officer investigating a carjacking was shot during a traffic stop, authorities said. The shooting occurred Sunday night in a busy commercial area near Interstate 75 in Monroe, 40 miles (64.3 kilometers) south of Detroit. The officer, Cpl. Renae Peterson, was in...

Wheelchair-bound woman fatally struck by vehicle in Chandler

May. 24, 2020 11:53 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A fatal crash involving a vehicle that collided with a wheelchair-bound pedestrian at a Chandler intersection is under investigation, according to police. The accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police said the woman in the wheelchair was pronounced dead at the scene by...

Police in 3 states seek suspect in 2 Connecticut slayings

May. 24, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The search for a 23-year-old University of Connecticut senior suspected in two slayings and believed to be armed with several stolen guns had stretched from Connecticut to New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Sunday, state police said. Connecticut troopers said Peter Manfredonia,...

Iowa hiker dies after fall along trail in Mount Vernon

May. 24, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities are investigating the death of a hiker in Palisades-Kepler State Park in Mount Vernon. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Sunday that 32-year-old Brian Jungen, of Coralville, died Friday after a fall. Officials say a group of four hikers found Jungen on...