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Police at the scene after shots were fired in Rot Am See, Germany, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)

6 killed in Germany shooting, including suspect's parents

Jan. 24, 2020 12:05 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Six people were killed and another two wounded in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See on Friday, police said. The suspect's parents were among the dead and the other victims also were believed to be relatives. A man called police shortly after 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) and...

Troopers say Wasilla cop on domestic call kills armed man

Jan. 23, 2020 5:21 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Wasilla police officer assisting on a domestic violence case shot and killed a man who brandished a shotgun, Alaska State Troopers said Thursday. Gage Southard, 26, of Palmer, died in the shooting, troopers said in a release. The name of the Wasilla officer will be released after...

Flanked by supporters, Joycelyn Savage, center, one of R&B singer R. Kelly's girlfriends, walks out of the Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse, Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2020, in Chicago. Savage pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly punching another of the the R&B singer's girlfriends in the face. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

R. Kelly girlfriend can return to Kelly home for belongings

Jan. 23, 2020 3:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday agreed to allow a girlfriend of R. Kelly retrieve her belongings from the singer's home in Trump Tower in Chicago, where authorities say she assaulted one of Kelly's other girlfriends earlier this month. Joycelyn Savage was in court for a hearing concerning the...

Domestic assault charges against police officer dismissed

Jan. 23, 2020 3:28 PM EST

HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — A judge dismissed domestic assault and battery charges against a Massachusetts police officer whose girlfriend accused him of assaulting her. Judge Allen Swan agreed to dismiss the charges against Carlos Arriaga, 48, on Wednesday because the prosecution wasn't able to proceed...

Police: Man with knife killed by officers in suburban Denver

Jan. 23, 2020 10:40 AM EST

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A man was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call in suburban Denver Wednesday night. Officers were called to a neighborhood in Arvada after several people reported that a man was bashing a car and other things with a metal pipe outside a woman's house. ...

Man guilty of setting fire in effort to kill wife, her uncle

Jan. 23, 2020 8:03 AM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A man has been found guilty of setting a fire that injured two people at his eastern Iowa home. A jury convicted Shane Heins, 45, on Wednesday of arson and two counts of attempted murder. Before the trial, he pleaded plea to misdemeanor domestic assault for shoving his...

This undated booking photo provided by the Webster County Jail shows Mark Russell. Russell is charged with murder in the slaying of Angela McLeod. (Webster County Jail via AP)

Police: Officers left woman with man accused of killing her

Jan. 22, 2020 5:06 PM EST

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Police say a man killed his ex-girlfriend's mother at an Iowa home about an hour after officers went to the apartment following a reported assault but left without making an arrest or removing anyone from the tense scene. Mark Russell, of Fort Dodge, is accused of using a golf club...

Police: Trooper shot, wounded man who pointed gun at police

Jan. 21, 2020 11:21 AM EST

FELTON, Pa. (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a trooper shot and wounded a man after they allege he pointed a weapon at officers responding to a domestic dispute. Police in York County say troopers were dispatched at about 11 p.m. Monday to an East Hopewell Township home and were told that the man...

Handcuffed Maryland suspect drives away in police cruiser

Jan. 21, 2020 7:22 AM EST

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A man being arrested for domestic assault managed to slip his handcuffs to the front of his body, hop into the driver's seat of a Maryland police officer's cruiser and drive away, Prince George's County police said. The suspect, Abdul Hakim, 43, drove a few miles in the cruiser,...

Police: Armed woman shot, wounded by state trooper

Jan. 20, 2020 5:52 PM EST

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — State police say a woman armed with a handgun was shot and wounded by a state trooper following a domestic dispute in western Pennsylvania. Police in Lawrence County say troopers responded just after 9 a.m. Monday to a Slippery Rock Township location where a woman was reported...