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City to pay $2M to family of Iowa woman killed by officer

Jun. 18, 2018 1:08 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A city in southeastern Iowa has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of a woman who was mistakenly killed by a police officer. An attorney for the estate of Autumn Steele announced the dollar figure of the settlement with the city of Burlington on Monday. A federal court was...

School shooting survivor emphasizes political pressure

Jun. 18, 2018 12:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A survivor of the deadly shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has told a St. Louis gathering that political pressure is the only way to change gun laws. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that David Hogg was among speakers who participated Sunday in a panel...

Kentucky man charged with killing son on Father's Day

Jun. 18, 2018 10:58 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is charged with fatally shooting his adult son on Father's Day. Lexington news outlets report that an arrest citation says 45-year-old James Hendron Jr. was charged with murder-domestic violence Sunday in the death of 23-year-old Austin Hendron. Lexington police Lt....

1 woman dead, 1 injured in shooting at Kansas City home

Jun. 18, 2018 9:45 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One woman is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting at a home in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that police responded to a disturbance Sunday night and saw a man walking away from the house. They stopped the man. Officers then found an injured woman...

Police: Man killed, other wounded by gunshots fired into car

Jun. 18, 2018 9:34 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police say a shooting has killed one man and injured another while they were inside a vehicle in Louisiana. Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. tells news outlets in a statement that 31-year-old Johnny Warren was shot early Monday and died at the scene. Police say a...

Mother of man fatally shot by central Illinois police sues

Jun. 18, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A mother whose son was fatally shot by police in central Illinois is suing the city of Peoria and several officers in the shooting last September. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Peoria late Sunday alleges officers shot Edward Russell Jr. at least 17 times as he lifted a garage...

Man shoots intruder who doused home with gasoline

Jun. 18, 2018 7:49 AM EDT

NORTH MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot and wounded an intruder who poured gasoline on the floors of his home. The 57-year-old Pottsville man was working at the North Manheim residence around 6 p.m. Sunday when the intruder came across the street and entered the garage. The intruder then...

Pennsylvania state police shoot, wound man armed with knife

Jun. 18, 2018 7:23 AM EDT

SOUTH UNION, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state police say a trooper shot and critically wounded a man armed with a knife. The shooting occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday in South Union. Authorities say troopers were responding to a 911 call about a man, apparently armed with a knife, who was walking up and...

1 dead, 2 injured after shooting outside St. Louis bar

Jun. 18, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One person is dead and two others are injured after a shooting outside a bar in St. Louis. The shooting happened late Sunday, just before midnight, at the Olive Bar, near Harris Stowe State University. Names of the victims have not been released but all three are in their 20s. Police Chief...

Authorities investigate shooting death of 47-year-old man

Jun. 18, 2018 6:27 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 47-year-old man was killed in an early morning shooting in Omaha. Omaha police Terry Warren was pronounced dead Sunday shortly after officers arrived at the scene around 5 a.m. Authorities say he was found on the ground in a northeast Omaha neighborhood. Police offered...