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What we know about the young missionaries and religious leader killed in Haiti

May. 25, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

The local director of a mission group in Haiti and a young missionary couple from the U.S. were attacked and fatally shot by gang members after leaving a youth group activity at a church, a family member told The Associated Press. Thursday’s killings of Jude Montis, the local...

Baltimore police fatally shoot a man who pulls gun during questioning; detective injured

May. 25, 2024 15:57 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police officers in Baltimore fatally shot a man who pulled a gun while they questioned him in a different shooting, authorities said. A detective was shot in the chest, and his protective vest likely saved his life, Police Commissioner Richard Worley told...

Man convicted of murder in death of Washington state police officer shot by deputy

May. 24, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man was found guilty of murder Friday for his role in the 2022 death of a police officer who was mistakenly shot by a sheriff's deputy. A Clark County jury convicted Julio Segura of Yakima on counts of first-degree murder, second-degree...

Uvalde families sue Meta and Call of Duty maker on second anniversary of school attack

May. 24, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Families in Uvalde took more legal action Friday on the second anniversary of the Robb Elementary School attack, suing Meta Platforms, which owns Instagram, and the maker of the video game Call of Duty over claims the companies bear responsibility for products used by the...

Self-deploying officers and a leaked bulletin complicated Maine mass shooting response, police say

May. 24, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's top police leader addressed the chaos caused by officers arriving without assignments after the state's deadliest mass shooting, saying Friday that he was glad so many officers were eager to help, even though it was difficult to manage at times. Col....

Involuntary manslaughter allegation against Alec Baldwin advances toward trial with new court ruling

May. 24, 2024 20:12 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge has rejected a request by Alec Baldwin to dismiss the sole criminal charge against him in a fatal shooting on the set of the movie “Rust,” keeping the case on track for a trial this summer. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer on Friday upheld an...

Young missionary couple from US among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital, family says

May. 24, 2024 19:22 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. missionary couple and a Haitian man who worked with them were shot and killed by gang members in Haiti’s capital after they were attacked while leaving a youth group activity held at a local church, a family member said Friday. The attack...

Judge rejects Alec Baldwin's bid to dismiss criminal charge against him in ‘Rust’ fatal shooting

May. 24, 2024 18:25 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Judge rejects Alec Baldwin's bid to dismiss criminal charge against him in ‘Rust’ fatal shooting.

Immigration officer convicted of shooting photos and video up a flight attendant's skirt

May. 24, 2024 12:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal immigration officer is facing a possible prison sentence after he was convicted of using a cellphone camera to shoot up the skirt of a flight attendant as he escorted an immigrant who was being deported. Billy Olvera, 48, was convicted Wednesday in Miami's...

Young missionary couple from US among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital who opened fire on a home, police say

May. 24, 2024 12:23 PM EDT
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Young missionary couple from US among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital who opened fire on a home, police say.