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Police: Man shot by officers in Colorado died by suicide

Sep. 28, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police now say a man who was shot by officers during a chase in suburban Denver on Saturday shot himself in the head at the same time and his death has been ruled a suicide. Aurora police officers approached Anthony Edwards, 31, the driver of a suspected stolen...

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

Sep. 26, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 17 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said. The shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow in the...

N. Dakota guard fired over suicide of man serving life

Sep. 23, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota prison guard was fired over the suicide of a man who was serving life sentences for killing four people. Sgt. Deandre Adams violated corrections policy in failing to adequately check on Chad Isaak, according to a termination letter from the...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 21, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. September 18, 2022. Editorial: It’s time to repeal the Pa. law that allows the sale of municipal water systems Officials in Bucks County were absolutely right not to sell their system to a private company. Now, lawmakers must...

North Las Vegas police: 2 dead in an apparent murder-suicide

Sep. 18, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people have been found dead in North Las Vegas and authorities said it appears to be an apparent murder-suicide. North Las Vegas police said the fatal shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. A man and woman who were both in their 40s died...

Accusers call suicide of convicted neurologist 'selfish act'

Sep. 14, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Six women who testified against a neurologist they accused of sexaully assaulting them while they were his patients returned to court on Wednesday to speak out against him, this time under unusual circumstances they described as a cruel twist of fate. Authorities...

Sheriff: Inmate, jailer shared 949 phone calls before escape

Sep. 14, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who authorities say escaped with the help of a jail supervisor who later killed herself in Indiana shared nearly 1,000 phone calls with the woman before the breakout, news outlets reported. Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said Casey...

Officials: Fatal shooting of family of 5 was murder-suicide

Sep. 12, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

ELK MILLS, Md. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a Maryland couple and their three children at their home last week is considered a murder-suicide, officials announced Monday. The investigation is continuing into the deaths of Marcus and Tara Milligan and their children, Teresa, 14;...

Sheriff: Brothers' dispute led to triple murder-suicide

Sep. 09, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

CANDO, N.D. (AP) — A dispute between two brothers led to a triple murder and suicide last month in a North Dakota wheat field, authorities said Friday. Towner County Sheriff Andrew Hillier said autopsy results and evidence at the scene suggested Robert Bracken, 59, killed his...

Bed Bath & Beyond names interim CFO, but struggles remain

Sep. 06, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

Bed Bath & Beyond has named Chief Accounting Officer Laura Crossen as interim chief financial officer to replace Gustavo Arnal, whose death late last week adds to a cloud of financial uncertainty for the company and further complicates its plans for a turnaround. According to...