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Police: Suspect in Chicago bike attack shoots officer

Sep. 21, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in the back in broad daylight near downtown earlier in the week, police said. Michael Blackman, 45, managed to get away from both shootings and should be considered...

Albuquerque students send handmade cards to El Paso schools

Sep. 21, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Stacks of roughly 6-inch by 4-inch notes spilled onto tables in an Eisenhower Middle School science classroom — the colorful drawings and stickers contrasting with the black tabletops. Some of the letters from the Albuquerque, New Mexico school had the outline of the state...

Tennessee man charged with setting wife on fire

Sep. 21, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

GRAY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been indicted after authorities say he lit his wife on fire. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Todd Darrell Briggs of Gray was indicted earlier this month on charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault and aggravated arson. The...

Man sentenced in Utah killing pleads guilty in second death

Sep. 21, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has pleaded guilty to killing a Colorado man. Austin Jeffrey Boutain pleaded guilty Friday to murder and aggravated robbery in the death of 67-year-old Mitchell Ingle of Golden In October 2017. Authorities say...

Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

Sep. 21, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities said a shooting at a bar in South Carolina left two people dead and eight injured early Saturday. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the agency was investigating a shooting at a bar at about 2:45 a.m. Two adult males were shot and killed. Four...

Teenager dies in New Orleans shooting that injures 6 others

Sep. 21, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police are searching for suspects and a motive in a shooting that has left one juvenile dead and four others and an adult injured. News outlets report the incident happened about 10:30 p.m. Friday. According to a police report, the victims were all inside a vehicle when...

Suspect in shooting of Louisiana officers identified

Sep. 21, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man is in custody, accused in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer and wounding of another following a vehicle chase north of New Orleans. Louisiana State Police say Mark Spicer of Covington faces charges including first-degree murder of a...

The Latest: Police say suspect in bike attack also shot cop

Sep. 21, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the nonfatal shooting of a Chicago police officer (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday morning is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in broad daylight near downtown earlier this...

Fourth defendant sentenced to prison Davenport slaying

Sep. 21, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — One of five suspects in the shooting death of a Davenport man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Twenty-year-old Darell Allen Williams Jr., of East Moline, Illinois, was sentenced Friday for his role in the robbery and shooting death of Brady Tumlinson, whose girlfriend was...

Woman charged with killing 75-year-old man, torching house

Sep. 21, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on charges of beating a 75-year-old man to death and torching his Long Island house to cover up the crime. Jennifer Gross was arrested Friday on charges of killing James Coppola inside his Centre Island home on Nov. 20, 2018 and setting the house on fire....