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Wedding attack suspect is stepson of recently slain minister

Oct. 13, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday. Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old Luis Garcia who was shot...

The Latest: Church shooting suspect faces additional charges

Oct. 13, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a shooting at a New Hampshire church (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Authorities have announced four additional charges, including attempted murder, against a man who's accused of shooting a clergyman and a bride during a wedding in New Hampshire. Authorities...

NJ man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in carjacking slaying

Oct. 13, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man slain during a carjacking three years ago in Pennsylvania. The (Chambersburg) Public Opinion reports that 19-year-old Adiel Sanchez Frometa was also convicted Thursday of robbery of a motor vehicle...

Maryland officer punched in fight over pro-Trump clothes

Oct. 13, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say an officer was assaulted after a fight broke out at a high school football game over clothing supportive of President Donald Trump. The Capital Gazette reported Sunday the officer with the Anne Arundel County Police Department received treatment for a...

Judge determining whether college stabber was insane

Oct. 13, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge is determining whether a former drama student accused of stabbing two fellow students at the University of Hartford is not guilty by reason of insanity. Superior Court Judge James Graham heard testimony during a one-day trial Friday in Hartford and is expected to announce a...

Gunman opens fire at church wedding ceremony, 2 people shot

Oct. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said. Dale Holloway, 37, has been charged with first...

Jury awards $50,000 to Oregon commuter arrested in protest

Oct. 12, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Oregon man more than $50,000 after he was shoved, pepper-sprayed and arrested by county deputies dealing with hundreds of protesters. The 12-person jury found Multnomah County sheriff's deputies committed a battery and used "more force than was reasonably...

Manhunt underway after inmate escapes western Montana jail

Oct. 12, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from a county jail in western Montana. The Helena Independent Record reports 27-year-old Tory Gee, of Sheridan, escaped in Boulder late Friday and is suspected of stealing a pickup to flee the area. Jefferson County Undersheriff Mike...

Suspect in Detroit stabbing while EMTs were present arrested

Oct. 12, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man suspected of fatally stabbing a woman in a Detroit home while emergency medical technicians were present has been arrested. Mlive.com reports that police in New Richmond, Wisconsin, arrested 26-year-old Darius Calhoun Oct. 9 after responding to an emergency medical situation involving...

Teenager stabbed aboard train near US Capitol dies

Oct. 12, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A teenage boy who was stabbed aboard a Metro train near the U.S. Capitol has died. Police say 15-year-old Jaquar McNair died Saturday morning. The stabbing occurred around midday Friday at the Capitol South Metro station, about a block from the Cannon House Office Building, where some...