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Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

Jun. 24, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier. The 288 red-gowned Uvalde High School seniors sat in 100-degree heat at the school stadium...

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Biden

Jun. 24, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists. The...

Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released

Jun. 24, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home is scheduled to be released from prison next week, months after his murder conviction was overturned and he was resentenced on...

Ex-Argentine officer faces trial in Miami in massacre case

Jun. 24, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former Argentine navy officer goes on trial Monday in Miami for his alleged role in a 1972 massacre of political prisoners in his homeland. Roberto Guillermo Bravo, who has lived in the U.S. for decades, is the only former Argentine military officer accused of taking...

Man found dead in barn after exchanging gunfire with police

Jun. 24, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

LYNNVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana man sought as a fugitive has been found dead inside a barn after exchanging gunfire with members of a law enforcement taskforce, state police said Friday. Authorities had been seeking the Chandler man for several days when officers...

Topeka police say officers fatally shot knife-wielding man

Jun. 24, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three officers have been placed on paid leave after fatally shooting a knife-wielding man at an Amtrak station in Topeka, police there said. The shooting happened around 10 a.m. Friday after police were called to the station for reports of a man armed with a...

Man faces additional charges in fatal shooting of deputy

Jun. 24, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Washington is facing additional charges in connection with the 2021 shooting. Guillermo Raya Leon of Salem, Oregon, was arraigned in Clark County Superior Court Thursday on amended information in...

Iowa man who accidentally shot Marine with air rifle fined

Jun. 24, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 71-year-old Iowa City man who seriously wounded a U.S. Marine while shooting an air rifle at a squirrel has been fined $855 after pleading guilty in April to a misdemeanor. Philip Olson was issued the fine Thursday for violating an Iowa City ordinance...

Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

Jun. 24, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

In the two years documentary filmmakers shadowed former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the most jarring moment for them was in the kitchen of her Tucson, Arizona, home. As cameras were rolling, she and her husband, Sen. Mark Kelly, nonchalantly opened the freezer. Kelly grabbed a...

Police arrest suspect in fatal San Francisco train shooting

Jun. 24, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect in this week's fatal shooting of a man on a San Francisco subway commuter train. Javon Green, 26, was arrested Thursday in Pittsburg, a city about 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of San Francisco after...