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Man convicted of fatally shooting his 2 daughters in Texas

Aug. 09, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A suburban Dallas man who evaded arrest for more than 12 years after the fatal shootings of his two teenage daughters in 2008 was convicted Tuesday in the killings that prosecutors said were driven by his obsessive desire for control. Yaser Said, 65, was found guilty...

Salon shooting suspect indicted for anti-Asian hate crime

Aug. 09, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man accused of shooting three Asian American women at a hair salon was indicted Tuesday on multiple counts, including committing a hate crime. The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment Tuesday of Jeremy Terrence Smith, 37, for the May...

Slain off-duty Southern California officer was rookie

Aug. 09, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Southern California police officer slain in a daytime shooting in a parking lot was a rookie who had just started his field training, authorities said Tuesday. Monterey Park Police Chief Kelly Gordon identified the slain officer as Gardiel Solorio,...

Mom sues NC officer, city over son's fatal shooting

Aug. 09, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The mother of a man fatally shot by a North Carolina police officer during an attempted car theft filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming the officer broke the law when he shot her unarmed son several times, called in the incident, then fired again. Brandon...

Prosecutor: Missouri man fatally shot in lawn-mowing dispute

Aug. 09, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with shooting and killing his neighbor following an argument over lawn mowing, bringing to an end years of hostility between the two, officials said. Samuel Avery, 42, of Kansas City, was charged Monday with second-degree...

Sheriff: Man's plan to ambush officers thwarted by training

Aug. 09, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 25-year-old man with a hand-drawn map that included “dead pigs” written at the bottom tried to ambush deputies from his home but his plan was stopped when the deputies followed training and got out of the firing zone, a South Carolina sheriff. One deputy...

3 dead in shooting at Florida Narcotics Anonymous meeting

Aug. 09, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) — A man went into a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Florida and fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and her friend before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday. Quinton Hunter brandished the gun shortly after entering the Monday night meeting, Edgewater...

Man shoots woman with own gun, takes child hostage

Aug. 08, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A man who forced his way into a Southern California home shot a woman with her own gun and then held her young daughter at gunpoint before surrendering to police, authorities said Monday. Erin Mauldin, 34, was arrested Sunday after he heeded orders to put...

Sheriff: Deputy kills man who pointed flare gun at him

Aug. 08, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

MOULTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama deputy shot and killed a man who pointed a modified flare gun at him after fleeing a traffic stop, law enforcement officials said. The Lawrence County Sheriff's office said Marty Hutto, 50, was shot and killed Saturday after he pointed a gun at the...

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Aug. 08, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood each received a second life prison sentence Monday — for committing federal hate crimes, months after getting their first for murder — at a hearing that brought a close to more than...