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Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers

Feb. 05, 2023 19:03 PM EST

SANTA ANA ZIROSTO, Mexico (AP) — It is a long and sometimes dangerous journey for truckers transporting the avocados destined for guacamole on tables and tailgates in the United States during the Super Bowl. It starts in villages like Santa Ana Zirosto, high in the misty, pine-clad...

One killed and four injured at rap concert in Arkansas

Feb. 05, 2023 18:38 PM EST

NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) — One person is dead and four others injured following a shooting at a rap concert in Newport, Arkansas, early Sunday, police told KAIT-TV in Jonesboro. A 19-year-old woman was killed and four people were injured in the attack, which occurred during a Fredo Bang...

1 dead, 4 injured in Colorado Springs-area shooting

Feb. 05, 2023 17:14 PM EST

FALCON, Colo. (AP) — A shooting killed one person and wounded four others in Colorado early Sunday, and police were searching for suspects. Authorities believe the shooting at around 12:50 a.m. in Falcon, a community 14 miles (23 kilometers) northeast of Colorado Springs, had to do...

Teen fatally shot at fair in Florida county known for rodeos

Feb. 05, 2023 16:34 PM EST

ARCADIA, Fla. (AP) — A teenager was fatally shot at a county fair in a rural part of Florida known for its annual rodeos, authorities said Sunday. The Arcadia Police Department said in a statement that the shooting of the 17-year-old boy at the DeSoto County Fair on Saturday...

Ride at Iowa amusement park where boy died will never reopen

Feb. 05, 2023 16:17 PM EST

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — The ride at an Iowa amusement park where an 11-year-old boy was killed in 2021 will never reopen, the park's owners said. Bill Lentz, Adventureland's general manager, said in a letter posted on the park's website Friday that after spending months reviewing the...

Program's head says Iowa school shooting won't deter him

Feb. 05, 2023 15:00 PM EST

The founder of an educational program for at-risk youth in Des Moines says he will remain “all in on helping kids that are not reachable in so many peoples' eyes” after he was wounded in last month's shooting that killed two students. Will Keeps, 49, a former Chicago gang member...

Arrest made in stolen yacht rescue, 'Goonies' fish incident

Feb. 05, 2023 14:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A stolen yacht. A dramatic Coast Guard rescue. A dead fish. And the famed home featured in the classic 1985 film “The Goonies.” Combined, Oregon police called it a series of “really odd” events along the Pacific Northwest coast spanning 48 hours that...

Owner fatally shot at his Atlanta nightclub, authorities say

Feb. 05, 2023 14:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — An owner of a nightclub in Atlanta, Georgia, was shot and killed at his establishment on Saturday, authorities said. The Atlanta Police Department received calls about a shooting at the club around 6:55 a.m., according to a press release. When officers arrived they...

How the cases in Alex Murdaugh's murder trial are shaping up

Feb. 05, 2023 10:23 AM EST

Two weeks into the double murder trial of South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh, prosecutors haven't presented any direct evidence that he killed his wife and son at their home in June 2021. There is no confession, no surveillance camera footage, no recording of the victims' final...

Iraqis protest gender violence after YouTube star killed

Feb. 05, 2023 09:36 AM EST

DIWANIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Dozens of Iraqi protesters gathered Sunday to decry the so-called “honor killing” of a 22-year-old YouTube star who was allegedly strangled by her father, adding fuel to calls for legal reforms protecting women. Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan on...