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6 killed in New Jersey gunbattle, including police officer

Dec. 10, 2019 7:11 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy fire for hours, authorities said. The dead included the two gunmen, Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly said....

Pennsylvania trooper shot and wounded, prompting standoff

Dec. 10, 2019 6:31 PM EST

ELKLAND, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon at a home in a rural area near the border with New York state, prompting a standoff with the barricaded gunman that lasted into the evening, authorities said. Troopers were conducting a welfare check at the home in...

Pentagon orders review of international student vetting

Dec. 10, 2019 6:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on U.S. military installations and demanded the process be strengthened, in direct reaction to last week's deadly shooting at a Pensacola Navy base by a Saudi...

1 arrested, 1 sought in holiday gunfire that wounded 12

Dec. 10, 2019 6:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One suspect was in custody Tuesday and another was being sought in connection with a Thanksgiving weekend gunfight that injured 12 people at the edge of New Orleans' famous French Quarter. Both suspects were traced to St. Mary Parish in south-central Louisiana, where the arrest was made...

Life sentence for man wounded in confrontation with deputies

Dec. 10, 2019 5:59 PM EST

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who was wounded last year in a shootout with deputies has been sentenced to life in prison. Joshua Imhoff, 34, was sentence this week by a Polk County judge, the Ledger reported. A jury found Imhoff guilty last month of seven counts of attempted first-degree murder of a...

Police chief: Officer, 2 suspects and 3 bystanders killed in sprawling Jersey City shooting

Dec. 10, 2019 5:26 PM EST
Police chief: Officer, 2 suspects and 3 bystanders killed in sprawling Jersey City shooting.

Judge to consider delaying trial start in Parkland massacre

Dec. 10, 2019 4:26 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The judge overseeing the case of Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz said Tuesday she will consider a defense request to delay the start of trial beyond late January. Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer set a Dec. 19 date for arguments on the motion by defense...

Authorities: No indication of terrorism in New Jersey shooting that killed multiple people, including an officer

Dec. 10, 2019 3:45 PM EST
Authorities: No indication of terrorism in New Jersey shooting that killed multiple people, including an officer.

Authorities: Multiple people dead, including police officer, in New Jersey shooting

Dec. 10, 2019 3:43 PM EST
Authorities: Multiple people dead, including police officer, in New Jersey shooting.

Navy says flight training suspended for about 175 Saudi Arabian students in wake of Florida base shooting Friday

Dec. 10, 2019 3:35 PM EST
Navy says flight training suspended for about 175 Saudi Arabian students in wake of Florida base shooting Friday.