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Report: Officer left university job after case there dropped

Jun. 23, 2018 5:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against. East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld, who...

Man found shot to death near Kansas City home; no arrests

Jun. 23, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a man near a house in the Oak Park Northwest neighborhood, just west of Central Park. Police say officers patrolling the area around 1 a.m. Saturday heard gunshots and went to investigate. Officers found 30-year-old Justin...

Jewell Loyd scores 25 points, Storm beat Fever 72-63

Jun. 23, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd had 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Natasha Howard added 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 72-63 on Friday night. Breanna Stewart scored 15 points for the Storm (9-4). Jordin Canada hit a floater to give Seattle the lead...

Student activists hold Florida bus tour after mass shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student activists from a high school that suffered a mass shooting have kicked off a March for Our Lives Florida bus tour, where they plan to visit all 27 of the state's Congressional districts. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland was the site of a Feb. 14 shooting that...

Trial set in long-delayed post-Katrina racial shooting case

Jun. 22, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A trial date has been set for a white man accused of shooting at three black men in what federal prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina. The case of Roland Bourgeois Jr. has dragged on for years. He was indicted five years after the 2005 storm. His...

Prosecutors charge man in Houston Lake shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Shawnee man has been charged in the shooting death of Jacob Stowers in Houston Lake. The Platte County prosecutor's office said in a news release Friday that 26-year-old Coty Borst has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the June 21 death. He is...

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Jun. 22, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer. Hundreds of marchers chanting "Who did...

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

Jun. 22, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Government security forces in Venezuela carry out unjustified killings without any apparent consequences as the rule of law in the country quickly vanishes, a United Nations report charged Friday, drawing a rejection from Caracas. The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human...

Teens arrested in fatal shooting of girl, 9, sitting in car

Jun. 22, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man have been arrested in the death of a 9-year-old girl struck by an errant gunshot during an exchange of fire nearby. Cleveland police said Friday an arrest warrant has also been issued for a 16-year-old in Wednesday's...

2 men charged in ATF agent's shooting plead not guilty

Jun. 22, 2018 3:21 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent. Nineteen-year-old Blake King of Chicago and 25-year-old Bernard Graham of Calumet City, Illinois,...