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2 wounded in Wisconsin shooting discharged from hospital

Sep. 22, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two people shot by a colleague this week at a Wisconsin software company have been discharged from a Madison hospital. UW Health spokesman Gian Galassi said Saturday that a third patient remains hospitalized in fair condition. Galassi says the two discharged patients were released...

Cubs SS Russell placed on leave before loss to White Sox

Sep. 22, 2018 1:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that shortstop Addison Russell had been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife. Then Jose Quintana struggled against his former team. The Cubs dropped their second straight game when Quintana was tagged for a...

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

Sep. 22, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter's violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland warehouse before she turned the gun on herself. It's little consolation for grieving relatives and others...

The Latest: Shooting victim was recent immigrant from Nepal

Sep. 21, 2018 9:31 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland drugstore warehouse (all times local): 5 p.m. A family friend says one of the victims killed in a shooting at a drugstore distribution center in Maryland was a mother of two who had recently moved to the U.S. from Nepal to try to give her kids a...

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

Sep. 21, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position" after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty...

Cubs' Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims

Sep. 21, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave Friday following fresh allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wife. Last year, Melisa Reidy posted a photo on her Instagram account with a caption suggesting her husband of about 18 months had been unfaithful to...

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Sep. 21, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people. All five victims were in stable condition at Upstate University Hospital and were expected...

Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit

Sep. 21, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from buying firearms 14 years ago after telling South Dakota police that his co-workers were "talking bad about him" and his neighbors were spying on him, according to court records. WTS...

Slain Texas police officer remembered as devoted family man

Sep. 21, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — An undercover Fort Worth police officer fatally shot while pursuing robbery suspects has been remembered as a devoted family man and colleague. The funeral for 40-year-old Garrett Hull was Friday in Fort Worth. Chad Mills, a former partner, says Hull "was an example in the right way of what...

The Latest: Gunman was in good standing with company

Sep. 21, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin that seriously injured three people (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A gunman who opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company was in good standing at the firm. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong wounded...