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Oklahoma board denies clemency for man in quadruple killing

Dec. 01, 2021 14:14 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 on Wednesday to reject clemency for a man convicted and sentenced to die for his role in a quadruple slaying in Oklahoma City in 2005. The board's denial of a clemency recommendation for 35-year-old...

DA: Police justified in shooting death of armed man

Dec. 01, 2021 14:03 PM EST

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts were justified when they fatally shot an armed man who wounded two officers and killed a police dog in an exchange of gunfire last June, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Braintree police investigating a domestic violence case...

UK panel asks govt to scrap plan to turn back migrant boats

Dec. 01, 2021 13:49 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. parliamentary committee on Wednesday criticized government plans to deter migrants and refugees from trying to reach Britain in small boats, saying the measures would endanger lives without stopping dangerous journeys across the English Channel like the one that killed...

Montana man dies of gunshot wound in hunting accident

Dec. 01, 2021 13:24 PM EST

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A western Montana man has died of a gunshot wound in an apparent hunting accident, Ravalli County officials said. The 21-year-old man from Conner was found dead near a trailhead southwest of Conner on Sunday, the final day of the state's general...

Woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-95 in Virginia

Dec. 01, 2021 13:07 PM EST

EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — A Connecticut woman was one of two people killed when the car she was riding in was hit head-on by a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Virginia during a police chase, according to Virginia State Police. Emporia police were pursuing a...

'Our miracle': Girl goes home after surviving plane crash

Dec. 01, 2021 12:58 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who survived a Michigan plane crash that killed her father and three other people was released Wednesday from a rehabilitation hospital. “She’s Laney, she’s great and she’s our miracle,” said Christie Perdue of...

Trooper hit by SUV during traffic stop

Dec. 01, 2021 12:51 PM EST

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland state trooper was injured when he was hit by an SUV during a traffic stop on Interstate 270 early Wednesday, according to state police. Trooper Brian DeHaven parked his marked Ford Explorer with emergency lights activated behind a Kia on...

Police in Vermont and New Hampshire seek chicken-killing dog

Dec. 01, 2021 12:21 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Police in a Vermont town and nearby sections of New Hampshire are searching for a dog believed to be named “Ruby” that is thought to have killed some chickens. The Norwich Police Department has requested the names of all dogs licensed under the...

Summer lawsuit trial seen in deadly Florida condo collapse

Dec. 01, 2021 12:02 PM EST

A summer trial is likely for lawsuits seeking millions of dollars in damages from the collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium that killed 98 people, a judge said Wednesday. The time frame for a trial to begin would be July or August, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael...

Japan coast guard rescues man a day after his boat capsizes

Dec. 01, 2021 10:29 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A 69-year-old man drifted in choppy waters for nearly a day while clinging to the bottom of his capsized boat until he was saved by the coast guard, officials said Wednesday. The man, whose name has not been released, was the only one on the boat, the No. 5...