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Authorities: NM judge, husband die in likely murder-suicide

Nov. 27, 2022 19:45 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A municipal judge in New Mexico appears to have been fatally shot by her husband before he killed himself, authorities said. Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of Diane Albert, 65, and Eric Pinkerton, 63, several dogs and a cat on...

Shooting in Russian city leaves 4 dead, including gunman

Nov. 24, 2022 11:23 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say a gunman opened fire in a southern city on Thursday fatally injuring three people and then killed himself. The violence took place in the city of Krymsk in the Krasnodar region, about 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) south of Moscow. ...

Pima County jail faces 2nd inmate suicide in a week

Nov. 22, 2022 11:24 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Pima County jail inmate has taken his own life, making it the second suicide there in a week. The Pima County Sheriff's Department says corrections officers doing rounds discovered 40-year-old Amin Shaheed Muhammad Ali unconscious in his cell Sunday...

Chandler police: Man wounds his 2 kids, fatally shoots self

Nov. 20, 2022 16:25 PM EST

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Two children are hospitalized after being shot by their father, who then killed himself, Chandler police said Sunday. Police didn't immediately release the name of the deceased dad or the names and ages of the wounded juveniles who are in stable condition and...

Police: Suicidal man set off condo explosion that injured 14

Nov. 19, 2022 11:42 AM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A fiery explosion that injured more than a dozen people at a Maryland condominium building was ignited by a resident who intended to kill himself and died in the blast, police said. Authorities found the 36-year-old man's body in the rubble of his unit in...

Sheriff's Office: Man fatally shoots 2 people, self

Nov. 17, 2022 20:14 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man fatally shot two people and then himself at a home southwest of Portland on Wednesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in an area of unincorporated Washington...

Police identify 5 family members found dead in Phoenix home

Nov. 17, 2022 16:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two twin infants were among the five family members found dead inside their north Phoenix home in what now is being investigated as a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday. Police said two adults and three children had obvious signs of trauma, but the causes of...

Sheriff: Shooting deaths in Jackson County murder-suicide

Nov. 16, 2022 12:23 PM EST

TOWN OF MANCHESTER, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in west central Wisconsin say scene evidence and autopsy results in the shooting deaths of two men last week indicate it was a murder-suicide case. Jackson County sheriff's deputies responded to a home in the Town of Manchester...

Police: Off-duty officer shoots 2, 1 fatally, kills herself

Nov. 15, 2022 17:52 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty police officer in western New York state shot a woman to death, wounded another woman and then killed herself during a domestic dispute, police said. The shootings happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday at a home in Rochester, police said....

Court: Death during appeal no longer means exoneration

Nov. 10, 2022 18:42 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A white man whose murder conviction in the killing of a Black man was vacated because he killed himself while his appeal was pending should not have been legally exonerated, Louisiana's Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Thursday's ruling in the case of Kenneth...