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Game cut short by shooting will resume on Eagles’ field

Nov. 20, 2019 9:41 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey high school football game that was cut short when three people were shot will resume at the home field of the Philadelphia Eagles. The game between Pleasantville High School and suburban Philadelphia’s Camden High will be played at Lincoln Financial Field on...

Attorneys rest in trial of man charged with killing wife

Nov. 20, 2019 9:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Jury deliberations are expected in the trial of a man charged in the shotgun shooting death of his wife in Windham, Maine. Noah Gaston said he thought he was firing at an intruder, but an expert witness for the state testified the victim was little more than arm’s length away...

Sheriff: Tennessee woman ‘cheerful’ after stabbing husband

Nov. 20, 2019 9:14 AM EST

CLINTON, Tenn. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Tennessee say they arrested a 71-year-old woman who was “cheerful and unfazed” after stabbing her napping husband in the chest. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday that deputies responded to Pecola and Harold...

3 more years behind bars in vehicular homicide case

Nov. 20, 2019 9:10 AM EST

CROKSTON, Minn. (AP) — A northwestern Minnesota woman has been sentenced to spend another three years behind bars for running over and killing her boyfriend while drunk. Forty-seven-year-old Beth Windus earlier pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the August death of 51-year-old Jonathon...

18-year-old gets 45-60 years for Lincoln slaying

Nov. 20, 2019 9:03 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been given 45 to 60 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a Lincoln man. Lancaster County District Court records show Natavian Morton was sentenced Monday. Morton had pleaded no contest to manslaughter and a weapons crime. Prosecutors lowered a charge of...

Arrest made in shooting death of man found dead in trunk

Nov. 20, 2019 8:45 AM EST

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in the trunk of his car. Justin Hockenberry will face counts of criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and drug possession. It’s not known if he’s retained an...

Spaniards convicted of rape also sentenced for videoing it

Nov. 20, 2019 8:36 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Two Spaniards who were among a group of five men convicted earlier this year of raping a woman were each sentenced Wednesday to an additional three years and three months in prison for having made videos of the rape with their phones. A regional court in Pamplona also fined them 5,670 euros...

Autopsy: Man killed self, baby’s death under investigation

Nov. 20, 2019 8:31 AM EST

HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire law enforcement officials investigating the deaths of a man and his 4-month-old daughter say an autopsy shows he killed himself. Police said the bodies of 39-year-old Miles Deuse and his daughter, Makenzie Deuse, were found in their home in Hillsborough on Sunday....

Man accused of shooting at Fargo police facing 5 charges

Nov. 20, 2019 8:19 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed five felony charges against a Fargo man accused of shooting at police in a hotel lobby. Fifty-four-year-old Henry Aiken is jailed in Cass County on $500,000 bond. KFGO reports Aiken has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, terrorizing, reckless...

20-year-old man in Brookline park dies

Nov. 20, 2019 8:17 AM EST

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a young man stabbed at a popular suburban Boston park has died of his injuries. A spokesman for the Norfolk district attorney’s office says 20-year-old Nicolas Kern was stabbed multiple times at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at Amory Park in Brookline and died at...