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Florida teen pleads guilty to fatally stabbing classmate

Feb. 06, 2023 11:29 AM EST

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teenager pleaded guilty Monday to fatally stabbing a 13-year-old classmate 114 times in 2021. The plea deal came as jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday morning in the first-degree murder trail of Aiden Fucci, who was 14 when Tristyn...

Spiritual advisers offering final comfort in execution rooms

Feb. 06, 2023 10:08 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For decades, Missouri executions played out in similar fashion: An inmate was strapped to a gurney in a drab room, alone except for the eyes of witnesses staring through thick, soundproof glass as unidentified executioners administered the lethal chemical from behind a...

48 arrested in Europe over encrypted app used in drug trade

Feb. 06, 2023 06:42 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — European investigators have shut down an encrypted communication service that was used as a secure channel for organized crime, particularly in the drug trade, and arrested 48 people, German authorities said Monday. More than 70 properties were searched in Germany,...

Israeli security officials say troops killed 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank arrest raid

Feb. 06, 2023 02:14 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security officials say troops killed 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank arrest raid.

Victims to speak in court in Chasing Horse's sex abuse case

Feb. 06, 2023 01:05 AM EST

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Victims, police detectives and federal agents are expected to speak in court Monday before a judge decides whether to grant bail to a former “Dances With Wolves” actor accused of sexually abusing Indigenous girls and leading a cult during a period spanning two...

Route to Super Bowl dangerous for Mexico's avocado haulers

Feb. 05, 2023 19:03 PM EST

SANTA ANA ZIROSTO, Mexico (AP) — It is a long and sometimes dangerous journey for truckers transporting the avocados destined for guacamole on tables and tailgates in the United States during the Super Bowl. It starts in villages like Santa Ana Zirosto, high in the misty, pine-clad...

One killed and four injured at rap concert in Arkansas

Feb. 05, 2023 18:38 PM EST

NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) — One person is dead and four others injured following a shooting at a rap concert in Newport, Arkansas, early Sunday, police told KAIT-TV in Jonesboro. A 19-year-old woman was killed and four people were injured in the attack, which occurred during a Fredo Bang...

1 dead, 4 injured in Colorado Springs-area shooting

Feb. 05, 2023 17:14 PM EST

FALCON, Colo. (AP) — A shooting killed one person and wounded four others in Colorado early Sunday, and police were searching for suspects. Authorities believe the shooting at around 12:50 a.m. in Falcon, a community 14 miles (23 kilometers) northeast of Colorado Springs, had to do...

Teen fatally shot at fair in Florida county known for rodeos

Feb. 05, 2023 16:34 PM EST

ARCADIA, Fla. (AP) — A teenager was fatally shot at a county fair in a rural part of Florida known for its annual rodeos, authorities said Sunday. The Arcadia Police Department said in a statement that the shooting of the 17-year-old boy at the DeSoto County Fair on Saturday...

Ride at Iowa amusement park where boy died will never reopen

Feb. 05, 2023 16:17 PM EST

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — The ride at an Iowa amusement park where an 11-year-old boy was killed in 2021 will never reopen, the park's owners said. Bill Lentz, Adventureland's general manager, said in a letter posted on the park's website Friday that after spending months reviewing the...