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Law enforcement investigate fatal shooting in Concord, NH

Jan. 17, 2021 4:38 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Law enforcement officials continued Sunday to investigate the death of a man who was fatally shot in Concord. Police received a report of a disturbance outside an apartment, followed by a report of gunfire, late Saturday morning. The victim, who died at the scene, was identified Sunday...

Police: Willmar man working in garage killed by stray bullet

Jan. 17, 2021 3:10 PM EST

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Willmar man they said was killed by a stray bullet while he was working in his garage. Willmar police said in a statement that 41-year-old David Delfosse was in his garage Friday night when he collapsed in front of family members. Emergency...

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016 file photo, Secretary of Defense Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda arrives for a review of the troops that will participate in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City. Mexican prosecutors on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against Cienfuegos who was arrested on drug charges in the United States and then returned under pressure from the Mexican government. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Mexico publishes heavily edited probe of exonerated general

Jan. 17, 2021 1:02 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One day after Mexico angered U.S. officials by publishing an entire 751-page U.S. case file against former Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos, the Mexican prosecutors who exonerated him released their own version — but with so many pages wholly blacked out it was almost...

Authorities investigate death of Cass County Jail inmate

Jan. 17, 2021 1:00 PM EST

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police were investigating Sunday after a 72-year-old Cass County Jail inmate died. Police said a correctional officer found Clyde Davis unconscious and not breathing Saturday in his cell. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. An autopsy was...

Portland police investigate double slaying

Jan. 17, 2021 12:40 PM EST

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland Police were investigating an early morning double homicide on Sunday in the city’s Centennial neighborhood. The victims' bodies were found when officers responded to the area at about 3:30 a.m. after a caller reported a shooting. Homicide Division detectives were...

Ex-Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones plans to surrender

Jan. 16, 2021 8:36 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman fired from her job as a COVID-19 data curator said she'll surrender to authorities Sunday amid an investigation of allegations that she had hacked into the state’s emergency response system. Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Rebekah Jones has...

Police: Arrest made in killing initially tied to car wreck

Jan. 16, 2021 6:28 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Road rage was the suspected motive in a fatal shooting of a man initially believed to have died due to a Tucson car crash, police said Saturday. Dallas Combs, 40, was jailed in lieu of $1 million bond after being arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Jan. 4 death of...

Deaths of 3 in Long Island home not believed to be criminal

Jan. 16, 2021 2:45 PM EST

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Three people were found dead Saturday inside a Long Island home under circumstances police say appear to be non-criminal. Suffolk County police say homicide and narcotics detectives are investigating after police were called to the Brentwood home around 6:20 a.m. “Preliminary...

Attorney: State health employee blew whistle before firing

Jan. 16, 2021 1:19 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A state Department of Health employee says he was fired after questioning the department's authority to fine a bar that allegedly flouted state rules about crowd size amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Haven Register reports that Av Harris, a spokesman for the Connecticut...

Johnson: Intensity of threats increased since Capitol breach

Jan. 16, 2021 11:18 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson says general threats against personal safety are part of being a politician. But, Johnson says since the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week the degree of anger and specificity of the threats have increased. Johnson says in some cases he and his staff have...