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Man sentenced to life for 2018 shooting at Kansas school

Jul. 1, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for a 2018 shooting outside a Kansas elementary school that killed one man and left another paralyzed. Anthony Grable, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, will not be eligible for parole for 50 years, WDAF-TV reported. He pleaded...

Carjacker gets 25 years for killing mom in front of children

Jul. 1, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A carjacker who shot and killed a Missouri woman in front of her three young children has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Mark Harwood, 20, of St. Louis County, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed...

Robbery suspect shot by San Diego police dies

Jun. 30, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A robbery suspect who was shot by San Diego police who said he pulled a gun on them has died, authorities said Tuesday. Leonardo Huerta Ibarra, 25, died late Monday, Lt. Matthew Dobbs told the San Diego Union-Tribune. Two days earlier, officers saw Ibarra walking on Sixth Avenue,...

Officers block escape attempt from Louisiana prison

Jun. 30, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities quickly captured a man who scaled one of the inner fences at a Louisiana prison and got caught in the razor wire. The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections said in a news release Tuesday that Aaron Dun, 32, tried to escape Elayn Hunt Correctional Center...

Police: 2nd arrest made in weekend shooting of Keokuk man

Jun. 30, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Detectives made a second arrest Tuesday in the weekend fatal shooting of a Keokuk man whose body was found on a road, police said. Amanda Gail Wright, 34, of Des Moines was charged with first-degree murder and robbery, Des Moines Police Department said in a news release. Police were...

Man serving time in robbery convicted of slaying 2 afterward

Jun. 30, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A man serving time in an eastern Pennsylvania credit union robbery two years ago has been convicted in the shooting deaths of two men officials alleged he hired to transport him after the robbery. Jurors convicted Gilberto Torres Reyes of two counts of first-degree murder and other...

Wyoming man gets 25 years for robberies, carjackings

Jun. 29, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Montana State Prison for a series of robberies and carjackings committed in Billings on one night in September 2018. Ryan Glenn McElmury, 42, of Cody, Wyoming was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison with 15 years suspended after...

California man faces 26 charges in Golden State Killer case

Jun. 28, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., a former police officer, faces 13 rape-related charges and 13 murder counts stemming from crimes in the 1970s and 1980s across six counties in California. He is expected to enter a guilty plea during a hearing Monday. Authorities allege the 74-year-old...

Las Vegas police investigating a suspect's apparent suicide

Jun. 28, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating an apparent suicide after man suspected of robbery and kidnapping barricaded himself in an apartment. Officers surrounded the apartment around 4 p.m. Saturday and tried to make contact with the man. Shortly after that, detectives on the scene said they...

San Diego police shooting of armed suspect sparks protest

Jun. 28, 2020 9:09 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police in San Diego shot and critically wounded a robbery suspect who they said took out a gun from his waistband and pointed it at an officer who tried to engage him. The shooting on a downtown sidewalk shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday sparked immediate anger among protesters, who marched...