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Alabama set to execute man for fatal shooting of a delivery driver during a 1998 robbery attempt

Jul. 18, 2024 11:13 AM EDT

A man convicted of killing a delivery driver who stopped for cash at an ATM to take his wife to dinner is facing scheduled execution Thursday night in Alabama. Keith Edmund Gavin, 64, is set to receive a lethal injection at a prison in southwest Alabama. He was convicted of capital...

Illinois sheriff's deputy charged with murder in fatal shooting of woman who called 911

Jul. 18, 2024 10:32 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a woman inside her home, a death that led to protests about justice for the Black victim. Sonya Massey was killed after Sangamon County deputies responded to her 911 call...

Donald Trump will accept Republican nomination again days after surviving an assassination attempt

Jul. 18, 2024 10:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump takes the stage Thursday at the Republican National Convention to accept his party's nomination again and give his first speech since he was cut off mid-sentence by a flurry of gunfire in an assassination attempt at a rally in Pennsylvania. Trump's...

Closing arguments in espionage trial of Wall Street Journal reporter will be Friday, court says

Jul. 18, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Closing arguments in the espionage trial of U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich will be held Friday, a court said, as the proceedings in Russia's highly politicized legal system picked up speed in a case that has seen the reporter behind bars for over a year. ...

'One screen, two movies': Conflicting conspiracy theories emerge from the Trump rally shooting

Jul. 18, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former president is wounded in a shooting, the gunman quickly neutralized, and all of it is caught on camera. But for those who don't believe their eyes, that's just the start of the story. For some supporters of Donald Trump, the failure of the Secret Service...

Court says closing arguments in trial in Russia of US journalist Evan Gershkovich to be held Friday

Jul. 18, 2024 08:24 AM EDT
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Court says closing arguments in trial in Russia of US journalist Evan Gershkovich to be held Friday.

U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich appears in court for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges

Jul. 18, 2024 02:31 AM EDT
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich appears in court for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges.

New Mexico governor cites 'dangerous intersection' of crime and homelessness, wants lawmakers to act

Jul. 18, 2024 01:06 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Citing what she calls the “dangerous intersection” of crime and homelessness, New Mexico's governor is calling on lawmakers to address stubbornly high crime rates as they convene Thursday for a special legislative session. In issuing her proclamation, Gov....

Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied voting rights under attorney general's opinion

Jul. 17, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Nebraskans with felony convictions could be denied the right to vote under an opinion from the state attorney general released Wednesday that says a law passed earlier this year restoring the voting rights of people convicted of felonies violates the Nebraska...

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 17, 2024 20:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to the Secret Service director compelling her to appear before the committee on Monday for what is scheduled to be the first congressional hearing into the attempted...