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Officer dies, suspect arrested in Alabama shooting

Sep. 17, 2019 7:29 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Tuscaloosa police officer has died and the wanted felon he was pursuing is in custody after a shootout. Al.com reports 40-year-old officer Dornell Cousette had come to arrest a man who failed to appear in court on felony warrants. A bail bondsman was at the scene....

Trial in 2015 slaying of 9-year-old Chicago boy to begin

Sep. 17, 2019 7:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley and shot to death is set to begin. The Cook County State's Attorney's Office says opening statements are set to start Tuesday as one jury will decide to acquit or convict Dwright...

Brothers charged in fatal shooting of St. Paul firefighter

Sep. 17, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two brothers from St. Paul have been charged in the shooting death of an off-duty firefighter. Thirty-six-year-old Thomas Harrigan was fatally shot in his St. Paul home Sept. 2. A criminal complaint charges 39-year-old Dontay Caraway and his 36-year-old brother, Blake Caraway, with...

Woman gets 15 years for fatally shooting West Virginia man

Sep. 17, 2019 6:12 AM EDT

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally shooting a man who she says tried to run her over. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports 24-year-old Ashley Nicole Kyle pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the 2018 death of Mikey Ward. A criminal...

Norway police: Suspected mosque gunman's sister shot 4 times

Sep. 17, 2019 4:09 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say the teenage stepsister of a man suspected of an attempted terrorist attack on a mosque was shot three times in the head and once in the chest by a .22-caliber rifle that was later found in his car. Oslo police told Norwegian news agency NTB that an autopsy...

Texas deputy shoots man sought on Florida felony warrants

Sep. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Officials say a North Texas deputy has shot and killed a man sought on multiple felony warrants from Florida. A Denton County Sheriff's Office spokesman says deputies were trying to arrest the man shortly before 6 p.m. Monday at a house in a rural area near Sanger, about 50 miles (80...

Seattle police arrest suspect in light rail station shooting

Sep. 16, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a suspect in a deadly shooting at a downtown light rail station has been arrested. Police said the person was arrested Monday afternoon in Bellevue. Police believe the shooting was connected to an argument among three men on downtown streets that moved below ground to the...

Attorney asking for police gag order in UNLV student slaying

Sep. 16, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A lawyer for a 21-year-old graduate student accused of killing his undergraduate ex-girlfriend asked a judge in North Las Vegas on Monday to prohibit police from talking about evidence in the case. Giovanni Ruiz's defense attorney, Gabriel Grasso, complained in a court filing...

Minnesota officer fatally shoots man during fight

Sep. 16, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a man after the man rear-ended the officer's marked SUV, then got out of his car and started fighting with the officer, authorities said. Authorities have not said whether the man had a weapon when the St. Paul police officer shot him during the...

Accused killer in Fallon church shooting competent for trial

Sep. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada man accused of a shooting at a rural Mormon church that killed one man and wounded another during Sunday services has been ruled competent to stand trial. KOLO-TV reports two psychologists testified Monday in Churchill District Court in Fallon that recent exams found...