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Police: Texas infant fatally shot by 3-year-old brother

Apr. 09, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Police believe an infant was fatally shot Friday by his 3-year-old brother after the older boy got a hold of a gun inside a Houston apartment. The infant was shot in his abdomen Friday morning, said Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Wendy...

Bronx DA clears NYPD officers in 2019 friendly fire shooting

Apr. 09, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No charges will be filed against five New York City police officers who in 2019 opened fire while another officer and an armed man struggled on the grounds of a Bronx housing project, prosecutors said Friday. The barrage of gunfire from both NYPD Officer...

Las Vegas officer now home after being shot at 2020 protest

Apr. 09, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer who authorities say was shot in 2020 by a man trying to scare Black Live Matter protesters has returned home after a long stay at a rehab center. Shay Mikalonis, 30, was critically wounded on June 1 at the end of a Black...

Motive unclear in deadly shooting at Texas cabinet business

Apr. 09, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas were still seeking a motive Friday for what led an employee at a cabinet-making company to open fire on his co-workers, leaving one man dead and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper during a search for the suspect. ...

US: California militia members tried to thwart killing probe

Apr. 09, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four members of a California militia group associated with the anti-government “boogaloo” movement were indicted Friday on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice in connection with a scheme to destroy records related to last year’s killing in Oakland of a...

Ex-attorney, boyfriend charged in Oklahoma triple homicide

Apr. 09, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City attorney and her boyfriend have been charged with killing an ex-girlfriend and her parents in 2019. Keegan Kelley Harroz and Barry Titus II were each charged Thursday with three counts of first-degree murder and a related...

Man considered suspect in wife's shooting death dies

Apr. 09, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who was considered a suspect in the shooting death of his estranged wife, who was found dead following a fire at his house, has died, the attorney general's office said Friday. Manoel Viana, 57, was suffering from life-threatening injuries,...

Federal marshals shoot, kill man sought for threats to judge

Apr. 09, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A man wanted for making threats to a judge was shot and killed Friday by U.S. Marshals when he fired at them as they tried to arrest him, authorities said. The shooting occurred at a home in Bethel Township, though it wasn't immediately...

Family of boy killed by Chicago cop to view video next week

Apr. 09, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of the 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last month will watch the video of the shooting next week, the family's attorneys said Friday. In a brief statement issued shortly after the funeral for Adam Toledo,...

Police: Off-duty Pentagon officer charged in fatal shooting

Apr. 09, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say they have charged an off-duty Pentagon police officer with second-degree murder in the shootings of two men outside a condominium building in Takoma Park. The Washington Post reported Friday that the officer has been...