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Man suspected in 2 Ohio killings found dead in Alabama

Jun. 24, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

FALKVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a woman and child in Ohio was found dead in Alabama from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, news outlets reported. Dante Rashad Hawes, 32, of Dayton, Ohio, was found dead inside a vehicle Thursday afternoon in...

Lawsuit says hero who killed gunman was shot without warning

Jun. 22, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The mother of a man hailed as a hero for killing a gunman who ambushed and fatally shot a police officer only to be killed himself by another officer in suburban Denver filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging the officer who shot him should have realized he did not pose a threat. ...

Man who killed Southern California officers died by suicide

Jun. 18, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who killed two Southern California police officers died by suicide, a coroner's report said Saturday. Justin Flores, 35, died of a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was suicide, according to online records of the Los Angeles County...

Prison guard arrested, accused of falsifying records

Jun. 15, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — A guard at Louisiana's second-largest prison has been arrested after she allegedly falsified records following an inmate's suicide. Iberville Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Master Sgt. Samantha Joubert, 28, of Baton Rouge, on Tuesday for malfeasance in...

Authorities: 4 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Florida

Jun. 14, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

CASSELBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Four people including a minor were found Tuesday with a gunshot wounds in a condo in central Florida and eventually died from their injuries in what appears to be a murder-suicide, authorities said. Officers were called to the condo complex in an Orlando...

Security guard killed in double-murder suicide tried to help

Jun. 13, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A security guard who tried to intervene during a domestic dispute was fatally shot by a man who then shot and killed the mother of his children before turning the gun on himself, police said Monday. All three were pronounced dead Sunday at the scene after...

Apache Junction police say 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide

Jun. 13, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A man and woman have been found dead in Apache Junction after an apparent murder-suicide, police said Monday. They said officers were called to the scene about 8 p.m. Sunday after a 13-year-old boy said his father had just shot his mother several...

Health department employee faces child pornography charge

Jun. 08, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man who works at the Rhode Island Department of Health as a youth suicide prevention project manager has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, state police said. Jeffrey Hill, 46, was released on $5,000 bond and ordered to have no...

Man who killed 2 outside Iowa church faced harassment case

Jun. 03, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

A man who fatally shot two women before killing himself in the parking lot of an Iowa church had been romantically involved with one of the women and faced a court hearing next week on a charge of harassing her, investigators said Friday. Johnathan Lee Whitlatch, 33, of Boone, pulled...

Man who faked death gets 85 years for sexual assault of teen

Jun. 03, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A military veteran who once faked his own death to try to avoid criminal charges has been convicted of sexually assaulting a girl and impregnating her when he was 40 and she was 14. A jury convicted Jacob Blair Scott of Moss Point, Mississippi, on Thursday....