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This undated photo provided by the family of Robert Fuller shows Fuller. He was found dead Wednesday, June 10, 2020, hanging from a tree in Poncitlan Square in Palmdale, Calif. A police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of Fuller, a Black man found hanging from a tree in the Southern California city park in June, authorities said Thursday, July 9, 2020. (Courtesy of the Robert Fuller family/Najee Ali via AP)

Police: Black man's hanging death in California was suicide

Jul. 9, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month was ruled a suicide Thursday following a police investigation prompted by outrage from the family who said authorities initially were too quick to rule out the possibility he was lynched. The...

Police investigation confirms suicide death of Black man found hanging in tree in Southern California city of Palmdale

Jul. 9, 2020 4:20 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police investigation confirms suicide death of Black man found hanging in tree in Southern California city of Palmdale.

Police: Officer fatally shot armed man during suicide call

Jul. 9, 2020 7:37 AM EDT

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man was fatally shot by police Wednesday night after he came toward officers with a knife, authorities said. Pascagoula Police Chief Matt Chapman said officers were responding to a call regarding a suicidal person around 8:15 p.m., WLOX-TV reported. Chapman said a...

Police: Georgia man kills self as officers try to arrest him

Jul. 8, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police in coastal Georgia say a man wanted in a shooting killed himself before police could arrest him. Acting Glynn County Police Chief Jay Wiggins told The Brunswick News that Rashard Alford, 18, shot and killed himself Tuesday in a vehicle outside a motel. Georgia Bureau of...

A police K-9 walks outside the Merrimack County correctional facility, Friday, July 3, 2020 , in Boscowen N.H., where Ghislaine Maxwell was being held after her arrest Thursday at a wooded estate in Bradford, N.H. The British socialite faces charges she helped lure at least three girls — one as young as 14 — to be sexually abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Epstein cohort's arrest becomes new test for plea deal

Jul. 3, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Before Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse suicide last year, his defense hinged on a 2008 deal with federal prosecutors in Florida over his alleged sexual abuse of multiple teenage girls. His lawyers said it prevented him from being charged with further crimes. Could that same deal now help...

Dawn Gomez holds her 3-year-old granddaughter, Saryia Greer, who waves at Vanessa Guillen's mural painted by Alejandro

Complaint: Missing Texas soldier was killed at Fort Hood

Jul. 3, 2020 10:46 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal and military investigators say a soldier missing since April was killed and dismembered by a fellow soldier stationed at the same Texas base. The revelation followed demands for the Army to release details about its investigation of the disappearance. A criminal complaint...

Father, 2 daughters dead in apparent Watts murder-suicide

Jul. 1, 2020 9:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man and his two young daughters were shot to death in what appeared to be a murder-suicide in a Watts home, police said Wednesday. Police and paramedics were called to the home on Success Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. and found the man and his daughters, ages 4 and 6. The girls died at the...

Victims of Montana triple homicide include 3-year-old girl

Jul. 1, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man suspected of killing his estranged wife, their daughter and another man before killing himself previously told his wife he was “going to murder" her this summer, according to an order of protection the woman sought in late May. Kameron Barge, 39, of Whitefish...

Family: Human remains found in Texas are missing soldier

Jul. 1, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — The family of a soldier who has been missing since April believes partial remains that were found in Central Texas are her remains, the lawyer for her family said Wednesday, and the Army said it has identified two suspects in her disappearance. Pfc. Vanessa Guillen was last seen...

Woman dead, man alive after Henderson murder-suicide attempt

Jun. 30, 2020 9:59 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide attempt has left a woman dead and a man clinging to life, Henderson police said Tuesday. Officers were called to a home around 3:30 p.m. on a report of two people dead. But police arrived on scene to discover a 66-year-old female dead and a 67-year-old man...