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AP PHOTOS: The iPhone at 15, through pro photographers' eyes

Jun. 28, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

This week marks 15 years since the iPhone first went on sale and ushered in a new era: the age of the smartphone. It’s hard to imagine today how different mobile access was before that evening of June 29, 2007. The internet in your pocket didn’t look like, well, the internet....

Temp worker held on $5M bond in Illinois warehouse shooting

Jun. 27, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A temporary worker has been charged in a shooting that killed a co-worker and wounded two others at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago, authorities said. Charles McKnight Jr., 27, was arraigned Sunday on charges of first-degree...

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

Jun. 23, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states...

Authorities: 3 dead, trooper wounded in Maryland shooting

Jun. 09, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

SMITHSBURG, Md. (AP) — An employee opened fire at a manufacturing business in rural western Maryland on Thursday, killing three coworkers before the suspect and a state trooper were wounded in a shootout, authorities said. Washington County Sheriff Doug Mullendore said that three...

Pride coach, assistant on leave amid retaliation probe

Jun. 07, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

Orlando Pride coach Amanda Cromwell and assistant Sam Greene have been placed on administrative leave while the National Women's Soccer League and its players' association investigate allegations of retaliation, which violates league policy. Assistant Seb Hines will serve as interim...

Virginia Beach to hold memorial for 2019 shooting victims

May. 30, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach will hold a remembrance ceremony this week to mark the third anniversary of a mass shooting by a disgruntled city engineer who killed 12 people and wounded five others at a municipal building. Tuesday evening's memorial at Mount Trashmore...

Lawsuit: California transit agency failed to stop gunman

May. 26, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One year after a problem employee shot and killed nine coworkers in a rampage at a light rail yard, the family of one of the victims filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging negligence and wrongful death by the Northern California transportation agency, the Santa Clara County...

Wife denies shooting co-worker in beheading case

May. 18, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The wife of a New Hampshire man accused of killing her co-worker after he discovered they were texting — and then forcing her to behead him — denied shooting him Wednesday, and testified that both were brutally assaulted by her husband in the hours leading up to the death...

Police arrest man in fatal shooting at aerospace company

May. 15, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A 29-year-old Virginia man has been charged with second-degree murder in a fatal shooting inside an aerospace company plant, police said. Hampton police said in a news release that Alonzo Trower Jr., of Hampton, has also been charged with use of a firearm in the...

Man fatally shot inside Virginia aerospace company plant

May. 14, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating a fatal shooting early Saturday inside an aerospace company plant in Hampton. Hampton police said officers responded to a call for a shooting at Howmet Aerospace shortly after midnight Saturday. A man was declared dead at the...