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Taos police arrest 38-year-old suspect in homicide case

Dec. 06, 2021 00:08 AM EST

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide case in Taos, according to authorities. Taos police said 38-year-old Ray Rivera was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder and charges could be modified as investigators continue...

Jury to hear opening statements in Potter case this week

Dec. 05, 2021 23:56 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Opening statements loom this week for a white former Minnesota police officer who said she drew her handgun by mistake when she fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright, but not before the two sides meet with the judge Monday to finalize jury instructions. ...

St. Anthony police investigating man found dead as homicide

Dec. 05, 2021 15:59 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in St. Anthony found a man dead inside a home late Saturday and took into custody a second man with a self-inflicted stab wound to his chest. The incident is being investigated as a homicide, but no charges have been filed, the Minneapolis...

Third party to probe Oxford High's actions ahead of shooting

Dec. 05, 2021 14:49 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A third party will investigate events at Oxford High School that occurred before a school shooting that left four students dead and six other students and a teacher wounded, the Michigan district's superintendent said, with the Michigan attorney general responding...

Montana man arrested after woman fatally stabbed

Dec. 05, 2021 13:15 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man was arrested on suspicion of deliberate homicide in connection to the weekend stabbing death of a 67-year-old female relative, police said. Police responding to a complaint about a man trespassing Saturday morning at a hotel in...

16-year-old Indianapolis boy faces 3 counts of murder

Dec. 05, 2021 12:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 16-year-old Indianapolis boy faces murder, robbery and other charges in connection with the shooting deaths of three people on the city's south side, prosecutors said. Caden Smith was charged Friday as an adult with three counts each of murder,...

Rapid City police: 2 people dead in apparent murder-suicide

Dec. 05, 2021 11:37 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that left two people dead late Saturday. The Rapid City Police Department said in a statement that police were called to a business “for a report of an individual with a gunshot...

Murder suspect jailed more than 600 days without indictment

Dec. 05, 2021 11:06 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A west Georgia man has had his bail reduced, but remains in jail despite not being indicted for more than 600 days since his arrest. Labrandon Brown was arrested on March 13, 2020, WTVM-TV reports, and was charged with the 2017 shooting of another...

Israeli police questioned on Palestinian attacker's shooting

Dec. 05, 2021 05:12 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's Justice Ministry said Sunday that two police officers were brought in for questioning following the shooting death of a Palestinian who had stabbed an Israeli man in east Jerusalem. Israeli police released surveillance video in which the...

Today in History

Dec. 05, 2021 00:15 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2021. There are 26 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 5, 1933, national Prohibition came to an end as Utah became the 36th state to ratify...