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Alabama man arrested in fatal shooting at Mississippi casino

Sep. 18, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said. It happened around 12:30 a.m. inside the Golden Nugget Casino. Police said they received a number of 911 calls about a man...

Cecile Richards: Court's Texas move could mean end of Roe

Sep. 18, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A year after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the country's top abortion-rights activists warned that the Supreme Court’s recent inaction on Texas’ extremely restrictive new abortion law could signal the end of judicial checks and balances on...

Latin American leaders divided on OAS at regional meeting

Sep. 18, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wants to leave questions of human rights and democracy to the United Nations, as part of his continuing criticisms of the Organization of American States. López Obrador spoke Saturday at the meeting of...

Man convicted of first-degree murder in girlfriend's death

Sep. 18, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, whose body was found in his sport-utility vehicle in northeastern Pennsylvania three years ago. Jurors in Luzerne County who heard three days of testimony took only...

West Virginia woman admits she was paid for trafficking teen

Sep. 18, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a West Virginia woman has pleaded guilty to a child sex trafficking conspiracy in which she was charged with providing a 17-year-old relative to a former police chief for sex in exchange for money. In a news release,...

Police look for Laundrie in reserve; Petito still not found

Sep. 18, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida on Saturday searched a vast wildlife reserve near the Gulf Coast for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito. Dozens of North Port police officers,...

Iowa man sentenced to life for killing roommate with machete

Sep. 18, 2021 13:35 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An 57-year-old Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his roommate during a fight over the cost of a video game. David Sean Hunter, of Ames, was sentenced Friday for first-degree murder in the November 2019 death of...

Suspect in killing of 4 in Wisconsin arrested in Arizona

Sep. 18, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of two men suspected in the shooting deaths of four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin has been arrested in Arizona, authorities said. Antoine Darnique Suggs, 38, turned himself in to police in Gilbert, Arizona, on...

Reward offered in unsolved June homicide of SC man

Sep. 18, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

CHESNEE, S.C. (AP) — A $25,000 reward is being offered to help solve a June homicide in South Carolina. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is working with Aiken County authorities to solve the June 13 death of Martijn Stuurman at his home in Chesnee. Spartanburg...

Heavy police presence as protesters trickle in for DC rally

Sep. 18, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the shadow of a fortified Capitol, a few hundred demonstrators turned up Saturday for a rally to support those charged in January's riot, but were vastly outnumbered by the media and a heavy police presence. U.S. Capitol Police were taking no...