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Anchorage shooting kills 1, wounds 4 others, police say

Jun. 19, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

A shooting near downtown Anchorage early Saturday left a woman dead and four other people wounded, police say. Officers responded to reports of gunfire around 2:45 a.m. and found two women and three men who had been shot. They were taken to a hospital, where one woman...

Police: 2 juveniles,1 adult dead in apparent triple homicide

Jun. 19, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say they are investigating what appears to be a triple homicide in Fairfax County. The Washington Post reports that police were called to a home in Herndon around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. They said they found the bodies of two juveniles...

5 wounded in two incidents in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jun. 19, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Five people were wounded in two separate shooting incidents in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Friday night, police say. The first shooting involved a disturbance between two "known groups” at a mall carnival, where three juveniles were...

Police: 6 people shot, 2 killed in Baton Rouge shooting

Jun. 19, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after an shooting early Saturday left two people dead and at least four others hurt. Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said it happened in a parking lot around 2 a.m. when an argument began between...

Abuse claim substantiated against previously cleared priest

Jun. 19, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has substantiated a sexual abuse claim against a priest nearly two decades after clearing him. The archdiocese announced in a statement published in Friday’s issue of its official...

Probe launched after teen suspect hit by police SUV

Jun. 18, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore have launched an internal investigation after a 16-year-old carjacking suspect was hit by a police SUV while running from officers. Officers were dispatched Monday evening for a report of an armed carjacking in west Baltimore,...

Newspaper sues SC police over records in mother, son deaths

Jun. 18, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

ISLANDTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina newspaper is suing the police agencies investigating the shooting deaths of a mother and son from one of South Carolina’s prominent legal families, arguing that authorities violated public records law by refusing to release 911 calls and police...

4-year-old dies of accidental self-inflicted gunshot

Jun. 18, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

TEMPLE, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are investigating the death of a four-year-old in Maine who they say died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting happened on Thursday in Temple, police said. Police said other family members were in the house at...

Top general 'shocked' by AP report on AWOL guns, mulls fix

Jun. 17, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

Shocked by an Associated Press investigation into the loss and theft of military guns, the Pentagon's top general signaled Thursday that he will consider a “systematic fix” to how the armed services keep account of their firearms. The AP’s investigation reported how...

Ohio governor: House expulsion vote should be respected

Jun. 17, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House’s decision to expel former representative Larry Householder was a choice to be respected, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday while repeating his belief that Householder should have resigned. Householder, a Republican like DeWine, was...