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Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Apr. 15, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for...

Judge orders psych evaluation for Illinois man charged in 4 killings

Apr. 15, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a northern Illinois man charged with killing four people and injuring seven others by stabbing, beating and driving over them. Winnebago County Judge Debra Schafer ordered the evaluation for Christian Soto...

After the remains of a missing boy are found inside a Buffalo home, the focus shifts to how he died

Apr. 15, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The remains of a 12-year-old boy who went missing in 2020 have been found inside a Buffalo house, and the death is being investigated as a homicide, police said Monday. Jaylen Griffin was last seen on Aug. 4, 2020, when he left his East Buffalo home for a...

Members of self-proclaimed anti-government group ‘God’s Misfits’ held in killings of Kansas women

Apr. 15, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two Kansas women who vanished as they tried to pick up children for a birthday party two weeks ago were killed over a custody dispute involving a group of anti-government Oklahomans calling themselves “God’s Misfits,” authorities said Monday. Their...

Retrial scheduled in former Ohio deputy’s murder case

Apr. 15, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The retrial of a former Ohio sheriff’s deputy who was charged with murder in the killing of a 23-year-old Black man is scheduled for this fall. The Oct. 31 trial date for Jason Meade, who is white, was confirmed during a status conference held Monday by...

Pakistan investigating the shooting death of a suspect in the 2013 killing of an accused Indian spy

Apr. 14, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man who had been acquitted of killing accused Indian spy Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore prison in 2013, a police official said Sunday. Pakistan has previously accused India’s intelligence agency...

Four people charged in the case of 2 women missing from Oklahoma

Apr. 14, 2024 15:44 PM EDT

Four people were arrested and charged with murder and kidnapping over the weekend in connection with the disappearances of two Oklahoma women. Veronica Butler, 27; and Jilian Kelley, 39, of Hugoton, Kansas, were driving through the Oklahoma panhandle to pick up Butler’s children...

Another suspect charged in 2023 quadruple homicide in northern Mississippi

Apr. 14, 2024 13:12 PM EDT

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — A second suspect has been charged in a quadruple homicide that occurred in northern Mississippi last year, authorities announced. Anthony Carter Jr., 20, of Tunica, Mississippi, has been charged in the November 2023 shooting and car crash deaths, the Tunica...

Detectives solve 1968 killing of World War II veteran who became milkman, Florida sheriff says

Apr. 14, 2024 12:39 PM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — More than five decades after a World War II veteran was slain while working as a milkman in Florida, investigators say they've solved the case thanks to two people who came forward after the killer died. Hiram “Ross” Grayam was delivering milk in April...

Homicide suspect kills himself after fleeing through 3 states, authorities say

Apr. 13, 2024 14:26 PM EDT

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Authorities said they're investigating a case of domestic violence that ended with a man dead and a woman injured in South Dakota, and the suspect fleeing through Wyoming before killing himself Saturday in Colorado. Deputies responded to a report of a homicide...