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Today in History

Jun. 20, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 20, the 171st day of 2021. There are 194 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Summer begins at 11:32 p.m. EDT. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 20, 1967, boxer Muhammad...

Driver crashes into crowd at Pride parade in Florida; 1 dead

Jun. 20, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one man and seriously injuring another, authorities said. Some witnesses said the crash appeared to be an intentional act, but Fort...

Slain Dallas girl, 7, stabbed over 30 times; mother arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

A 7-year-old Dallas girl whose mother was recently arrested in her death was stabbed over 30 times, according to a court document. Madison Petry died after being stabbed on Thursday. Troyshaye Mone Hall, 23, faces a capital murder charge in her daughter's slaying, as well...

Reports: US student found killed in Russia, suspect arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The body of Catherine Serou, 34, was found in a wooded area near the city...

Rome court convicts 4 men for sexual assault, murder of teen

Jun. 19, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — An Italian court late Saturday convicted four African men in the drugging, aggravated sexual assault and murder of an Italian teen in Rome, a crime that spurred calls in Italy for quick expulsions of migrants illegally living in in the country, state TV and private Italian media...

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...

Sheriff: Alabama man killed after pointing gun at deputies

Jun. 19, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An armed 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies and Alabama state troopers, authorities said. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency troopers identified the slain man as Jeff Melvin of Salem, an...

Nebraska teen charged in death of his 6-month-old daughter

Jun. 19, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska teen has been charged as an adult in the death of his 6-month-old daughter. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 17-year-old Alejandro Flores, of Omaha, was ordered held this week on $225,000 bail on a charge of intentional child abuse in...

Falling tree branch in park kills woman, injures husband

Jun. 19, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a falling tree branch struck and killed a woman and seriously injured her husband in a western Pennsylvania park. Upper St. Clair Township officials said the two were hiking along the Morton Ravine Trail in the township's Boyce...

No parole for Virginia man who killed 3 during 1984 rampage

Jun. 19, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Parole Board will not grant parole to a man who was convicted of killing three people and wounding two law enforcement officers during a 1984 rampage. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday that the board voted not to grant parole...