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Teen charged in shooting death of Indy Lyft driver

Aug. 02, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A teenager has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting a Lyft driver in the head and stealing his SUV in Indianapolis last month. Citing court records, the Indianapolis Star reports that 17-year-old Jahion Jarrett of Greenwood has been...

3 dead, 1 hurt in rural South Carolina shooting

Aug. 02, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and one other person was hurt in a shooting Monday in rural South Carolina, and deputies released the name and picture of a man they want to interview. The shooting happened around 3 p.m. at a Greenwood County home just...

Casino owner donating site for Las Vegas shooting memorial

Aug. 02, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino company that owns the former Las Vegas Strip concert venue that in 2017 became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history said Monday it is donating part of the property for a permanent memorial. MGM Resorts...

State probes after Georgia deputies shoot Clayton County man

Aug. 02, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. (AP) — State authorities in Georgia have opened a probe after deputies in Clayton County shot a man while executing an arrest warrant. Officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Monday that they had been asked to investigate an...

Man killed in shooting outside Hillsboro bar

Aug. 02, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A man was found dead from gunshot wounds early Monday outside a Hillsboro bar, police said. Hillsboro police responded to a report of a shooting at 18 23 Mystery Bar just before 1 a.m., The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. ...

Murder trial starts over fatal shooting of Tennessee deputy

Aug. 02, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor and defense attorney agreed Monday that jurors won't have any doubt that the man charged with killing a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy in 2018 did in fact fatally shoot him and set fire to his patrol car and his body inside of it. The...

Woman accused of killing ex-husband, burying body in yard

Aug. 02, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

A St. Paul woman was charged with murder Monday for allegedly shooting her ex-husband in the back of his head and burying his body in the yard, then building a shed on top of him. Authorities had been investigating the disappearance of Kou Yang, 50, when a neighbor told...

Police: 2 killed, 1 hurt in Maryland shooting

Aug. 02, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Two women are dead after a shooting in Landover over the weekend, Prince George’s County police said Monday. Officers responding to a report of a shooting on Village Green Drive on Friday night found three women outside suffering from gunshot...

1 killed, several others injured in violent weekend

Aug. 02, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A woman was killed and several other people were injured during a violent weekend in Providence, police said. A 24-year-old woman was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on Olney Street at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Maj. David Lapatin said. ...

Trial in 2018 Espanola drive-by shooting death to begin

Aug. 02, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — After being delayed more than a year because of possible COVID-19 exposure, a murder trial for an Ojo Caliente man is slated to begin this week. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that jury selection was underway Monday for the trial of 25-year-old...