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11 hurt in mass shooting that marked a weekend of gun violence in Savannah, Georgia

May. 19, 2024 19:57 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An argument between two women led to a gunfight that left 11 people hurt in a busy tourist area of Savannah, Georgia, late Saturday, one of five weekend shootings in the city, two of which were fatal, authorities said. Two people were injured in separate...

Closing arguments set in trial of University of Arizona grad student accused of killing a professor

May. 19, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday in the trial of a former University of Arizona graduate student accused of killing a professor on campus two years ago. Murad Dervish, 48, faces seven felony charges including first degree murder in the death of Thomas...

San Diego deputy who pleaded guilty to manslaughter now faces federal charges

May. 19, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former San Diego sheriff’s deputy who already pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for the 2020 fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect has been indicted on two federal charges that could bring a life sentence, federal prosecutors said. A federal grand jury...

Student fatally shot, suspect detained at Georgia's Kennesaw State University

May. 19, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials at Georgia's Kennesaw State University say a student was killed in a weekend shooting outside a residence complex on campus, leading to a brief lockdown and the arrest of a man on a murder charge. The campus was shut down for less than an hour after the 4...

6 people injured, hospitalized after weekend shooting on Chicago's West Side

May. 19, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said six people were injured, three of them critically, in a weekend shooting on the city's West Side. A group of men were standing on a street around 10 p.m. Saturday in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood when they were struck by shots fired...

Slovak prime minister's condition remains serious but prognosis positive after assassination bid

May. 19, 2024 12:45 PM EDT

BANSKA BYSTRICA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s populist prime minister, Robert Fico, remained in serious condition on Sunday but has been given a positive prognosis four days after he was shot multiple times in an assassination attempt that has sent shockwaves across the deeply polarized European...

Gunfire heard in Congo’s capital as men in military uniform clash with a politician’s guards near the president's office

May. 19, 2024 04:01 AM EDT
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Gunfire heard in Congo’s capital as men in military uniform clash with a politician’s guards near the president's office.

Sentencing trial set to begin for Florida man who executed 5 women at a bank in 2019

May. 19, 2024 01:31 AM EDT

Zephen Xaver walked into a central Florida bank in 2019, fatally shot five women and then called police to tell them what he did. Now 12 jurors will decide whether the 27-year-old former prison guard trainee is sentenced to death or life without parole. Jury selection is scheduled...

Shane Lowry ties a major championship record by shooting a 9-under 62 to get into the mix at the PGA

May. 18, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Shane Lowry switched putters in New Orleans last month, frustrated by what was happening on the greens. Or not happening, to be more specific. The immediate returns were pretty blah Lowry. Irish countryman and good friend Rory McIlroy paired up...

Man suspected of shooting 6-month-old son in hostage standoff near Phoenix apparently killed himself

May. 18, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting his 6-month-old son multiple times after taking the boy and his mother hostage was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the rubble of a suburban Phoenix home that caught fire during a SWAT standoff, police said Saturday. ...