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Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman

Jul. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Florida sheriff's deputy want a judge to dismiss felony charges stemming from his failure to enter a school building while a gunman carried out a massacre. Scot Peterson's attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws "beyond their breaking points" when...

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber, 9 killed

Jul. 21, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30. Salim Riaz...

Man, woman killed in Delaware nursing home shooting

Jul. 20, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a shooting at a nursing home in Wilmington has left two people dead. Police say an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene Saturday afternoon at ManorCare of Wilmington. A handgun was recovered at the scene. Authorities...

Police: Body in car was dead before Alabama officer fired

Jul. 20, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

ALICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in west Alabama say a person whose body was found after a police shooting was dead before the officers fired. Aliceville Police Chief Tonnie Jones tells the Tuscaloosa News that the driver had a dead body in a stolen car. He tells WTVM-TV that an officer fired at the car...

Clanton, Suwannapura win LPGA Tour team event

Jul. 20, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational on Saturday, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke victory. Clanton and Suwannapura took a five-shot lead into the final round after shooting an alternate-shot 63 on Friday...

The Latest: Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open

Jul. 20, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the British Open. The Irishman broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9, and then the putts...

Suspect in shooting of Turkish diplomat arrested

Jul. 20, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish security officials say they have arrested the lead suspect in the shooting of a Turkish diplomat in Iraq's semi-autonomous region. The Kurdistan Region Security Council published a picture of the suspect Saturday, saying he was arrested by security and counterterrorism units...

Hot Chicago weekend off to violent start, with 19 shot

Jul. 20, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A hot weekend in Chicago has gotten off to a violent start, with more than a dozen people wounded and two killed in shootings throughout the city. WBBM-TV reports that 19 people were shot overnight, including six people who were wounded in a 3:30 a.m. shootout between two groups outside the...

Kent agrees to pay $250K to settle excessive-force lawsuit

Jul. 20, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Kent has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle an excessive-force lawsuit filed by a man who was shot with a Taser, beaten and bitten by a police dog during a 2016 arrest. The Seattle Times reports David Lewis Jr. did not have a weapon when he suffered serious bite injuries to his...

South Bend police to get body camera upgrades after shooting

Jul. 19, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man. South Bend Police Sgt. Ryan O' Neill fatally shot Eric Logan on June 16, but the...