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Officer shoots robbery suspect outside Atlanta mall

Jan. 18, 2020 10:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest malls, authorities said Saturday night. Two suspects were arrested after they tried to rob someone in a parking garage outside of Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta police Deputy Chief Jeff...

LIU-Brooklyn beats cold-shooting Bryant 74-60

Jan. 18, 2020 8:47 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 21 points and 14 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn topped Bryant 74-60 on Saturday. Ty Flowers had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Long Island-Brooklyn (9-9, 4-1 Northeast Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Jashaun Agosto added 12 points and six...

Police investigate after four people were killed and fifth person was injured in a shooting at a Grantsville, Utah, home Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The suspected shooter was taken into custody by Grantsville police, the Deseret News reported. Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall said the victims and the shooter are all related, the newspaper reported. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)

Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in small Utah town

Jan. 18, 2020 6:15 PM EST

A boy armed with a gun killed three children and a woman inside a Utah home, then accompanied a fifth victim to a hospital, where he was arrested, police said Saturday. Police were still trying to piece together who's who and what happened leading up to Friday night's shooting in Grantsville. Investigators...

This undated photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Keilon Jones. Chicago police say Jones has been charged with attempted murder in a Dec. 22, 2019, shooting at a house party that left 13 people wounded. According to a police statement, Jones was arrested Thursday Jan. 16, 2020. He's also charged with aggravated battery.  Police have said the shooting stemmed from a dispute at a memorial party being held in honor of someone killed in April. (Chicago Police Department via AP)

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago house party

Jan. 18, 2020 4:25 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a Chicago house party that left 13 people wounded, Chicago police said Saturday. According to a police statement, 25-year-old Keilon Jones was arrested Thursday. He is also charged with aggravated battery. It's not...

Homicide charge dropped against 1 in movie theater slaying

Jan. 18, 2020 3:31 PM EST

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped criminal homicide and conspiracy charges against one of two men arrested in a shooting death inside a Pennsylvania movie theater last month. Jalen Bellaflores, 19, remains charged with hindering apprehension, obstruction of justice and evidence-tampering, a...

Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a memento

Jan. 18, 2020 2:12 PM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man told authorities that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws as a memento after shooting it in self-defense because he was mad that the bear was going to eat him, according to court records. Bryan Berg, 35, appeared in court on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Missoula...

Officials: Palestinian wounds Israeli man in stabbing

Jan. 18, 2020 12:02 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian attacker stabbed and moderately wounded an Israeli man Saturday near the West Bank flashpoint city of Hebron, police said. The 22-year-old Israeli was evacuated to a hospital for treatment, according to the rescue agency Magen David Adom. The Israeli military said it arrested...

In this 2001 photo, John Lesko is led by sheriff deputies from the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa. John Lesko can be seen in the top left as he exits the transport van. Jim Clawson hopes that one day he will watch the last breaths of the man who killed his friend and fellow police officer 40 years ago. Clawson has been waiting for decades to be summoned as a witness to John Lesko’s final day. But it’s more likely that Lesko — Pennsylvania’s longest-serving death row inmate — will die in prison by some other means. Lesko and another man were arrested in the so-called ‘Kill for Thrill’ spree.(Renatta Signorini/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)

Man on death row 40 years after ‘Kill for Thrill’ murders

Jan. 18, 2020 11:25 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Clawson hopes that one day he will watch the last breaths of the man who killed his friend and fellow police officer 40 years ago. Clawson has been waiting for decades to be summoned as a witness to John Lesko’s final day. He wants to be seated behind a glass window when the...

Police investigate after four people were killed and fifth person was injured in a shooting at a Grantsville, Utah, home Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The suspected shooter was taken into custody by Grantsville police, the Deseret News reported. Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall said the victims and the shooter are all related, the newspaper reported. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)

4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb

Jan. 18, 2020 2:36 AM EST

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Four members of a family were killed and one injured in a shooting Friday night in a Salt Lake City suburb, local media report. The suspected shooter was taken into custody by Grantsville police, the Deseret News reported. Grantsville Mayor Brent Marshall said the victims and the...

A police officer helps transport the body of one of at least five people killed during a skirmish between illegal armed groups in Jamundi, southwest Colombia, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Authorities say rebels with the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia operate in the area and may have been involved. (AP Photo/Christian EscobarMora)

Town on edge in Colombia after 5 killed, 2 vehicles burned

Jan. 17, 2020 10:59 PM EST

JAMUNDI, Colombia (AP) — A remote town was on edge Friday after at least five people were found shot to death, highlighting Colombia's struggle to bring peace to rural areas where drug crops are abundant and illegal armed groups are active. The killings happened overnight in an isolated part of the Jamundi...