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Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram, mayor says terror likely

Mar. 18, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman killed three people and wounded five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers with dogs zero in on an apartment building nearby. Authorities...

The Latest: Alleged gunman entered Hungary by train in 2018

Mar. 18, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque shootings in New Zealand (all times local): 6 a.m., Tuesday Authorities say alleged Christchurch mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant arrived in Hungary as a tourist last November on a train that runs between Timisoara, Romania, and Budapest, Hungary....

DNA match leads to arrest in 1999 Alabama slaying, rape case

Mar. 18, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A DNA match found through genealogy testing led to the arrest of a truck-driving preacher in the killings of two teen girls who were found shot to death in a car trunk nearly 20 years ago, authorities said Monday. Coley McCraney, 45, of Dothan is charged with rape and capital murder in...

Supreme Court agrees to hear deadly DC sniper shootings case

Mar. 18, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002. The justices said they will take up the state's appeal in the case...

Businessman pleads not guilty in slaying of brother's family

Mar. 18, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman accused of killing his brother, his brother's wife and two children pleaded not guilty Monday to felony murder and other charges, the same day his defense lawyers withdrew from the case due to recently discovered conflicts of interest. Michael Wicke, a public...

Brother's teasing proved prophetic before NZ mosque shooting

Mar. 18, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — She wonders now if that moment was a prophecy, if her brother somehow knew it was the last time they'd see each other. Or maybe he was just teasing her, like he always did. But whatever the whole thing meant, Aya Al-Umari likes to believe it was her brother's way of saying...

The Latest: Dutch police cut number of shooting wounded to 5

Mar. 18, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police in Utrecht say they are reducing to five the number of people who were injured in a deadly shooting on a tram in the Dutch city. Earlier, police said nine people had been wounded in the...

Dutch mayor withdraws advice to citizens to remain indoors following deadly tram shooting in Utrecht

Mar. 18, 2019 11:23 AM EDT
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch mayor withdraws advice to citizens to remain indoors following deadly tram shooting in Utrecht.

Trump says media trying to blame him for NZ massacre

Mar. 18, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is unfairly being blamed for the New Zealand mosque massacre. Trump tweeted Monday that the media "is working overtime to blame me for the horrible attack in New Zealand." He adds: "They will have to work very hard to prove that one." The gunman in last...

Utrecht mayor: "Terror motive" most plausible reason behind deadly shooting attack on tram in Dutch city

Mar. 18, 2019 10:10 AM EDT
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Utrecht mayor: "Terror motive" most plausible reason behind deadly shooting attack on tram in Dutch city.