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The Latest: 2 storm-related injuries reported

Jul. 20, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on storms that moved through Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Storms that swept through Wisconsin on Saturday are being blamed for two injuries in Trempealeau County, and authorities are investigating whether the storm was a factor in two deaths. The...

15-year-old girl charged with murder in Arkansas man's death

Jul. 20, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in west-central Arkansas say a 15-year-old girl has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant in the death of a 52-year-old man near Atkins. Pope County Sheriff Shane Jones told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that the girl is being held in the neighboring Yell...

FBI searches property of former King County official

Jul. 20, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

ENUMCLAW, Wash. (AP) — The FBI and Enumclaw police have searched the farmhouse of a former King County official who is the target of a corruption investigation. KING-TV reports that the agents searched Allan "Benny" Thomas' property on Friday but did not make any arrests. Thomas was the longtime...

6 Tennessee corrections officers resign after investigation

Jul. 20, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says six corrections officer have resigned after an internal investigation into accusations of inappropriate conduct. The Commercial Appeal reports that the identities of the deputies were not provided. A social media post from the sheriff's office...

Police investigate shooting at Delaware nursing home

Jul. 20, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say they are investigating a shooting at a nursing home in Wilmington where two people were shot. Police said troopers were sent to ManorCare of Wilmington for a report of a shooting at about 1:12 p.m. Police say two people sustained gunshot wounds, but...

Man charged in apparent drive-by shooting that wounded boy

Jul. 20, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

READING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested in an apparent drive-by shooting that wounded an 11-year-old boy sitting in a car in eastern Pennsylvania. Reading police say the boy was sitting in a parked car at about 3 p.m. Friday when shots were fired into the car from another vehicle. The...

Shooting death during confrontation involving officer probed

Jul. 20, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — State authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man during a confrontation involving a New Jersey police officer. The state attorney general's office says a Pemberton Borough police officer responded just after 9 p.m. Friday to a reported altercation near the home of...

3 people die in Wisconsin crash; officials probe stop sign

Jul. 20, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (AP) — Three people are dead after a crash in western Wisconsin and authorities are investigating whether a fallen stop sign may be a factor. The crash happened Friday night when a Minnesota man who was heading north on County Road T drove into the intersection at state Highway 64 east...

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work release

Jul. 19, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls. The inquiry will focus on whether deputies assigned to monitor Epstein in a...

Trump says he's trying to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home

Jul. 19, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks. "I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister of Sweden...