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Police identify 3 shot to death in Mississippi nightclub

Oct. 18, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police have released the names of three people who were shot to death during the weekend at a nightclub in Mississippi's capital city. The shootings happened early Sunday at Club Rain in west Jackson. ...

Jury selection begins in trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death

Oct. 18, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — As jury selection got slowly underway Monday in the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their Georgia neighborhood, potential jurors said they came in with negative feelings about the case and worried about the...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence. ...

Chicago officer shot on city's north side; suspect arrested

Oct. 18, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening after being shot Monday afternoon, authorities said. The officer was shot in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the city's north side around 3:30 p.m., Chicago Fire Department...

2 men arrested in drive-by that killed 13-year-old

Oct. 18, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Two men have been arrested and police are looking for others in the drive-by shooting that killed a 13-year-old Alabama boy who was playing with his iPad in his bedroom, an investigator said Monday Julian Lamont Gordon Jr., 21, was arrested...

Police: 2nd man wanted in Alabama HS football game shooting

Oct. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama on Monday released the name of a second man wanted in an Alabama shooting that wounded two adults and three teenagers outside a high school football game. Mobile police said they had five warrants accusing Hezekiah Kaniel Belfon,...

Trial postponed for man accused in shooting of officers

Oct. 18, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The trial of a Philadelphia man charged with shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff in August 2019 has been postponed until next year. Maurice Hill, 38, now scheduled to go on trial in September 2022, faces more than 70 counts...

Man injured after being shot by Mississippi Highway Patrol

Oct. 18, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

WALNUT, Miss. (AP) — Police are investigating after a 45-year-old white man was severely injured after he was shot during a weekend exchange of gunfire with Mississippi Highway Patrol officers. The shooting occurred Sunday near the small community of Walnut in northern...

Vegas felon with violent record arrested in Elko robbery

Oct. 18, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A felon who severed several years in prison for a 2010 shooting at a Las Vegas park has been arrested in Montana as a suspect in an attack this summer on a California couple who was beaten and robbed of $25,000 in jewelry at a convenience store in Elko. ...

Sheriff: Person involved in fatal shooting is released

Oct. 18, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — One person is dead after a shooting early Monday in Casselton, and authorities say they have released the person who may have fired the shot. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said a male believed to be responsible for the shooting called...