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Hawaii police officer hospitalized after assault

Nov. 28, 2020 6:03 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been charged with second-degree attempted murder after authorities say he assaulted an off-duty Hawaii police officer. Friday's attack left the officer with life-threatening injuries, Hawaii News Now reported. The officer remains hospitalized as of Saturday morning....

Police: DC officer killed by wife in apparent murder-suicide

Nov. 28, 2020 5:08 PM EST

WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman fatally shot her police officer husband and then killed herself, authorities said. The Charles County Sheriff's Office said that police found two people dead inside their home in Waldorf on Friday. Police said they found evidence that the woman had shot her husband and...

A group of protesters burn pictures of the U.S. President Donald Trump, top, and the President-elect Joe Biden in a gathering in front of Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, a day after the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh an Iranian scientist linked to the country's nuclear program by unknown assailants near Tehran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Nov. 28, 2020 4:45 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran's disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the...

Report: Deceased fire captain was part of drug conspiracy

Nov. 28, 2020 4:03 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida fire-rescue captain who was fatally shot by a friend earlier this month was involved in “an ongoing conspiracy” with him to buy and sell prescription drugs, according to court records. James Gilliard, 48, was killed Nov. 2 when his friend Jay Rind was...

Police investigate fatal shooting near baseball field

Nov. 28, 2020 2:28 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they are investigating a homicide following reports of shots being fired near a baseball field. Asheville Police said they responded Saturday morning to the reported shooting near Montford baseball field and found a man suffering from multiple gunshot...

Delaware police investigate homicide

Nov. 28, 2020 11:53 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware says they are investigating a homicide after responding to a reported shooting. Delaware State Police said they found a 28-year-old man lying in front of his vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound Friday evening on a road in Georgetown. The man was pronounced dead...

Missouri woman found dead after being reported missing

Nov. 28, 2020 11:49 AM EST

ST. PETERS, MO. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a suburban St. Louis woman whose body was found one day after she was reported missing has been declared a homicide. The discovery of 22-year-old Amethyst Killian’s personal belongings led to the discovery of her body around noon Friday, just a...

Police investigating homicide in Kansas City neighborhood

Nov. 28, 2020 11:17 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating another Kansas City killing as the homicide total for the year climbs to 174. Police said officers found the the body Friday night near homes while responding to a report of “suspicious party" Police spokesman Capt. David Jackson said the...

Stop the Killings: Billboards show city's homicide numbers

Nov. 28, 2020 10:55 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Birmingham pastor is waging a billboard campaign against violence in the city. AL.com reports that the Rev. Paul Hollman, pastor at Mount Mariah Missionary Baptist Church, started the billboard campaign with the message “Stop the Killings Birmingham.” The digital...

Woman arrested in fatal shooting at Minneapolis apartment

Nov. 28, 2020 10:42 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting death at an apartment complex on the city’s South Side. The Star Tribune reports officers responded to a report of a shooting shortly after 2 p.m. Friday. They found a man in his 20s suffering from an gunshot wound, police spokesman...