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2 killed and 7 injured in shooting at Memphis park party, police say

Apr. 21, 2024 21:15 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nine people were shot, including two men who were killed, at an unauthorized public party over the weekend in a Memphis city park, police said. Officers responded early Saturday evening to a reported shooting in Orange Mound Park, Memphis Police Department...

Woman, 18, dies after being shot at Delaware State University; campus closed

Apr. 21, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An 18-year-old woman died after she was shot on the campus of Delaware State University on Sunday, authorities said. Dover police said officers responded at about 1:40 a.m. to a report of shots on the campus. Police said an 18-year-old Wilmington...

Arkansas teen held on murder charge after fatal shooting outside party after high school prom

Apr. 21, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas teen is in custody on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a high school senior outside a party early Sunday following a high school prom. Donterious Stephens, 19, of Helena, turned himself in to...

Suspect in killing of Idaho sheriff's deputy fatally shot by police, authorities say

Apr. 21, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho sheriff's deputy died after being shot by a driver during a traffic stop, and a man believed to be the shooting suspect was later fatally shot by police, authorities said Sunday. Deputy Tobin Bolter, 27, was shot as he approached the driver's window at...

Haitians scramble to survive, seeking food, water and safety as gang violence chokes the capital

Apr. 21, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — As the sun sets, a burly man bellows into a megaphone while a curious crowd gathers around him. Next to him is a small cardboard box with several banknotes worth 10 Haitian gourdes — about 7 U.S. cents. “Everyone give whatever they have!” the man...

Chicago police officer fatally shot overnight while heading home from work

Apr. 21, 2024 11:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 30-year-old Chicago police officer was shot and killed overnight on the city's southwest side while heading home from work, police said Sunday. Superintendent Larry Snelling told reporters the officer was going home and still in uniform, but wearing something on...

2 Pakistani customs officials killed and 3 wounded in an attack in the restive northwest

Apr. 21, 2024 05:30 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at Pakistani customs officials, killing two and wounding three others in the country's restive northwest, police said Sunday. The attack happened late Saturday night in Dera Ismail district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said police...

12 students and teacher killed in Columbine school shooting remembered at 25th anniversary vigil

Apr. 20, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A girl who wrote to God in her diaries, a boy with learning disabilities who was just learning to like who he was and a teen who would spend every free minute fishing were among the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting remembered during a vigil Friday on the eve of the...

Conditions improve for students shot in Maryland park on 'senior skip day'

Apr. 20, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Three of the five youths shot in a suburban Washington, D.C., park during a high school “senior skip day” gathering have been released from the hospital, while the condition of the most seriously injured has improved, authorities said Saturday. Police in...

Milwaukee teenager gets 13 years for shooting inside restaurant that killed 2 other teens

Apr. 20, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee teenager has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty in a 2022 shooting that killed two other teens inside a fast-food restaurant. A Milwaukee County judge on Friday sentenced Robert D. Johnson, who pleaded guilty in January to...