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Police: Officer shot, killed man after 4 wounded

Sep. 19, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

HILLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A local police officer in western Pennsylvania shot and killed a man who had stabbed or slashed four people, including another local officer, authorities said. State police in Lawrence County say troopers were called shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday...

Police detain possible suspect in Albuquerque homicide case

Sep. 19, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A possible suspect has been detained in a homicide case Sunday in Albuquerque, police said. They said officers responded to a call of a shooting about 10 a.m. When officers arrived, they reported finding a man dead in an intersection. ...

On mass shooting anniversary, 2 fatally shot in Rochester

Sep. 19, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two people were fatally shot Sunday outside a party in Rochester, a year to the day after a similar mass shooting claimed the lives of two teenagers. Police said Sunday's shooting occurred at about 2:30 a.m. after about 75 to 100 people were...

Chicago police officer fatally shoots 28-year-old man

Sep. 19, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 28-year-old man died Sunday after a Chicago police officer responding to a reported domestic disturbance shot him, Chicago police said. Officers responded to a residence on the city’s South Side just before 11 a.m. Sunday. Officers encountered a man...

Shooting death investigation uncovers illegal pot farm

Sep. 19, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The shooting death of man in rural Northern California has led to five arrests, including his father and two brothers who are accused of trying to hide the body to prevent investigators from discovering an illegal marijuana growing operation, authorities said. ...

Man gets 80 years prison in killing of 2, injuring officer

Sep. 19, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has received an 80-year prison sentence in the 2018 killing of two people and attempted murder of an Aurora police officer. Thirty-one-year-old Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless...

New claims in NYC restaurant brawl over vaccine proof

Sep. 19, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New details have emerged about a brawl outside a popular New York City restaurant between several out-of-town visitors and an employee over the restaurant's requirement that the guests show proof of vaccination. Attorneys for Carmine's and for three...

Delaware man injured in early morning shooting

Sep. 19, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say a 44-year-old man was shot and wounded after an altercation inside his vehicle early Sunday morning. The Delaware News Journal reports that the shooting happened shortly before 4 a.m. Police said the altercation began when three...

Group honors officer who was killed by suspect last week

Sep. 19, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A group of about two dozen people gathered Saturday to pay their respects to the 22-year-old Independence police officer killed in a shooting earlier in the week. The small crowd gathered outside Centerpoint Medical Center as a motorcade...

Missouri man guilty of several felonies for shooting woman

Sep. 19, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was convicted of several felonies after the woman he shot in the head testified against him. The Jackson County Prosecutors Office said Saturday that Louis Watts was found guilty Friday of first-degree domestic assault, unlawful...