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Atlanta police: Woman, killer dead after high-rise shootout

ATLANTA (AP) — A man killed a woman and then died during a shootout with police at an apartment building in Atlanta's midtown neighborhood early Wednesday, police said. Police got ca...

Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn thei...

Grand jury will get case of man threatening to kill senators

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magistrate has ruled that there is probable cause for a case to continue against a man accused of threatening to kill Alaska’s two U.S. senators in profanity-filled voicemai...

Lapchick family felt backlash due to Knicks coach's views

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Richard E. Lapchick shares some of the backlash his family felt that was directed at his father, former Knicks coach Joe Lapchick, for signing the first Black player to an NBA contract...

Chief: Police fatally shot Florida teen pointing air rifle

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Police fatally shot a Florida teenager after he pointed what turned out to be an air rifle at people, cars and officers, a police chief said. Police ident...

Police: 1 deputy killed, 2 wounded in ambush at Houston bar

HOUSTON (AP) — A man with an AR-15-style rifle ambushed three constable deputies outside a Houston bar early Saturday, killing one and leaving two others wounded, authorities in Texas said. ...

Review backs Iowa officer in shooting that paralyzed man

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A police officer who shot and paralyzed a man in downtown Waterloo in April acted legally because the target appeared to be chasing a deputy with a shotgun, a prosecutor ruled Fr...

Norway town absorbs horror of local's bow-and-arrow attack

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — Residents of a Norwegian town with a proud legacy of producing coins, weapons and silver grappled Friday with the horrible knowledge that someone living in their community use...

Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who was shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest last year against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police enabled the violence...

Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Florida school massacre case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A last-minute court hearing is set Friday in Florida for Nikolas Cruz, the man police said has confessed to the 2018 massacre of 17 people at a suburban high school. ...

Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Florida school massacre case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A last-minute court hearing is set Friday in Florida for Nikolas Cruz, the man police said has confessed to the 2018 massacre of 17 people at a suburban high school. ...

Police fatally shoot armed man in Southern California

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle early Thursday morning in Southern California, authorities said. The man's name was not immediately rel...

Norway mourns bow-and-arrow victims, recalls 2011 attack

HELSINKI (AP) — Many Norwegians recall it all too well: politicians, residents and Norway's royal family together mourning an act of home-grown mass violence that profoundly shook a Scandinavian natio...

Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as 'act of terror'

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — The bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town near Norway's capital appeared to be a terrorist act, authorities said Thursday, a bizarre and shocki...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2021. There are 78 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1...