Shootings

August 19, 2020 - 12:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The son of the owner of a St. Louis-area soul food restaurant that was the setting for the reality show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie's” has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of his nephew four years ago. James Timothy Norman, of Jackson, Mississippi, was...
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A pedestrian passes a mural of rap pioneer Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC by artist Art1Airbrush, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. Charges against two individuals in the hip hop artist's almost 18-year-old murder case were announced the previous day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 18, 2020 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man eyed for years as a possible suspect in the 2002 fatal shooting of hip-hop pioneer Jam Master Jay pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Tuesday, and remained in federal custody where he is already serving a prison sentence for robbery. Ronald Washington, 56, entered his...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds up a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle made by Remington Arms, the same make and model of the gun used by Adam Lanza in the December 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, during a hearing of a legislative subcommittee in Hartford, Conn. On Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, a lawyer for some of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims accused Remington Arms of using its new bankruptcy case to try to wipe out the families' lawsuit against the company over how it marketed the rifle used in the massacre. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
August 18, 2020 - 3:48 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for some of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims' families accused Remington Arms on Tuesday of using its new bankruptcy case to try to wipe out their lawsuit over how the company marketed the rifle used in the massacre. An attorney for Remington denied the...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Isis and Alexis Valenzuela, daughters of Antonio Valenzuela, hug each other during a candlelight vigil in Las Cruces, N.M. Antonio Valenzuela was killed by a Las Cruces police officer in February. As national Black Lives Matter demonstrations grow, Latino activists are joining the multiracial protests while trying to draw attention to their deadly police encounters, some of which go back decades. (Bethany Freudenthal/The Las Cruces Sun News via AP, File)
August 17, 2020 - 5:04 pm
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Forty-year-old Antonio Valenzuela’s death didn’t spark widespread protests like George Floyd’s. In fact, the police killing of Valenzuela drew little attention outside the American Southwestern city just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. The details about Floyd's death, a 46-...
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FILE - The rap group Run-DMC, from left, Joseph "Run" Simmons, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, and Jason Mizell "Jam Master Jay," poses at the 31st annual Grammy Awards in New York, on March 2, 1988. Two suspects have been indicted in the 2002 killing of hip hop artist Jam Master Jay, which until now had been one of New York City's most notorious unsolved killings, according to two law enforcement officials, Monday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 17, 2020 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two decades after the slaying of hip hop star Jam Master Jay, federal prosecutors said Monday they have solved one of New York City’s most enduring unsolved killings, charging two men while suggesting the artist, celebrated for his anti-drug stance, may have been ambushed...
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Police officers work near the house in Cedar Park, Texas, where a person remained barricaded Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Three police officers were shot, authorities said. The officers are in stable condition at a local hospital, police said on Twitter. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 16, 2020 - 11:57 pm
Three police officers were shot and a man remained barricaded inside a home with three of his family members in a suburb of Austin, Texas, authorities said. Officers responded to a call about 3:10 p.m. at a home off Natalie Cove from a mother who said her son kicked in the door of the home, Interim...
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Billy Horschel hits off the second tee during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 16, 2020 - 6:42 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jim Herman rallied to win the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title and a spot in the FedEx Cup playoffs, shooting a 7-under 63 for a one-stroke victory over Billy Horshel. Known for his friendship with President Donald Trump, Herman overcame a four-...
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Cincinnati firefighters use bleach and a hose to clean and remove pools of blood left at the scene of a mass shooting near Grant Park in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Police confirm that multiple people are injured and at least three are dead after three separate shootings occurred in the city of Cincinnati within 90 minutes early Sunday morning. (Sam Greene/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
August 16, 2020 - 2:07 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — At least 18 people were shot, including four killed, as gunfire erupted in several places around the city overnight, authorities said Sunday. Officers responded just after 12:30 a.m. Sunday to the Avondale neighborhood and found 21-year-old Antonio Blair with gunshot wounds,...
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August 16, 2020 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gunfire at a gathering of more than 200 mostly young people in north Philadelphia wounded five people, including a 16-year-old, as police said officers came under fire in one of a number of shootings across the city during another violent weekend. Police Commissioner Danielle...
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FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2019 file photo, former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel appears before the Senate Rules Committee concerning his dismissal by Gov. Ron DeSantis, in Tallahassee, Fla. Israel is running against Sheriff Gregory Tony in the upcoming Florida primary. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
August 15, 2020 - 9:53 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The two shootings dominating the Democratic primary for sheriff in Broward County, Florida, couldn't be more different. The 2018 massacre that pushed former sheriff and current challenger Scott Israel out of office left 14 students and three adults dead at Marjory...
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