Shootings

June 01, 2017 - 1:42 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New police bodycam video of the gay nightclub massacre in Florida shows a woman outside the club asking an officer why they don't just shoot the gunman. In the video made public Thursday, the officer responds that officers inside the club don't want to risk shooting innocent...
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June 01, 2017 - 10:49 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Newly released video from bodycams on officers responding to a mass shooting at a Florida gay nightclub shows shattered glass inside the club, the sounds of automatic gunfire and an officer shouting to the gunman, "Come out with your hands up or you will die!" The videos were...
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May 31, 2017 - 5:41 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — In a story May 30 about a series of shootings in Mississippi, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on incorrect information from authorities, the middle name of the man charged in the shootings. His name is Willie Cory Godbolt, not Corey. A corrected version of...
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May 30, 2017 - 7:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved a proposed settlement resolving a class action that accuses law enforcement agencies in Louisiana's capital of violating the constitutional rights of protesters who were arrested after a deadly police shooting. Black Lives...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Jeronimo Yanez. Jury selection begins Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the manslaughter case against Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer who is accused in the fatal shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 30, 2017 - 5:43 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Philando Castile's permit to legally carry a gun became a point of focus in the days after he was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer, with some questioning whether Castile acted properly during the July traffic stop and others wondering whether the officer followed...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Nikko Jenkins is led to court by a Douglas County deputy in Omaha, Neb. Jenkins, convicted of killing four people in and around Omaha in 2013. A three-judge panel sentenced Jenkins to death, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The panel had the option of sentencing Jenkins to death or life in prison. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 30, 2017 - 5:42 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man convicted of killing four people in Omaha in 2013 was sentenced to death Tuesday by a three-judge panel — Nebraska's first death penalty sentence handed down since the punishment was reinstated by voters in November. The panel issued its ruling in the case of Nikko Jenkins...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, file photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Jeronimo Yanez. Jury selection begins Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the manslaughter case against Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer who is accused in the fatal shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn. (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Minnesota officer accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Jury selection has wrapped up for the day in St. Paul in the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally...
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May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback related to the shooting of the boy at a...
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In this image made from a video, Shayla Edwards, center, and other family members of the shooting victims hold hands and pray on Monday, May 29, 2017, in Brookhaven, Miss. Edwards' son Austin Edwards, 11, was murdered over the weekend. (AP Photo/Joshua Replogle)
May 29, 2017 - 9:11 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. 'HE LOVED ME ENOUGH TO TAKE SOME BULLETS FOR ME' Caleb Edwards, 15, recounts how his cousin Jordan Blackwell was killed while using his own body to shield Caleb from gunfire in a Mississippi...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi deputy killed in a shooting rampage had worked in Christian ministry before going into law enforcement, and liked doing puppet shows to deliver uplifting messages to children. William Durr, 36, was responding to a domestic-violence call late Saturday when he...
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