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  • Police: No evidence of shooting after Florida mall lockdown

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Reports of possible shots fired at an upscale Florida mall sent alarmed shoppers running and triggered a lockdown that dragged on for hours Sunday, a police chief said, adding a SWAT team's search of the ...

  • Florida police: No active mall shooter, 1 injured

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Police say a person with a possible gunshot wound has been located but there's no active shooter at a Boca Raton mall that had been placed on a lockdown after reports of shots fired. Boca ...

  • Family ends search for missing CEO after a body is found

    6 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The family of a missing Utah tech executive has called off a search for her after police reported that a body was found inside a parked car in the San Francisco Bay Area. Police in ...

  • No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

    7 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds said Capt. Kevin ...

  • Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

    11 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) FOR WORTH, Texas (AP) — An attorney for the family of a 28-year-old black woman who was killed by police inside her Texas home says the white officer who shot her didn't have time to perceive a threat. Lee Merritt ...

  • Police: Girl, 3, kidnapped from Alabama birthday party

    11 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has been kidnapped from a birthday party in Alabama. Police issued an Amber Alert late Saturday after someone in a dark SUV grabbed Kamille McKinney while she was outside with friends ...

  • Police identify 4 killed in gunfire at illegal gambling spot

    12 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has identified the four people killed when gunfire erupted at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the shootings early Saturday morning that left 36-year-old ...

  • Serial killer's victim portraits could help crack cold cases

    12 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) Most of the women in Samuel Little's hand-drawn portraits seem to be frowning. Their hair is short and curly or long and straight. They stare straight ahead or slightly off to the side. Some wear lipstick and jewelry. Little, whom ...

  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    22 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday stood behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the ...

  • Chicago police: 4 dead, 1 wounded in apartment shooting

    22 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say five people were shot, four killed, at an apartment building on the city's Northwest Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. First Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio says a 67-year-old ...

  • Officer kills woman inside her Texas home after welfare call

    23 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said. The shooting occurred after ...

  • The Latest: Edwards forced into runoff for reelection

    23 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' fight to retain his seat in primary (all times local): 10 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will have to battle for another month to try ...

  • Andrew Johnson back in spotlight for 1868 impeachment brush

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) The president traveled the country, fanning racial animus. He viewed the Congress with disdain. He also tried to undo some of the most important achievements of his predecessor, using executive power. That was not Donald Trump, but another president who ...

  • Serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport again

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has been arrested in or near airports dozens of times and sneaked onto planes without a ticket several times is back in custody after police say she tried to sneak through security at Chicago's ...

  • Official: Spitting incident at museum not racially motivated

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school official says she doesn't believe race was a factor when a white student spat on a black visitor at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. School officials ...

  • Firefighters taming Southern California blaze as winds fade

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters aided by diminishing winds were taming a wildfire Saturday that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures along Los Angeles' northern edge and sent a blanket of smoke across a swath of neighborhoods. Officials say ...

  • Latest: Winds ease as crews fight Southern California fire

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Containment is inching up on a smoky Los Angeles wildfire that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures, as crews take advantage of calmer winds ...

  • Illinois' automatic voter registration delays worry experts

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' top leaders trumpeted the benefits of automatic voter registration when signing a bipartisan plan in 2017 to change how the state finds and signs up eligible voters. But Illinois hasn't lived up to its promise, rolling ...

  • Boy wounded by gunfire when shots are fired into vehicle

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a 2-year-old boy was wounded by gunfire when someone fired into a vehicle. A police news release says authorities were notified when the boy was brought to a hospital early Saturday with a ...

  • 4 dead in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Four people were killed and three others were wounded in an early Saturday shooting at an illegal gambling club in New York City, police said. The six men and one woman were shot just before 7 ...

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