Violent crime

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, Devon Erickson, an accused STEM School shooter, appears at the Douglas County Courthouse in Castle Rock, Colo. Erickson and another suspect in the suburban Denver school shooting are due back in court as prosecutors file charges in the violent attack that killed a student and wounded multiple others. Prosecutors also are expected to decide Friday, May 10, whether to charge the younger suspect, Maya McKinney, 16, as an adult. (Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:08 am
DENVER (AP) — Both suspects in a suburban Denver school shooting are due back in court Friday as prosecutors file charges in the attack that killed a student and wounded eight others. The district attorney's office also is expected to decide whether the younger suspect will be charged as an adult...
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An American flag unfurls in the wind in a small tribute placed below the sign for STEM School Highlands Ranch following Tuesday's shooting, in Highlands Ranch, Colo., Thursday, May 9, 2019. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 09, 2019 - 2:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — A security guard credited with capturing one of the two suspects in this week's suburban Denver school shooting fired his weapon inside the school, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press on Thursday. The security guard has not been identified...
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May 09, 2019 - 11:09 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the 19-year-old man accused of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue. Prosecutors say the gunman, identified as John T. Earnest, killed a woman and wounded an 8-year-old girl, her...
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Police stand near the crime scene where Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares was seriously injured and another man killed after they were shot at from a moving vehicle near the congressional building, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Officials say that lawmaker Héctor Olivares was shot at around 7 a.m. local time. Olivares is a representative of La Rioja province in Argentina's lower house of Congress. He is being treated at a hospital in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
May 09, 2019 - 9:50 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983. Officials say that lawmaker Héctor Olivares was shot at around 7 a.m. local time near the...
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Pope Francis does the sign of the cross during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 09, 2019 - 8:30 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to...
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May 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school, a response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school. DeSantis signed the bill in private Wednesday and issued no statement. It was one of...
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In this Monday, May 6, 2019 photo, St. Joseph County Sheriff deputies stand outside the site where a woman was fatally shot in Fawn River Township, Mich. Authorities say a 9-year-old is suspected in the shooting of a woman in her southern Michigan home. (Corky Emrick/Sturgis Journal via AP)
May 08, 2019 - 1:27 pm
FAWN RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his mother in their southern Michigan home, according to court documents. The woman was found early Monday morning in Fawn River Township, St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough told WWMT-...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016 photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air at the Government Center in Minneapolis during a protest over two Minneapolis police officers fatally shooting Jamar Clark, a black man, in November 2015. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, a federal judge summoned Minneapolis city leaders to court after learning that the city had rejected an offer to settle a lawsuit over the killing of a black man by police in 2015 — with the rejection coming the same day the city announced it had agreed to pay $20 million to the family of a white woman killed by police. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 08, 2019 - 1:20 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis will work with a court-appointed mediator to try to resolve the lawsuit over the death of a black man who was shot by police in 2015, city leaders said Wednesday after a federal judge called a hearing to demand answers about settlement negotiations. U.S...
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Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 08, 2019 - 11:15 am
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps says a student who helped subdue one of the Colorado school shooters is Brendan Bialy, a member of the Marines' Delayed Entry Program. The Marines said Wednesday that...
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In this March 27, 2015 photo Amanda Knox talks to reporters outside her mother's home, in Seattle, WA, United States. Knox says she is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, for the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate Meredith Kercher in the university hilltop town of Perugia. Knox on Twitter that “I'm honored to accept their invitation to speak to the Italian people at this historic event and return to Italy for the first time” after she was invited to attend a conference June 14-15 in Modena organized by the Italy Innocence Project, which seeks to help people who have been convicted for crimes they did not commit. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 08, 2019 - 3:11 am
ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox says she is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in the hilltop university town of Perugia. The American was invited to attend a conference June 14-15...
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