December 14, 2017 - 11:19 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say officers have shot three carjacking suspects, killing one. New Britain police say officers tried to stop a vehicle Thursday night that they believe was involved in a series of armed carjackings in the city and surrounding areas over at least the...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:03 pm
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the shooting of a farmer who accused him of applying herbicide to crops that the farmer said drifted onto nearby land and damaged plants. A Mississippi County Circuit Court jury late Thursday convicted Allan Curtis Jones...
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Zenobia Dobson hugs Assistant District Attorney Phil Morton Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn., after a jury convicted Christopher Bassett of first degree murder and Kipling Colbert Jr. and Gregory Williams III of facilitation in the killing of her son Zaevion Dobson. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 7:40 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors found one defendant guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and two others guilty on a lesser charge of facilitation of first-degree murder in the 2015 death of a Tennessee teen who was lauded for courageously shielding his friends from gunfire. Christopher Drone...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WELDON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested in the shooting death of a toddler. Weldon Police Chief James Avens told a news conference that 22-year-old Malcolm Artis of Halifax was arrested Thursday in Lithia Springs, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. Avens said Artis is...
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FILE - In this May 2016 image provided by the City of Minneapolis, police officer Mohamed Noor poses for a photo at a community event welcoming him to the Minneapolis police force. Noor fatally shot Justine Damond, an Australian native on July 15, 2017. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, a Minnesota prosecutor said he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge Noor who killed Damond, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job." (City of Minneapolis via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed Australian woman this summer, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job." Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is still deciding whether to charge...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Good afternoon! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events...
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CORRECTS TO BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS POLICE SHOT, NOT ST. LOUIS COUNTY AND UPDATED CAPTION INFORMATION - Police officers work the scene where two Bellefontaine Neighbors officers were shot and a man barricaded himself inside a home on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in the St. Louis County town of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo. Bulletproof vests saved both officers from serious injury. A suspect was taken into custody after a standoff that lasted more than seven hours. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (AP) — A gunman shot two suburban St. Louis police officers in the torso before barricading himself inside a home Thursday, but bulletproof vests saved both officers from serious injury. The shooting happened in the city of Bellefontaine Neighbors. The two officers — a...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016 photo, children participate in the fun run at the annual Vicki Soto 5K race in Stratford, Conn. The race is held by the Soto family to raise money to fund scholarships for students interested in careers in education. First-grade teacher Vicki Soto was one of 26 people killed during a shooting inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newton, Conn. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
December 14, 2017 - 11:09 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Out of a senseless tragedy, they have sought ways to find meaning in advocacy. Many relatives of the 26 children and educators killed five years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School have dedicated themselves to charity, activism and other efforts to channel their grief and, in...
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Baton Rouge, La. More than a half-century after the Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff’s deputy, the now 71-year-old inmate is getting his first chance at freedom since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in his favor. Louisiana's parole board scheduled a hearing Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, for Montgomery. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than a half-century after a Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff's deputy and nearly a year after the nation's highest court ruled in his favor, the now 71-year-old inmate will have to wait up to two months longer for his first chance at parole...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:09 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One person has been killed and three others wounded in a drive-by shooting in Ohio during a vigil for a man who was killed on the same street earlier this week. Police were called to the scene in Columbus shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say one victim, 32-year-old...
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