Violent crime

Claud "Tex" McIver stands as court went into session as the jury resumed deliberations in his murder trial at the Fulton County Courthouse, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Atlanta. McIver faces charges including murder in the September 2016 death of his wife, Diane McIver. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool)
April 23, 2018 - 4:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A jury on Monday found a prominent Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife guilty of murder and influencing witnesses, capping a weekslong trial that had riveted the attention of this Southern city. Jurors returned the verdict Monday afternoon against 75-year-old Claud "Tex"...
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In this photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking sits in a police car after being arrested in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, April 23, 2018. Police said Reinking opened fire at a Waffle House early Sunday, killing at least four people. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle of the night was arrested not far from his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack that killed four people, authorities said...
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A worker vacuums up shattered glass outside a Waffle House restaurant Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. A suspect police have identified as Travis Reinking shot and killed at least four people at the restaurant Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 23, 2018 - 3:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A federal official says the father of the man suspected of fatally shooting four at a Nashville Waffle House could face charges for returning guns that were taken from him after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 photo, Ellen DeGeneres, winner of the awards for favorite animated movie voice, favorite daytime TV host, and favorite comedic collaboration, speaks at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Degeneres says she’s “furious” so many black men have been shot by police and “nothing seems to change.” Speaking on her show Friday, April 20, 2018, with CNN’s Van Jones, Degeneres said she’s “ashamed.” (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres says she's "furious" that so many black men have been shot by police and "nothing seems to change." Speaking with CNN's Van Jones on her show on Friday, DeGeneres said she's "ashamed." Jones said "it's not just the police." He said that when he was at Yale...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 23, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors highlighted gaps in Bill Cosby's travel records on Monday as they sought to downplay their significance to the comedian's defense on sexual assault charges. Cosby's lawyers introduced the records in an attempt to show he couldn't have been at his suburban...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the South Padre Island Police Department shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who was arrested by federal deputy marshals April 19, 2018, at a restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas in connection with the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband. Riess will attend an extradition hearing Monday, April 23, 2018, to send her to Florida. (South Padre Island Police Department via AP, File)
April 23, 2018 - 12:53 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Minnesota woman arrested in Texas in the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband, will likely be sent to Florida for prosecution. Fifty-six-year-old Lois Riess is being held in the Cameron County jail in South Texas on Florida charges that include murder...
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James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. A gunman stormed the Waffle House restaurant and shot several people to death before dawn, according to police, who credited Shaw, a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 12:15 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives. "When I grabbed the barrel of the...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 23, 2018 - 9:26 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't allow his lawyers to introduce testimony they say would shed light on the possible motivation of the comedian's chief accuser. The defense...
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The empty bench of the accused, Salah Abdeslam and Sofiane Ayari, at the Brussels justice palace in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's most wanted fugitive will hear his judgment in an attempted murder case on Monday. The verdict will be heard for his involvement in a March 15, 2016, police shootout, four months after the Paris attacks that killed 130. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 6:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels. The court handed both Abdeslam, Europe's most wanted fugitive at the time, and Sofiane Ayari...
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Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's most wanted fugitive will hear his judgment in an attempted murder case on Monday. Salah Abdeslam's verdict will be heard for his involvement in a March 15, 2016, police shootout, four months after the Paris attacks that killed 130. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 23, 2018 - 4:43 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Salah Abdeslam and a suspected accomplice in Brussels (all times local): 10:35 a.m. A Brussels court says the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks and an accomplice were clearly implicated in shooting at police officers as they sought to flee...
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