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This undated photo provided by Metro Nashville Police Department shows Emanuel Kidega Samson. A gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, and opened deadly fire an official said. Authorities identified the attacker as Samson, 25, of Murfreesboro, who came to the United States from Sudan in 1996 and was a legal U.S. resident. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 11:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in the...
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Police investigate the scene outside the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ after a deadly shooting at the church on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Antioch, Tenn. (Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 10:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Nashville (all times local): 10:30 p.m. A man accused of killing one person and wounding several others at a Tennessee church has been charged with one count of murder. The Metropolitan Nashville police tweeted Sunday night that 25-...
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September 24, 2017 - 2:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The driver of a Las Vegas-bound Greyhound bus who was stabbed by an unruly passenger near the California border said his assailant possibly was under the influence of drugs, according to authorities. Nevada Highway Patrol officials say 31-year-old Armando Juarez was arrested on...
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September 24, 2017 - 11:00 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Court documents show the mother of a 6-year-old who authorities say was shot and killed by his father in an apparent murder-suicide in Massachusetts had feared years ago that it would happen. The mother of 6-year-old Anthony Scaccia wrote in a 2013 application for a...
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Protesters defy a security guard trying to prevent the use of an escalator at the St. Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, Mo., after several hundred people demonstrated in protest over the recent acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect, in St. Louis, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Several people were arrested at the upscale Galleria mall where demonstrators marched and chanted among shoppers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported officers briefly cleared the mall after some members of the group became unruly. (Christian Goode/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 9:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests in St. Louis over acquittal of officer in black man's shooting death (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Protests of a white former police officer's acquittal in the killing of a black man in St. Louis moved to the Ritz Carlton hotel in Clayton, Missouri, after...
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September 23, 2017 - 6:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police detectives say they were surprised when they were able to use a decoy mannequin in their search for a suspected killer who had bludgeoned to death two homeless men. Metropolitan Police Department officers and a prosecutor described Tuesday how they used a CPR-...
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Karen Bobo, right, mother of Holly Bobo, receives a hug from a supporter after a court recess was called Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Savannah, Tenn. A Hardin County jury found Zachary Adams guilty Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — It was a prayer circle 6 ½ years in the making. Shortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends held hands, closed their eyes and thanked God for the guilty verdict. Family pastor Don Franks spoke softly...
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Karen Bobo speaks to Zach Adams during the victim impact statement during the penalty phase of the Holly Bobo murder trial, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Savannah, Tenn. Adams, 33, avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years. A Hardin County jury convicted Adams on Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo in 2011. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP, Pool)
September 23, 2017 - 1:08 pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing Saturday to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student Holly Bobo. Judge C. Creed McGinley told a jury that Zachary Adams made a deal with prosecutors just...
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Protesters rally in downtown St. Louis as fans arrive for a Billy Joel concert at Busch Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The protest was the latest of several since a judge on Friday announced a not-guilty verdict for a white former St. Louis police officer charged in the shooting death of a black suspect. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 12:16 pm
Missouri is again at the center of a racially charged conflict after a judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer of first-degree murder in the death of a black drug suspect. The Sept. 15 verdict provoked angry protests in a state still not fully recovered from the unrest that followed...
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In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo, Maleeha Ahmed, 28, sits on a sidewalk as she describes being maced by police in a protest in St. Louis. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is suing the city of St. Louis over what it calls "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a former police officer in the killing of a black man. The suit filed Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, accuses police of misconduct by using chemical weapons, interfering with video of police activity and violating due process. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)
September 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man. The suit...
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