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  • Texas mom also charged after her toddler's death

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge. Arlington city jail records show 17-year-old Alexis Botello was being held Wednesday on charges of tampering with evidence and...

  • 2 women raped, 3rd attacked in city neighborhood

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo say they've increased patrols in a section of the city where two women have been raped and a third assaulted since late last month. Officials tell local media that the first attack occurred June 29, when a 33-year-old woman was raped and robbed on the...

  • Court date could be set in theater shooting case

    DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Pasco County judge is expected to set a trial date in the case of a retired Tampa police captain who is accused of shooting a man in a movie theater. A court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday for 71-year-old Curtis Reeves Jr., who is charged with second-degree murder...

  • 13-year-old in critical condition after being shot

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head on a Syracuse street. Syracuse police say Wednesday morning that the shooting occurred around midnight Tuesday on North Alvard Street. Officials say the boy was taken to Upstate...

  • Suspect sought in Dallas motel shootings, 1 slain

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police are looking for a gunman after a woman was fatally shot and a man was critically wounded at a motel. Police are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire early Wednesday. Sr. Cpl. Sherri Jeffrey says police are not sure if the suspect fled on foot or escaped in a...

  • Man fatally shot in standoff in Washington County

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — A Washington County man is dead following a standoff with police. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 55-year-old Dennis D. Morrell was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he threatened officers with a gun. Geller says the standoff began Tuesday afternoon...

  • Florida Gov. to highlight crime proposals

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is touting his opposition to any changes to the state's sentencing laws. Scott is planning to do a campaign swing through the state this week where he will highlight law-enforcement and public safety proposals. The tour will start in Monday in...

  • Nigerian military arrests suspects in schoolgirl kidnapping

    Nigerian military officials announced Tuesday they had arrested suspects in the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in mid-April, according to Reuters.



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