One suspect in Cedar Rapids stabbing death pleads guilty

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — One of two men charged with stabbing a man to death and burying his body in the backyard of a Cedar Rapids home pleaded guilty Monday to lesser charges.Drew Wagner, 34, who was originally charged with first-degree murder, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the…

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Voters could get say on abolishing police after Arbery death

ATLANTA (AP) — A bill to let local voters decide whether to abolish the scandal-plagued Glynn County police department has gone to Gov. Brian Kemp for his approval or veto, having gained support in the Georgia legislature after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.The state House voted 159-3 on Monday…

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Victim in fatal shooting Friday in Pulaski County identified by authorities

FILE - A Pulaski County sheriff's office vehicle is shown in this file photo. The victim of a fatal shooting Friday in Pulaski County was identified by authorities Monday as 47-year-old Joe Nathan Henderson III.Authorities responded Friday afternoon to 6315 Arkansas 365 South. They found Henderson suffering from gunshot wounds,…

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Father’s Day weekend violence in Chicago leaves 11 people dead, including 4 children

By the numbers: Gun deaths in America 00:47 Chicago (CNN)Eleven people were killed, including four children, and 67 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the Father's Day weekend, police told CNN.This weekend's youngest victim, 3-year-old Mekhi James, was shot Saturday evening when someone opened fire at his father's…

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Deputies: Man arrested after killing wife and son at Orlando home

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A man is in custody after killing his wife and son at their home near South John Young Parkway early Sunday morning, officials said.At 1:15 a.m., Orange County deputies responded to a shooting in the 11600 block of Darlington Drive.Investigators found Jodie Rivera, 57, and Matthew…

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Columbus man ruled incompetent to stand trial in killing of philanthropist wife

Hide caption Henry Evans enters the courtroom for his arraignment on a murder charge on Oct. 8, 2019 at the Franklin County Municipal Court. Evans is charged in connection with the death of his wife, local philathropist Dorothy Cage, 85. On Monday, he was found not guilty by reason of…

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Doomsday cult leader gets 64 years in deaths of 2 girls

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A woman who considered herself the spiritual leader of a doomsday cult in Colorado has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for her role in the deaths of two children who were banished to a car without food or water because the girls were thought…

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Baltimore Police officer who was shot is discharged from Shock Trauma a week later

Baltimore Police officer Brian Burke is discharged from the hospital a week after he was shot in the line of duty. A city police officer who was shot while dispersing a large party in West Baltimore earlier this month was discharged from the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Sunday,…

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Mystery remains weeks after a pawn shop owner shot and killed a man during Minneapolis unrest

Calvin Horton Jr. Two Minneapolis police officers answered a 911 call about a stabbing on East Lake Street on May 27 and found a chaotic scene as arson, looting and protests raged in the wake of George Floyd's death.A black man lay on the sidewalk in front of the Cadillac…

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Customer sought in beating death of Orland Park man who owned New Lenox business

Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man they said attacked the owner of a New Lenox window tinting business at his shop earlier this month. The Will County sheriff's office is asking the public for help identifying the man in the photo, who is considered a suspect in…

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