Fatal shooting

HOUSTON | Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop’s death

HOUSTON — Two men arrested in the fatal shooting of a North Texas undercover police officer during a bar robbery are expected to face capital murder charges, police said Saturday. Samuel Mayfield and Timothy Huff remained jailed Saturday on bonds totaling $850,000 for each individual. Each suspect has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated … Continue reading HOUSTON | Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop’s death

DALLAS | The Latest: Downtown march protests man’s police shooting

DALLAS — The Latest on a deadly shooting in Dallas involving an off-duty police officer (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Dozens of demonstrators marched through the streets of downtown Dallas and briefly blocked the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 to protest a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a black man in his own apartment. … Continue reading DALLAS | The Latest: Downtown march protests man’s police shooting

DETROIT | Latest: Man arrested in slaying of 5-year-old Detroit girl

DETROIT  — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Detroit (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The Detroit police chief says a man has been arrested in the death of a 5-year-old girl who was fatally shot while in bed with her mother. Chief James Craig says the girl’s mother was shot … Continue reading DETROIT | Latest: Man arrested in slaying of 5-year-old Detroit girl

DALLAS | The Latest: Officer involved in shooting identified

DALLAS  — The Latest on a deadly shooting involving an off-duty Dallas police officer (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Dallas police have released the name of the officer involved in the fatal shooting of a black man. A statement from the Dallas Police Department Saturday says the officer is Amber Guyger, a four-year veteran of … Continue reading DALLAS | The Latest: Officer involved in shooting identified

CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Murder charge in McDonald shooting is political

CHICAGO — The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political pressure. In his first interview since he was arrested — and just days … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Murder charge in McDonald shooting is political

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Markeis McGlockton’s father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years. He’s talked to others who have been in a similar position — notably, the family of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Attorneys have briefed him … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

HONOLULU | Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

HONOLULU — A U.S. State Department agent who shot and killed a man in a Hawaii fast-food restaurant cannot be tried a third time, a U.S. judge ruled Friday. Hawaii prosecutors may not proceed with a retrial against Special Agent Christopher Deedy, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu ruled. Prosecutors vowed to appeal. Deedy … Continue reading HONOLULU | Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Staffers resolve to put out paper despite fatal shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — The grieving and the reporting sort of jumbled together for staffers at The Capital Gazette after a fatal shooting at the newspaper, but they were determined to put out the next day’s edition. Journalists with the Annapolis-based daily huddled under a covered parking deck of the Annapolis Mall, not far from where … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Staffers resolve to put out paper despite fatal shooting