police said

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital escalates; 21 dead

HARARE, Zimbabwe— Zimbabwe’s police said Wednesday that they are banning “public gatherings” in Harare in an effort to curb a cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said in a statement Wednesday that the ban aims to alleviate “the continuous spread” of cholera in the capital, where the government has declared … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital escalates; 21 dead

SALT LAKE CITY | Man says he killed city worker over yard rule ‘harassment’

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her truck and set his neighbor’s house on fire told witnesses that he did it after “years of harassment” over laws requiring cleanup of trash and weeds outside his home, police said Friday. Kevin Wayne Billings, 64, said the code … Continue reading SALT LAKE CITY | Man says he killed city worker over yard rule ‘harassment’

VALHALLA, N.Y | Police: Shooting at suburban NY hospital was murder-suicide

VALHALLA, N.Y— A man shot a patient to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said. Police were trying to determine the connection between the two, who were found in a fourth-floor room after gunfire rang out around 9:40 a.m. at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, … Continue reading VALHALLA, N.Y | Police: Shooting at suburban NY hospital was murder-suicide