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SPRINGFIELD, Ill | Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — The death of an inmate following an “altercation with correctional staff” at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request. Larry Earvin died from blunt trauma to the chest and abdomen, the death … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Ill | Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

YAOUNDE, Cameroon | American missionary killed in Cameroon amid armed conflict

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — An American missionary died in northwestern Cameroon after being shot in the head Tuesday amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers, the director of the regional hospital said. Charles Trumann Wesco, a missionary from the U.S. state of Indiana who had been in the region for two weeks, was rushed to the … Continue reading YAOUNDE, Cameroon | American missionary killed in Cameroon amid armed conflict

TORONTO | Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

TORONTO — A shooting in a small Canadian city early Friday left four people dead, including two police officers, under circumstances that were not yet explained but struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence. People in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick in … Continue reading TORONTO | Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police