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Man waits for shot at freedom 2 years after landmark ruling

BATON ROUGE, La/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A landmark ruling by the nation’s highest court gave Henry Montgomery his first chance at freedom after nearly a half-century behind bars. Two years later, the 71-year-old Louisiana man is still waiting for a parole hearing that could set him free. Thursday is the two-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading Man waits for shot at freedom 2 years after landmark ruling

15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; boy, 16, arrested

ITALY, Texas/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A 15-year-old student was injured in a shooting at her high school in Texas Monday morning and a 16-year-old boy, also a student at the school, has been taken into custody, sheriff’s officials said. The girl was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas following the shooting in the town of … Continue reading 15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; boy, 16, arrested

Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot and killed in Mitrovica

MITROVICA, Kosovo/January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was shot and killed Tuesday morning, raising ethnic tensions in the region and halting EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia on the day they were due to resume. Assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic close to the offices of his political party in the Serb-controlled … Continue reading Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot and killed in Mitrovica

The Latest: Slain Serb politician was shot at least 5 times

MITROVICA, Kosovo/January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Doctors say that Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic received at least five gunshot wounds to his upper torso when shot by unknown assailants. Milan Ivanovic, the head of Mitrovica hospital and who is not related to the … Continue reading The Latest: Slain Serb politician was shot at least 5 times

Police officer in Washington state shot; suspect in custody

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP)(STL.News) — Police officer in Washington state shot – Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following a standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot and seriously wounded, the Washington State Patrol said. The 61-year-old Mount Vernon officer was listed in serious but stable condition following … Continue reading Police officer in Washington state shot; suspect in custody