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Police: Teen Tossed Baby From Window After Giving Birth

A photo shows an officer (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A photo shows an officer (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police investigating the death of an infant say the baby girl was tossed from a second-story apartment window immediately after...


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  • Fire Chief Billy McAdams (C) during a news conference in Townville, S.C., on Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

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    ANDERSON, S.C.—A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed... Read more

  • Annie Korkki, 37, and Robin Korkki, 42, were found dead in their Seychelles resort room by staff on Sept. 22. (Facebook/Annie Korkki)

    Officials: Autopsies Done for Sisters Found Dead in the Seychelles

    VICTORIA, Seychelles—Two American sisters found dead in their tropical island villa while vacationing in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to police... Read more

  • Fire Chief Billy McAdams, center, speaks with reporters about a school shooting during a news conference in Townville, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. McAdams was among the first two officials to arrive on the scene of the shooting, which injured two students and a teacher at a rural elementary school. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

    Hearing Set for Teen Held in South Carolina School Shooting

    TOWNVILLE, S.C.—A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded... Read more

  • A police officer removes crime scene tape from outside the police station following an investigation of the area after two officers were shot and wounded during the previous night's protest in Ferguson, Missouri, on March 12, 2015. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Police: 18-Year-Old Was Clocked Doing 146 Mph in 70 Mph Zone

    PITTSFIELD, Maine—Maine State Police say they’ve charged an 18-year-old Manchester man with driving a Dodge Neon at 146 mph on Interstate 95, more than twice... Read more

  • A police officer blocks the on-ramp to a freeway during a protest Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in El Cajon, Calif. Dozens of demonstrators on Wednesday protested the killing of Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by a police officer after authorities said he pulled an object from a pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance." (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Long Wait, Short Encounter Before Deadly Police Shooting

    EL CAJON, Calif.—It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black... Read more

  • Authorities speak as they respond to a report of a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school, Sept. 28, 2016, in Townsville, S.C. (Mike Ellis/Independent Mail via AP)

    Officials: Firefighter Halted Teen Who Killed Father, Shot 3

    TOWNVILLE, S.C.—A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot three people outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities... Read more

  • A man points at police as he and others yell at police while at the scene where a black man was shot by police earlier in El Cajon, east of San Diego, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)

    Police Shoot, Kill Man in San Diego Area; Protesters Gather

    EL CAJON, Calif.—A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an... Read more

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    Parents Sued After Boy Killed 8-Year-Old in a Puppy Dispute

    DANDRIDGE, Tenn.—The parents of an 11-year-old boy who fatally shot an 8-year-old girl after she refused to show him her puppies are being sued for... Read more

  • A police officer deploys tape to an area near where authorities stopped a vehicle in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Multiple attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino on Wednesday, killing multiple people and sending police on a manhunt for suspects. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Man Runs Off After Stabbing Two on Metro Bus in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County authorities are searching for a man suspected of stabbing two people on a Metro bus. Sheriff’s officials say the suspect attacked two passengers... Read more

  • A San Francisco Police puts up yellow tape to block the entrance to Park Police Station in San Francisco on Jan. 30, 2016. San Francisco police were responding about Saturday to an unrelated call when a woman said she saw a parked van that looked like the one authorities said the fugitives had stolen, according to Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. As officers approached, Hossein Nayeri started running and was caught after a short chase. Officers then went back to the van and found Jonathan Tieu hiding, the sheriff said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Ind. Mother Faces Murder Counts in Death of Son, Daughter

    ELKHART, Ind.—A mother has been arrested on two counts of murder after her son and daughter were found dead in a vehicle in northern Indiana,... Read more

  • Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney Rich Weyrich speaks during a news conference after Arcan Cetin appeared in court on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.  (Brandy Shreve/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

    Mall Shooting Suspect Ate With Stepfather Before Attack

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—A man charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of five people at a Washington state mall shared... Read more

  • Police investigate the car believed to belong to the alleged shooter at the scene of a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street in Houston that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday morning, Sept. 26, 2016, in Houston. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Houston Gunman Had 2 Weapons, Thousands of Rounds at Scene

    HOUSTON—A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot... Read more

  • Frank Felix (left), and Josh Acosta (right) have been arrested in the murders of three people in Fullerton on Sept. 25. A 17-year-old girl was also arrested. (Facebook)

    3 Suspects, Including Teen Girl, in Custody in Orange Country, California Triple-Homicide: Police

    California police have arrested three people, including a 17-year-old girl, on Sept. 25 in connection with a triple homicide, according to local reports.  Frank Felix, 25,... Read more

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    Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Locking Children in Dog Cages

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—A Pennsylvania couple charged with locking two adopted children in dog cages as a form of discipline while they lived in Connecticut have... Read more

  • Chris Nelson of Burlington, Wash., takes a picture of a memorial in Burlington on Sept. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

    Mall Shooting Suspect Charged With Murder

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy’s department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his motive remained a... Read more

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    Armed Man Shot After Pointing Gun at Officers

    COLUMBIA, Md.—Police in Maryland say officers shot a man who threatened to kill his family and himself after he pointed a gun at officers. Howard... Read more

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    Cook County Man Confesses in Court to Identical Twin’s Crime

    CHICAGO —The identical twin brother of a Cook County man who has been in prison for over a decade has confessed to committing his brother’s... Read more

  • Jennifer Molleda runs down Wesleyan Street in Houston to find her husband, Alan Wakim, who had two bullets whiz by his face after going through his windshield on the way to work along Wesleyan at Law Street in a shooting that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday morning, Sept. 26, 2016. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    6 Shot, 3 Others Hurt in Houston Neighborhood; Gunman Dead

    HOUSTON—A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was... Read more

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