Police hunt gunman who killed 5 at Washington state mall

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police searched Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females and one man, before fleeing toward an interstate on foot.

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  • Written by LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

Video shows deadly encounter between police, black man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun.

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Charlotte has 4th night of protest over police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in a peaceful protest hours after the family of a black man shot by police released video showing the events leading up to his death.

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New law may complicate release of Charlotte police video

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Protesters who have filled the streets to push for the release of video of a fatal police shooting could see their task get much harder if Charlotte authorities do not share the footage within a week.

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911 transcript: Club gunman said US must stop Syria strikes

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman responsible for the worst mass shooting in U.S. history told a police negotiator during a standoff at a Florida nightclub that the United States needed to stop its airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, according to a transcript of the phone conversation released Friday.

  • Written by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press