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Suspect dead, 2 officers hospitalized after San Diego shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — Two San Diego police officers were shot late Saturday and hospitalized responding to an incident they first thought may be an apartment fire.The suspect who allegedly shot the two officers was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not yet known.One officer was last reported in stable condition and the other…read more »

Minneapolis police shoot, kill armed suspect

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota) — Officers on Saturday shot and killed a suspect in Minneapolis who allegedly was firing a gun into the air and into the ground while walking down the street.Minneapolis Police Department personnel responded after an anonymous 911 caller at 5:26 p.m. local time told authorities a man was walking around firing a handgun,…read more »

Navy pilot dies in ‘mishap’ at New Mexico base

iStock/Thinkstock(OTERO COUNTY, New Mexico) — A pilot “involved in a mishap” at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico died on Friday, the Navy said.Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York, died in a crash involving the A-29 he was piloting, the Navy said in a statement on Saturday.He was on a mission over…read more »

Severe weather, flash flooding still a threat from Plains to mid-Atlantic

Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office(CULPEPER, Va.) — The weather will remain quite active this weekend one day after more than 200 reports of severe weather from the Plains to the South and mid-Atlantic.More summer thunderstorms are expected this weekend in the same regions, with possible flash flooding, tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail.Strong storms are expected…read more »