Sheriff looking for what drove ‘mad man’ to shoot up dance corridor

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Investigators looking for a motive within the worst mass taking pictures in Los Angeles County historical past say a search of the gunman’s house found a rifle, a whole lot of rounds of ammunition and proof he was manufacturing gun silencers. Los Angeles Sheriff Robert Luna mentioned Monday that investigators haven’t but established Huu Can Tran’s motive within the bloodbath, which occurred throughout a celebration of Lunar New 12 months at a Monterey Park dance corridor. The assailant fired 42 rounds on the Star Ballroom Dance Studio, the place 11 individuals had been killed and 9 wounded. Luna says a hero later disarmed the gunman, who later was discovered lifeless from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Official: 7 killed in California neighborhood; suspect arrested

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Seven individuals had been killed in two associated shootings Monday  in a coastal neighborhood south of San Francisco, and officers say a suspect has been arrested. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s workplace says 67-year-old Chunli Zhao is in custody. Authorities say 4 individuals had been discovered lifeless and one critically wounded from gunshots mid-afternoon. Then three others had been discovered lifeless at a enterprise a number of miles away. The connection between the areas is unclear however the sheriff’s workplace says each are agricultural companies. The shootings occurred on the outskirts of Half Moon Bay, a coastal metropolis south of San Francisco. A motive for the shootings wasn’t instantly identified.

4 Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — 4 members of the Oath Keepers have been convicted of seditious conspiracy within the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault within the second main trial involving far-right extremists accused of plotting to forcibly maintain President Donald Trump in energy. A Washington, D.C., jury discovered Joseph Hackett, Robert Minuta, David Moerschel and Edward Vallejo responsible on Monday. The decision comes weeks after a special jury convicted two leaders of the extremist group within the mob’s assault that halted the certification of President Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Lawyer Common Merrick Garland advised reporters after the decision that he’s “grateful to the prosecutors, brokers and employees for his or her excellent work.”

Authorized, political technique in letting FBI search Biden’s house

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s determination to permit the FBI to go looking his house in Delaware final week is laying him open to contemporary unfavorable consideration and embarrassment following the invention of categorized paperwork at his house and former workplace. Nevertheless it’s a part of a authorized and political calculation that aides consider will repay in the long term as he prepares to hunt reelection. The exceptional, practically 13-hour search of the sitting president’s house is the newest political black eye for Biden, who promised to revive propriety to the workplace after the tumultuous time period of his predecessor, Donald Trump.

Attorneys liken Tyre Nichols’ arrest to Rodney King beating

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for the household of a Black motorist who died after a violent encounter with Memphis police say officers beat Tyre Nichols for 3 minutes in a “savage” encounter harking back to the notorious 1991 police beating of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King. Lawyer Ben Crump mentioned Monday that police physique digicam video considered by the household confirmed that Nichols was shocked, pepper-sprayed and restrained after the 29-year-old FedEx employee and father was pulled over Jan. 7. Nichols’ household agreed with investigators’ request to attend per week or two earlier than the video is made public. Nichols’ stepfather says he ran “as a result of he was scared for his life.” The police division fired 5 officers who had been concerned. All 5 are Black.

Police: 2 college students killed, man harm in Des Moines taking pictures

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two teenage college students had been killed and a person was significantly injured in what police known as a focused taking pictures at an alternate instructional program for at-risk youth in Des Moines. Police mentioned Monday that an 18-year-old man has been charged with homicide and that the taking pictures was “positively focused.” Preston Partitions is charged with two counts of homicide and one rely of tried homicide within the Monday taking pictures at Begins Proper Right here. Two youngsters — an 18-year-old male and a 16-year-old male — had been killed within the assault. This system’s founder, 49-year-old William Holmes — who goes by the stage identify Will Retains — was injured. Police say Partitions and the 2 college students had gang affiliations and had been in opposing gangs.

US proposes once-a-year COVID pictures for many People

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. well being officers need to make COVID-19 vaccinations extra just like the annual flu shot. The Meals and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a simplified method so that almost all adults and youngsters would get a once-a-year shot. People would not should maintain observe of what number of pictures they’ve obtained or when. The proposal comes as boosters have turn into a tough promote. The FDA is asking a panel of outdoor vaccine specialists to weigh in on the brand new method at a gathering Thursday. The company will current information suggesting most People have sufficient safety to maneuver to a once-a-year pictures.

Jacinda Ardern makes ultimate look as New Zealand chief

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Jacinda Ardern has made her ultimate public look as New Zealand’s prime minister, saying the factor she would miss most was the individuals, as a result of they’d been the “pleasure of the job.” She has been a world icon of the left in her greater than 5 years in workplace. Ardern shocked the nation Thursday when she mentioned she was resigning as a result of she had nothing left within the tank. Labour Social gathering lawmakers voted unanimously Sunday for Chris Hipkins to take over as prime minister. He will likely be sworn in on Wednesday. Ardern’s ultimate act as chief was to hitch Hipkins and different lawmakers attending celebrations on the Rātana assembly grounds, the house of an Indigenous Māori spiritual motion.

In ’20 Days in Mariupol’ doc, the horrors of struggle illuminated

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Related Press video journalist Mstyslav Chernov had simply damaged out of Mariupol after masking the primary 20 days of the Russian invasion of the Ukrainian metropolis and was feeling responsible about leaving. He and his colleagues had been the final journalists there. Chernov determined then that he wished to make a documentary. That movie, “20 Days in Mariupol,” a joint mission between The Related Press and PBS Frontline, premiered Friday on the Sundance Movie Competition in Park Metropolis to standing ovations and emotional audiences. The movie is taking part in as a part of the World Documentary competitors.

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