Buffalo shooting’s wounds need a strong salve, residents say

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Shenaya Ann Washington and a close friend cleared a small patch of grass at the base of a utility pole on Riley Street. They dug a hole there and planted a red rose bush seedling. Next to it, they leaned 10 prayer candles against the pole. Washington said she chose that … Read more

Handling of Buffalo suspect spurs talk of uneven restraint

NEW YORK (AP) — When police confronted the white man suspected of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket, he was the very poster boy for armed and dangerous, carrying an AR-15-style rifle and cloaked in body armor and hatred. Yet officers talked to Payton Gendron, convinced him to put down his weapon and … Read more

‘How dare you!’: Grief, anger from Buffalo victims’ kin

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Relatives of the 10 Black people massacred in a Buffalo supermarket pleaded with the nation Thursday to confront and stop racist violence, their agony pouring out in the tears of a 12-year-old child, hours after the white man accused in the killings silently faced a murder indictment in court. Jacques “Jake” … Read more

A guide to the May 17 primary election in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Candidates in Kentucky’s May 17 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party’s nominations in federal, state and local races. US SENATE Republican incumbent Rand Paul won his party’s nomination as he pursues a third term, defeating five little-known challengers in the Kentucky primary. Paul has made a name … Read more

Arizona state senator slammed for Buffalo shooting comments

The Arizona Senate has voted to open an ethics investigation into a firebrand Republican member who tweeted inflammatory comments about last weekend’s racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket By BOB CHRISTIE Associated Press May 17, 2022, 1:14 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PHOENIX — The Arizona … Read more

Buffalo supermarket shooting: What do we know so far?

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — On Saturday afternoon, a white gunman in military gear attacked shoppers and workers at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing 10 people and wounding three others. Most of the victims were Black. Officials said they are investigating the shooting as a racially motivated hate crime. A look at what we … Read more

10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated violent extremism.” Police said he shot 11 Black and two white victims before surrendering … Read more

10 dead, suspect arrested in mass shooting at supermarket

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — A gunman in military-style clothing opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, in what authorities called a “hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism,” killing 10 people and wounding three others before being taken in custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials said. The gunman was identified … Read more

2022 Midterms: Primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican voters in Nebraska picked Jim Pillen as their nominee for governor on Tuesday, siding with the University of Nebraska regent backed by the state’s outgoing governor over a rival supported by former President Donald Trump and accused of groping multiple women. Pillen, a hog farm owner and veterinarian, defeated eight … Read more

Israel says Putin apologized over his FM’s Holocaust remarks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said he accepted an apology from Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday for controversial remarks about the Holocaust made by Moscow’s top diplomat. The two leaders talked over the phone, after which an Israeli statement said Putin had apologized. However, the Russian statement about the call made … Read more