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Trying to soothe feelings in Baltimore...NYPD officer in surgery after being shot... Shopper shoots carjacking suspect

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 2, 2015 at 9:43 p.m.



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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore is trying to find a sense of normalcy after the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died after being injured in police custody last month. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he believes "the truth will come out." A big "victory rally" was held Saturday at City Hall after prosecutors charged six officers in connection with Gray's death.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says a plainclothes officer who was shot in the head Saturday evening in Queens is in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Bratton says the officer and his partner pulled up in their unmarked car to question the suspect because he was acting suspiciously. Bratton says the suspect then turned and fired into the car.

OREM, Utah (AP) — Police in Utah say an investigation is ongoing after a shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a grocery store in Orem. Investigators say the male shooter heard a woman's screams and ran to her aid. He says he fired after the male suspect lunged at him in an attempt to grab his gun.

BEIRUT (AP) —The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the civilian death toll from a U.S.-led airstrike in Syria has climbed to at least 52. The group says seven children and nine women were among the dead in strikes carried out Thursday and Friday near Kobani. American forces say they'll "look into" the claim. US-led attacks are aimed at Islamic State militant positions.

LONDON (AP) — Britain has a new princess. Prince William and his wife Kate left the London hospital on Saturday where only hours earlier, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to the 8-pound, 3-ounce girl. They posed with the baby and waved to admirers before heading home. The new princess is fourth in line to the throne, behind her brother, her father and her grandfather.

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