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Officials: Deputy killing was targeted...Stadium fall kills fan...More charges for suspect in toddler disappearance

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 30, 2015 at 3:00 a.m.



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HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say they believe it was a targeted killing but they're still looking into the motive behind the shooting death of a Houston-area sheriff's deputy who was getting gas for his patrol car. Shannon J. Miles is charged with capital murder in the death of Darren Goforth, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say a man has been killed in a fall during a baseball game at Turner Field in Atlanta. Police say the fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Police say they don't suspect foul play.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused in the disappearance of a Florida toddler is in more hot water. Police say 32-year-old William Ruben Ebron Jr. is facing four new charges related to a recent escape attempt. Ebron already faces two counts of child neglect for the July disappearance of Lonzie Barton, his girlfriend's son. The child is still missing, and authorities are investigating it as a homicide.

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan, killing one official there and kidnapping another. Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Pervez George says armed men on motorcycles stormed Baluchistan province's Jewni airport early today and destroyed navigational equipment there after killing the official on duty and wounding his supervisor. A third man was abducted.

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