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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Nation Briefs: Alaska Council to Vote on Cat Leash Law

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3-year-old among victims in Baltimore shooting

A shooting in Baltimore left eight people injured Saturday night including a 3-year-old girl, police said, adding they are seeking three armed suspects who fled on foot.

The shooting occurred a block from where the city held a party earlier Saturday for a special event. Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith said none of the injuries was life-threatening and that the victims included a father and his 3-year-old daughter.

Smith tweeted that the suspects ran after the shooting and that one of them was armed with a shotgun and the other two had handguns.

6 are stabbed at party in California * A 21-year-old man stabbed six people Saturday at a California house party, lashing out after he bumped into someone and a fight erupted, authorities said.

Two people were critically injured; four others were hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

Arriving officers said they found suspect Aaron Hong Te in front of the Pasadena residence where about 200 people were at the party.

Te was taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said. The victims were men ranging in age from 21 to 25.

Suicidal man prompts standoff in San Francisco * A police standoff with an armed and suicidal man led authorities to evacuate San Francisco's Civic Center and a public square on Saturday as negotiators tried to talk him down.

The man called 911 at noon to say he was going to harm himself or any officer who got close, police spokesman Carlos Manfredi said.

Negotiators who made contact with the man at United Nations Plaza reported seeing a handgun in his pocket, he said.

They began talking to the man, who appeared to be in his 40s, as the area around City Hall was emptied of pedestrians and motorists.

Police were also trying to talk to the man's family to understand his mental history, he added.

E. coli blamed for illnesses * The Centers for Disease Control says a multistate outbreak of E. coli has sickened seven people, sending five to the hospital.

The CDC said Saturday that the outbreak of E. coli, which can cause intestinal illnesses, likely is linked to beef products from Adams Farms Slaughterhouse in Athol, Mass. …

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