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Manhunt in San Antonio after shooting at bar kills 2, injures 5

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A manhunt was underway Sunday night after two people were killed and five others were injured following a shooting during a concert at a San Antonio club, Texas authorities said.

Police said officers were called shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday to the Ventura, a music venue located along San Antonio’s Museum Reach portion of the River Walk.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said an argument broke out inside of the club between a group of individuals and one person pulled out a gun and started shooting.

COLORADO SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS TWO DETAINEES FLED AFTER LOCKING DEPUTY IN CELL

One victim died at the scene, and another six were transported to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The victims have not been identified. McManus said the victim who died at the club was male.

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McManus said he is confident that a suspect will be soon identified and apprehended. No further information was immediately available.

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Doris Miller: What to know about the African American Pearl Harbor hero honored by US Navy

At Pearl Harbor Monday, the U.S. Navy will honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

He was an American man of many firsts, going beyond the call of duty.

HONORS

A future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier will be named after him.

It’s the first aircraft carrier ever named for a black American.

“In selecting this name, we honor the contributions of all our enlisted ranks, past and present, men and women, of every race, religion and background,” said Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly in a statement. “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. observed, ‘Everybody can be great – because anybody can serve’. No one understands the importance and true meaning of service than those who have volunteered to put the needs of others above themselves.”

This will be the second ship named in honor of Miller.

USS Miller, a destroyer escort, was previously named in his honor.

His image was used in a 1943 U.S. Navy recruitment poster.

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The image of Doris Miller was used in a 1943 U.S. Navy recruitment poster. (David Stone Martin/Library of Congress)

PEARL HARBOR

Miller was recognized for manning a machine gun on the USS West Virginia and returning fire against Japanese planes during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Miller, then 22, was collecting laundry when the attack alarm sounded. His normal battle station in an antiaircraft battery magazine was destroyed by a torpedo. He went on deck and carried wounded soldiers to safety before receiving orders to aid the mortally wounded captain on the bridge.

A black American was not allowed to man a gun in the Navy in 1941, Doreen Ravenscroft, a team leader for the Doris Miller Memorial, said, as The Associated Press reported.

“He subsequently manned a 50-cal. Browning anti-aircraft machine gun until he ran out of ammunition and was ordered to abandon ship,” the Navy said, noting Miller was not trained to operate the gun.

“It wasn’t hard. I just pulled the trigger and she worked fine. I had watched the others with these guns. I guess I fired her for about 15 minutes,” Miller said later, according to Naval history records.

NAVY CROSS

Miller was the first black American to receive the Navy Cross for valor.

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet, presented the Navy Cross to Miller in Pearl Harbor in May 1942.

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The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller. (US Army)

DEATH

Miller died while serving on a ship that was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in November 1943.

“I think that Doris Miller is an American hero simply because of what he represents as a young man going beyond the call of what’s expected,” said Ravenscroft.

“Without him really knowing, he actually was a part of the Civil Rights movement because he changed the thinking in the Navy,” Ravenscroft added.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Missouri couple married 65 years dies on the same day

A Missouri husband and wife who had been married for 65 years died just hours apart from each other Saturday, holding hands in adjacent beds at a nursing home in St. Louis.

Jack Morisson met his future wife, Harriet, when he was a bus driver chauffeuring her father on a trip with a drum and bugle corps.

Harriet was accompanying her dad on that trip and went on her first date with Jack on Halloween 1955.

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Six months later, the couple was married and went on to run V-K Bus Lines together while raising their two sons and their niece.

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Jack and Harriet Morrison died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home. The Morrison’s beds were placed next to each other in their final hours, allowing them to hold hands, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. (Sue Wagener via AP)

Family and friends recalled the romance between Jack and Harriet. Sue Wagener, their niece who grew up with the couple, said Jack would make coffee for Harriet daily, wait for her at the salon for hours when she’d get her hair permed and run errands with her all the time, according to reports by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The couple also traveled the world together, going to Europe and Australia, through their work with the Moolah Shriners, a fraternal order devoted to philanthropy.

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In this May 2006 photo provided by Sue Wagener shows Jack and Harriet Morrison at their 50th wedding anniversary party. (Photo Courtesy Sue Wagener via AP)

About a year ago, Harriet tripped while walking their dog, breaking her pelvis and hip, Wagener said. She had dementia and moved into The Woodlands of Arnold nursing home and rehabilitation center.

Jack was having trouble living at home and eventually moved into a villa at the Woodlands in May. In September, he also fell, breaking his neck. He then moved into the nursing home, four doors down the hall from his wife.

“Some days she knew him; other days she didn’t,” Wagener said.

On Christmas Eve, Wagener told Jack that Harriet had stopped eating and drinking. He barely ate or drank after that.

About 11 p.m. on Jan. 10, she got a call from a nurse saying Harriet appeared close to death. The nurse asked if staff could move furniture out of Jack’s room so the couple could be together. Wagener said there was nothing she’d love more.

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Jack, 86, died first.

Harriet, 83, later the same day.

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Mississippi ex-correctional officer who kicked, punched, stomped on inmate gets prison time

A former Mississippi corrections officer who kicked, punched, and stomped on an inmate was sentenced Friday to nearly 6 years in prison.

Shelly Griffith, 29, who worked with the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC), pleaded guilty in December 2017 to violating the civil rights of an inmate Leon Hayes, by using excessive force against him, according to a news release from the Justice Department.

Investigators said Griffith physically assaulted Hayes with a dangerous weapon on May 25, 2016. At the time, she was working as an officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility (CMCF) in Rankin County, Mississippi.

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A former corrections officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility was sentenced Friday for assaulting an inmate.  (Google Maps)

“This type of behavior is unacceptable and will not be tolerated by the Department of Justice,” Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband said. “The Civil Rights Division is committed to prosecuting those who violate the civil rights of others.”

Special Agent in Charge Michelle A. Sutphin of the FBI’s Jackson Division said violating a person’s civil rights “damages the already delicate relationship between correction officers and inmates.”

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Two other MDOC officers – Reginald Brown and Sharalyn McClain – also pleaded guilty to civil rights violations based on their involvement in the assault of Hayes.

Brown has been sentenced to 60 months in prison, while McClain will be sentenced on March 2020, the DOJ said.

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Griffith’s sentencing came amid a statewide lockdown of Mississippi prisons after weeks of violence and unrest.

Earlier this month, two inmates escaped from a facility, while at least five inmates have died in prison riots.

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Trump immigration policies showing results, with illegal border crossings plummeting

Illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border plummeted after the Trump administration required asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S., according to a report.

When the policy took effect in the Border Patrol’s Yuma sector in May, arrests hit 14,000. By October, they had fallen 94 percent, or around 800, and have stayed there since, making Yuma the second slowest of the agency’s nine sectors on the U.S.-Mexico border, according to statistics cited by The Associated Press.

There have been several reasons for the recent drop. Anthony Porvaznik, chief of the Border Patrol’s Yuma sector, said the so-called Migration Protection Protocols have been a huge deterrent, based on agents’ interviews with people arrested.

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Crews working at a portion of border wall under construction in Yuma, Ariz. (AP, File)

“Their whole goal was to be released into the United States, and once that was taken off the shelf for them, and they couldn’t be released into the United States anymore, then that really diminished the amount of traffic that came through here,” Porvaznik said.

In the neighboring Tucson sector, arrests rose each month from August to December, bucking a border-wide trend and making it the second-busiest corridor after Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. Porvaznik attributed Tucson’s spike to the policy’s late implementation.

Over 55,000 asylum-seekers were returned to Mexico to wait for hearings through November, 10 months after the policy first took effect in San Diego.

The immigrants were from more than three dozen countries, but nearly two out of three were Guatemalan or Honduran, according to Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

Critics have said the policy was unfair and exposed asylum-seekers to extreme violence in Mexican border cities, where attorneys could be difficult to find.

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups asked to put the policy on hold during a legal challenge. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Oct. 1 and has not indicated when it may decide.

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This past Tuesday, critics won a separate lawsuit when a federal judge in San Diego said asylum-seekers being returned to Mexico from California deserved access to hired attorneys before and during key interviews to determine if they could stay in the U.S. while their cases proceeded.

In Yuma, asylum-seekers have been held in short-term cells until space opened up to be returned to Mexicali through a neighboring California sector.

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While illegal crossings have dropped in Yuma, asylum-seekers still have signed up on a waiting list to enter the U.S. at an official crossing in San Luis, Arizona.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has called the Mexican shelter managing the list to say how many asylum claims it would process each day. The shelter estimated the wait at three to four months.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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2 Hawaii officers shot, killed after responding to assault call, reports say

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Two police officers were shot in Hawaii on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Hawaii News Now reported both Honolulu officers died.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that cops had responded to an assault call near the base of Diamond Head when they encountered a male with a firearm, who then opened fire, striking two officers.

The gunman was being sought, investigators said.

A home that the suspected gunman was believed to be inside caught fire and was quickly engulfed by flames.

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The fire at the home since has spread to two neighboring homes and a parked police vehicle.

Police have closed several streets nearby, and the public has been asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

Frank Miles is a reporter and editor covering geopolitics, military, crime, technology and sports for FoxNews.com. His email is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.

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Texas man, 18, shot at high school basketball game has died

An 18-year-old who was hospitalized after being shot at a high school basketball game in Dallas last week has died from his injuries, according to police.

Marc Strickland died Friday at a hospital, a police news release said.

He was shot Jan. 11 during a game between Kimball and South Oak Cliff high schools inside Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, at the Jesse Owens Memorial Complex, Fox 4 reported.

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A Dallas man who was shot last week inside the Ellis David Field House has died from his injuries, police said. (Google Maps)

A 15-year-old boy was charged with aggravated assault after surrendering to police the day after the shooting. He now faces a murder charge.

The shooting unfolded amid a fight by a concession stand, according to police. Teenagers were being escorted out of the gym when the gunfire began.

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About 650 people were inside the gym when the shooting unfolded.

Police said a school district police officer was grazed by a bullet, but not seriously injured.

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Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said Strickland was a former student in the district and the unnamed 15-year-old was a current student.

It remained unclear what had prompted the boys’ argument.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Texas man, 18, shot at high school basketball game has died

An 18-year-old who was hospitalized after being shot at a high school basketball game in Dallas last week has died from his injuries, according to police.

Marc Strickland died Friday at a hospital, a police news release said.

He was shot Jan. 11 during a game between Kimball and South Oak Cliff high schools inside Ellis Davis Fieldhouse, at the Jesse Owens Memorial Complex, Fox 4 reported.

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A Dallas man who was shot last week inside the Ellis David Field House has died from his injuries, police said. (Google Maps)

A 15-year-old boy was charged with aggravated assault after surrendering to police the day after the shooting. He now faces a murder charge.

The shooting unfolded amid a fight by a concession stand, according to police. Teenagers were being escorted out of the gym when the gunfire began.

TEXAS TEEN SHOT, KILLED AT HIGH SCHOOL; 2 ARRESTED, POLICE SAY

About 650 people were inside the gym when the shooting unfolded.

Police said a school district police officer was grazed by a bullet, but not seriously injured.

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Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said Strickland was a former student in the district and the unnamed 15-year-old was a current student.

It remained unclear what had prompted the boys’ argument.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Drexel University professor’s strip club purchases with research grant funds trigger theft arrest

A former Drexel University department chair is facing criminal charges after an audit found he spent $96,000 in research grant funds at strip clubs and sports bars.

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, the former head of Drexel’s Engineering Department, was arrested last week on two charges of theft.

“Mr. Nwankpa inappropriately and criminally diverted tens of thousands of dollars that were allocated for research purposes toward his own private enjoyment,” Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said.

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Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, was arrested last week. (Philadephia District Attorney’s Office)

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Nwankpa was freed on bail after a court appearance, Fox 29 Philadelphia reported.

Krasner said Nwankpa tried to hide the strip-club visits by itemizing the charges as catering and food, ignoring the fact that most took place between midnight and 2 a.m.

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He said Nwankpa spent another $89,000 in research grant funds on iTunes, meals and other unauthorized purchases.

Drexel auditors said they found the improper $185,000 in improper charges took place from 2010 to 2017.

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The university last October reached a settlement with the federal government — the source of the research funds — that called for Drexel to reimburse the stolen money to the feds.

After the audit, Nwankpa resigned and repaid Drexel $53,000.

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Drexel University professor’s strip club purchases with research grant funds trigger theft arrest

A former Drexel University department chair is facing criminal charges after an audit found he spent $96,000 in research grant funds at strip clubs and sports bars.

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, the former head of Drexel’s Engineering Department, was arrested last week on two charges of theft.

“Mr. Nwankpa inappropriately and criminally diverted tens of thousands of dollars that were allocated for research purposes toward his own private enjoyment,” Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said.

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Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, was arrested last week. (Philadephia District Attorney’s Office)

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Nwankpa was freed on bail after a court appearance, Fox 29 Philadelphia reported.

Krasner said Nwankpa tried to hide the strip-club visits by itemizing the charges as catering and food, ignoring the fact that most took place between midnight and 2 a.m.

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He said Nwankpa spent another $89,000 in research grant funds on iTunes, meals and other unauthorized purchases.

Drexel auditors said they found the improper $185,000 in improper charges took place from 2010 to 2017.

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The university last October reached a settlement with the federal government — the source of the research funds — that called for Drexel to reimburse the stolen money to the feds.

After the audit, Nwankpa resigned and repaid Drexel $53,000.

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