(Reuters) - Rookie New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones died after being shot early on Saturday when he broke into a Dallas apartment, authorities said. The noise woke up the resident in his bedroom, they said, and Dejean-Jones failed to respond when the man called out. When Dejean-Jones kicked the bedroom door, the man shot him with a handgun, the statement said.
Tropical Storm Bonnie, the first of the year to threaten the United States, stalled in the Atlantic before strengthening slightly on Saturday, its center expected to cross the South Carolina coast on Sunday night and Monday, National Hurricane Center said. Bonnie, coming four days before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, triggered a tropical storm warning from South Carolina's Savannah River, near Hilton Head Island, and the Little River Inlet. It was packing maximum sustained winds nearing 45 miles per hour (72 kph), with higher gusts, the center said at 11 p.m. EDT (0300 GMT Sunday) on its website.
The Harris County officer, Jamie White, was shot above the eye during a traffic stop, media reported. No details were available on why White had stopped the car on Interstate 185 in Harris County, about 80 miles southwest of Atlanta.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities called off a search along a Northern California creek for a teenager who was last seen being abducted by an armed acquaintance after investigators found no signs of the girl.
JEROME, Ariz. (AP) — A man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days might never have been rescued if not for a couple taking sightseeing photos, authorities said.