At least two people were killed and one injured in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said.
Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire.
Police have discovered the body of a girl child, which they say is "most likely" of a three-year-old Indian girl who went missing two weeks ago when her foster father reportedly sent her outside alone late in the night as punishment for not finishing her milk.
Sherin Mathews, who has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills, was last seen outside her family's backyard in Richardson, Dallas on 7 October.
The Richardson Police on Sunday announced that they discovered the remains of a child in a tunnel beneath a road, expressing apprehension that it was "most likely" of Mathews. They, however, did not confirm the identity. The body was found about half a mile from Mathews' house.
The East Coast is bracing for a possible direct hit from Hurricane Maria, days after the storm caused widespread devastation in the Caribbean.
Storm pummels US territory of St Croix, heading for direct hit on Puerto Rico, and leaving island of Dominica devastated
A 57-year-old doctor from Telangana was stabbed to death at his clinic in Kansas on Wednesday. Achutha Reddy, a psychiatrist, was found with multiple wounds in an alley behind his clinic in East Wichita. One of his patients, a 21-year-old man, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Reports quoted the US police as saying that the attacker, identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, "repeatedly stabbed the doctor after a conversation". He allegedly chased the doctor, who tried to get away.