PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP)_A would-be robber was shot dead Tuesday afternoon by a Phenix City merchant.Police Captain Jim Hart said officers found 27-year-old Kintae Omar James, also of Phenix City, lying in the street about a block away from the store. Russell County Coroner Linda Key said James was shot in the chest and died shortly after being taken to a Columbus, Georgia, hospital. Police said the shooting happened about 4 p.m. at Don's Foods on Fourth Avenue. Hart said no charges were filed against 73-year-old Don Ford, the store owner, but he said the case remains under investigation. Copyright 2005 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced late Tuesday that the vote would occur early next week, but several GOP senators have already come out in opposition to the move.More >>