National news in brief
Man arrested in fatal stabbing
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a man at a Philadelphia train station.
The Aug. 9 stabbing occurred around 3 a.m. on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority regional train platform in the city’s downtown area.
Authorities say 28-year-old city resident David Simpson was stabbed multiple times all over his body before the attacker fled. The attack at Jefferson Station was caught on video.
A man charged in the attack was taken into custody Tuesday at a Philadelphia home. The man’s name and the charges he may be facing have not been disclosed.
Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect
TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say an officer shot and killed a burglary suspect.
Tarboro Police Chief Jesse Webb tells news outlets that officers responding to a burglary at a home Tuesday night confronted the suspect near the back door. Police said in a release that an officer fired a gun after “a brief encounter” with the suspect. Police aren’t saying whether the suspect had a weapon.
The officer’s identity hasn’t been released, and the suspect’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The shooting is under investigation. More details haven’t been released.
Tarboro is in northeastern North Carolina, near Rocky Mount.