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Indian woman who alleged gang-rape dies after burn attack
7 Dec 2019 at 12:22am
NEW DELHI (AP) - An alleged rape victim in northern India set on fire on her way to a court hearing in the case she filed died in a hospital in New Delhi, officials said Saturday.
The woman was attacked by a group of men in the state of Uttar ...
Man charged in fake fight that alarmed shoppers at LI store
6 Dec 2019 at 10:15pm
COMMACK, N.Y. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man was charged Friday with helping stage a fight that spurred panic among shoppers at a Long Island Walmart, a stunt that police say was for the sake of making a video to post on social media.
Electronic court records show Marcquis Graham of ...
4 charged in NY dogfighting ring; 29 dogs are seized
6 Dec 2019 at 9:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) - An Upper Manhattan building superintendent, a veterinary worker and two other men have been charged with running a dogfighting ring after authorities said an identity theft investigation yielded an animal-abuse case.
Investigators seized 29 pit bulls and other dogs this fall from cages, a closet and ...
Driver gets 16 years for striking pregnant woman in Gresham
6 Dec 2019 at 9:00pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man on methamphetamine was driving his Jeep with a suspended license in 2010 when he crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into a sedan, causing catastrophic injuries to the pregnant woman inside, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 62-year-old Jack ...
Deserted 5-year-old takes toddler to neighbor in bitter cold
by DAN JOLING
6 Dec 2019 at 8:38pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 5-year-old child left alone in a house in a remote Alaska village carried a toddler half a mile to a neighbor's home in the bitter cold wearing only socks and light clothing after the power went out, authorities said Friday.
Both children suffered cold-weather injuries ...
Charges: Bismarck man hit girl with broomstick over beliefs
6 Dec 2019 at 8:15pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Bismarck man is charged with felony child abuse for allegedly hitting his teenage stepdaughter with a broomstick because she wouldn't wear clothing in line with his Muslim beliefs.
According to charging documents, Youness Moussaid caused several bruises when he hit the girl. He's also ...
Mysterious memorial to 'Lawnmower Man' reappears after theft
6 Dec 2019 at 8:08pm
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed laws has reappeared after a similar one was stolen.
KRQE-TV reports lawnmower memorial dedicated to Carlos Ramirez was installed this week in Roswell, New Mexico.
Ramirez died last month in Lubbock, Texas. He ...
Police: Man stabbed family, himself, in suburban NY killings
6 Dec 2019 at 8:07pm
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators believe a suburban New York man stabbed his wife, their two children and himself to death in their home, police said Friday as they worked to understand what prompted the bloodshed the day before.
There had been no reports of domestic violence involving Chuan-Kai ...
Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-re...
6 Dec 2019 at 7:57pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-related investigation. .
Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-r...
6 Dec 2019 at 7:47pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-related investigation.
Islamic State sympathizer sentenced to 22 years in prison
6 Dec 2019 at 7:40pm
NEW YORK (AP) - An Albanian turned U.S. citizen who kept an Islamic State group flag in his apartment was sentenced to 22 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to terror charges.
Sajmir Alimehmeti, 26, of the Bronx was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer, who ...
Ericsson will pay over $1 billion to resolve fraud case
6 Dec 2019 at 7:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Sweden-based telecommunications company Ericsson will pay over $1 billion as part of a deal to resolve bribery conspiracy charges, prosecutors in New York said Friday.
Prosecutors said Ericsson and the company's subsidiary Ericsson Egypt Limited were charged with conspiring to bribe government officials, falsifying books and ...
Alabama police officer killed in drug-related shooting
6 Dec 2019 at 7:11pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police officer was killed Friday during a drug-related shooting, authorities said, making him the sixth law enforcement officer in the state slain in the line of duty this year.
The officer died at a hospital after being shot in the heart, Huntsville Police ...
Man shot to death in Burlington, police seeking suspect
6 Dec 2019 at 7:05pm
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Police say a 23-year-old man is dead after he was shot outside a gas station north of Seattle in Burlington.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports police were called to the Skagit Big Mini Mart at 11:24 a.m. Friday after a report of shots fired. ...
Arizona man rescued, arrested after getting stuck in chimney
6 Dec 2019 at 7:02pm
An Arizona man is facing charges after authorities say he tried to climb down the chimney with a bound in a vacant house - and got stuck.
KGUN-TV reports firefighters in Tucson, Arizona, rescued the man Friday after finding his legs dangling from inside the chimney.
Authorities say rescue ...
Doug Collins wants Hunter Biden, Adam Schiff and whistleblower to testify
by Jeff Mordock
6 Dec 2019 at 7:00pm
The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee Friday called for witness testimony from Rep. Adam Schiff, Hunter Biden, the whistleblower and others in the impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia has increased calls for a "minority day of hearings," which would allow Republicans to call their own witnesses ...
Jury acquits Brandon Ziobrowski; man posted $500 bounty to kill ICE agents
by Stephen Dinan
6 Dec 2019 at 6:55pm
A jury in Massachusetts acquitted a man Friday on charges of making an illegal threat after he posted to Twitter offering a $500 bounty to anyone who killed an ICE agent.
Brandon Ziobrowski's tweets last year were among the vitriol aimed at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid the Trump ...
Anchorage grand jury indicts man in Thanksgiving shooting
6 Dec 2019 at 6:42pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Anchorage grand jury has indicted a man suspected of fatally shooting his younger sister on Thanksgiving Day.
Moses Crowe, 27, was indicted Friday on charges of first- and second-degree murder in the death of Amanda Owen, 23. Crowe's attorney, public defender Mary Fleming Burnell, did ...
Bellingham woman arrested in 3-year-old child's death
6 Dec 2019 at 6:40pm
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Police in Bellingham have arrested a woman in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child.
Bellingham police say Kamee Dixon was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder for the death of Hazel Homan. It wasn't immediately known if Dixon has a lawyer.
Police say ...
Illinois prison guards face federal charges in inmate death
by JOHN O'CONNOR
6 Dec 2019 at 6:38pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Three Illinois prison guards were arraigned in federal court Friday on charges of assault and civil rights violations in the May 2018 death of an inmate at Western Illinois Correctional Center.
A grand jury indicted the correctional officers, who also face charges that they falsified ...