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Man shoots woman with own gun, takes child hostage

Aug. 08, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A man who forced his way into a Southern California home shot a woman with her own gun and then held her young daughter at gunpoint before surrendering to police, authorities said Monday. Erin Mauldin, 34, was arrested Sunday after he heeded orders to put...

Viral video of Mississippi arrest sparks investigation

Aug. 08, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — An incident involving a white Mississippi Highway Patrol officer and three Black men is under investigation after a viral video showed the officer putting a handcuffed man into a chokehold and wrestling him into a ditch. The video, captured Friday in McComb by...

Texas trial begins for man accused of killing his daughters

Aug. 08, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man who evaded arrest for more than 12 years after being accused of fatally shooting his two teenage daughters in a taxi parked near a Dallas-area hotel was “obsessed with possession and control,” a prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements of his capital murder trial....

Man charged with impersonating officer, attempted rape

Aug. 08, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police arrested a man they say posed as a police officer and attempted to kidnap and rape a woman over the weekend. Charles Singleton, 51, of Boston, claimed to be a police officer when he offered a ride to a woman he'd met at a social gathering during the...

Man arrested in death of Navajo woman; remains found in 2021

Aug. 08, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Pinon man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Navajo woman who was reported missing in 2019, according to authorities. Federal prosecutors said 30-year-old Tre C. James was taken into custody last week on suspicion of first-degree murder and...

Former Justice Cabinet secretary, lawmaker charged with rape

Aug. 08, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky Justice Cabinet secretary and lawmaker was arrested Monday and charged with rape. Former state Rep. John Tilley, who oversaw Kentucky’s state prison system under former Gov. Matt Bevin, is accused of having sex at a Lexington hotel with a...

Ex-Ohio court mediator arrested; allegedly sent feces to GOP

Aug. 08, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is in custody after being accused of sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers around the country, including Ohio’s 25 Republican state senators in early July. Police arrested Richard Steinle, a 77-year-old from Mogadore, Ohio,...

Suspect in custody after fatal shooting in Snohomish

Aug. 08, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after a man was shot and killed at a home in Snohomish on Sunday morning, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Just after 11:30 a.m., deputies responded to a reported domestic violence incident involving a firearm on...

Iran: Police arrest Afghan suspected of stabbing 10 to death

Aug. 08, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Police in Iran arrested an Afghan man suspected of stabbing 10 other farm laborers to death following a quarrel over land, Iranian state media reported Monday. The rampage in a remote village in southeastern Iran was a rare such incident in the Islamic Republic. ...

Arrest after body found inside van at California gas station

Aug. 07, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after a dead body was found last week inside a van parked at a Southern California gas station, authorities said. Donald Ratzlaff, 41, of Huntington Beach, was found shot to death inside a white...