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FILE - This Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Israeli-born Australian Malka Leifer, right, is brought to a courtroom in Jerusalem. Israel's Supreme Court on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, rejected an appeal challenging the extradition of Leifer, a former teacher wanted in Australia accused of sexually abusing several former students at a Jewish school in Melbourne, clearing the way for her to stand trial after a six-year legal saga. Leifer is currently on a plane to Australia, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)

Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

Jan. 25, 2021 2:30 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia, following a six-year legal battle that had strained relations between the two governments. Malka Leifer, a former teacher accused of sexually abusing several former students at a Jewish...

Israel extradites Malka Leifer, former teacher wanted on child sex abuse charges, to Australia after 6-year legal battle

Jan. 25, 2021 2:02 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel extradites Malka Leifer, former teacher wanted on child sex abuse charges, to Australia after 6-year legal battle.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Indianapolis where five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home. The pregnant woman who was taken to an area hospital, both she and the unborn child died despite life-saving efforts. (Justin L. Mack/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

5, including pregnant woman, fatally shot in Indianapolis

Jan. 24, 2021 9:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five people, including a pregnant woman, were shot to death early Sunday inside an Indianapolis home in an apparent targeted attack, the city’s police chief said, decrying the “mass murder” killings as a “different kind of evil.” The fatal shootings...

Louisiana authorities shoot, kill man accused of stabbing 2

Jan. 24, 2021 7:19 PM EST

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana shot and killed a suspect accused of stabbing two people on Sunday night. Slidell Police and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office were responding to a report of a stabbing at a convenience store at around 4:30 p.m. when they encountered the suspect,...

Girl, 15, fatally stabbed; 4 younger girls arrested

Jan. 24, 2021 7:08 PM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities have arrested four girls, aged 12 to 14, in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl during a fight inside a Walmart store. A 12-year-old, two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were arrested after the older girl died at a hospital Saturday in Lake Charles, the...

Tenn. police: Ex-employee shoots 2, kills 1, takes own life

Jan. 24, 2021 6:25 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former restaurant worker in Tennessee shot two employees at the small business Sunday, killing one of them, before taking his own life, police said. Knoxville police said the ex-worker, Christopher Robert MacGuire, entered the restaurant and shot two employees following an...

Plea deal offers suspended sentence in fatal trailer fire

Jan. 24, 2021 6:24 PM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Kalispell man who was charged with deliberate homicide after his father died in a trailer fire has reached a plea agreement on a lesser charge that recommends a five-year probationary sentence. Jason Weldele, 42, was charged in the October death of Daniel Weldele, 63. Jason...

Iowa man arrested after police say he beat his roommate

Jan. 24, 2021 6:21 PM EST

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he severely beat his roommate. Pleasant Hill Police said officers found 30-year-old Dezrien Vance covered in blood when they responded to a reported fight. Inside the apartment, the victim was lying unconscious...

Deputies say missing man killed by man from dating app date

Jan. 24, 2021 5:31 PM EST

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who had gone missing was killed by a man he met on a dating app, authorities said Sunday. Michael Harris, 20, was arrested Saturday for the death of 63-year-old Bobby Scott, whose husband reported him missing after he didn’t come home last week, according to the...

Suspect arrested in shooting deaths of Maryland women

Jan. 24, 2021 4:57 PM EST

WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A Washington, D.C., man is facing murder charges in the shooting deaths of two Maryland women, authorities said. Charles County officials said 49-year-old Deon Watkins was arrested Saturday and is awaiting extradition to Maryland. Watkins is a suspect in the killings of 24-year-old...