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Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide being arraigned

Nov. 22, 2019 9:56 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to take his life is being arraigned. Twenty-one-year-old Inyoung You is in court Friday morning. Prosecutors say she sent Alexander Urtula, of Cedar Grove, New Jersey, more than...

Judge tosses murder conviction, man freed after 20 years

Nov. 22, 2019 9:48 AM EST

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man who spent nearly 20 years behind bars is free after a judge concluded that the he wasn’t guilty of a crime in the fatal shooting that sent him to prison. The Chicago Tribune reports that Kankakee County Judge Michael Sabol granted Terrence Haynes a certificate...

4 Spartanburg county officers charged with domestic violence

Nov. 22, 2019 9:42 AM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff is speaking out against domestic violence after a fourth employee has been charged with the crime in just six months. Spartanburg Sheriff Chuck Wright told WSPA-TV Thursday he’s never seen this many arrests from his own department in such short...

Weapons recovered from encampment, man arrested

Nov. 22, 2019 9:40 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies found an underground bunker and a stash of weapons in a secluded, wooded area along a river in Milwaukee. WTMJ-TV video shows debris over a large area in the woods and a bunker with a cloth partially covering the opening. The...

More deliberations in shotgun killing trial in Maine

Nov. 22, 2019 9:40 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A jury is returning for more deliberations in the trial of a man in the shotgun death of his wife in Windham, Maine. Jurors deliberated for several hours Wednesday and then all day on Thursday in the trial of Noah Gaston. They resumed their deliberations Friday morning. The defense...

UK treasure hunters jailed for stealing Viking-era hoard

Nov. 22, 2019 9:37 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Two amateur British treasure-hunters were sentenced Friday to long prison terms for stealing a hoard of 1,100-year-old Anglo-Saxon coins and jewelry valued at millions of pounds (dollars). Experts say the hoard — much of which is still missing — could shed new light on a period...

Missing woman found dead in Moline, boyfriend dead at hotel

Nov. 22, 2019 9:26 AM EST

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern Illinois police say a woman missing for weeks has been found dead at the home she shared with her boyfriend, who later apparently killed himself at a hotel. Moline Police Chief Darren Gault says officers found 37-year-old Jordan Burroughs’ body Thursday in the garage...

Alaska woman charged with stealing gun at court accepts plea

Nov. 22, 2019 9:17 AM EST

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman charged with the courthouse theft of a gun that was being used as evidence against her at trial has accepted a plea deal on the original charges against her but still faces prosecution in the theft case, court records said. Tiffany Flenaugh, 29, was on trial for...

2 found dead in Connecticut condo unit

Nov. 22, 2019 9:00 AM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating the deaths of two people found inside the bedroom of a Connecticut condominium suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Waterbury police Lt. David Silverio in a statement said a man and a woman were discovered on a bed at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday by police...

Former football coach pleads guilty to sodomy charges

Nov. 22, 2019 8:46 AM EST

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former high school football coach in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to four charges of sodomy against a child. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports court records state 70-year-old Thomas Duffy entered the plea Thursday. Police had said the crimes happened in 1982 and 1983 while Duffy...