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Judge bemoans NYC's bike hazard in 'Gone Girl' actor's death

Nov. 30, 2022 15:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge decried New York City’s problems with electric and gas-powered bikes on Wednesday as he sentenced the electric scooter rider who crashed into “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes to one to three years in prison for his manslaughter conviction. Brian Boyd, 27,...

4 appear in court over terror attack at Ivory Coast beach

Nov. 30, 2022 15:02 PM EST

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Four of the defendants arrested in connection with a 2016 Islamic extremist attack that killed 19 people on an Ivory Coast tourist beach appeared in court Wednesday to face murder and terrorism charges. Authorities last week had released the names of 18...

S. Dakota AG hires missing Indigenous, trafficking positions

Nov. 30, 2022 14:30 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's attorney general on Wednesday announced that he has filled a position to coordinate efforts from state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations, to tackle alarming rates of Indigenous people going missing or having their...

Life sentence for poacher who killed German police officers

Nov. 30, 2022 07:33 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A court in western Germany convicted a 39-year-old man of murder Wednesday in the shooting deaths of two police officers who had stopped him and an accomplice earlier this year on suspicion of poaching. Fatal attacks on police are rare in Germany and the killings of...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 30, 2022 07:14 AM EST

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. November 27, 2022. Editorial: Don’t gamble with kids? The state should heed its own advice. Running public service announcements will not stop the social ills spurred by Pennsylvania’s reckless policy on gambling. ...

Today in History: November 30, birth of Winston Churchill

Nov. 30, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2022. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1782, the United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris for ending the...

Colorado governor visits shooting site as community heals

Nov. 29, 2022 22:10 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In a crowded brewery, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis embraced Richard Fierro, the veteran hailed as a hero after tackling a shooter who killed five people and injured 17 others at the LGBTQ enclave Club Q last week. There was a festive atmosphere Tuesday...

Bodies-in-suitcases suspect appears in New Zealand court

Nov. 29, 2022 21:26 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first court appearance in New Zealand on Wednesday. The 42-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of murder....

Man suspected of abandoning daughter and killing her mother

Nov. 29, 2022 21:19 PM EST

BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was abandoned at a gas station in the Southern California desert after her father beat her mother to death and left the woman on the side of a road, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, Jesus Jaimes-Rosas, was arrested around 1:30 a.m....

Texas woman pleads guilty to role in Vanessa Guillen's death

Nov. 29, 2022 19:08 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The only suspect arrested in connection with the killing of Vanessa Guillén at a Texas military base in 2020 pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that included helping dispose of the soldier's body near Fort Hood. Cecily Aguilar, 24, pleaded guilty in a federal...