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Nearly 100 beehives stolen from northern California orchard

Jan. 20, 2020 3:24 PM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of nearly 100 beehives from an orchard in northern California. The beehives, which are used to pollinate almond orchards, were discovered missing on Friday, beekeeper Mike Potts said. He estimated that the theft of the 92 hives, about a third...

Man sentenced to decades in prison in drug deal slaying

Jan. 20, 2020 1:32 PM EST

A man has been sentenced to decades in prison by a judge who told him he had “thrown his life away” by killing another man over a small amount of marijuana. John Curtain, 20, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison and ordered to spend at least 34 years behind bars before becoming eligible for...

Rapper, law enforcement shed light on Atlanta mall shooting

Jan. 20, 2020 12:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Statements from law enforcement officials and a Kentucky-based rapper are shedding more light on what led to a shooting that caused chaos outside one of Atlanta’s largest malls last week. The man shot by police on Saturday after refusing to drop his gun may have been trying to stop a...

Ohio city frustrated with sidewalk theft of historic bricks

Jan. 20, 2020 12:09 PM EST

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The ongoing theft of historic bricks has frustrated officials in a small Ohio city who spent a lot of time tracking down the bricks for downtown sidewalks. At least 50 so-called Nelsonville Star Bricks have been taken since early January, said Nelsonville city manager Chuck Barga....

OnStar system brings police pursuit to conclusion

Jan. 20, 2020 11:15 AM EST

LONDONDERRY, Vt. (AP) — A vehicle's OnStar system was used to end a police pursuit by disabling the stolen vehicle, forcing the operator to flee on foot before being arrested, police said. The episode unfolded over the weekend in Londonderry where Jason Moul, 38, of Athens, allegedly broke into a home and...

Weber County sent 4 juveniles to Utah State Prison last year

Jan. 20, 2020 11:14 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A 17-year-old boy walked into an Ogden courtroom on a sunny June day, shackled and wearing a Weber County Jail uniform. Facing adult charges and prison time, Mario Segura asked the judge for another chance. “Once you’re in the adult system there’s no way of getting...

FILE -- In this Dec. 8, 2010 photo a 100-kilogram (221-pound) Canadian gold coin is displayed at the Bode Museum in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors are seeking lengthy prison terms for four men accused of staging the brazen theft of a Canadian gold coin that disappeared from a Berlin museum almost three years ago. The 'Big Maple Leaf' coin, worth several million dollars, was stolen from the Bode Museum in March 2017. (Marcel Mettelsiefen/dpa via AP, file)

Prosecutors seek prison terms for accused in gold coin heist

Jan. 20, 2020 9:57 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are seeking lengthy prison terms for four men accused of staging the brazen theft of a 100-kilogram (221-pound) Canadian gold coin that disappeared from a Berlin museum almost three years ago. The dpa news agency reported Monday that prosecutors have asked Berlin's region...

Rapid City police say crime, arrests double since 2012

Jan. 19, 2020 8:14 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Arrests for drugs, aggravated assaults, and vehicle thefts in Rapid City are the highest they've been since 2012, the city's police chief has said. Chief Karl Jegeris said drug arrests in particular are at an all-time high and have more than doubled since 2012. The Rapid City...

Man arrested and charged in casino robbery

Jan. 19, 2020 7:01 PM EST

LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who police say robbed a man at knifepoint at a Rhode Island casino has been arrested. Police in Lincoln, Rhode Island, say 30-year-old Anthony McClain, of Framingham, Massachusetts has been charged with first-degree robbery. They say McClain stole a 69-year-old...

Officer heading to part-time job stops robbery in Georgia

Jan. 19, 2020 12:35 PM EST

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A police officer on his way in his patrol car to a part-time job stopped an armed robbery and fired shots at several suspects, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. The Baldwin County deputy noticed a clerk was being held at gunpoint at a Quick Pantry store in Milledgeville...