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NYPD: $140K in jewelry, bags stolen from mall magnate's home

Nov. 12, 2019 12:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a group of burglars stole $140,000 worth of luggage and jewelry from a shopping mall magnate's New York City mansion. The Bronx home belongs to Don Ghermezian, the CEO of the company that runs Mall of America in Minnesota and the new American Dream complex in New Jersey. The New...

Death penalty sought in slaying of 2 Mississippi officers

Nov. 12, 2019 11:54 AM EST

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor confirms he will seek the death penalty for a man indicted in the 2018 shooting deaths of two police officers. Marquis Flowers, 26, on Tuesday made his first appearance in state court since being indicted on capital murder charges, and he pleaded not...

Kentucky police: Man burglarized 17 homes, sold scrap metal

Nov. 12, 2019 9:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they've arrested a prolific thief, a man who they say broke into 17 homes within a few miles (kilometers) of each other. They say he wasn't going for high-end appliances, cash or jewelry: He was in it for the metal. News outlets report 48-year-old David Lee...

Driver in fatal California crash arrested in June burglary

Nov. 6, 2019 1:36 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say the man accused of driving while intoxicated and fatally running over a Southern California couple and their 3-year-old son on Halloween night has been charged in an unrelated burglary case. Long Beach police say Carlo Navarro was arrested in connection with a June...

South Dakota executes man in '92 slaying of former co-worker

Nov. 4, 2019 11:41 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A convicted killer who fatally stabbed a former co-worker during a 1992 burglary used his last words Monday to speak directly to the parents of his victim, saying he forgave them "for your anger and hatred towards me." But the victim's parents refused to focus on the man who killed...

The Latest: Executed inmate: 'I forgive' parents of victim

Nov. 4, 2019 9:44 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on South Dakota's execution of Charles Russell Rhines in the 1992 slaying of his former co-worker (all times local): 8:43 p.m. A convicted killer executed in South Dakota used his last words to speak to the parents of his victim. Charles Rhines was executed Monday...

Man who fatally stabbed former co-worker during 1992 burglary has been executed in South Dakota

Nov. 4, 2019 9:12 PM EST
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Man who fatally stabbed former co-worker during 1992 burglary has been executed in South Dakota.

South Dakota set to execute man who stabbed former co-worker

Nov. 2, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Donnivan Schaeffer was delivering supplies to the South Dakota doughnut shop where he worked when a former co-worker who was in the middle of burglarizing the place ambushed the 22-year-old, stabbing him in the stomach. Bleeding from his wound, Schaeffer begged to be taken to a...

South Dakota inmate seeks stay from US Supreme Court

Nov. 1, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota prison inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution next week. Charles Rhines is sentenced to die in the 1992 slaying of a 22-year-old doughnut shop employee who interrupted him during a burglary. His execution is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday....

Man gets 15 years for terrorizing neighborhood with knife

Oct. 30, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene man who terrorized a neighborhood while high on methamphetamine this summer was sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Register-Guard reports 47-year-old Richard Hibbert pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery, attempted first-degree rape and three counts of first-degree burglary...