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2 Alabama men plead guilty in 2016 robbery killing

Apr. 22, 2021 07:14 AM EDT

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two Alabama men are pleading guilty in the 2016 killing of a Prattville man shot dead in a robbery. Local news outlets report that Santwone Jones, 26, and Devonte Hill, 19 both pleaded guilty this month to felony murder in the death of John...

4 more ex-youth center workers charged in New Hampshire

Apr. 21, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police arrested another four men Wednesday in connection with a broad criminal investigation into physical and sexual abuse at a state-run youth detention center, bringing the total to 11. Jonathan Brand, Victor Malavet, Trevor...

Virginia city fires police officer over Rittenhouse donation

Apr. 21, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginia city of Norfolk has fired a police lieutenant after news reports that said he donated to and expressed support for Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager accused of killing two people during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last summer. ...

Cops: Dispute between teen girls leaves 1 fatally stabbed

Apr. 20, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A confrontation involving two 13-year-old girls in Cincinnati ended with one fatally stabbed and the other charged with murder, authorities said. The stabbing in the city’s Winton Hills section was reported shortly after 9 p.m. Monday. ...

Two teenagers charged in fatal Nebraska mall shooting

Apr. 19, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two teenagers have been charged in Saturday's fatal shooting at a Nebraska shopping mall. One man was killed and a woman was wounded in the shooting at Westroads Mall in Omaha that prosecutors said was likely gang related. The shooting around midday...

Lincoln police: Teen found with stolen gun punched officer

Apr. 19, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and other counts after he was accused of having a stolen handgun and ammunition in his backpack and punching an officer several times in the face, Lincoln police said. ...

Police arrest man accused of firing gun at officers in Omaha

Apr. 19, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they accuse of firing a gun from a car he was in at police officers in Omaha. The incident happened early Sunday morning, when officers responded to reports of shots fired in a north Omaha neighborhood, police said in...

Iowa couple accused of abusing teen found zip-tied to chair

Apr. 19, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have charged a Des Moines couple after their 16-year-old special needs son was found severely malnourished and zip-tied to a chair at the workplace of his mother. That incident happened Feb. 22, when police responded to a call to...

Iowa man arrested after fleeing from police, crashing car

Apr. 18, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old Iowa man was arrested after he crashed a stolen vehicle while fleeing from authorities. The Bremer County Sheriff's office said the pursuit started around 4:50 a.m. Sunday while a deputy was investigating a report of a suspicious...

Teen arrested on murder warrant in Nebraska mall shooting

Apr. 18, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A teenage boy suspected in a shooting at a Nebraska mall that left one man dead and a woman injured was arrested Sunday on a murder warrant, police said. Omaha Police said 16-year-old Makhi Woolridge-Jones is facing a first-degree murder charge in the...