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Missing man's remains found, 3 arrested for murder

Aug. 09, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — The remains of a 22-year-old Hammond man reported missing in July have been found nearly 15 miles northeast of his hometown, authorities said. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana Search and Rescue members found Tyronne Neal's remains in a...

Mom sues NC officer, city over son's fatal shooting

Aug. 09, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The mother of a man fatally shot by a North Carolina police officer during an attempted car theft filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming the officer broke the law when he shot her unarmed son several times, called in the incident, then fired again. Brandon...

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary in Vermont

Aug. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Actor Ezra Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Stamford, Vermont, the latest in a string of incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.” In a report Monday, Vermont State Police said they responded to a burglary complaint in Stamford on May 1 and found...

Appeals court restores death sentence for family's death

Aug. 08, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday restored the death sentence of a bank robber convicted of killing his best friend, his friend’s fiancée and their three children. In a 32-page opinion, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a...

Man accused of stealing vehicles in Arizona and Arkansas

Aug. 07, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing five vehicles, a trailer and a forklift in Arizona and Arkansas, according to authorities. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 37-year-old Brandon A. Jones has been booked into the Maricopa County Jail on...

Montana sandwich shop sign returned 20 years after theft

Aug. 05, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Drunk people do a lot of dumb things, including on occasion stealing signs from beloved restaurants. In 2002, the Pickle Barrel, a Bozeman sandwich shop and institution, was the victim of such behavior when its classic, barrel-shaped wooden sign that hung in...

Robbers ambush armored vehicle in California, shoot guard

Aug. 04, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least two robbers ambushed an armored vehicle in broad daylight Thursday and opened fire on the armed guards, injuring one critically in a Southern California casino's parking lot before fleeing with cash, police said. At least two suspects, armed with...

Police department worker gets 60 days for COVID relief fraud

Aug. 04, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former civilian employee for a South Florida police department has been sentenced to 60 days in federal prison for stealing over over $117,000 in COVID relief funds. Elisa Rivera, 51, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court, according to court records. She...

Suspect mistakenly freed in Lady Gaga's dog theft recaptured

Aug. 04, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect mistakenly released from a Los Angeles County jail where he was being held on suspicion of shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stealing her French bulldogs has been recaptured, authorities said. James Howard Jackson, 19, was arrested Wednesday nearly...

Woman convicted in fatal shooting of off-duty Ohio officer

Aug. 03, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman was convicted Wednesday of murder in the shooting of an off-duty Cleveland police officer during a carjacking on New Year's Eve. Tamara McLoyd, 19, of Garfield Heights, faces a potential life term with no chance for parole when she is sentenced later this...