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Cold case murder trial could be in jurors' hands by Tuesday

Jun. 22, 2018 9:50 PM EDT

GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — The murder trial of one of two white Georgia men accused of killing a black man in 1983 could go to the jury as early as Tuesday. WXIA-TV reports jurors on Friday heard a profanity-laced audio recording of defendant Frank Gebhardt and police. Gebhardt repeatedly denied any involvement...

AP Fact Check: Trump's take on immigrant crime off mark

Jun. 22, 2018 8:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump got some crime and immigration statistics right Friday but was off the mark on others in an appearance with those he calls "angel families" — people who lost loved ones at the hands of those living in the country illegally. A look at how his statements...

Police make separate arrests in 1986 deaths of young girls

Jun. 22, 2018 7:48 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who police said was linked by DNA to the killing of a 12-year-old girl more than three decades ago was charged Friday with first-degree murder and first-degree rape. It is the second suspect that Tacoma, Washington, police have arrested in the past two months in cold cases...

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Jun. 22, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone companies...

Teens arrested in fatal shooting of girl, 9, sitting in car

Jun. 22, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man have been arrested in the death of a 9-year-old girl struck by an errant gunshot during an exchange of fire nearby. Cleveland police said Friday an arrest warrant has also been issued for a 16-year-old in Wednesday's...

Police: Duo robbed bank at gunpoint in Halloween masks

Jun. 22, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a pair they say robbed a Massachusetts bank while wearing Halloween masks. The MetroWest Daily News reports that Holliston police and FBI agents apprehended 30-year-old Oliver Walsh on Wednesday in Pennsylvania. Authorities arrested 33-year-old Patricia Desena...

Police: Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup

Jun. 22, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another is in custody after a family argument caused vehicles to pile up on a Mississippi highway. Fifty-six-year-old Fred Harris Johnson is charged with manslaughter and mayhem for the Thursday wreck on Interstate 10. The Sun Herald of Biloxi...

Police: Town official punched 70-year-old man in the face

Jun. 22, 2018 8:26 AM EDT

EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a Connecticut town official they say punched a 70-year-old man in the face. East Windsor police arrested 65-year-old Steve Dearborn on Wednesday in connection with his altercation with Gerald Wilcox. Dearborn is a deputy selectman for East Windsor. Officer...

UK police arrest man after he claims to have a bomb

Jun. 22, 2018 3:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police say London's Charing Cross station, a major commuter hub, was closed for more than an hour as they responded to what they later described as a bomb hoax. British Transport Police said they arrested a 38-year-old man under the Mental Health Act after he was found on the tracks claiming...

Days after rapper's Florida slaying, a suspect is arrested

Jun. 21, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida. Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach was...