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Jury finds man not guilty of murder in teacher's death

May. 20, 2022 12:14 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man accused of killing a popular high school teacher who vanished from her rural Georgia hometown in 2005 not guilty of murder. Ryan Duke had told investigators he killed Tara Grinstead and helped burn her body. But when he took the...

Police: Homeowner fatally shoots 2 during suspected burglary

May. 16, 2022 09:25 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — Two people have been shot and killed during a suspected burglary in northeastern Indiana. Four people confronted a homeowner inside a residence in Auburn about 6 a.m. Sunday, according to state police. At least one of the four was armed with a...

Violin made in 1758 stolen from Chicago musician's home

May. 14, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago musician is hoping for the return of a violin made in 1758 that was stolen from her family’s home while they were sleeping. Minghaun Xu said the instrument was made by renowned Italian violin-maker and was lent to her by a private sponsor 20 years ago. It...

Official: Suspects break into Haiti court, ransack offices

May. 12, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Unidentified suspects broke into one of Haiti’s main courthouses, ransacked judges’ offices and stole items including cell phones, Government Commissioner Jacques Lafontant told The Associated Press on Thursday. Lafontant said evidence and documents...

Police: Store guard shot, wounded officer on burglary call

May. 05, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A police officer investigating a burglary call at a shoe store in Atlanta was shot and wounded Thursday by a security guard, authorities said. The security guard faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission...

Guns stolen last year found in vehicle left in hospital lot

May. 03, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Scores of guns stolen last year in northwest Louisiana have been found 120 miles (195 kilometers) away, in a vehicle left in a hospital parking lot in central Louisiana, authorities said. The discovery came months after a man and woman were indicted on a...

Man arrested in Mesa cold cases that occurred in 1989, 1990

Apr. 26, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A a suspect has been arrested in connection with two cold cases that occurred more than three decades ago in the same Mesa apartment complex, police said Tuesday. They said 58-year-old Thomas Davis Cox is being held on a $1 million cash bond after being indicted...

Police ID Maryland man shot in incident at Peru envoy's home

Apr. 23, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Casey, a 19-year-old from Germantown, Maryland, was identified by the Metropolitan Police Department on Saturday as the man who was shot and killed by U.S. Secret Service officers this past week at the residence of Peru's ambassador to the United States. ...

Police: Man bites, stabs K9 dog in California

Apr. 21, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A man allegedly bit and stabbed a police dog in Northern California as officers tried to take him into custody Wednesday, authorities said. The man appeared to be under the influence of drugs, according to Fairfield police. The dog, named Cort, was taken to...

Louisiana Lt Gov's house looted, burned; 2 held in Alabama

Apr. 21, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama have arrested two people who are accused of breaking into a New Orleans-area estate belonging to Louisiana’s lieutenant governor, stealing from it and setting a fire. Tuscaloosa police arrested Robert Kelly and Angela Goodfellow, both 43,...