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Dayton gunman’s friend pleads guilty to firearms counts

Nov. 20, 2019 4:33 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Dayton has pleaded guilty to two firearms charges unrelated to the deadly mass shooting. Twenty-four-year-old Ethan Kollie pleaded Wednesday to lying on a federal firearms form and possessing a gun while using illegal drugs....

Two Arkansas chemistry professors accused of making meth

Nov. 17, 2019 1:39 PM EST

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas college chemistry professors have been arrested on charges of making meth, in an apparent case of life imitating art. The Clark County sheriff’s office says Henderson State University professors Terry David Bateman and Bradley Allen Rowland were arrested Friday...

Dayton gunman’s friend expected to plead to unrelated counts

Nov. 16, 2019 1:52 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A friend of the gunman in the deadly Dayton mass shooting is expected to plead guilty to unrelated federal firearms charges. Court documents show 24-year-old Ethan Kollie will be in court Wednesday. No details of his plea agreement have been disclosed. Kollie is accused of lying on a...

Ex S. Carolina police chief sentenced for drug, gun charges

Nov. 14, 2019 5:21 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina police chief was sentenced to 30 months in prison for using drugs and illegally owning guns. News outlets report former Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in August to drug and gun charges. Scott was chief from 2011 to...

Sex tapes, scandals in Hungary's local election campaign

Oct. 11, 2019 8:13 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The campaign in Hungary for Sunday's nationwide municipal elections has seen one outrageous event after another: Candidates have been caught on secret sex tapes or alleged to be using drugs; one opposition candidate's poster has been smeared with feces and a pro-government activist...

Man arrested in overdose deaths of 3 at after-party

Sep. 23, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of providing a white powdery substance tainted with fentanyl at an after-party in Pittsburgh, leading to the death of three men. Peter Rene Sanchez Montalvo was arrested around 3 a.m. on federal charges of distributing a controlled substance...