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Texas man indicted in deadly shooting at cabinet business

Jun. 18, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been indicted on a charges of murder and assault for allegedly opening fire at a cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one man and wounding five other employees. A Brazos County grand jury handed up the murder charge against...

Georgia charges man in death after Alabama charges dropped

Jun. 18, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury in Georgia has indicted a man for murder after an Alabama judge dismissed charges in the same killing because of a procedural error involving DNA evidence. The woman's body was found in Alabama after she disappeared in Georgia in 2015. ...

Ohio governor: House expulsion vote should be respected

Jun. 17, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House’s decision to expel former representative Larry Householder was a choice to be respected, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday while repeating his belief that Householder should have resigned. Householder, a Republican like DeWine, was...

2 men charged with using Georgia money to buy auto parts

Jun. 17, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Two former Georgia state workers have been indicted on charges that they used a state purchasing card to buy more than $18,000 in auto parts for themselves, while a store clerk is charged with helping cover up the theft. Oscar Cooke of Riverdale,...

Private school lays off teachers as owners face charges

Jun. 17, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A private school in the Mississippi Delta has laid off all of its teachers and is searching for a buyer as its current owners are facing federal fraud charges. Administrators of North New Summit School sent an email to parents Wednesday to tell...

Israeli officer charged in killing of autistic Palestinian

Jun. 17, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged a border police officer with reckless manslaughter in the deadly shooting of an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem’s Old City last year. The indictment came just over a year after the shooting of Eyad Hallaq,...

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Jun. 16, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of the Ohio House expelled Rep. Larry Householder, the federally indicted Republican ex-speaker, Wednesday in a bipartisan vote that invoked their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years. The GOP-controlled House voted...

Ohio House expels former GOP speaker under federal indictment in historic vote; expulsion only 2nd time in state history

Jun. 16, 2021 15:42 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House expels former GOP speaker under federal indictment in historic vote; expulsion only 2nd time in state history.

Capitol rioter used charity to promote violence, feds say

Jun. 16, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

A California man charged with joining anti-government extremists in rioting at the U.S. Capitol told the IRS last year that he formed a charity called the American Phoenix Project to defend “human and civil rights” and educate the public about vaccines. Instead, Alan...

Portland police officer indicted on protest assault charge

Jun. 15, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Multnomah County grand jury has returned an indictment against a Portland police officer accusing him of hitting an Oregon protester in the head with a baton in 2020. The indictment marks the first time in the county an officer has been...