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Stolen Olympic gold medal found in Southern California

Jun. 29, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A stolen Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team has been found in Southern California, authorities said Wednesday. Jordyn Poulter reported the medal stolen May 25 after the Olympian discovered her car broken into...

Man faces additional charges in fatal shooting of deputy

Jun. 24, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Washington is facing additional charges in connection with the 2021 shooting. Guillermo Raya Leon of Salem, Oregon, was arraigned in Clark County Superior Court Thursday on amended information in...

Burglar shot dead after breaking into northern Indiana home

Jun. 22, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A burglar was fatally shot after breaking into a northern Indiana home, police said Wednesday. Warsaw police said they were called around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday to a home on the city's east side on a report of “an alleged breaking and entering by an adult male...

Nearly $100K stolen from ex-NBA player Vince Carter’s home

Jun. 22, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly $100,000 in cash was taken in a weekend burglary at the Atlanta home of former NBA player Vince Carter, according to an incident report released Wednesday by Atlanta Police. Two guns and more than $16,000 was recovered later outside the 10,000-square-foot...

Inquest begins in fatal police shooting of pregnant mother

Jun. 22, 2022 08:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Five years ago, two Seattle police officers responded to a report of a burglary at an apartment complex. The caller was a 30-year-old Black mother, Charleena Lyles, who had long lived with mental illness and was known to police. Within minutes, the officers, Jason...

Wallowing in Watergate 50 years later: A political quiz

Jun. 17, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For half a century, every major Washington scandal started with some form of this question: Is this another Watergate? Watergate spawned an all-purpose suffix. If “gate” were appended to misdeeds it was controversy of first rank. Watergate...

Watergate 50th meets Jan. 6. Common thread: Thirst for power

Jun. 17, 2022 06:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wreckage of Watergate and Jan. 6 are a half-century apart yet rooted in the same ancient thirst for power at any cost. Two presidents, wily and profane, tried an end run around democracy. Mysteries from both affairs endure as the House inquiry...

Authorities: Man gets 9 years for stealing nude images

Jun. 16, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A California man accused of breaking into thousands of Apple iCloud accounts and stealing private photos and videos of nude young women has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison. Hao Kuo Chi, 41, of La Puente, California, was sentenced Wednesday in...

Feds indict Calif. man found with gun near Kavanaugh's home

Jun. 15, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a California man who was found with a gun, knife and pepper spray near the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after telling police he was planning to kill the justice, prosecutors said Wednesday. Nicholas John Roske,...

Vandals hit Olympia office of Republican state lawmaker

Jun. 14, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The office of a Republican Washington state lawmaker was vandalized by two people who smashed a window before tossing a lit flare inside, which police said may have been a diversion for an antique shop burglary that happened shortly after. House Republican...