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Police: Man steals U-Haul van, used paint to cover tracks

Jun. 18, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

VIENNA, N.Y. (AP) — He’s in for the long haul. A New York man is charged with stealing a U-Haul van after police say he drove it from Florida, kept it three months past the return date and painted the vehicle to hide its identity. The van, rented...

Deputies arrest man in cold case rape of teen girl

Jun. 17, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Deputies this week arrested a 50-year-old Enumclaw man in connection with a 2003 kidnapping and rape cold case in McCleary, Washington. Paul Bieker was booked into the Grays Harbor County jail on Tuesday, The Olympian reported. Bieker on Wednesday...

Girl wounded in shootout with deputies facing adult charges

Jun. 17, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was wounded earlier this month during a shootout with deputies after escaping a juvenile facility and breaking into a Florida home with a 12-year-old boy will be charged as an adult, a prosecutor said Thursday. The boy, who...

3 Honolulu police officers charged in killing of 16-year-old

Jun. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A police officer was charged with murder and two others were charged with attempted murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, Honolulu prosecutors said Tuesday. It comes after a grand jury last week declined to indict the...

Airline pilot guilty of killing three neighbors in Kentucky

Jun. 17, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former commercial airline pilot of killing three of his neighbors in western Kentucky. Christian R. Martin, 53, was found guilty on Wednesday of murder, arson, attempted arson, burglary and tampering with physical...

DC man gets nearly 5 years for Maryland gun store theft

Jun. 17, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Washington, D.C., man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for stealing firearms from a Maryland gun store. The Justice Department announced Wednesday that Xyavion Lawrence, 20, was sentenced for theft of firearms from a federal firearms...

Wisconsin justices order new trial in brother-in-law's death

Jun. 16, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his brother-in-law after he allegedly discovered child pornography on his computer deserves a new trial because a jury could decide he acted in self-defense, a divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The justices...

Man given rare medical release from Kansas prison has died

Jun. 16, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was granted a rare medical release from a Kansas prison in April because he had terminal cancer has died, the American Civil Liberties Union said. Christopher McIntyre, 48, was released April 12 from the Lansing Correctional Facility and...

Florida man convicted of machete slaying at pot grow house

Jun. 16, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was convicted of killing a man with a machete after he and others broke into a marijuana grow house, prosecutors said in a Wednesday press release. A judge in Hillsborough County sentenced Yuniel Sentmanat-Gonzalez, 41, to life in prison...

2 more arrests made in last year's Scottsdale mall looting

Jun. 15, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Scottsdale police have arrested two more people in connection with the looting at the city's signature mall more than a year ago. Authorities on Tuesday said they identified a couple last month who were seen on surveillance video breaking into a...