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Sergio Garcia dedicates round to slain college golfer

Sep. 20, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Sergio Garcia dedicated his round Thursday in the Portugal Masters to the Spanish women's college golfer killed in Iowa. Celia Barquin Arozamena, the Big 12 champion this year for Iowa State, was found stabbed to death Monday. "It was nice to shoot a nice score and dedicate it to...

Police: Men in fatal LA police shootout are gang members

Sep. 20, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men involved in a shootout that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are documented gang members, detectives said Thursday. The deputies were wounded Wednesday evening while responding to calls that three men in a car were pulling up to people and asking what gang they...

Funeral to be held for mother of alleged MS-13 victim

Sep. 20, 2018 10:23 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral will be held Friday for a New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13. Evelyn Rodriguez, 50, was struck and killed by an SUV on Sept. 14 after a heated confrontation with the...

Hearing denied for man who blames killing on war flashback

Sep. 20, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has denied a pardon hearing request Thursday from a man who strangled his fiancée and stabbed her seven times in the heart 35 years ago. WMUR-TV reports that the Executive Council voted 3-2 on Thursday not to hold a public hearing to re-examine the case of Gary...

The Latest: Police: Gang members in shootout with deputies

Sep. 20, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies wounded in a shootout in East Los Angeles (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Detectives say three men involved in a shootout that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were gang members. Sheriff's Lt. Scott Hoglund says the...

Colorado police make arrest in 30-year-old slaying of woman

Sep. 20, 2018 7:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado police arrested a man in a 30-year-old murder case Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted, stabbed and beat a woman to death in an alley when he was 15. Investigators said DNA testing helped lead them to James Edward Papol, 46, but did not share more details to avoid compromising...

California police try podcast in fugitive millionaire hunt

Sep. 20, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California police department has written and produced a six-episode "true crime" podcast in hopes of intensifying a potentially global manhunt for a millionaire suspected of killing his wife in 2012 and later vanishing while free on bail. Police in Newport Beach this week announced...

Former college student found guilty for role in teen's death

Sep. 20, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A jury found a former Virginia Tech student guilty Thursday for her role in the death of a 13-year-old girl two years ago. Jurors will return to court Friday to hear statements and decide on a sentence for Natalie Keepers, The Roanoke Times reported. Keepers, from Laurel,...

Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Sep. 20, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison. The Death Row Records...

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation

Sep. 20, 2018 5:10 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in fatal 2015 confrontation.