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Man indicted in shooting deaths of 2 Mississippi officers

Nov. 12, 2019 10:53 AM EST

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A man has been indicted in the 2018 shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers. Marquis Flowers, 26, made his first appearance Tuesday in state court since being indicted on capital murder charges. Cpl. Zach Moak and Patrolman James White of the Brookhaven Police Department...

Texas man charged with threatening family of suicide victim

Nov. 8, 2019 5:21 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Texas man who allegedly had an online relationship with a 16-year-old Virginia girl has been charged with cyberstalking and threatening the girl's family following her suicide. Adrian Raul O'Dell, of Odessa, was arrested this week in Texas. Prosecutors said O'Dell, now 19,...

St. Louis officer admits to beating undercover colleague

Nov. 8, 2019 3:54 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer has admitted attacking an undercover colleague who he believed was a protester. Randy Hays pleaded guilty Friday in federal court. A sentencing date has not been set. Hays is no longer with the department. Hays was one of four officers charged in the crime....

Analysis: Bloomberg's move a slam on Biden, 2020 Democrats

Nov. 8, 2019 11:06 AM EST

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — All is not well in the Democratic Party's quest for a presidential nominee. Just ask Michael Bloomberg. The New York billionaire, whose career in business and politics has been guided by data and analysis above all, is stepping toward a Democratic run of his own less than 90 days...

3 charged with smuggling gun parts from US to Saudi Arabia

Nov. 7, 2019 9:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Saudi nationals were charged in Southern California with violating federal export laws by buying $100,000 worth of gun parts in the U.S. while on student visas and smuggling them to Saudi Arabia, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. An indictment returned this week charges Hatim...

Authorities: 2 indicted in deputy slaying in US illegally

Nov. 7, 2019 8:01 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals charged in the slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally, authorities said Thursday. The two suspects had been tending an illegal marijuana garden during the shooting last month, U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott said. Scott...

Indicted Massachusetts mayor loses reelection bid

Nov. 5, 2019 9:20 PM EST

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor facing federal fraud and extortion charges has lost reelection. Incumbent Jasiel Correia (JAY'-zel koh-RAY'-uh) remained on the Fall River ballot Tuesday even though he suspended his reelection campaign. Paul Coogan, a two-time member of the city's school...

Judge finds Turkish bank lawyers elusive in sanctions case

Nov. 5, 2019 5:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Turkish bank charged with evading U.S. sanctions on Iran sent its lawyers into a New York courtroom with a seemingly impossible task Tuesday: Defend us, as best as you can. But don't acknowledge that you represent us. Don't say we are aware of the charges. And don't enter a plea on our...

New charges for ex-trooper accused of sexually assaulting 6

Nov. 4, 2019 6:24 PM EST

EATON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio state trooper accused of sexually assaulting motorists is facing additional charges after more people have come forward. Former trooper Christopher Ward is accused of sexually assaulting five people while he was on the job and a sixth person who is a minor, according to...

Gooding pleads not guilty again as misconduct charges grow

Oct. 31, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In what's quickly become a familiar scene, Cuba Gooding Jr. trotted into court Thursday to face yet more charges in his New York City sexual misconduct case, accused for the third time of groping or touching a woman at a Manhattan night spot. Gooding, who was in court just two weeks ago...