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Kidnapping suspect dies in custody at a Wichita hospital

Jan. 23, 2022 16:13 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man charged with trying to kidnap a 10-year-old boy in 2020 has died in custody while awaiting trial. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Sedgwick County Sheriff's office said 64-year-old Webb Wray Ketcherside died Thursday at a Wichita hospital where...

Cruise ship changes course after US judge orders seizure

Jan. 23, 2022 14:54 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami sailed to the Bahamas instead after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel. Cruise trackers show Crystal Symphony currently docked in the Bahamian island of Bimini. ...

Overdose investigation leads to large drug bust in Wisconsin

Jan. 23, 2022 14:35 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-month investigation that began with a drug overdose in southeastern Wisconsin has netted 106 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value up to $6 million. The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department said Friday that the probe led them to...

Standoff near Syrian prison holding IS militants continues

Jan. 23, 2022 14:08 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants continued for a fourth day Sunday near a prison in northeastern Syria that houses thousands of members of the Islamic State group, the Kurdish force said. The standoff follows a bold assault by the...

Police: 3 people dead in highway crash in New Orleans suburb

Jan. 23, 2022 14:08 PM EST

KENNER, La. (AP) — Police say three people were killed in a late night crash on along a highway in a New Orleans suburb. Witnesses told police in Kenner that a vehicle traveling the wrong way in eastbound lanes of Airline Highway was struck by a second car crossing the highway at...

Family sues Iowa school district over sexual assault

Jan. 23, 2022 14:00 PM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Attorneys for an Iowa family said in a lawsuit that they believe the way the Dubuque school district responded to bullying contributed to a girl being sexually assaulted at school in 2019. The lawsuit says the district refused to allow the girl to transfer to...

Once allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti face off at trial

Jan. 23, 2022 13:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star who catapulted herself and Michael Avenatti to fame with lawsuits against former President Donald Trump, will have a starring role in court beginning Monday when prosecutors try to prove that the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book...

Sheriff: Woman sent fake fax trying to free jail inmate

Jan. 23, 2022 12:29 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says a woman was arrested and charged after sending a fake fax that she hoped would get her boyfriend released from jail. The Lee County jail received a fax Jan. 11 purporting to be from the county Justice Court, saying it was ordering...

3 arrested after man assaulted outside Michigan restaurant

Jan. 23, 2022 12:18 PM EST

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Three people were arrested early Sunday after a man was injured during a fight outside a restaurant in Holland Township, police said. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of gunfire outside Brann's Steakhouse just after 12 a.m. on...

GBI: Deputy fatally shot intruder found leaving his home

Jan. 23, 2022 12:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at the home of a sheriff’s deputy. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that the Fulton County deputy was returning home from work late Saturday when an alert from his security system...