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Man suspected of 3 killings in Oregon town is still at large

Jun. 19, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A man sought in the killings of three people after a hit-and-run crash near a casino and a shooting at a marijuana dispensary in a small Oregon city was still at large Saturday. The suspect, who was considered armed and dangerous, was not found...

Greek policeman is arrested for 11 gas station robberies

Jun. 19, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested one of their colleagues in Athens for 11 robberies at gas stations. The robberies took place between April 9 and early Saturday, a police announcement said. The policeman was arrested early...

Man who stabbed Asian American charged with attempted murder

Jun. 18, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian American woman in San Francisco in an unprovoked attack has been charged with attempted murder, the city’s top prosecutor announced Friday. Daniel Cauich, 35, was also charged with...

Feds: Man suspected of stealing at least 63 golf carts

Jun. 18, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a Minnesota man with transportation of stolen vehicles in what they say was a litany of thefts of golf carts. An FBI affidavit filed in North Dakota this week says the man is suspected of stealing at least 63 carts in...

Man charged with killing security officer at basketball game

Jun. 18, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man has been charged with killing an off-duty university police officer outside a high school basketball game where he’d shown up without a mask. John Shallerhorn, 35, was indicted on a charge of first-degree murder in the Feb. 26...

Georgia trooper shoots man who stole officer's patrol car

Jun. 18, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia state trooper wounded a man who raised a gun at officers after stealing and crashing a police car, authorities said Friday. Jacob Anthony Palmer, 29, was in stable condition Friday at a Savannah hospital, the Georgia Bureau of...

Man accused of stealing officer’s vehicle at crash arrested

Jun. 18, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A 49-year-old Seattle man has been arrested, accused of stealing the vehicle of an off-duty Seattle police officer earlier this week after she was struck by a car and killed while assisting people involved in a crash. The Seattle Times reports the man was...

Greek pilot charged with murdering UK wife, staging robbery

Jun. 18, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek helicopter pilot was charged Friday with the murder of his British-Greek wife, whose death he had initially claimed was caused by burglars during a brutal invasion of their home on the outskirts of Athens. Pilot and flight instructor Babis...

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...