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California man arrested in 10 'horrific' cold-case rapes

Sep. 21, 2018 10:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A married 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006 in what's known as the NorCal Rapist case, Sacramento police announced Friday. Roy Charles Waller of Benicia was arrested without incident at the...

GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

Sep. 21, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected key concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is testify about her claim Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, and threatened a Monday vote by his panel on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination...

The Latest: Ford wants another day to consider testifying

Sep. 21, 2018 9:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford wants another day to consider terms for testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation...

Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify

Sep. 21, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser was "appalling" and a disservice to both the judge and the woman who has accused him of a long-ago sexual assault. Collins, a swing vote on the...

The Latest: Shooting victim was recent immigrant from Nepal

Sep. 21, 2018 9:31 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland drugstore warehouse (all times local): 5 p.m. A family friend says one of the victims killed in a shooting at a drugstore distribution center in Maryland was a mother of two who had recently moved to the U.S. from Nepal to try to give her kids a...

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

Sep. 21, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer. Funerals were held Friday for 42-year-old Claudine Luera and 28-year-old Janelle Ortiz, a transgender woman...

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

Sep. 21, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position" after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty...

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Sep. 21, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people. All five victims were in stable condition at Upstate University Hospital and were expected...

Police probing deaths of 4 in Nevada home as murder-suicide

Sep. 21, 2018 8:01 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson say they are investigating as a murder-suicide the apparent shooting deaths of a man, a woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, whose bodies were found in a burning home. The names of the dead were not immediately made public by the Clark...

The Latest: Police give ages of 4 found dead in Nevada home

Sep. 21, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the apparent shooting deaths of four people found dead in a burning home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police say a 27-year-old man, a 35-year-old woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, are dead in an apparent shooting murder-suicide...