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In this undated image provided by the Romanian Police a view of some 200 rare and valuable books discovered Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 hidden under a house in rural Romania, displayed in a garden in north eastern Romania. Romanian police have uncovered a trove of

Book 'em: Police find 'irreplaceable' tomes stolen in 2017

Sep. 18, 2020 10:53 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the European Union's judicial cooperation...

FILE - In this undated booking file photo provided by the Clark County, Ind., Sheriff's Office shows Joseph Oberhansley.  The murder trial of Oberhansley, accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body,  began with a prosecutor warning jurors on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, that they'll see photos of the 2014 crime scene “worse than anything you would see in a horror movie.” (Clark County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Indiana murder trial starts with warning of gruesome photos

Sep. 12, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The murder trial of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body began with a prosecutor warning jurors that they'll see photos of the 2014 crime scene “worse than anything you would see in a horror movie.” Clark County...

FILE- In this June 19, 2018, file photo a router and internet switch are displayed in East Derry, N.H. Not all that long ago, managing your home network’s security didn’t involve much more than installing an antivirus program on your PC. If only it were still so simple. Home networks are a major target for cybercriminals, who use innocuous smart gadgets as stepping stones to loot data from PCs and phones. Or they may co-opt the simpler devices  into much larger “botnets” that can be used to wreak havoc across the internet.    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Bring in the experts: It’s time to secure your home network

Sep. 8, 2020 9:24 AM EDT

Not all that long ago, managing your home network’s security didn’t involve much more than installing an antivirus program on your PC. If only it were still so simple. It’s no longer just about protecting the computer on which you may be working from home and the laptops the kids may be...

Albuquerque police and Bernalillo County deputies at the scene of a double shooting on the west side of Albuquerque, New Mexico, the result of a confrontation over a mask on Tuesday July 21, 2020. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

Trump sends in agents as Albuquerque struggles with crime

Aug. 27, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At the start of another summer weekend of bloodshed, Albuquerque police officers were called after midnight to a park where they found a screaming teenage girl beside her boyfriend's bullet-ridden body. He had met with friends to ask them if he could buy a gun and pulled out a roll...

Former Chicago, Las Vegas mobster Frank Cullotta dies at 81

Aug. 23, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Frank Cullotta, a former mobster turned government witness who had a cameo role in the 1995 movie “Casino” and later was a Las Vegas mob museum tour guide, has died. He was 81. Geoff Schumacher, vice president of exhibits and programs for the Mob Museum, said on his website...

Joseph James DeAngelo sits in court during the third day of victim impact statements at the Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Sacramento, Calif. DeAngelo, 74, a former police officer in California eluded capture for four decades before being identified as the Golden State Killer. DeAngelo pleaded guilty in June to 13 murders and 13 rape-related charges stemming from crimes in the 1970s and 1980s. (Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)

Family members of murder victims assail Golden State Killer

Aug. 20, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tearful family members of people killed by Joseph DeAngelo assailed him Thursday for stealing away their loved ones as he escalated his attacks from burglaries and rapes to a series of horrific murders that terrorized California four decades ago. “Today the devil loses and...

Man accused of eating girlfriend's organs fit for trial

Aug. 18, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial next month. Defense attorneys for Joseph Oberhansley, 40, and prosecutors met Tuesday for an online hearing with Clark Circuit Judge Vicki Carmichael...

FILE - In this June 29, 2020, file photo, Jane Carson-Sandler, a 1976 rape victim of Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo, stands and gives a double thumbs-up to agree with a prosecutor's statement about part of DeAngelo's anatomy, during a court hearing in Sacramento, Calif. Carson-Sandler says she's served an effective life sentence in the more than four decades since she was among the first of dozens of rape victims of a one-time police officer who eventually became known as the Golden State Killer. Carson-Sandler is among survivors who plan to confront DeAngelo this week during an extraordinary four days of court hearings before the 74-year-old is sentenced to life in prison. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Victims to tell Golden State Killer about trauma, healing

Aug. 17, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jane Carson-Sandler says she has served the equivalent of a life sentence in the more than four decades since she became one of the first rape victims of Joseph James DeAngelo — a one-time police officer who eventually became known as the Golden State Killer. Now it's...

Midshipman sentenced to 25 years in sexual assault case

Aug. 14, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has been sentenced to 25 years after a military panel found him guilty of sexual assault and other charges. The Capital Gazette reported Friday that Nixon Keago also was dismissed from the service and sentenced to forfeit all pay and allowances. The...

Cook County prosecutors announce charges in week's looting

Aug. 13, 2020 9:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County's state’s attorney’s office on Thursday announced 42 people have been charged with felonies in connection with the looting of stores along the city’s premier retail street that occurred earlier this week. Prosecutors said among the charges filed include one...