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16-year-old Indianapolis boy faces 3 counts of murder

Dec. 05, 2021 12:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 16-year-old Indianapolis boy faces murder, robbery and other charges in connection with the shooting deaths of three people on the city's south side, prosecutors said. Caden Smith was charged Friday as an adult with three counts each of murder,...

Salvation Army bell ringer robbed, suspect caught

Dec. 05, 2021 12:26 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man was chased down and caught by deputies in Washington state after allegedly assaulting a Salvation Army bell ringer and fleeing with his donations kettle. Clark County deputies responded just before 8 p.m. Saturday night to a reported...

Lafayette woman sentenced for 2 deaths during robbery

Dec. 04, 2021 09:20 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An 18-year-old Lafayette woman has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the shooting deaths of a pizza delivery driver and her boyfriend, both killed during a botched robbery. A Tippecanoe County judge ordered the sentence Friday for Jaelynn...

San Francisco Chronicle photographer robbed at gunpoint

Dec. 03, 2021 22:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Chronicle photographer was robbed at gunpoint on Friday afternoon in West Oakland, California, during an assignment, the newspaper reported. The robbery came on the heels of the death of a security guard, who was shot Nov. 24 in...

UN renews anti-piracy ships off Somalia for only 3 months

Dec. 03, 2021 21:17 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday to allow international naval forces to continue using all necessary means to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia — but only for the next three months because the Somali government says there has been no piracy...

16-year-old boy charged with killing 3 in Indianapolis field

Dec. 03, 2021 18:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was charged Friday with three counts of murder in the October deaths of three young men whose bodies were found in a field in Indianapolis. Marion County prosecutors charged Caden Smith of Indianapolis as an adult in the deaths,...

Police: Mall shooting stemmed from attempted robbery

Dec. 03, 2021 15:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A mall shooting in North Carolina that left three people wounded was the result of an attempted robbery and one of the wounded is the suspected robber, police said Friday. Interviews by investigators and reviews of video determined that two men...

LA authorities announce arrests in smash-and-grab robberies

Dec. 02, 2021 22:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities in Los Angeles on Thursday announced more than a dozen arrests in recent smash-and-grab thefts at stores where nearly $340,000 worth of merchandise was stolen, part of a rash of organized retail crime in California. Fourteen people were...

Sheriff: Georgia teen killed as brother sells homemade gun

Dec. 02, 2021 18:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A 14-year-old Georgia girl was killed when her younger brother was trying to sell a homemade gun, and he fired a shot at people who took the weapon without paying, a sheriff said. The shot struck Kyra Scott, and she died as her mother was trying to take...

Suspect killed in Utah parking lot shootout, 2 cops wounded

Dec. 02, 2021 18:44 PM EST

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — A Utah man wanted by police was killed and two officers were wounded in a shootout in the parking lot of a convenience store in suburban Salt Lake City, police said. The 20-year-old suspect, Anei Joker, was wanted in a robbery and rape...