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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 08, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Pfizer’s...

Kent man sentenced to 7 years in prison for rape in park

Sep. 21, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 36-year-old Kent man was sentenced in federal court Monday to more than seven years in prison for raping a 14-year-old girl in 2020 in Olympic National Park. Christopher James Kuna will be required to register as a sex offender once he has served...

Ruling: City conviction requires sex offender registration

Aug. 27, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that a man's municipal conviction for sexual battery requires him to register as a sex offender. The 5-2 decision comes in the case of Asnake H. Adem, who was convicted in 2018 of sexual battery in violation of...

Court sides with sex offender seeking removal from registry

Aug. 09, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An amendment to Megan's Law that tightens the rules on who can seek to be removed from a sex offender registry can't be applied retroactively to crimes committed before the amendment was passed, New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled Monday. The case...

Alabama inmate, wanted in Georgia, released from jail early

Aug. 02, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man who was mistakenly released from an Alabama jail by posing as another inmate has turned himself in, authorities said. Authorities are investigating how 31-year-old Darren Jermaine Chipman was released in Madison County, Al.com reported. He...

Kansas Court: Man who killed woman not a sex offender

Jul. 30, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man who beat an Overland Park woman and then left her to die does not have to register as a sex offender, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday. Korrey Raine White Rinke was sentenced i n December 2019 to life in prison with a chance of parole in...

Court erases conviction of man in sex offender registry case

Jul. 27, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court threw out out the conviction of a man who was accused of failing to register under an old version of the state's sex offender registry. The court became the latest to declare that the 2011 law was unconstitutional when applied...