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Man found guilty of 2010 rape after sex assault kit tested

Aug. 18, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 62-year-old man was convicted for a 2010 rape after he was linked to the attack through a sexual assault kit that was finally tested. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Multnomah County Circuit Judge David F. Rees on Friday found Steven Guy Tubbs guilty of two counts of rape and two...

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

Aug. 18, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump campaign adviser should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Friday that also revealed several new details about the early days of the investigation....

Vermont police investigating theft of legal pot plants

Aug. 18, 2018 9:45 AM EDT

EAST CHARLESTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of four legal marijuana plants that were stolen from behind a fence where they were being grown in the town of East Charleston. Owner Joshua Newcity is offering to give the plants to anyone who provides the tip that enables police...

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Aug. 18, 2018 9:29 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence. The trial now underway in...

Man's family suing Charlotte police over fatal shooting

Aug. 18, 2018 9:27 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The widow of a man fatally shot by an undercover North Carolina police officer is suing the city. Media outlets report the family of Josue Javier Diaz filed a lawsuit Friday against the City of Charlotte and the officer involved. Twenty-eight-year-old Josue Javier Diaz died in...

Dead suspects in father's death called reclusive, paranoid

Aug. 18, 2018 9:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two adult brothers suspected of being involved in the fatal shooting of their physician father before turning guns on themselves during a SWAT standoff were reclusive, paranoid and likely mentally ill, a suburban Cleveland police chief said. Authorities have said Richard Warn, 59, was...

2 shot during South Florida high school football game

Aug. 18, 2018 3:35 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — A high school football stadium was evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida on Friday night in what authorities say stemmed from an altercation between students. Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials said two people were injured in the...

Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

Aug. 18, 2018 1:33 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them, according to court documents filed by an attorney defending the girls' father against accusations that he killed his children and wife. The motion filed Friday by Christopher...

Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

Aug. 18, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial saiys he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III revealed his concerns Friday when explaining why he...

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

Aug. 18, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump campaign adviser should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Friday that also revealed several new details about the early days of the investigation....