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Police: Homicide victim's burned body found in home's garage

Apr. 10, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The burned body of an apparent homicide victim was found Friday in the garage of a Las Vegas home that was set on fire, police said. The identity and specific cause of death of the victim weren't immediately released but police said homicide...

Teenager dies in crash on Everett Turnpike in Merrimack

Apr. 10, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A teenager died in a car crash on Saturday morning in New Hampshire, state police said. The 17-year-old victim was heading south on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack just after 8 a.m. when the driver lost control and the 2006 Toyota Corolla...

2 correctional officers arrested in prison contraband case

Apr. 10, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A months-long investigation has resulted in the arrests at a state prison of two correctional officers who are accused of promoting prison contraband, officials said. A statement released by the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and...

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Apr. 10, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation Friday into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing the actions of some of his political allies and fellow Florida Republicans as part of a...

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Apr. 10, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing the actions of some of his political allies and fellow Florida Republicans as part of a broader...

Fire company member killed in collision at crash site

Apr. 10, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) — A Delaware town's voluntary fire company says one of its members, a 56-year-old woman, was struck and killed by a department truck at the scene of an earlier crash. Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company member Laura Madara was standing behind the...

44-year wait over for Colon family who never lost hope

Apr. 10, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Evelyn Colon’s mother imagined her daughter living happily surrounded by her own family and children. She was spared the heartbreaking news that her beautiful, green-eyed daughter never lived to see her 16th birthday or the birth of her own baby...

FBI profiler donates files 25 years after Unabomber arrest

Apr. 10, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — When FBI agents arrested Ted Kaczynski at his remote Montana cabin 25 years ago today, they knew a lot about the famous recluse whose 17-year string of bombings killed three people and injured 24. Much of what they knew,...

Fresno officer with former ties to extremist group fired

Apr. 10, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Fresno police officer who is a former member of the extremist Proud Boys group has been fired, it was announced Friday. Officer Rick Fitzgerald had been on paid leave since an internal police investigation was launched last month after some...

5 charged in death of man who had seizures at Michigan jail

Apr. 09, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Four sheriff's officers and a nurse were charged in the 2019 death of a jail inmate in western Michigan who had a series of seizures, authorities said Friday. The attorney general's office filed involuntary manslaughter charges, accusing the five...