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Western IN boy arrested after leaving school, stealing rifle

Dec. 07, 2022 18:51 PM EST

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — An 11-year-old western Indiana student will face juvenile charges of pointing a firearm and theft after leaving school, stealing a rifle from a nearby home and pointing the weapon at police officers, a sheriff said Wednesday. The boy was excused from...

Ex Grenada County employee pleads guilty to grand larceny

Dec. 07, 2022 13:16 PM EST

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) — A former deputy chancery clerk in Grenada County has pleaded guilty to grand larceny, the Mississippi auditor said. Vicky Blaylock entered the plea Wednesday before Circuit Judge Joseph Loper. Blaylock also paid $26,148 in restitution. Auditor...

Former Yankton Sioux Tribe's police chief charged with fraud

Dec. 07, 2022 11:28 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The former police chief of the Yankton Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has been charged by federal prosecutors with wire fraud and theft from the tribe. Federal prosecutors allege that Chris Saunsoci sought wages both from the tribe and a local ministry that...

Woman gets 25 years for robbery in which boyfriend killed 6

Dec. 06, 2022 19:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who watched her former boyfriend kill six members of his family, including two young boys, at their Chicago home then helped him steal their property was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison. Jafeth Ramos, 25, pleaded guilty to armed robbery under a deal...

Mongolians protest alleged theft of coal sold to China

Dec. 06, 2022 06:24 AM EST

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China tried to force their way into the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. The U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar issued...

Man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison

Dec. 05, 2022 19:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga’s dog walker while stealing her French bulldogs last year took a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday, officials said. The Lady Gaga connection was a coincidence, authorities have said. The motive...

DA: Man who shot Lady Gaga’s dogwalker and stole her dogs last year took a plea deal, is sentenced to 21 years

Dec. 05, 2022 16:19 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DA: Man who shot Lady Gaga’s dogwalker and stole her dogs last year took a plea deal, is sentenced to 21 years.

Sterling leaves England World Cup camp after home break-in

Dec. 05, 2022 10:45 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England forward Raheem Sterling has left the team's World Cup camp in Qatar and returned to Britain after a break-in at his home. The 27-year-old Chelsea player missed England’s 3-0 victory over Senegal in the round of 16 on Sunday and it was not known if he...

Hertz to pay $168 million in bogus theft settlement

Dec. 05, 2022 10:43 AM EST

Hertz says it will pay approximately $168 million by the end of the year to settle the majority of the lawsuits brought against the rental car company by some of its customers who were wrongly accused of stealing cars they had rented. In April Hertz CEO Stephen Scherr, who took over...

Judge dismisses OT fraud charges against 48 CHP officers

Dec. 04, 2022 17:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed felony wage theft and fraud charges against 48 Highway Patrol Officers who were accused in an overtime fraud scheme. The Sacramento Bee reports the dismissals last Thursday ended most of the criminal cases against 54 CHP officers in East...