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

Nov. 22, 2019 4:15 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: The Department of Defense canceled Fox News from Armed Forces Radio...

$15,000 reward in shooting deaths of 4 Hmong American men

Nov. 22, 2019 4:11 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A $15,000 reward is being offered for tips leading to the arrest of two suspects who fatally shot four men at a weekend party as grieving family and friends prepare for funerals. Several fundraisers have been organized for the victims, who were killed when unknown gunmen entered a...

State rep charged with not having valid gun permit

Nov. 22, 2019 4:05 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police have arrested state Rep. Curtis Tarver II after finding a gun in his car they say he was not licensed to carry, which he disputes. Police say Tarver was driving on the city’s South Side on Monday night when officers noticed that he had a broken headlight and pulled him...

1 dead, 1 hurt in St. Louis shooting; woman arrested

Nov. 22, 2019 3:53 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in north St. Louis, and a female suspect is in custody. The shooting happened around 10:30 a.m. Friday on Martin Luther King Drive. Names have not been released. Both victims were taken to a hospital. One died about three hours after...

Charges against Iowa husband upgraded to 1st degree murder

Nov. 22, 2019 3:50 PM EST

ZEARING, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors have upgraded charges to first-degree murder against a Zearing man accused of stabbing his wife to death. Last week, 70-year-old Gary Pillman was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, 62-year-old Betty Pillman. The Des Moines Register...

Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts

Nov. 22, 2019 3:42 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 71-year-old Alaska man found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport has been arrested. Authorities say Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport. An affidavit filed with charges say...

Sheriff: Man in bunker by Milwaukee River had weapons stash

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man living in an underground bunker along the Milwaukee River had been there for a “considerable period” with a stash of weapons that included a bow with arrows fashioned from “snowplow stakes,” a Wisconsin sheriff said Friday. Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell...

Teacher blames misunderstanding after her kidnapping arrest

Nov. 22, 2019 3:29 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah elementary school teacher charged with felony kidnapping after leaving school property with a 6-year-old student said she was trying to help the upset girl get home. Prosecutors filed the case against Amy Martz this week, alleging she was gone with the child for 40 minutes in a...

Man accused of recording men in restrooms around Des Moines

Nov. 22, 2019 3:27 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old Ankeny man has been arrested after being accused of recording men in bathrooms at Des Moines Area Community College and Principal Park, a minor league baseball stadium in Des Moines. The Des Moines Register reports the man was arrested Friday morning and faces a...

Michigan man arrested in 1980 death of Virginia woman

Nov. 22, 2019 3:24 PM EST

ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been arrested in the 1980 homicide of a young Virginia woman whose husband was deployed as a U.S. Navy pilot at the time of her death. Authorities say 70-year-old Dennis Bowman was arrested Friday in Allegan County, Michigan, where he lives, 175 miles (281...