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Tulsa man accused of trying to steal firetruck

Aug. 01, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been arrested after being accused of trying to steal a firetruck. Tulsa police say they were called to a fire station around 3 a.m. on Saturday. After arriving at the scene, police found a group of Tulsa...

Man sentenced to 2 life terms in 2019 double murder, arson

Aug. 01, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man prosecutors said baked and took cookies to the home of a 97-year-old bedridden woman before killing her and her adult son and setting fire to their eastern Pennsylvania home has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. ...

Delaware offender leaves corrections center work crew

Jul. 31, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware are searching for an inmate who escaped from a prison work crew, officials said. Philip Jester, 31, left a Plummer Community Corrections Center work crew that was assigned to the Riverview Cemetery in Wilmington on Friday...

Man accused of killing detective ordered held without bail

Jul. 29, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a Clark County sheriff’s detective in Vancouver, Washington, has been ordered held without bail. Guillermo Raya Leon, 26, made his first appearance in county court Thursday on suspicion of aggravated murder in...

Authorities: Man killed when he, officer exchanges gunfire

Jul. 28, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — A man who apparently was wounded when he exchanged gunfire with a police officer during a residential burglary call in a Dayton suburb has died from his injuries, authorities said. The shooting in Riverside occurred around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday,...

Ohio officer returns gunfire, kills suspect during burglary

Jul. 28, 2021 05:39 AM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in Ohio responding to a burglary call shot and killed a man who police said had opened fire on the officer. The shooting took place Tuesday night when the officer arrived on the scene on Rondowa Avenue. ...

Deputy: North Carolina woman took baby to break-in

Jul. 27, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

MARION, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is accused of taking her 7-month-old son to a break-in, where she was found with a number of items and pills, a sheriff’s deputy said. Deputy Robert Watson of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said multiple charges were...

Man charged in slaying for which another man served 16 years

Jul. 27, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have announced the arrest of a new suspect in a rape and murder more than three decades ago for which another man served 16 years in prison before he was exonerated by DNA evidence. State police and Adams County prosecutors said...

Sheriff: N. Carolina man drags homeowner with stolen truck

Jul. 27, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man faces multiple charges after a sheriff's office said he dragged a homeowner with a stolen truck. Deputies with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office responded on Sunday to reports of a break-in near the Silver Valley...

Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state

Jul. 26, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd's murder last year, as nearly a dozen laws took effect Sunday. But two months after Gov. Jay...