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Ex-deputy charged with stealing dead woman's credit cards

Sep. 24, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Orange County sheriff's deputy stole credit cards from a dead woman's Southern California home and used them to make purchases from QVC and an automotive parts store, prosecutors said Friday. The charges come after ex-deputy Steve Hortz...

State seeks death penalty for ex-Marine in family's deaths

Sep. 24, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a 33-year-old former Marine accused of massacring a Florida family under the delusion that they were child sex traffickers. In a news release sent Friday, the state attorney's office said the killings of...

Ankeny settles over police shooting of unarmed suspect

Sep. 23, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — The city of Ankeny has agree to a $500,000 settlement with a man who was shot by a police officer during a burglary, according to the man's attorneys. Myles Regenold was shot after he was caught breaking into the Ankeny Auto Spa in March 2019. ...

3 suspects arrested minutes after Carson City armed robbery

Sep. 21, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State troopers have arrested three suspects in an armed robbery at a Best Buy in Carson City. The troopers stopped the suspects' car in Reno near U.S. Interstate 580 on Monday just eight minutes after the robbery was reported in Carson City, the Nevada...

Police: Suspect in Indianapolis rapes targeted older women

Sep. 21, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man charged Tuesday in a series of Indianapolis rapes allegedly targeted older women who lived alone and would spend hours assaulting them inside their homes, authorities said. Darrell Goodlow, 37, would often blindfold and threaten to kill the...

IT phoned home: Storytelling box foils kindergarten thief

Sep. 21, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have solved a burglary case at a kindergarten after a storytelling gadget the suspect had swiped revealed his location. Police said Tuesday that the 44-year-old suspect had stolen various items during a break-in at a kindergarten in...

Vandalism at Sikh temple investigated as possible hate crime

Sep. 19, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state are searching for a man they say vandalized a Sikh temple south of Seattle in what's being investigated as a possible hate crime. Several portable electronic devices were stolen during the Friday break-in at the...

Missouri man guilty of several felonies for shooting woman

Sep. 19, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was convicted of several felonies after the woman he shot in the head testified against him. The Jackson County Prosecutors Office said Saturday that Louis Watts was found guilty Friday of first-degree domestic assault, unlawful...

Mississippi city's police identify body of suspected burglar

Sep. 17, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — The body of a man who Natchez Police investigators say died trying to break in through the roof of Cathedral School’s Field House has been identified. Jessie Davis, 64, of Natchez, reportedly died from a head injury obtained after falling through...

Man shot and killed by homeowner during apparent burglary

Sep. 16, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — A homeowner fatally shot a man who apparently was trying to break into his home early Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office said. Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies who were called to a home near Festus about 1:40 a.m. Thursday found...