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Salvadoran man admits guilt in 4 Nevada killings

Oct. 21, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Salvadoran immigrant agreed Thursday to plead guilty to all crimes in the killing of four Nevada residents as part of a deal with prosecutors that will spare him from two death penalty trials and put him in prison for the rest of his life with no possibility of appeals...

Teen held in officer's death says he wanted to kill himself

Oct. 20, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A teenager with a lengthy arrest record said he was trying to kill himself to avoid returning to jail when he fatally shot a 28-year-old Hollywood Police officer, his arrest warrant said. Hollywood police officers confronted Jason Banegas, 18, on...

San Francisco announces cash rewards to collar auto burglars

Oct. 19, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will give out cash awards of up to $100,000 for information about the ringleaders of high-level auto burglaries — in yet another push to battle crime in a city marked by attention-grabbing vehicle smash and grabs, home break-ins and retail theft. ...

Man accused of killing Florida officer held without bond

Oct. 19, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday morning ordered an 18-year-old man to be held without bond in the fatal shooting of a South Florida police officer. Judge Tabitha Blackmon also ordered Jason Banegas to undergo a mental health screening at the request of...

Ecuador's president decrees state of emergency over crime

Oct. 18, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — President Guillermo Lasso decreed a state of emergency Monday to confront drug trafficking and other crimes in Ecuador, saying the military and police will take to the streets to provide security. In a national broadcast, the president said that...

Man arrested in fatal shooting of South Florida officer

Oct. 18, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday. Officers responded Sunday night to a call about a suspicious incident near the Emerald Hills Country Club, Hollywood police...

Oregon woman sentenced for burglaries during wildfires

Oct. 15, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 35-year-old Oregon woman has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for her role in several burglaries that happened while residents were evacuated from wildfires that sparked over Labor Day weekend in 2020. Sandy Faye Lenox pleaded...

New charges against accused killer of four in Nevada in 2019

Oct. 11, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Douglas County’s district attorney filed a criminal complaint Monday accusing a Salvadoran immigrant of killing two women in Gardnerville after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled he can't be tried for those crimes simultaneously in Washoe County where he is accused of...

Portland police ID officer involved non-fatal shooting

Oct. 11, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland police on Monday released the name of the officer involved in a non-fatal shooting while he was investigating a reported burglary in the Maine city. Portland Police Officer Nevin Rand was called to the area of the Preble Street Soup...

Man accused of shooting Madison police officer

Oct. 11, 2021 07:35 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Fitchburg man was arrested after he allegedly shot a Madison police officer on the city's popular pedestrian mall. The Wisconsin State Journal reported the 19-year-old man shot the officer early Sunday on State Street, a...