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8-year-old girl injured in Albuquerque shooting

Mar. 21, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are investigating two shootings, including one that left an 8-year-old girl injured. Police say a bullet came through a window of a home during a shooting Wednesday night, ricocheted off of several items before hitting the girl. The girl suffered a small...

Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

Mar. 21, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the order....

Growing match-fixing probe in tennis snares more players

Mar. 21, 2019 9:15 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French police have questioned another batch of tennis players in a growing investigation into a match-fixing syndicate suspected of paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars to fix low-level matches, judicial officials said Thursday. Seven French players were taken into custody this week and...

More charges against suspended South Carolina sheriff

Mar. 21, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A suspended South Carolina sheriff faces more charges. A Greenville County grand jury has indicted Will Lewis on six charges of misconduct and one of obstruction of justice. The latest misconduct charges include intimidating witnesses in a State Law Enforcement Division...

Alleged gun theft by federal guard prompts call for probe

Mar. 21, 2019 7:54 AM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former federal guard accused of stealing firearms from a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' disposal facility has prompted a U.S. senator to call for an investigation. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported Wednesday that Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson...

Sheriff: Paralyzed deputy was wounded by law enforcement

Mar. 21, 2019 7:27 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A state police investigation has determined that "friendly fire" paralyzed a Kentucky deputy trying to arrest a suspect fleeing a Florida bank robbery. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that the Scott County, Kentucky, sheriff's office announced Wednesday that 28-year-old Deputy...

Busted: NCAA bracket filled with tales of transgression

Mar. 21, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The NCAA Selection Committee has spoken, seeding 64 teams for the tournament that starts Thursday. What if the Committee on Infractions had a say, too? Records would still matter — but not the sort compiled during the regular season. Rap sheets, academic fraud, bad...

Embattled Arizona lawmaker can't keep documents secret

Mar. 20, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Embattled Rep. David Stringer will not be allowed to submit documents in secret as the Arizona House Ethics Committee investigates complaints about his offensive comments and expunged criminal charges from the 1980s, the panel said Wednesday. Just one of the five lawmakers on the ethics...

The Latest: Lawmaker can't keep ethics probe records secret

Mar. 20, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the ethics investigation of Arizona Rep. David Stringer (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The Arizona House Ethics Committee is refusing to let embattled Rep. David Stringer submit documents in secret as the panel investigates complaints about his offensive comments and expunged...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 20, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump...