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Outages could last days after shootings at substations

Dec. 05, 2022 01:23 AM EST

CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Two power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in what is being investigated as a criminal act, causing damage that could take days to repair and leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said Sunday. In...

Shootings at power substations cause North Carolina outages

Dec. 04, 2022 21:50 PM EST

CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Two power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in what is being investigated as a criminal act, causing damage that could take days to repair and leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said Sunday. In...

Jurors hear ex-Border Patrol agent's confession in killings

Dec. 04, 2022 19:01 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jurors in the capital murder trial of a former U.S. Border Patrol agent have heard a taped interview in which he confesses to the 2018 killings of four sex workers in South Texas. If convicted of capital murder, Juan David Ortiz, 39, faces life in prison without...

Police: Man, 2 children dead in apparent murder, suicide

Dec. 03, 2022 19:28 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Two children and one man died in Fort Collins in what police believe involved murder and suicide. Fort Collins Police Services said in a statement that a man called 911 at 10:25 a.m. to report three people were dead in a home. Responding...

Police: four dead in Louisville home by murder-suicide

Dec. 03, 2022 14:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Police are investigating the deaths of four people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a home. Officers responded to a report of gunshots at a residence in the southwestern part of the city Saturday. Police said they discovered the bodies of...

Family seeks answers after police kill man on his own porch

Dec. 02, 2022 22:58 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of an Austin, Texas, man is seeking answers after he was fatally shot by police last month on his front porch following a late-night emergency call by a neighbor. Video and audio released Thursday show Austin police officers arrived Nov. 15, yelled...

Ex-children's hospital doctor charged with sex crimes

Dec. 02, 2022 22:09 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former medical director of a Virginia hospital that serves vulnerable children has been charged with four felony sex crimes in connection with abuse that authorities say happened at the facility years ago. A grand jury indicted Dr. Daniel N. Davidow of...

Indiana judge won't block probe over 10-year-old's abortion

Dec. 02, 2022 19:09 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican attorney general can keep investigating an Indianapolis doctor who spoke publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, a judge ruled Friday. An attempt to block a probe by Attorney General Todd...

EXPLAINER: Killings of 4 Idaho students fuel online sleuths

Dec. 02, 2022 17:33 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The killings of four University of Idaho students nearly three weeks ago have grabbed the attention of thousands of would-be armchair sleuths, many of whom are posting speculation and unfounded rumors about the fatal stabbings online. Relatively few details have...

Panthers owner David Tepper scrutinized in criminal probe

Dec. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and his real estate company are the focus of a criminal investigation to see if they misused any public money in their failed effort to build a practice facility for the NFL team in South Carolina. The York County Sheriff's...