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Gunman, accomplice nabbed in shooting near California school

Oct. 22, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gunman and his accomplice have been arrested in a shooting just outside a Northern California high school Tuesday that wounded a teenager and locked down thousands of students and staffers in a complex with three schools for hours, authorities said. Detectives were interviewing the...

Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal

Oct. 22, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin), her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents face new charges in the college admissions scandal. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that the parents were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery. The...

Execution stayed in 1998 killing of 85-year-old Texas woman

Oct. 22, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court has granted a stay of execution for a Texas inmate convicted of fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than 20 years ago as part of an attempt to steal more than $600,000 she had hidden in her home. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Tuesday issued the stay for Ruben...

Hemp delivery driver arrested in SD indicted on drug charges

Oct. 22, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Colorado man who said he was delivering hemp to Minnesota when he was arrested in South Dakota has been indicted by a grand jury after his load tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high. A grand jury in Jackson County, South Dakota, last month...

Feds get 10th conviction in union corruption probe

Oct. 22, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A former union official has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $120,000 in bribes and kickbacks from contractors with business at a United Auto Workers training center. Jeff Pietrzyk's plea agreement calls for federal prosecutors in Detroit to seek no more than two years and three months...

5th church vandalized; police consider acts hate crimes

Oct. 22, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

CROWLEY, La. (AP) — A string of church vandalisms in a predominantly African American Louisiana community is prompting local police to get federal authorities to investigate the possible hate crimes. News outlets report five churches in Crowley have each had a glass door or window broken by a heavy object...

Colorado female student stabs another high school student

Oct. 22, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities have arrested a female juvenile suspected of stabbing another student at a high school. Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that Grand Junction High School was put into shelter-in-place status Monday meaning students and staff were confined to their...

The Latest: 2 arrested after shooting near California school

Oct. 22, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting near a Northern California high school (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Police say a gunman and his accomplice have been arrested in connection with a shooting just outside a Northern California high school that wounded a teenager. Santa Rosa police Sgt....

Ex-Hawaii police chief, prosecutor-wife to admit more crime

Oct. 22, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Honolulu police chief and his wife, a former prosecutor, are scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday to bank to fraud and identity theft charges, which is expected to end an ongoing federal prosecution against them. The expected pleas by Louis and Katherine Kealoha follow their...

The Latest: McConnell calls Trump lynching tweet unfortunate

Oct. 22, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comparison of impeachment to lynching (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling President Donald Trump's use of the word "lynching" to describe the House impeachment investigation "unfortunate." In a Tweet...