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Man mistakenly shot by deputy settles lawsuit

Oct. 19, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man left paralyzed by a deputy's bullet after he was mistaken for a burglar has settled his lawsuit against the sheriff's office. The Post and Courier reported Friday the case against the Charleston County Sheriff's Office was settled for $750,000. Bryant Heyward was rendered a...

Idaho police identify man killed in police chase, shooting

Oct. 18, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

WENDELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities have identified a man fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase. Police identified the suspect Thursday as 28-year-old David Bamber Jr. of Pleasanton, Calif. The Twin Falls Police Department says Bamber was wanted for burglary and firearm possession charges by...

Grand jury to see capital murder case of Alabama man

Oct. 18, 2019 7:13 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury is set to see the capital murder case of an 18-year-old Alabama man accused of killing a 78-year-old man this summer. Al.com reports the Eric Kindred's case on Wednesday was ordered to the grand jury for an indictment consideration. Kindred, of Birmingham, is accused of...

St. Louis County police car crashes into SUV

Oct. 17, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 62-year-old man is hospitalized with moderate injuries after his SUV was struck by a St. Louis County police car. The accident happened Thursday when the SUV driver pulled out of a car dealership lot in south St. Louis County. The SUV was struck by a St. Louis County police cruiser...

2 people accused of arson in Christmas basement fire

Oct. 17, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people are accused of setting a fire on Christmas Day 2017 in the basement of an Omaha home as part of an insurance scam. Douglas County Court records say 39-year-old Lindsay Anderson and 39-year-old Joseph Caillier are charged with arson, burglary and burning to defraud an insurer....

Thief steals $17K in instruments, power tools from SC school

Oct. 17, 2019 3:30 AM EDT

PELION, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a thief made off with more than $17,000 in property from a high school, including an $8,000 all-terrain vehicle, a $3,000 cello and several power tools. News outlets report Pelion High School's resource officer responded to a call Monday that someone...

Man admits to killing man at ex-girlfriend's apartment

Oct. 16, 2019 9:14 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and fatally shooting a man. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 26-year-old Brandon Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary in the...

Suspect in Islamic Center theft scheduled for plea hearing

Oct. 14, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Court records say a man charged with breaking into the Islamic Center of Lawrence and stealing donations boxes was in possession of almost $1,200 in cash when he was arrested in a Kansas City suburb several days later. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the affidavit in the case...

A year after Hurricane Michael, housing remains a challenge

Oct. 13, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — It has been a year since Hurricane Michael roared across the eastern Florida Panhandle, a Category 5 storm that laid waste to the coastline and ravaged areas far inland. Yet in rural Bay County, amid forests of snapped trees and the more-than-occasional home still roofed with a...

2 charged in burglary at farm where pigs escaped

Oct. 12, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

ORANGE, Vt. (AP) — Two people have been charged in a burglary at a Vermont farm where hundreds of pigs got loose. WCAX-TV reports that according to court records a woman and her boyfriend admitted to stealing tools from the Sugar Mountain Farm in Orange in August. That's two weeks after the pigs broke...