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Teen charged after 2 bodies found in burning home

Nov. 22, 2019 12:43 PM EST

CLARKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder after two bodies were discovered in a burning home in western New York. The two bodies were found early Thursday morning in the rural Allegany County town of Clarksville. State police said Friday that William J. Larson Jr....

Hearing delayed for Oklahoma woman charged in school threat

Nov. 22, 2019 12:35 PM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been delayed for an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman charged with terrorism for allegedly threatening a shooting at her former high school. Court records first reported by the McAlester News-Capital show Thursday’s scheduled hearing for Alexis Wilson of...

Girls accused of attacking store worker in Wichita

Nov. 22, 2019 10:19 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Four girls are accused of attacking a Kansas store worker who confronted them about shoplifting, an attack that left the woman unconscious. Wichita police say the incident happened Nov. 9 at a T.J. Maxx store. A 12-year-old girl and three 15-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of...

Attorney: Teen charged in 90 mph crash to plead insanity

Nov. 22, 2019 8:25 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The attorney for a Louisiana teenager who told authorities God instructed him to end his life, so he crashed his car into another driver says his client intends to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The Advocate reports 18-year-old Jack Jordan was indicted this month on a...

West Virginia teenager charged with stabbing 2 girls

Nov. 22, 2019 5:08 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a West Virginia teenager stabbed two girls in their stomachs after an early morning argument in Huntington. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Cabell County says 18-year-old Zendal Tatum has been charged with assault. The filing says a witness told officers that...

Black Georgia lawmakers to push for state hate crimes law

Nov. 21, 2019 4:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Black lawmakers in Georgia said Thursday that they will push for a state hate crimes law after a white 16-year-old girl was accused of plotting to attack black churchgoers. In a statement, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus said it will push for a state hate crimes law “that...

Culinary teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

Nov. 21, 2019 2:31 PM EST

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A culinary arts teacher at a Massachusetts high school charged with sexually assaulting a student has been released on $5,000 bail with GPS monitoring. Police say 62-year-old Robert Vandenbulcke was arrested Wednesday after a 16-year-old male student accused him of inappropriate...

Woman charged with child sex crimes pleads to lesser crimes

Nov. 21, 2019 11:10 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence woman charged with sex crimes involving two young teenagers pleaded to lesser charges and was given two years of probation. Thirty-year-old Alisia Clark was originally charged with two felonies after she allegedly exposed herself, engaged in sexual conversation and groped a...

Trial of US teens for Rome cop slaying to start in February

Nov. 21, 2019 8:12 AM EST

ROME (AP) — The lawyer of one of the two American teenagers jailed in Rome over the slaying of a Carabinieri police office says their trial has been fast-tracked and will begin early next year. Craig Peters, representing Finnegan Lee Elder, said Thursday that the first hearing has been scheduled for Feb....

Police: 2 charged in NC robbery that ended in fatal shooting

Nov. 21, 2019 3:34 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say two people have been charged in a robbery turned shootout in which one person was fatally wounded and two others were hurt. News outlets report 22-year-old Danielle Miller and 19-year-old Andres Harris have been arrested on charges including assault...