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North Carolina man charged after woman found dead in home

Oct. 20, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

MOCKSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged after deputies found a woman dead inside a home, a sheriff's office said. The Davie County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a location on Tuesday after being told someone had been shot, WGHP...

Water Street reboot revitalizes downtown Henderson

Oct. 18, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A few weeks into setting up shop at the farmers market outside the recently renovated Henderson City Hall, Rose Nixon is seeing community form from the booth where she sells handmade soaps. The market is one of the many hyperlocal attractions to be...

Former firefighter pleads guilty in wife's overdose death

Oct. 16, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former North Las Vegas firefighter awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to manslaughter in his wife's drug overdose death last year. Christopher Candito, 33, pleaded guilty Friday under a plea agreement that includes dismissal of a second-degree...

Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues

Oct. 15, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery aisles, car lots and restaurants as snarled global supply chains slow the flow of goods. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in September from...

Mistake in land records: Mississippi home is sold for $236

Oct. 15, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says county government sold her house for $236 because of a mix-up in land records — and she wants assurances that her family won't be left homeless because of someone else's mistake. Tiffany Ingram of Picayune told WLOX-TV...

Colombian cop who ran squad vetted by DEA pleads guilty

Oct. 13, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Colombian police captain who oversaw a unit that worked closely with U.S. anti-narcotics agents has pleaded guilty to charges that he sought to betray the Drug Enforcement Administration to the same traffickers they were jointly fighting. Juan Pablo...

Man accused of threatening 2 US senators to remain in jail

Oct. 09, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man upset over the impeachment of former President Donald Trump, illegal immigration and the direction he thinks the country is headed is accused of threatening the lives of Alaska’s two Republican U.S. senators in a series of profanity-laced voicemails that...

Colombian corruption case latest overseas stain for DEA

Oct. 08, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For years, Capt. Juan Pablo Mosquera rose through the ranks of Colombia’s national police, earning accolades from his bosses on his way to becoming the trusted supervisor of a unit that worked hand-in-glove with U.S. anti-narcotics agents. Now he’s...

Serial killer lured by fake social account gets 160 years

Oct. 06, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who used dating apps to lure and kill three women five years ago was sentenced Wednesday to 160 years in prison after a trial in which it was revealed that friends of one victim did their own detective work on social media to ferret out the suspect. ...

Vicksburg mayor hires attorney as his new chief of staff

Oct. 06, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. has hired a local attorney as his new chief of staff, and she begins work Thursday. The Vicksburg Post reported that Tiffany R. Pendleton will succeed Sam Andrews, who had been Flaggs' top aide for three years....