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Police: Arizona officer kills teen boy with replica gun

Jan. 18, 2019 6:07 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say a burglary suspect shot to death by an officer was a 14-year-old boy carrying a replica gun. Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun. During the...

Man arrested in rape, robbery at Kentucky university

Jan. 17, 2019 7:55 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is accused of robbing several University of Louisville students at gunpoint and then forcing one of them into a walk-in closet where he raped her. The Courier Journal reports 21-year-old Alfred Kesseh was arrested this week and pleaded not guilty to charges...

Man sues police officer who shot him in videotaped incident

Jan. 16, 2019 11:10 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A black man who was shot in the back while fleeing a burglary scene is suing the white Virginia police officer who shot him in an incident captured on video. The Virginian-Pilot reports 19-year-old Deontrace Ward on Tuesday sued Portsmouth police Officer Jeremy Durocher, who has been...

The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The grandfather of a 21-year-old Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents during a home invasion says his grandson was "quiet and shy." Jim Moyer told ABC News...

Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecution

Jan. 15, 2019 7:28 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The criminal complaint charging a Wisconsin man with abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents laid out the case in detail and offered a possible road map for how prosecutors will seek a conviction in the girl's 88-day ordeal. The 12-page complaint against Jake Thomas...

The Latest: Prosecutor lauds Jayme Closs for bravery, escape

Jan. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of committing the crimes (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Wisconsin prosecutors say they expect to release more information soon on the case against a man charged with kidnapping...

Hugh Grant seeks return of script after theft from his car

Jan. 14, 2019 10:01 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Grant has a plea for the thief who broke into his car: Please return the script that was inside. Grant, who shot to fame in "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994, tweeted about the break-in late Sunday night. He said that in "the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke...

Alabama police officer killed, another wounded in shooting

Jan. 13, 2019 8:13 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One Birmingham police officer was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday as the officers questioned two people suspected of trying to break into cars in Alabama's largest city, authorities said. Two suspects are in custody, one of whom was shot and is...

Escaped Wyoming inmate, employee found in Georgia

Jan. 11, 2019 8:13 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say an escaped inmate from Wyoming and the correctional facility employee accused of helping him break out have been arrested in Georgia. Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anna Lewis says 29-year-old Richard Fountaine and 25-year-old Kimberly Belcher were captured...

Omaha man says thieves stole retaining wall _ brick by brick

Jan. 11, 2019 5:18 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man is left scratching his head after thieves came onto his property and, instead of breaking into his home, stole the landscaping outside of it. Lavern Smith of Omaha tells KETV that thieves stole hundreds of landscaping blocks that made up a retaining wall in his front and...