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Burglars target church where author Stephen King spoke

Jul. 12, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

DURHAM, Maine (AP) — A 214-year-old church where Stephen King once spoke has been the victim of mysterious thefts. The leader of the Durham Historical Society tells the Sun Journal that thieves took several items that can be seen in a photo taken of the horror writer at the pulpit in 1984. Historical...

Women's World Cup champ's hotel room burglarized

Jul. 12, 2019 7:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team after she discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles. Allie Long tweeted on Thursday it happened after the team was honored at The ESPYS on Wednesday night. Long wrote...

Immigrant appeals Nevada murder case to state Supreme Court

Jul. 11, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers for a 20-year-old Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four northern Nevadans are asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling upholding a grand jury's authority to indict him in Reno for two of the fatal shootings outside the county. Public defenders for Wilber...

Soccer star Daniel Sturridge says stolen dog returned

Jul. 10, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — European soccer star Daniel Sturridge has been reunited with his beloved dog, a day after reporting it stolen from his Los Angeles home. Sturridge said in an Instagram posting Wednesday that he and some friends retrieved his Pomeranian, Lucci, from a South Los Angeles home late Tuesday...

Man charged with assault in home invasion attack

Jul. 10, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man for attacking a car dealer and his wife inside their home. Bridgton police have charged 37-year-old Michael Holden of Bridgton with aggravated assault, burglary and possessing a scheduled drug. It was unclear Wednesday whether Holden has an...

Suspect in courthouse pipe bombs unsuccessfully sued county

Jul. 10, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man who federal agents said exploded two bombs outside a South Carolina courthouse had his lawsuit about poor jail conditions in the same county thrown out just days earlier. The Tuesday arrest of Michael Seabrooke caused a stir in Pickens County after he told agents he threw other...

Illinois transgender inmate in legal battle over abuse freed

Jul. 9, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A transgender woman who was battling the Illinois Department of Corrections over alleged abuse while she was incarcerated has been released from prison, officials said Tuesday. Deon "Strawberry" Hampton of Chicago, who was serving a 10-year sentence for burglary, was released Monday from...

Man faces murder charge after Georgia deputy is gunned down

Jul. 8, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Law officers charged one man with murder and arrested three other suspects after a Georgia sheriff's deputy was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta. Hall County Deputy Nicolas Dixon, 28, was killed exchanging gunfire with people who crashed a stolen car...

Retrial begins for Texas man accused of killing wife in 1999

Jul. 8, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston-area high school football coach is being tried for the second time in the killing of his pregnant wife 20 years ago. David Mark Temple returned to a Harris County court Monday, less than three years after Texas' top criminal court overturned his previous murder conviction...

The Latest: Gov. Newsom says Trump wants to help California

Jul. 6, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 4 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says President Donald Trump has called him and expressed commitment to helping California recover from two earthquakes that hit the state in as many days. Speaking to...