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Palm Beach Sheriff: French bulldogs stolen in 2 burglaries

Dec. 4, 2019 4:38 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Investigators in Florida's Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed. The first French bulldog reported missing was Arthur, sheriff's officials said. The tan and brown Frenchie had been inside a kennel in a home that was burglarized...

Georgetown player leaves team amid harassment complaint

Dec. 3, 2019 7:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown men’s basketball player who is now off the team was among three Hoyas who were the subject of complaints accusing them of burglary and harassment. A university statement Monday said Josh LeBlanc was off the roster “effective immediately.” LeBlanc and two...

Sheriff: Florida deputy fatally shoots teen burglary suspect

Dec. 1, 2019 6:33 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says a deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old burglary suspect who pointed a gun at him following a brief chase. St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara says the shooting happened early Sunday after deputies responded to a burglary call. Two deputies spotted a car...

Kansas county to pay $37.5K to officer bitten by police dog

Nov. 30, 2019 11:54 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county has agreed to pay $37,500 to a Wichita police officer who was bitten by a sheriff deputy’s K-9, years after the deputy received her own settlement for being bitten by a police department dog. The Wichita Eagle reported that documents it obtained through an open...

Chief: Officers ‘basically ambushed’ in South Texas shooting

Nov. 26, 2019 5:00 PM EST

Officers responding to a disturbance call early Tuesday in South Texas were “basically ambushed” by a man with a semi-automatic rifle who shot and injured one officer and two other people, the police chief said. Cesar Terrazas, 22, was arrested after authorities in Laredo near the Mexico border say...

The Latest: Police chief says officers ‘basically ambushed’

Nov. 26, 2019 4:43 PM EST

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in Laredo, Texas (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The police chief in Laredo, Texas, says “officers responding to a disturbance call were “basically ambushed” by a man with a semi-automatic rifle who shot and injured one...

Thieves steal ‘priceless’ jewel sets from Dresden museum

Nov. 25, 2019 3:51 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Thieves broke into Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museums, early Monday morning, making off with three “priceless” sets of 18th century jewelry that German officials said would be impossible to sell on the open market. The treasury of Augustus the...

Top art, treasure and jewel heists in Europe in recent times

Nov. 25, 2019 9:43 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A brazen burglary Monday at a German museum holding priceless treasures is another in a long history of daring European heists over the years. German police said it was too early to estimate the value of the items stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest...

Nashville Police: Burglary suspect falls through ceiling

Nov. 20, 2019 7:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a burglar spotted on a homeowner’s camera system fell through the attic of a home while trying to hide from police. Metro Nashville police say Justin Mangrum fell through the ceiling of the home he was attempting to burglarize Wednesday, landing...

Teen chased by police breaks legs with airport terminal leap

Nov. 18, 2019 7:51 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say a teenager broke both his legs after leaping from an Oklahoma City airport terminal roof while being chased by officers. An Oklahoma City police statement says the 16-year-old male was exiting a Houston-to-Oklahoma City flight at Will Rogers World Airport when police...