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Death of black security guard brings call for investigation

Nov. 13, 2018 3:45 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for Cook County prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar where the guard worked. Authorities have said little about the scene that ended early Sunday with the death of...

Inmate charged in fatal riot denies committing violence

Nov. 13, 2018 3:38 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware inmate charged in a deadly prison riot testified Tuesday that he did not assault or kill anyone, and that he was expecting inmates to stage a peaceful protest about prison conditions. Jarreau Ayers, who is acting as his own attorney, took the stand to give a narrative...

Minnesota man to pay $140K for snooping, insider trading

Nov. 13, 2018 3:28 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man snooped in his wife's work papers and used information about UnitedHealth Group's upcoming acquisitions to profit from insider trading, according to regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission sued James Hengen for allegedly stealing information about two pending...

Authorities announce arrests in slaying of 8 family members

Nov. 13, 2018 3:28 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A family of four was arrested Tuesday in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two years ago, the first break in a case that left a community reeling and surviving family members wondering if answers would ever come. Arrested were four...

10 Indonesian fishermen accused of shark fin smuggling

Nov. 13, 2018 3:28 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Ten Indonesian fishermen arrested in Hawaii are accused of trying to smuggle nearly 1,000 fins of protected whitetip sharks from the U.S. to Indonesia. They had been working on a Japanese boat and were headed home via Honolulu when airport security workers found shark fins in their luggage...

Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from US

Nov. 13, 2018 3:23 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee says he was unjustly detained and faces danger if sent back to El Salvador. Manuel Duran spoke publicly about his case Tuesday for the first time since his arrest at...

Montreal man convicted of terrorism for US airport attack

Nov. 13, 2018 3:06 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Montreal man who told investigators that his "mission was to kill and be killed" was convicted of terrorism and other crimes Tuesday in the stabbing of a Michigan airport officer. It was a slam dunk for federal prosecutors: Witnesses saw Amor Ftouhi attack Lt. Jeff Neville at the...

Fraudster on trial for alleged scheme over his real identity

Nov. 13, 2018 3:04 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted of stealing thousands of identities in a massive credit card fraud scheme is now on trial over one more identity — his own. Prosecutors say they learned after Adekunle Adetiloye was sentenced in 2012 that he had created a fictional version of himself and used that...

Police investigating report of woman with gun at hospital

Nov. 13, 2018 3:03 PM EST

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they are searching a hospital after receiving reports about a woman with a gun threatening people. Police in Medina (meh-DYE'-nuh) say no shots have been fired. The Cleveland Clinic says police were responding to a potential active shooter Tuesday afternoon at a...

Court ruling could erase 20,000 drunken driving convictions

Nov. 13, 2018 2:55 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A ruling issued Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court could cause more than 20,000 drunken driving convictions to be vacated. The justices unanimously found that criminal charges pending against a state police sergeant made breath-testing device test results from five counties...