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Illinois police seeking tips on missing ISU graduate student

Sep. 21, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of an Illinois State University graduate student are asking the public for tips as the search for the young man continues nearly a month after he vanished. Jelani Day, 25, was last seen Aug. 24. His family...

Ex-Omaha Archdiocese chancellor accused of stealing $275K

Sep. 21, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former chancellor for the Roman Catholic Church’s Archdiocese of Omaha is under criminal investigation after being accused of stealing a total of $275,000 from a former priest accused of sexual abuse and from a Springfield parish. The Rev....

Police investigating fatal assault of Arkansas inmate

Sep. 20, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal assault at a prison of a convicted murderer who died last week, the state's prison system said Monday. Jerry Richard died at a Little Rock hospital on Friday, two days after the assault at the Cummins...

Investigators: Colorado man chose to 'hunt and control' wife

Sep. 20, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Investigators allege that a Colorado man charged with killing his missing wife decided to “hunt and control” her like an animal after she insisted on leaving him and later changed his statements as evidence in the case developed, according to a court document released...

$50K reward offered in unsolved 2018 Connecticut slaying

Sep. 20, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A $50,000 reward was posted Monday by the state of Connecticut for information leading to an arrest in the death of a 26-year-old woman who was found strangled in 2018. Prosecutor Brian Preleski announced the reward at a news conference...

Police investigate death in Ocean City

Sep. 20, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating after the death of a person found unconscious in a Maryland resort town. A concerned citizen called Ocean City police on Monday morning after finding an unconscious male outside in the area of 60th Street, police said in a...

Shooting in North Seattle leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Sep. 20, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A shooting in North Seattle early Sunday left a 47-year-old man dead, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police said they responded to a shooting on Aurora Avenue North at about 12:30 a.m. and found two people with gunshot wounds, the Seattle...

Police investigate after hospital vandalized with swastika

Sep. 20, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police are investigating after a central Idaho hospital was vandalized with spray-painted swastikas. Three outdoor signs at St. Luke’s McCall Medical Center were vandalized late Saturday or early Sunday morning, hospital officials said. ...

Trump CFO's lawyer says he suspects more indictments on way

Sep. 20, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump’s indicted corporate finance chief told a judge Monday he has “strong reason to believe” more indictments are coming in an ongoing New York investigation into the former president’s real estate empire. Lawyer Bryan...

Police: 4 people killed, left in cornfield died in St. Paul

Sep. 20, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — Four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in western Wisconsin were killed in St. Paul, Minnesota, where three of the victims lived, police said Monday. Investigators with the Saint Paul Police Department’s homicide unit said in a...