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Firefighters demoted for drug use after death investigation

May. 17, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — One New Britain fire official has been fired and seven other firefighters have been disciplined following an investigation into drug use at firehouses around the Connecticut city, the mayor said. The investigation began after the apparent drug-related...

Arson probe after 14 homes being built in Marana destroyed

May. 17, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in the Tucson suburb of Marana are investigating whether a fire that destroyed 14 homes under construction homes was arson. Marana police officials said the fire started late Friday night. By the time crews from the Northwest Fire...

Clinton campaign lawyer sought to 'use' FBI, prosecutor says

May. 17, 2022 16:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign who is charged with lying to the FBI early in the Trump-Russia probe sought to “use and manipulate” federal law enforcement to create an “October surprise" in the final weeks of the presidential race, a prosecutor alleged...

Defendant testifies he falsely confessed to killing teacher

May. 17, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — The man standing trial in the killing of a Georgia high school teacher who vanished in 2005 took the witness stand Tuesday and testified that he gave a false confession to investigators. Ryan Duke faces an automatic sentence of life in prison if he's convicted of...

UK: Unnamed Conservative lawmaker held on suspicion of rape

May. 17, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party said Tuesday it has asked one of its lawmakers to stay away from Parliament while he is under police investigation on suspicion of rape and sexual assault offenses. London's Metropolitan Police said the suspect, who was not identified,...

Police investigating shooting death of 4-year-old Iowa girl

May. 17, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Police in suburban Des Moines are investigating the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl. Officers were called Monday morning to an Ankeny home for a report of the shooting, the Ankeny Police Department said in a news release. Officers and fire...

Police seek person of interest in Concord couple's killings

May. 17, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities are seeking to identify and speak with a man seen in the vicinity of a shooting that left a Concord couple dead. The bodies of Stephen and Djeswende Reid were found on a hiking trail near their apartment complex on April 21, three days after they...

Prosecutor seeks to vacate man's conviction in mom's death

May. 17, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

POTOSI, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor is seeking to vacate the conviction of a man who spent nearly two decades behind bars for the 1998 death of his mother — a crime he and others insist he did not commit. Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Joshua Hedgecorth has asked a...

US Rep. Gaetz associate receives another sentencing delay

May. 17, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has approved yet another sentencing delay for a former Florida tax collector who was a close associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell said in an order Monday that a sealed status report filed by prosecutors...

FBI says its investigating a shooting that wounded 3 women at hair salon in Dallas' Koreatown as a potential hate crime

May. 17, 2022 11:08 AM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — FBI says its investigating a shooting that wounded 3 women at hair salon in Dallas' Koreatown as a potential hate crime.