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Atlanta FedEx driver transports shooting victims to hospital

Jul. 16, 2019 6:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A FedEx truck driver in Atlanta is being credited for transporting three shooting victims to a hospital. News outlets report four people were shot Monday. Before police arrived, three of the victims flagged down a FedEx driver who took them to Grady Memorial Hospital. The fourth person was...

Ex-Kentucky judge accused of selling drugs during campaign

Jul. 2, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky magistrate is accused of illegally selling pain pills during his unsuccessful reelection campaign last year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports former Knox County magistrate Jerry "Rabbit" Cox has been indicted on charges of illegally distributing hydrocodone or...

Michigan man convicted of murder at 13 locked up for drugs

Jun. 25, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man known for being convicted of murder at age 13 has been sentenced to at least six years in prison for a drug conviction. Nathaniel Abraham apologized Tuesday and said he was taking "full responsibility." The 33-year-old pleaded guilty in May to delivering heroin and...

Trial set to begin for former Baltimore Ravens running back

Jun. 24, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A trial begins Monday for the Baltimore Ravens' former starting running back Alex Collins on drug and weapons felony charges. Collins is charged with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime, as well as two misdemeanors. Charging...

2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsifications

Jun. 23, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists. The demonstration on Sunday, which authorities had sanctioned to take place, was the latest in a series of protests sparked by the arrest this month of a...

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case

Jun. 20, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted in the 1994 slaying of a 16-year-old Texas girl, concluding the inmate can't be put to death because he's intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce Carneil Webster had challenged his death sentence based on what...

Spanish police raid 'narcoflats' in Barcelona

Jun. 20, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona say that around one thousand officers are searching dozens of city center establishments that are believed to be used in the trafficking and consumption of drugs. A spokeswoman for police in the Spanish region of Catalonia said Thursday that the raids are aimed at...

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison

Jun. 19, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison...

High school student charged with distributing laced candy

Jun. 18, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

COURTLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital. News outlets report the 16-year-old girl at Southampton County High School surrendered to the...

Russians keep heat on police after reporter's case closed

Jun. 16, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist's arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis. Organizers had official permission for Sunday's protest rally, unlike one...