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MOVE member freed after 1978 shootout that killed officer

Jun. 18, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A member of the radical group MOVE has been released from prison nearly 40 years after the group engaged in a shootout that killed a Philadelphia police officer. Debbie Africa is the first of the so-called "MOVE 9" to be released on parole. She left a state prison on Saturday. Nine MOVE...

Trial set for baby sitter charged in 3-year-old girl's death

Jun. 18, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The trial of an Ohio baby sitter charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old girl has been set for fall. A judge on Monday set Oct. 2 for 36-year-old Lindsay Partin's trial in a court in Hamilton, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Cincinnati. Emergency crews responded to...

Michigan man sentenced in gas station clerk's slaying

Jun. 18, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A 48-year-old man serving life in prison for killing a jogger in 2014 was sentenced to another mandatory life term on Monday for the kidnapping and slaying of a Michigan gas station clerk a year earlier. Jeffrey Willis cried as he told a Muskegon County courtroom that he was innocent...

Kentucky man charged with killing son on Father's Day

Jun. 18, 2018 10:58 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is charged with fatally shooting his adult son on Father's Day. Lexington news outlets report that an arrest citation says 45-year-old James Hendron Jr. was charged with murder-domestic violence Sunday in the death of 23-year-old Austin Hendron. Lexington police Lt....

Van crashes into fans at Dutch festival: 1 dead, 3 injured

Jun. 18, 2018 10:07 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A van ran into a small group of pop music fans near a popular festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene Monday. A suspect turned himself in to police hours later. Police in the province of Limburg said the suspect in the pre-dawn...

Today in History

Jun. 18, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America's first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-day mission. On...

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

Jun. 17, 2018 9:33 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a New Jersey arts festival (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say a number of fistfights broke out at an all-night New Jersey arts festival and the event was on the verge of being shut down when gunfire erupted, killing a suspect and injuring 22 other...

Ex-boyfriend arrested in woman's killing at Belmont Park

Jun. 17, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — The former boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death at the Belmont Park racetrack on New York's Long Island has been arrested on a murder charge. Nassau (NAS'-saw) County police say 53-year-old Jose Franco-Martinez was arrested at the scene where the 51-year-old woman was...

Body of missing Kentucky woman found; youth among 3 charged

Jun. 17, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

RABBIT HASH, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say three people, including a juvenile, have been charged after the body of a missing woman was found in a wooded area. Covington police tell news outlets the body of 58-year-old Denita Satchwell of Covington was found Thursday night near Rabbit Hatch. She...

Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple in Washington state

Jun. 16, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state trucker who authorities say was linked by DNA evidence to the 1987 deaths of a young Canadian couple has been charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder. William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac was charged Friday in Snohomish County Superior Court, the...