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Chief: Officer kills man accused of killing Georgia officer

Oct. 22, 2018 12:58 PM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a police officer near a school in the Atlanta area over the weekend was shot and killed by another officer Monday, police said. Tafahree Maynard was the second of two men charged in the fatal shooting Saturday of Gwinnett County police...

The Latest: Pakistan PM faces criticism over Saudi visit

Oct. 22, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A Pakistani rights group is objecting to Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision to intend a Saudi investment conference in the wake of the killing...

The Latest: Suspect in Georgia officer's death shot, killed

Oct. 22, 2018 12:43 PM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Police say an officer shot and killed the man charged in the shooting death of an Atlanta-area police officer. Gwinnett County police Chief Butch Ayers says 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard was...

Leaked video shows Khashoggi 'body double' after killing

Oct. 22, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Just hours after writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, a man strolled out of the diplomatic post apparently wearing the columnist's clothes as part of a macabre deception to sow confusion over his fate, according to surveillance video leaked Monday. The new...

Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot

Oct. 22, 2018 10:49 AM EDT

Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick was released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina, after...

Case of Canadian serial killer to go directly to trial

Oct. 22, 2018 10:43 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — An alleged serial killer who faces trial in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto's gay community has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. A judge has ordered Bruce McArthur to stand trial on eight counts of first-degree murder. The 66-year-old landscaper was arrested in January...

Virginia top court to hear 'unrestorably incompetent' case

Oct. 22, 2018 9:19 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 13 years after a 16-year-old girl was found raped and murdered, the case of the man whose DNA was found at the scene is heading to the Virginia Supreme Court. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 46-year-old Oswaldo Elias Martinez has never stood trial in Brittany Binger's...

Guard accused of ignoring inmate suicide threat enters plea

Oct. 22, 2018 7:57 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former prison guard accused in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself in 2015 has entered a plea agreement. The Ann Arbor News reports 49-year-old Dianna Callahan of Flint pleaded no contest Friday to involuntary manslaughter. Chief Assistant Washtenaw County Prosecutor...

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Oct. 22, 2018 7:38 AM EDT

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials say a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer, while Saudi Arabia says he died in a...

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

Oct. 21, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday. Authorities said they...