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Police: Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sexual assault case

Jun. 26, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former campus gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday in the sexual assaults of 16 patients at the campus student health center, authorities said. Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of a Los Angeles police investigation for more than a year...

Police seek family of man killed while sleeping in street

Jun. 26, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are asking for the public's help in finding the family of a homeless man killed when he was struck by a vehicle as he slept in the street. Providence police on Wednesday identified the man killed June 9 as 61-year-old Steven Sceeles. Police said at the time...

Authorities investigate deadly stabbing in East Longmeadow

Jun. 26, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) — The suspect in a fatal stabbing at an East Longmeadow home has pleaded not guilty. Matthew Scavotto was held without bail after pleading not guilty Wednesday in Palmer District Court to murder. Police responded to the home on Somers Road, which is Route 83, on Tuesday...

Paris prosecutor: no sign Notre Dame fire of criminal origin

Jun. 26, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A preliminary investigation found no evidence to suggest that a fire that gutted large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal, the prosecutor's office said Wednesday. The prosecutor's office said in a statement that several hypotheses about the cause of the April 15 blaze include a...

Judge accused of aiding wanted immigrant wants pay restored

Jun. 26, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A judge charged with helping an immigrant escape a federal agent waiting to arrest him at a courthouse should keep her salary while she fights to clear her in name, one of her lawyers told Massachusetts' highest court Wednesday. Stripping Judge Shelley Joseph of her pay as soon as she was...

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will have 'profound impact'

Jun. 26, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects special counsel Robert Mueller to have "a profound impact" when he testifies before Congress on July 17, even though Mueller has said he won't provide any new information. Mueller's unusual back-to-back testimony in front of...

Connecticut toddler brought to hospital with severe injuries

Jun. 26, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police are investigating an incident that left a 2-year-old child in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Emergency personnel responded to an apartment complex at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and took the child to Connecticut Children's Medical Center. State...

Authorities seize more than 100 animals from Michigan home

Jun. 26, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

COLUMBUS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating an animal welfare complaint concerning the living conditions of rabbit at a Michigan home ended up seizing more than 100 animals. St. Clair County Animal Control went to the home Tuesday. Erika Stroman, the shelter's director, says an officer found...

2 more deputies fired after shooting at Florida high school

Jun. 26, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff Gregory...

2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17

Jun. 26, 2019 10:19 AM EDT
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — 2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17.