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Illinois lawmakers OK crime bill cleanup, plan ends bail

Dec. 01, 2022 20:13 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly approved followup clarifications of their watershed criminal justice overhaul Thursday, appeasing critics by adding numerous offenses to a list of crimes that qualify a defendant to remain jailed while awaiting trial. ...

3 teens arrested for racist, antisemitic graffiti in Florida

Dec. 01, 2022 07:51 AM EST

WESTON, Fla. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of spraying-painting racist and antisemitic messages multiple times over several weeks in South Florida have been arrested on felony charges. The Broward Sheriff's Office announced the arrests Wednesday of three 16-year-old boys connected...

California man pleads guilty in theft of Olympic gold medal

Nov. 30, 2022 14:24 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man received a jail sentence after admitting he stole an Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team. Jordyn Poulter reported the medal stolen May 25 after the Olympian found her car broken into...

El Monte police arrest 2 after violent home invasions

Nov. 27, 2022 17:53 PM EST

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) — Two suspects were arrested Sunday after allegedly breaking into three homes in a Los Angeles County neighborhood then tying up and striking some people inside, according to the El Monte Police Department. Three people, all from the same home, were...

Two inmates recaptured after walking away from prison

Nov. 14, 2022 21:35 PM EST

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Two inmates were captured after they walked away from a minimum-security housing unit on the campus of an eastern Indiana prison Monday, the Indiana Department of Correction said. Austin Bolton, 20, and Keegan Brooks, 19, left the unit at the New Castle...

3 Olympic volleyball medals stolen from California home

Nov. 11, 2022 00:18 AM EST

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were looking for three Olympic medals belonging to a member of the U.S. women's volleyball team after they were stolen from a Southern California home. The medals were being temporarily stored at a Laguna Hills home and were...

South Georgia police chief arrested, charged with burglary

Nov. 03, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

WILLACOOCHEE, Ga. (AP) — State officers have arrested a south Georgia police chief who's accused of burglarizing a home. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Willacoochee Police Chief Anthony Williams and charged him with burglary, an agency news release says. Williams, 49,...

Man gets 95 years in stabbing death of NE Indiana woman, 82

Nov. 01, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing an 82-year-old woman after breaking into her northeastern Indiana home has been sentenced to 95 years in prison. A Steuben County judge sentenced Matthew R. Hoover, 30, after the Yorktown man pleaded guilty to murder...

What is known about the attack on Speaker Pelosi's husband

Oct. 29, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home in San Francisco and severely beat her 82-year-old husband, Paul Pelosi, with a hammer early Friday while the Democratic lawmaker was in Washington. Paul Pelosi had surgery to repair a skull fracture and...

Arrest in office burglary at Hobbs' campaign HQ in Arizona

Oct. 27, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have made an arrest in connection with a burglary at the campaign headquarters for Katie Hobbs, the Democratic nominee for governor. An officer saw a news story with surveillance photos of the suspect and recognized him as the man arrested for a...