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Sheriff believes body in burned SUV to be South Florida woman who went missing after carjacking

Apr. 13, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in central Florida said they believe they've found the body of a South Florida woman who was taken in a carjacking. Katherine Altagracia Guerrero De Aguasvias, 31, of Homestead, was attacked and kidnapped at gunpoint Thursday afternoon at an...

Chile will ask Venezuela to extradite citizens suspected of killing an anti-Maduro dissident

Apr. 12, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Prosecutors in Chile said Friday they plan to formally request that Venezuela extradite two of its citizens to stand trial for charges related to the abduction and killing of a Venezuelan dissident in Chile earlier this year, a case that has strained relations between the...

Officer who fatally shot Kawaski Trawick 5 years ago won't be disciplined, police commissioner says

Apr. 12, 2024 21:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Kawaski Trawick inside his Bronx apartment five years ago will not face internal discipline, the city’s police commissioner, Edward Caban, announced Friday. In a statement, Caban said the...

Man charged in slaying after woman's leg found at Milwaukee-area park

Apr. 12, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 33-year-old man was charged Friday in the slaying of a woman whose leg was found on the beach of a lakefront park near Milwaukee. Maxwell Anderson is jailed on first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse and arson charges in the death of Sade Robinson,...

Lawsuit raises questions about a coroner's ruling in the death of Nevada prisoner after beatings

Apr. 12, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mother of a Nevada inmate who died a year ago after he was beaten by corrections officers has filed a lawsuit accusing prison staff of conspiring with the coroner's office in Las Vegas to cover up the death. Annette Walker alleges in the lawsuit filed late...

Jury convicts former DEA agent of obstruction but fails to reach verdict on Buffalo bribery charges

Apr. 12, 2024 19:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent of obstruction of justice and lying to federal agents. But jurors acquitted Joseph Bongiovanni of a charge that he improperly wiped his DEA cellphone and failed to reach a verdict on a...

US border arrests fall in March, bucking seasonal trends amid increased enforcement in Mexico

Apr. 12, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arrests for crossing the U.S. border illegally fell slightly in March, authorities said Friday, bucking a usual spring increase amid increased immigration enforcement in Mexico. The Border Patrol made 137,480 arrests of people entering from Mexico, down 2.3% from...

California man sentenced to 40 years to life for fatal freeway shooting of 6-year-old boy

Apr. 12, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life for the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy who was riding in the back of his mother's car on the freeway, prosecutors said. Marcus Eriz, now 27, was sentenced in Orange County Superior Court in Santa...

A priest from France accused of sexually assaulting children in the Canadian Artic has died

Apr. 12, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Joannes Rivoire, a priest from France who was accused of sexually abusing Inuit children when he served at the mission in their Canadian Arctic community, has died after a long illness, officials said Friday. The Oblates of Lacombe Canada and the Oblate Province of...

Urgent care worker accused of sexual assaults while claiming falsely to be a nurse in Philly suburbs

Apr. 12, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A dozen additional victims have told police they were victimized by a medical assistant who falsely said he was nurse when they sought treatment in recent months at an urgent care facility outside Philadelphia, police said in filing new sexual assault charges. ...