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Man who fled from police shooting in Sioux Falls arrested

Aug. 11, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police have arrested a driver who fled from a fatal police shooting in Sioux Falls, officials said. Police tweeted Wednesday night that the man was arrested after a brief pursuit in a stolen vehicle. He was driving a car with three other occupants when the...

Auburn man charged with fatally beating man with rifle butt

Aug. 11, 2022 07:56 AM EDT

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — King County prosecutors have charged an Auburn man with first-degree murder, alleging he beat a man to death with a rifle. Francisco Ochoa-Prado, 31, is accused of entering Daniel Parkinson’s Auburn home on the night of Aug. 1 and fatally beating him with the...

Social media model arrested in Hawaii on murder charge

Aug. 10, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Law enforcement in Hawaii on Wednesday arrested social media model Courtney Clenney on a charge of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Hawaii County police said in a statement they assisted the U.S. Marshals Service as they arrested the 26-year-old in...

EXPLAINER: Online privacy in a post-Roe world

Aug. 10, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

The case of a Nebraska woman charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy after investigators obtained Facebook messages between the two has raised fresh concerns about data privacy in the post-Roe world. Since before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in...

Missing woman’s body found in Oregon landfill, man arrested

Aug. 10, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — The body of a missing 27-year-old woman was found Tuesday in an Oregon landfill, according to Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials said Wednesday that an autopsy confirmed a body found at a landfill in Corvallis was that of Kaylee...

New Mexico's Muslim community reels from arrest in killings

Aug. 10, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fear of attacks that had rippled through Muslim communities nationwide after the fatal shootings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque gave way to shock and sadness when it turned out the suspect in the killings is one of their own. Muhammad Syed, 51, was...

Arrests made in killing of off-duty California officer

Aug. 10, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rookie Southern California police officer slain in an off-duty shooting was the victim of an attempted robbery, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón revealed the alleged motive as his office filed charges against a...

Lack of jurors forces delay in Alabama double murder trial

Aug. 10, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A judge rescheduled the trial of an Alabama trucker charged with murder in the killings of two teenagers in 1999 after too few jurors showed up for the start of the case. Dale County Circuit Court Judge William H. Filmore delayed the trial of Coley McCraney, 48,...

Murder charges reinstated in crash that killed troopers, man

Aug. 10, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has reinstated third-degree murder charges against a woman in a crash on a Philadelphia interstate that claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian earlier this year. Common Pleas Court Judge Lillian Ransom’s decision Wednesday comes...

In Mississippi, a trespasser, a killing and DEA meddling

Aug. 10, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Harold Duane Poole was waiting with his semiautomatic service rifle — and an explanation — when deputies arrived at his sprawling wooded property on a warm spring night last year and found a bullet-riddled body near the...