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Cuomo accused of forcible touching in criminal complaint

Oct. 28, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A criminal complaint filed by a police investigator with a court in Albany has accused former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, though there was a report Thursday that the document was submitted in error. The one-page...

Wisconsin sheriff seeks investigation of nursing home voting

Oct. 28, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin sheriff who supports former President Donald Trump accused the bipartisan state Elections Commission of breaking the law during last year's election, taking the unusual step Thursday of detailing the allegations publicly even though no charges have been...

US returns antiquities to India in stolen art investigation

Oct. 28, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities returned about 250 antiquities to India on Thursday in a long-running investigation of a stolen art scheme. The items, worth an estimated $15 million, were handed over during a ceremony at the Indian Consulate in New York City. The...

S.D. high court: Warrants in Sanford probe will be unsealed

Oct. 28, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Search warrants will be unsealed in an investigation into billionaire banker-turned philanthropist T. Denny Sanford for possible possession of child pornography, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous ruling, dated Wednesday and...

Louisiana senators to review State Police use-of-force rules

Oct. 28, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate has created a special committee to dig into complaints about the use of excessive force by the State Police, after troopers were documented in a series of beatings of Black men that have drawn attention from federal investigators. ...

Ambulance patient's death investigated in Wausau

Oct. 28, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wausau police are investigating whether a patient pronounced dead after being transported in an ambulance involved in a traffic crash died of injuries sustained in the accident or from the condition that required the ambulance to be summoned. The...

Criminal investigation launched into Iowa town's spending

Oct. 28, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

McCALLSBURG, Iowa (AP) — The Story County Sheriff’s Office has launched a criminal investigation into questionable spending of public money in the small central Iowa city of McCallsburg after a state audit identified tens of thousands of dollars improperly spent or not collected. ...

Sioux Falls officer fatally shoots man suspected in stabbing

Oct. 28, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a Sioux Falls officer shot and killed a man they say stabbed three people Thursday morning. According to police spokesman Sam Clemens, the incident began about 7:30 a.m. when three people showed up at a hospital with stab wounds....

Over 100 arrested in Florida human trafficking investigation

Oct. 28, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — More than 100 people have been arrested in a Florida human trafficking investigation that focused on victims who might be forced into prostitution, a sheriff said Thursday. The arrests were the culmination of a six-day undercover operation that...

Former worker charged with impersonating Georgia official

Oct. 28, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former employee of Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan was arrested Monday on charges that she sent emails impersonating the powerful Republican to get information about her divorce. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Beth Green turned herself into the...