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Former UFC champ Jon Jones jailed in Vegas battery incident

Sep. 24, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UFC champion Jon Jones was jailed in Las Vegas early Friday after an incident at Caesars Palace that police said led to his arrest on charges of domestic battery and damaging a vehicle. Details of the incident that led to Jones' 5:45 a.m. arrest...

Ex-deputy charged with stealing dead woman's credit cards

Sep. 24, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Orange County sheriff's deputy stole credit cards from a dead woman's Southern California home and used them to make purchases from QVC and an automotive parts store, prosecutors said Friday. The charges come after ex-deputy Steve Hortz...

11 indicted in fraternity pledge's alcohol poisoning death

Sep. 24, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eight Virginia Commonwealth University students have been charged with hazing in a fraternity pledge's death from alcohol poisoning after a party earlier this year, officials said Friday. The eight men arrested Friday range in age from 19 to 22,...

Police: 2 children apparently thrown from bridge, 1 dead

Sep. 24, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police believe two children were thrown from a bridge Friday into northwest Louisiana's Cross Lake, where one of the children was pulled from the water dead and one survived but had life-threatening injuries. Police arrested a woman in connection...

Dover man charged in hit-and-run death of retired sergeant

Sep. 24, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Dover man with a lengthy criminal record was charged Friday in the hit-and-run death of a retired police sergeant who was training for a cycling event to honor fallen law enforcement officers. Craig Sprowl, 45, of Dover, was arrested Friday...

Ex-Mississippi police officer pleads guilty to theft charges

Sep. 24, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A former police officer in North Mississippi accused of stealing from suspects has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor theft charges in federal court. Dustin Rambo also pleaded guilty this week to a charge of lying to a federal agent, the Northeast...

Lawrence man arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old

Sep. 24, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy. Police said Friday that the 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated child endangerment and possession of a stolen...

Nebraska drug deaths traced to state patrol evidence locker

Sep. 24, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation into a spate of drug overdose deaths in the Lincoln area was traced back to fentanyl-laced cocaine stolen from a Nebraska State Patrol evidence locker, leading to two arrests, authorities announced Friday. Lincoln police and the...

Man who says he hit Texas toddler charged with murder

Sep. 24, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A man has been charged with killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in suburban Dallas after confessing to hitting the boy with his fists, police said. Irving police said Friday that Arturo Santiago Pena-Almanza Jr., 23, was charged with capital...

Alabama police officer arrested on animal cruelty charges

Sep. 24, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

MIDFIELD, Ala. (AP) — A police officer in an Alabama town near Birmingham is free on bond after being arrested on charges of animal cruelty. Midfield Police Officer Cameroun Tremble, 46, surrendered at the Jefferson County Jail on Thursday to face two misdemeanor counts...