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Police: Officers, suspect wounded in struggle after break-in

Jan. 17, 2021 4:26 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Two police officers responding to a report of a break-in at an Ohio home struggled with an armed suspect and were wounded by gunfire along with the suspect, but all are expected to recover, police said. Police in Kent said a young female called 911 shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday to report...

3 inmates escape from southeast Missouri jail

Jan. 16, 2021 4:27 PM EST

IRONTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say three men escaped from a southeast Missouri jail after removing a large block from a cell wall. Iron County Sheriff Jeff Burkett said the escape happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Ironton police said in a news release that they are armed and that authorities...

Former deputy sentenced to 2 years in prison for burglary

Jan. 16, 2021 11:44 AM EST

JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy accused of breaking into the houses of people attending funerals and homes of coworkers has been sentenced in Dodge County to two years in prison. Former Jefferson County deputy, Janelle Gericke, was found guilty of two felony counts of burglary and a felony...

Family of slain NC man seeks answers decades after his death

Jan. 16, 2021 12:01 AM EST

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The family of a slain Wilson man who died in a robbery four decades ago wants his unsolved case reviewed. James Crisp ran a music store on Goldsboro Street in the 1980s. Super Hits Volume One Record Store was popular in a way that’s rarely seen today. Folks would drive from Rocky...

Boston police arrest former prosecutor for rape, burglary

Jan. 15, 2021 6:46 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Suffolk County prosecutor and defense attorney was arrested Friday afternoon by Boston police and charged with rape. Investigators said Gary Zerola — once named one of “People” magazine’s most eligible bachelors — had been wanted on a warrant issued...

Teen accused of causing $46K in damage in Portland ‘riot’

Jan. 15, 2021 11:27 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A teen demonstrator arrested two weeks ago is accused of causing more than $46,000 in damage at a Portland protest, police say. The 15-year-old Columbia County boy is accused of burglary, rioting and other charges, according to Portland police. Police said he was arrested on a warrant...

Woman arrested in Fargo motel shooting

Jan. 13, 2021 7:14 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A woman has been arrested for a shooting at a Fargo motel. According to police, officers were called to Motel 6 early Wednesday morning on a report of a domestic dispute involving a man and woman. A 32-year-old woman shot at a man in the hallway of the motel, but did not hit him,...

Three charged with murder in double homicide in Wichita

Jan. 12, 2021 1:40 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three people have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of a man and woman outside Wichita. Michael Wilking, 32, Joshua Halstead, 34, and 28-year-old Jacquellyn Arthur, all from Wichita, were charged Monday. They are suspects in the deaths of Bradley Reece, 43,...

Nevada burglary suspect shot by police, in stable condition

Jan. 12, 2021 12:17 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A burglary suspect was shot by police during a foot pursuit in Henderson and is now in stable condition, authorities said. Henderson Police Capt. Kirk Moore told reporters after the shooting that detectives were conducting surveillance on a man wanted for multiple burglaries. The man...

Two charged in death after North Carolina home invasion

Jan. 8, 2021 2:58 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men are charged with murder in connection with a North Carolina home invasion in December, police said. Winston-Salem police said Danien Daeron Jordan, 19, was taken into custody on Thursday by members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force, the Winston-Salem Journal reported....