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Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

Oct. 16, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by...

The Latest: Sheriff eyes murder charge for girl dead in oven

Oct. 16, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a child found dead in an oven in Mississippi (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities say they are preparing a first-degree murder charge against a Mississippi grandmother after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven. Bolivar County...

The Latest: Sheriff dismisses Miami tip in missing girl case

Oct. 16, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Authorities looking for a missing Wisconsin teenager whose parents were found dead in their home say a tip placing the girl's...

Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

Oct. 16, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City Uber driver kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut. Federal prosecutors announced the kidnapping charges Tuesday against Harbir Parmar. It wasn't immediately clear whether he has an...

California grand jury indicts man for train platform murder

Oct. 16, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Northern California prosecutors obtained a grand jury indictment charging a 27-year-old transient with murder for the stabbing death of 18-year-old Nia Wilson on a commuter train platform, KTVU says the Alameda County district attorney's office disclosed the indictment Tuesday during...

Jury deliberating in fraud trial of Ponzi scheme suspect

Oct. 16, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of an investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme to finance her lavish lifestyle, including spending more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India. At the end of Dawn Bennett's...

The Latest: Jury deliberations to resume in Ponzi case

Oct. 16, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial of a Maryland investment adviser charged with carrying out a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jurors are heading home for the night without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Maryland investment adviser charged with...

Woman pleads guilty to sharing info with probe target

Oct. 16, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former worker at a Maryland sheriff's department has pleaded guilty to obstruction after prosecutors say she shared information with the target of a drug trafficking investigation. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced that 36-year-old Chanel Holland of Glen Burnie, who was the Anne...

Argument preceded Texas shooting that killed 4 men

Oct. 16, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man was accused of being a "peeping tom" in the lead up to a shooting that ended with him and three of his adult grandsons being killed at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas, according to court documents released Tuesday. The shooting happened Saturday at a child's first birthday...

Ex-Equifax manager gets home confinement for insider trading

Oct. 16, 2018 5:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Equifax manager was sentenced Tuesday to serve eight months home confinement for engaging in insider trading in the wake of the company's massive data breach last year. Sudhakar Reddy Bonthu, who worked as a software product development manager for the Atlanta-based credit-reporting...