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Serial killer expected to plead guilty to 2 Ohio slayings

Aug. 23, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A serial killer who claims to have murdered 90 women is expected to plead guilty via video to two Ohio slayings. Samuel Little is scheduled Friday to appear via Skype from California state prison, where he's serving multiple life sentences. Court documents show a Hamilton County Judge...

Embattled Illinois welfare agency praised for training lab

Aug. 23, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The troubling scene inside the dingy Chicago apartment seems real: dangling exposed wires, open pill bottles near a sleeping baby and a kitchen strewn with dog feces and cockroaches. But the mock apartment — with a lifelike infant doll, candles emitting foul smells and plastic insects...

Police say $37k in sound gear stolen from music center

Aug. 23, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont police department is investigating the theft of about $37,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a music center during the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival. The Tuesday night or Wednesday morning burglary at the Elley Long Music Center in Colchester occurred when at...

Man accused of selling drugs at a Glendale convenience store

Aug. 23, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested for allegedly selling marijuana out of his convenience store in Glendale. Phoenix police announced Thursday that 43-year-old Bejar Sadiq Abdulaziz was booked into jail on numerous felony charges, including selling narcotic drugs, possessing dangerous...

Suspicious device snarls traffic on George Washington Bridge

Aug. 22, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic has reopened on the George Washington Bridge after authorities investigated a suspicious package scare. Officials say the suspicious device was found on the upper level of the bridge near the New Jersey side just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday, causing authorities to briefly shut down...

Body of missing NYC chef found in Queens

Aug. 22, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The body of Andrea (Ahn-DRAY'-uh) Zamperoni, a chef at a popular restaurant in New York's Grand Central Terminal who went missing last weekend, has been found at a hostel in Queens. Police say the 33-year-old man was found on the first floor of the Kamway Lodge Wednesday night. The cause of...

Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

Aug. 22, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department about work done for the government of Ukraine. Gates, a former campaign aide to...

Kobach had law enforcement officer investigate voter fraud

Aug. 22, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A law enforcement officer said that former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach asked him to investigate possible double voting and non-citizen voting, and that missing ammunition that had been purchased by Kobach's office was to keep his certification current. Craig McCullah told The...

Man's confessions in 1998 murder met doubt, now faces life

Aug. 22, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — More than 17 years after he slashed the throat of a teenage clerk while robbing a Montana video store, Zachary O'Neill says guilt overcame him and he tried to tell authorities. But it was another three years after he first confessed in a psychiatric hospital, and later to sheriff's...

FBI: Series of arson fires in Naschitti under investigation

Aug. 22, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI and other authorities in New Mexico are seeking the public's help in finding whoever is responsible for a series of arson fires this week that damaged several buildings in Naschitti on the Navajo Nation. The fires occurred Monday to Wednesday and damaged a church, a...