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Comey: 'Real sloppiness' in Russia probe but no misconduct

Dec. 15, 2019 7:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident" about how the Russia investigation was...

Man charged with stalking, harassing U of Delaware students

Dec. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Delaware say a man has been charged with stalking and harassing two University of Delaware students. WDEL-FM reports one of the women began receiving vulgar messages from 25-year-old Newark resident Kyle Stevens in August. The station reports that as...

Pasco officers kill suspect who stabbed them with knife

Dec. 15, 2019 6:42 PM EST

PASCO, Wa. (AP) — Two Pasco police officers shot and killed an 18-year-old man Saturday night who authorities say stabbed them, KEPR TV reported. The Franklin County Coroners Office 'identified the man as Alejandro Betancourt-Mendoza. The officers were stabbed while investigating a crime, the Pasco Police...

Authorities investigate after 3 killed in Illinois car crash

Dec. 15, 2019 4:35 PM EST

BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after three people were killed in an early morning head-on crash in the northern Illinois city of Beach Park, authorities said Saturday. Police were called to a vehicle crash around 4:45 a.m. Saturday, according to Lake County Sheriff's Office...

Investigation underway after man dies at Indiana jail

Dec. 15, 2019 4:29 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana authorities are investigating the death of a man being held at a county jail on Saturday. Wayne County Sheriff Randy Retter said in a news release that 57-year-old Dean Lamb collapsed Saturday afternoon in the jail. Retter said in a statement that Lamb apparently collapsed...

Police investigate fatal shooting in southeast Kansas town

Dec. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in the small southeastern Kansas town of Independence. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says 19-year-old Kimberly Meeks, of Coffeyville, Kansas, was shot Saturday evening while walking along Main Street around 6 p.m. Independence...

Maine say elderly dies after being attacked in his yard

Dec. 15, 2019 2:33 PM EST

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — An 82-year-old man was attacked in his front yard Sunday in the town of Scarborough and later died at a hospital, Maine State Police said. James Pearson was attacked at about 8:15 a.m. Police say Pearson was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police did not say...

Teen charged in slaying of mother in Arkansas

Dec. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock police say a 16-year-old has been charged with murder in the death his mother, who appeared to have been shot in the head at their home. Police say Kaelon Presley was arrested Saturday in the slaying of 37-year-old Shondra Miller. Police say Presley told officers...

Iowa man found responsible for mom's death sues police

Dec. 15, 2019 12:56 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who was found responsible for his mother's death at a civil trial but acquitted at a murder trial is now suing criminal investigators and his father. Jason Carter, 47, filed a federal lawsuit Thursday accusing investigators for the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation...

Officers find gunshot victim's body inside car

Dec. 15, 2019 12:24 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville police are investigating after finding a gunshot victim's body inside a car. Authorities say officers found the man inside the car Saturday. The unidentified victim appears to be in his late 30's. The Florida Times-Union reports the victim had at least one gunshot...