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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...

The Latest: US might help with Khashoggi investigation

Oct. 16, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "serious evaluation" is being given over whether U.S. law enforcement officials will aid in the...

Man, woman, her daughter, 10, found slain in Pennsylvania

Oct. 16, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — The deaths of a man, a woman and a 10-year-old girl found in a New Castle home as a triple homicide, police said Tuesday. New Castle police in a statement identified the victims as Nichole Pumphrey, 31, her daughter Amariah Emery and 31-year-old Lawrence Cannon. Chief Robert Salem,...

Jackson mayor criticizes DPS over probes of police shootings

Oct. 16, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A mayor is criticizing the Mississippi Department of Public Safety over its decision to stop investigating police shootings in the capital city. The department announced Monday it will no longer do those investigations because Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba recently said officer...

Mississippi officials investigate toddler found dead in oven

Oct. 16, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A grandmother was being questioned Tuesday after her dead granddaughter was found inside a heated oven in a Mississippi town. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams told local news outlets that the 20-month-old girl also had been stabbed when she was found dead Monday night in Shaw....

Ronaldo rape allegation moving on 2 legal tracks in Nevada

Oct. 16, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas. One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a jury trial in civil court only if a state judge sides with...

FBI investigating deadly shooting by Puyallup tribal police

Oct. 16, 2018 4:08 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a Puyallup tribal police officer fatally shot someone outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. KOMO reports that details about the early Tuesday incident were scarce. Police so far have not said what led up to the shooting. The Puyallup...

NJ Senate sets up panel to probe handling of assault charge

Oct. 16, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers said Tuesday they're establishing a bipartisan committee to investigate Gov. Phil Murphy administration's handling of a sexual assault allegation within state government. Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney said the six-person committee would examine hiring...

Police investigating suspicious death on bike trail

Oct. 16, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a man on a Portland bike path. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Portland police responded to the area in Northeast Portland Tuesday morning and found a man on the path. Police haven't said how the man died....

Vermont shooting victim was subject of heroin investigation

Oct. 16, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man found shot to death was the focus of a heroin distribution investigation in the St. Johnsbury area that was being run by the Vermont Drug Task Force, federal court documents say. The documents filed Monday in a separate heroin distribution case said that police began an...