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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...

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...

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...

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,...

Virginia State Police charge man with murder in fatal crash

Oct. 16, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have charged a man with first-degree murder in a traffic crash last week that killed a 15-year-old boy. A news release from the patrol said 37-year-old Steven H. Williams of Independence turned himself in Tuesday. Williams was a passenger in an SUV traveling east...

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....

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

Oct. 16, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Tuesday. Frederick Hopkins only fired three of the guns...

North Carolina mayor calls for tighter security after deaths

Oct. 16, 2018 4:10 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of a North Carolina city is calling for stronger security after two deaths in the downtown area in little more than a month. News outlets report Greenville Mayor P.J. Connelly says there will be increased police presence, a review of city ordinances dealing with downtown...