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Man, woman arrested in fatal stabbing near Times Square

Aug. 21, 2018 7:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man and a woman have been arrested in a fatal stabbing in midtown Manhattan near Times Square. David Gamble and Chantel Davis were arrested early Tuesday in the death of a man who was found unconscious with a stab wound to the chest on Monday. The victim was pronounced dead at...

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 21, 2018 6:47 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MICROSOFT UNCOVERS MORE RUSSIAN ATTACKS AHEAD OF MIDTERMS The tech giant says that hackers tied to the Russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two American conservative...

Other suspected Nazi war criminals removed from the US

Aug. 21, 2018 6:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since the 1970s, the U.S. government has initiated legal proceedings to expel just 137 of the estimated 10,000 suspected Nazi war criminals who immigrated to the U.S. after World War II. At least 67 have been deported, extradited or left voluntarily, and 28 died while their cases were...

Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

Aug. 21, 2018 5:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family's...

Georgia judge dismisses indictment in heroin overdose death

Aug. 21, 2018 4:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge has dismissed a murder indictment against a man accused of injecting heroin into the veins of another man who overdosed and died. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 35-year-old Graham Williams of Bristol, Tennessee, had been charged in the 2015 death of Gregg Ivey...

Man convicted of fatal shooting

Aug. 21, 2018 4:55 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man has been convicted of fatally shooting another man. A Lee County State Attorney's Office news release says 26-year-old Timothy Dortch Jr. was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder and several other charges. He faces life in prison at his Sept. 17...

Another charged in 2010 death of 80-year-old Tennessee woman

Aug. 21, 2018 3:01 AM EDT

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been arrested in the 2010 death of an 80-year-old woman. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 35-year-old Michael Scott Mowdy of Savannah is charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and especially...

Man accused in fatal shooting at a west Phoenix barber shop

Aug. 21, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man is jailed on suspicion of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person after a fatal shooting at a west Phoenix barbershop. Phoenix police say 32-year-old Joseph Ryan O'Conner was booked into a Maricopa County jail after being released from a hospital....

Shiprock man gets 13 years in prison in stabbing death

Aug. 21, 2018 12:47 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Shiprock man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a woman in his home on the Navajo Nation is going to prison. A federal judge in New Mexico sentenced 57-year-old Jerry Johnson Jr. to more than 13 years behind bars Monday, followed by five years of supervised release. He had...

The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

Aug. 20, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Police investigating a Colorado man for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters learned that he was having an affair with a co-worker. According to an arrest affidavit...