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Law enforcement fatally shoots Arkansas man in Kansas

Oct. 25, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an Arkansas man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers after a police pursuit. Wesley Jordan, 32, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died in the shooting Friday in Independence, the KBI said. The incident began when a...

Elko County jury convicts man in home invasion murder trial

Oct. 24, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Elko County jurors convicted a 26-year-old man of murder and other charges stemming from what prosecutors said was a home invasion that left one man dead. Jurors on Friday convicted Alan Honeyestewa of murder, attempted robbery with use of a firearm and home invasion with possession of a...

Two men convicted in 2017 Hinsdale jewelry store robbery

Oct. 24, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two Illinois men stole more than $200,000 in merchandise from a Hinsdale jewelry store in 2017, a federal jury decided this week. According to the office of U.S. Attorney John Lausch, Jr., 26-year-old Tobias Diggs and 31-year-old Joshua McClellan were convicted of conspiracy to commit...

Fourth person arrested in July drug killing in Wichita

Oct. 23, 2020 12:43 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A fourth person has been arrested in a July drug killing in Wichita, police say. Jail records show the man is being held on suspicion of first-degree felony murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and criminal possession of a firearm in the death of 47-year-old Roy Hayden of...

NW Indiana man convicted in 2 teens' armed robbery killings

Oct. 23, 2020 10:15 AM EDT

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana man has been convicted in killings of two teenagers who were shot to death last year during a drug-related armed robbery. A Porter County jury found Connor Kerner, 19, guilty Thursday of two counts each of murder and murder in perpetration of a robbery, and other...

7 plead guilty ito pharmacy break-ins in Tennessee, Ohio

Oct. 23, 2020 6:59 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Seven people have pleaded guilty in a string of dozens of pharmacy burglaries in Tennessee and Ohio, federal prosecutors said. The U.S. attorney's office said six of the seven defendants will serve between three years and six months to 15 years in prison after they pleaded guilty to...

People rise their hands as they approach a police check point in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday Oct. 22, 2020. Lagos streets were empty and shops were shuttered Thursday, as residents of Nigeria's largest city obeyed the government's curfew, stopping the protests against police brutality that had lasted for two weeks. ( AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Nigerian president leaves protest shootings out of speech

Oct. 22, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days, but without making any mention of the shootings of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll plaza on Tuesday night that prompted international outrage. The military opened...

A gunman with a weapon in hand, escorts three police officers, who surrendered themselves as hostages, out of the bank building in the town of Zugdidi in western Georgia, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Authorities in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia say an armed assailant has taken hostages at a bank. Local media reported that up to 19 hostages could be inside the bank. The Georgian Interior Ministry didn't immediately comment on how many people were taken hostage Wednesday in the western town of Zugdidi or what demands their captor had made. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)

Bank robber flees with $500,000 in ex-Soviet Georgia

Oct. 22, 2020 10:14 AM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Police in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia were looking Thursday for a bank robber who held over 40 people hostage for hours before releasing them and escaping with $500,000 given to him by authorities. An armed man took bank employees and customers hostage in the town of Zugdidi...

FBI calls arrested Miami attorney a serial bank robber

Oct. 22, 2020 7:44 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The FBI says a 41-year-old Miami attorney is a “serial bank robber" who tried to rob five banks in the last three weeks before being arrested on his way to another bank. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court said Aaron Honaker, 41, successfully robbed only two of the...

Florida man pleads guilty in fatal drug robbery

Oct. 22, 2020 4:21 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of fatally shooting another man during a drug robbery. Wilmer Rosales, 22, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Tampa federal court to multiple charges, including using a firearm and causing a first-degree murder in furtherance of the drug conspiracy. He faces up to...