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US Rep. Lauren Boebert's son facing possible felony charges in string of vehicle break-ins

Feb. 28, 2024 17:01 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A magistrate ruled Wednesday that the oldest son of U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert could be released from jail a day after the 18-year-old was arrested in connection with a recent string of vehicle break-ins and property thefts. The decision came as Tyler Jay Boebert...

Car theft suspect who fled police outside hospital is spotted, escapes from federal authorities

Feb. 28, 2024 16:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia car theft suspect who fled from police outside a hospital earlier this week was spotted at a home in another part of the city but managed to elude capture again, federal authorities said. Alleem Bordan, 29, who had his hands restrained behind him,...

Kansas City Chiefs superfan 'ChiefsAholic' pleads guilty to charges tied to bank robberies

Feb. 28, 2024 16:21 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Chiefs superfan known as “ChiefsAholic” pleaded guilty Wednesday to a string of robberies and attempted robberies of banks and credit unions in multiple states. Xaviar Michael Babudar, 29, pleaded guilty in federal court in Kansas City,...

New comedy series 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' stands and delivers

Feb. 28, 2024 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Fielding trades pastry for pistols in the new mouthful of a TV series “The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin,” a swashbuckling romp that's miles from the genteel tent of “The Great British Bake Off.” The English writer, comedian and TV host...

Paris City Hall says no Olympic Games policing plans were lost in theft of a worker's computer gear

Feb. 28, 2024 09:54 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall said Wednesday that no policing plans for the upcoming Olympic Games were lost in the theft of computer gear reported by one of its employees. A City Hall statement said: “Initial checks established that the worker didn't possess any information...

Suspect in New York hotel killing remains in custody without bond in Arizona stabbings

Feb. 27, 2024 20:04 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect in the killing of a woman at a New York City hotel was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Arizona's most populous county in the subsequent stabbing attacks of two women in the Phoenix area. The Maricopa County Attorney's office announced Raad Almansoori,...

Bronze pieces from MLK memorial in Denver recovered after being sold for scrap

Feb. 27, 2024 18:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Three bronze artworks stolen from a Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in City Park in Denver, along with seven bronze pieces taken from a nearby fountain, were recovered after being sold to a scrap metal business, Denver Police said Tuesday. Police said because the...

Athletes in Iowa State gambling sting say evidence was seized illegally and cases should be tossed

Feb. 27, 2024 16:56 PM EST

Four former or suspended Iowa State athletes contend in a court filing Tuesday that evidence in a state sports wagering investigation was gathered illegally and all charges against them should be dismissed. Attorneys for former football players Isaiah Lee, Jirehl Brock and Enyi...

A former member of Germany's Red Army Faction has been arrested after decades in hiding

Feb. 27, 2024 10:00 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A former member of the disbanded left-wing militant Red Army Faction group who is accused of participating in a string of robberies has been arrested after more than 30 years on the run, German authorities said Tuesday. Daniela Klette, 65, was arrested at an apartment...

Handcuffed car theft suspect being sought after fleeing from officers, police say

Feb. 26, 2024 16:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia car theft suspect who had his hands cuffed behind him fled from two police officers outside a hospital where he had been taken for examination, police said Monday. Alleem Bordan, 29, had been arrested after he was found asleep early Sunday in a...