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Investigators: 3 Savannah house fires are linked to arsons

Apr. 16, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three houses that burned in Savannah earlier this month are believed to have been set on fire by burglars. Georgia Insurance Commissioner John King said Thursday that investigators have ruled the fires to be arsons and believe they are linked. The...

Wisconsin man gets 40 years for killing outside bar

Apr. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who killed a bar patron after robbing the place was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Casey Cameron, 38, pleaded no contest to felony murder-armed robbery and six counts of reckless endangerment in the October 2019 robbery of...

Woman arrested after postal service van carjacked in Detroit

Apr. 16, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 40-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the carjacking of a U.S. Postal Service van in Detroit. Sadie Lakisha Hawkins has been charged with carjacking, unarmed robbery, receiving and concealing stolen property and unlawful driving away of...

More men charged in animal killing at white supremacist camp

Apr. 16, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

ROME, Ga. (AP) — The killing of a farm animal during what authorities have said was a “ritual sacrifice” during a training camp in Georgia for a white supremacist group has led to charges against five additional men. Patrik Mathews, William Garfield Bilbrough IV,...

Honolulu police shoot, kill man who walked into a home

Apr. 15, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — For a second time in less than two weeks, Honolulu police have shot and killed someone. A man who walked into a Honolulu home punched officers who responded to the burglary call Wednesday night and later died at a hospital after an officer fired at him,...

Police say car theft suspect fires shot at officers, escapes

Apr. 15, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man suspected of breaking into cars fired a gunshot at Connecticut police officers and managed to escape early Thursday morning, authorities said. No one was injured. East Hartford officers responded to a report of two young men trying to...

2 suspects arrested in Chandler home invasion; couple robbed

Apr. 15, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a Chandler home invasion in which an elderly couple was robbed at gunpoint, according to police. They said 24-year-old Roger Chavez Gil of Phoenix and 23-year-old Christopher Gross of Mesa are...

Woman who coughed on Bay Area Uber driver pleads not guilty

Apr. 15, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman who was caught on video coughing on and grabbing an Uber driver in San Francisco who ended the ride because she wasn't wearing a mask has pleaded not guilty to assault and other charges, authorities said. Arna Kimiai, 24, entered pleas...

Mom suspected in children's deaths pleads in carjacking case

Apr. 14, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California woman suspected of killing her three children pleaded not guilty Wednesday to carjacking during an alleged escape. Liliana Carrillo, 30, entered pleas in a Kern County courtroom to four felony counts of carjacking, attempted...

Police announce arrests of 2 officers accused of wrongdoing

Apr. 14, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two Philadelphia police officers have been suspended after being charged with giving false statements in separate cases. Sgt. Michael Kennedy, 49, was federally indicted Wednesday on making false statements to the FBI, obstruction and conspiracy to...