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Early yet, but domestic violence on rise

Apr. 5, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As elected leaders issue orders for residents to stay inside, data from local law enforcement shows a simultaneous uptick in domestic violence. To date, the Gainesville Police Department has reported 21 more domestic violence/battery cases than it saw at the same time last year,...

A Saturday, April 4, 2020, photo  provided by Prescott, Ariz., police shows Keith Brown. Prescott police say Brown, a housekeeping employee, has been fired from his hospital job after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as the coronavirus outbreak unfolded. Lt. Jon Brambila said Brown, 48, was arrested Friday at Yavapai Regional Medical Center on suspicion of one count each of theft and fraud after police found numerous items valued at $1,700 in Brown's vehicle and residence. (Prescott police via AP)

Police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies

Apr. 4, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A housekeeping employee at a Prescott hospital has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as the coronavirus outbreak unfolded, police said Saturday. Keith Brown, 49, of Prescott was arrested Friday...

Arrests at N. Carolina abortion clinic for violating order

Apr. 4, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Several protesters outside a North Carolina abortion clinic were arrested Saturday for refusing to comply with the state’s stay-at-home order for the coronavirus, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. A dozen people among the roughly 50 protesters outside of A Preferred...

Police: Suspects in killing of jewelry store owner arrested

Apr. 4, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Suspects in the killing of a Connecticut jewelry store owner have been taken into custody in New York on unrelated charges, authorities said Saturday. Mark Vuono, 69, owner of Marco Jeweler in Stamford, was fatally shot in the head during a robbery at his store on March 28. Stamford...

Georgia officer shot during chase; murder suspect arrested

Apr. 4, 2020 4:38 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to look into a shooting Saturday that has left an officer injured and a murder suspect in custody. Gerald Walker, a spokesman for College Park, a suburb of Atlanta, said one of the city's officers was shot while chasing a...

Police officers investigate after a man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in the town under lockdown, Saturday April 4, 2020 in Romans-sur-Isere, southern France. The alleged attacker was arrested by police nearby, shortly after the attack. Prosecutors did not identify him. They said he had no documents but claimed to be Sudanese and to have been born in 1987. (AP Photo)

Knifeman in France kills 2 in attack, terror inquiry opened

Apr. 4, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A man wielding a knife attacked residents of a French town while they ventured out to shop amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown Saturday, killing two people and wounding five others in an act that led authorities to open a terrorism inquiry. France's counter-terrorism prosecutor’s...

Baby alligator found with drugs, guns in Florida arrest

Apr. 4, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

Florida authorities tracking a stolen car also discovered a little something unexpected — a baby alligator being kept as a pet. Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma held a press conference Friday to announce details of the arrest made the day before. A deputy ran a license plate number and discovered a car...

Woman seriously injured; driver charged with DUI in crash

Apr. 4, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man faces DUI charges after crashing his car and causing serious injury to his passenger. State police say 24-year-old Zachary Nardini, of Windham, was driving his pickup trick in Hudson near the Massachusetts state line when he veered off the road and struck a...

Youth accused in fatal shooting at North Carolina store lot

Apr. 4, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 16-year-old has been charged with murder in the shooting death of another teenager in the parking lot of a convenience store in North Carolina’s largest city, police said. The suspect, who was not identified by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, is accused in the shooting death...

Serbia striker Prijovic arrested for flouting virus curfew

Apr. 4, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread. A police statement said on Saturday that Prijovic and 19 others had gathered at a hotel in Belgrade, violating the country's 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. lockdown orders....