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Appeals court blocks release of ''Bolder Than Most' rapist

Feb. 25, 2020 12:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California appeals court on Monday blocked the release of a man dubbed the “Bolder Than Most" rapist who was charged with a string of bizarre and brutal attacks in the San Diego area in the 1980s. The 4th District Court of Appeals reversed the decision of a judge to grant the...

Police: Officer shot man, injuries not life-threatening

Feb. 24, 2020 6:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer shot and wounded a man during what turned out to be a domestic situation at an Ohio home, but his injuries aren't considered life-threatening, police said. Columbus police said officers originally responded shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday to a report of a burglary in...

Louisiana authorities search for escaped jail inmate

Feb. 24, 2020 1:11 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a burglary suspect who escaped from a Louisiana jail on Monday while being taken from one part of the facility to another. Clement Leach, 49, escaped the Orleans Parish Temporary Detention Center after 2 a.m. as he was being taken from his living unit to the...

Suspect charged in theft of silver coins from Kodiak home

Feb. 24, 2020 12:24 PM EST

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have made in arrest in the theft of silver coins valued at more than $100,000 from a Kodiak home. Christopher Peters, 34, of Kodiak, is charged with burglary and theft in the case, troopers said. He is represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency, which did...

Door bell camera + smart phone in Iraq = arrest near Chicago

Feb. 22, 2020 3:05 PM EST

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Two suspected burglars have been arrested after a man who said he was a soldier deployed to Iraq called police to say he'd just watched two men on his smart phone he'd hooked up to his doorbell camera walk out of his garage carrying his power tools, authorities said. According to...

Man who barricaded himself in home, surrenders to police

Feb. 22, 2020 2:08 PM EST

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A man who barricaded himself in a suburban Chicago apartment and threatened officers with a knife before surrendering to police has been charged with several felonies, including sexual assault and child pornography. Crystal Lake Police said Matthew R. Reder, 24, of McHenry, was...

Utah man pleads guilty to 17 felonies including sex assault

Feb. 21, 2020 5:55 PM EST

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — An Ogden man accused of several rapes in Utah and Wyoming has pleaded guilty to all 17 charges levied against him, including aggravated sex assault, kidnapping and burglary. Mark Douglas Burns, 69, pleaded guilty Thursday during a hearing that was originally scheduled to debate a...

Kansas could release more evidence in fatal police shootings

Feb. 21, 2020 3:28 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Wendy Couser, a former juvenile intake officer at the Newton Police Department, has always believed in the importance of consequences. But Couser feels that she’s yet to see consequences for the law enforcement officials who beat, shot and killed her son, William...

March trial scheduled for Davenport man accused of murder

Feb. 21, 2020 10:07 AM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A March trial has been scheduled for a man suspected of killing a 74-year-old Davenport resident. Charlie Gary III, 19, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. Gary also faces robbery and burglary counts in the death of Robert Long, whose body was found by police on Jan. 7...

Trial rescheduled for woman charged with 2 slayings

Feb. 21, 2020 8:40 AM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed for a woman charged with the shooting deaths of two men and the attempted murders of two law officers in western Iowa. The Daily Nonpareil reported that the trial of April Montello-Roberts, 44, had been scheduled to begin earlier this week. The new...