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Iowa teen who killed rapist being held in jail after escape

Nov. 09, 2022 14:56 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old sex trafficking victim who killed her rapist was being held in an Iowa jail Wednesday and could face a prison term after she walked away from a Des Moines women’s shelter where she was serving probation for a manslaughter conviction. Pieper...

Americans convicted in Japan on Ghosn's escape return home

Nov. 07, 2022 23:00 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — An American father and son convicted in Japan on charges of helping Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape to Lebanon, hiding in a box, have been returned to the U.S., their lawyer said Tuesday. Michael Taylor, a former Green Beret, was sentenced in July last year...

Nevada gov's aides: Ex-prisons chief asked $1M to stay quiet

Nov. 04, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s former state prisons director alleged Friday that before forcing him to resign more than a month ago, aides to the Democratic governor now seeking reelection wanted him to reshape accounts of a convicted bombmaker's escape that went unreported for four days. ...