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Kansas State receiver Hunter Rison suspended after arrest

Apr. 21, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison has been indefinitely suspended after his arrest on a domestic battery charge. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Riley County police arrested Rison on Friday on suspicion of domestic battery. The charge also covers knowingly or recklessly...

Saudi Arabia says 4 gunmen killed in attempted attack

Apr. 21, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says four gunmen were killed and three security officers were wounded in an attack on a security building north of the capital, Riyadh. The state-run al-Ekhbariya news channel reported Sunday that police had foiled the attack in Zulfi, a city about 250 kilometers...

New evidence gets mistrial in Montana senator's nephew death

Apr. 20, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The discovery of new evidence prompted a judge to declare a mistrial in the prosecution of a Spokane man charged with killing the nephew of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana in a sword attack, a newspaper reported. Court records show a sheriff's detective found a text message in the...

Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

Apr. 20, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are questioning a man armed with an ax after a woman was hacked to death and a second woman suffered stab wounds inside a Brooklyn apartment. The carnage was discovered after the surviving victim hailed an Uber outside the Housing Authority's Bushwick Houses at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and...

Young Algerian protester dies of injuries; police accused

Apr. 20, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A young Algerian protester has died from head injuries that his family and friends believe were caused by a police beating. Friend and neighbor Lyes Lamara says that protester Yettou Ramzi died and was buried Friday after several days in an Algiers hospital. The neighbor told The...

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case

Apr. 19, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her three-minute court appearance on Friday. But fans got as close as they could to catch a glimpse of her. She is due back in...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 19, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: __ CLAIM: Man who threw boy over Minnesota mall balcony is a Somali immigrant....

Correction: Inmate Assaults-Charges story

Apr. 19, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — In a story April 18 about an attack on a prison guard, The Associated Press erroneously reported the sentence for Greg Reinke. He was sentenced to 32 additional years, not 32 additional months. A corrected version of the story is below: Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on...

Charges filed in student stabbing at Chicago university

Apr. 19, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 42-year-old man has been charged with critically wounding a fellow student at a university in Chicago. Chicago police say Dejuan Doby pulled out a knife while in a classroom Tuesday at East-West University and stabbed a 20-year-old student in the back. Doby faces one count of attempted...

Missouri recruits prison guards amid high turnover, low pay

Apr. 19, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. (AP) — The first recruit showed up at boot camp an hour early, wearing a 2014 letter jacket to keep warm. Then two pals pulled into the icy parking lot together, also eager to become correctional officers. One of them, after a short stint in the Army, craved routine. The other had a...