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Police: Ex-massage therapist charged with sexual assault

Apr. 23, 2021 08:10 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia massage therapist was arrested and accused of several sexual assault charges, authorities said. A press release from Charlottesville police said Justin Kyle Sadacca, 38, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of object...

Florida man gets 30-year sentence for 2018 school shooting

Apr. 23, 2021 07:52 AM EDT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 22-year-old Florida man was sentenced to a 30-year prison term for firing a gun through a door at a high school and injuring a student in April 2018. The sentence issued Thursday by Circuit Judge Lisa Herndon orders Sky Bouche to serve a maximum 25...

Israeli police arrest dozens in night of chaos in Jerusalem

Apr. 23, 2021 07:41 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say 44 people were arrested and 20 officers were wounded in a night of chaos in Jerusalem, where security forces separately clashed with Palestinians angry about Ramadan restrictions and Jewish extremists who held an anti-Arab march nearby. ...

UK court overturns convictions of 39 post office leaders

Apr. 23, 2021 07:04 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal has overturned the convictions of 39 people who ran local post offices and were accused of theft, fraud and false accounting following the installation of a new computer system in local branches. Announcing the court’s ruling on...

Truck hauling watermelons crashes on NJ Turnpike, 2 dead

Apr. 23, 2021 07:00 AM EDT

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — State police on Friday were investigating after a tractor-trailer hauling watermelons crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike, killing two people and spreading its cargo over the toll road. The accident occured Thursday night near Exit 7A. ...

Turkey detains dozens for alleged cryptocurrency fraud

Apr. 23, 2021 05:50 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police have detained 62 people as part of an investigation into a cryptocurrency exchange that is being accused of defrauding investors, according to the country’s state-run news agency. Anadolu news agency said Friday prosecutors issued...

Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in downtown San Diego shooting

Apr. 23, 2021 04:50 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One person died and three others were wounded in a shooting in San Diego, police said. The shooting happened in the downtown area Thursday night, news outlets reported. The investigation spanned several city blocks, police said. One...

Man arrested on firearm charge after trying to kill woman

Apr. 23, 2021 04:42 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on a charge of possession of a firearm as a convicted felon after attempting to kill a woman, according to a federal prosecutor. G. Norman Acker III, acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North...

Shooting revives criticism of Israel's use of deadly force

Apr. 23, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hours after Israeli soldiers shot and killed Osama Mansour at a temporary checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, the military announced that it had thwarted a car-ramming attack — but the facts didn't seem to add up. By all accounts, Mansour had...

Federal officers seek to block shooting trial in state court

Apr. 23, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether Virginia prosecutors can bring manslaughter charges against two U.S. Park Police officers accused of fatally shooting an unarmed motorist in 2017. Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney...