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Vegas lawyers: 2 sides to Flavor Flav domestic battery case

Oct. 19, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from a scuffle with his girlfriend at home in suburban Las Vegas, his attorneys said Tuesday. The 62-year-old former rapper, hip-hop and reality TV star, whose legal name...

Mandaree man sentenced in chase that ended at national park

Oct. 16, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Mandaree man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for leading state and federal authorities on a January chase that ended when he and a passenger abandoned a stolen vehicle in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The Bismarck Tribune reports...

Montana man faces negligent homicide charge in fatal crash

Oct. 15, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A western Montana man faces a negligent homicide charge for a rollover crash south of Florence last month that killed his partner and injured their three daughters, Ravalli County officials said. The girls — ages 7, 8 and 10 — said the Sept. 7...

Man accused of kidnapping woman, attempting to kill infant

Oct. 11, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Ridgefield, Washington man is being held on $1 million bail after authorities say he kidnapped a woman early Sunday as she sought help at a Vancouver, Washington convenience store, assaulted her and tried to kill their infant. Aarondeep Johal,...

Man accused of stabbing woman at Springfield hospital

Oct. 11, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man is now charged with assault for allegedly stabbing the mother of his child at a hospital surgery center in Springfield, Missouri. KYTV-TV reported Monday that Charles D. Turner was charged with first-degree domestic...

2 days in a tree ends with trip to hospital for NYC man

Oct. 09, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A domestic dispute that led a Queens man to flee to a tree ended after two days when the man agreed to go to a hospital, authorities said. It was always the aim of police to get the man to a hospital for an evaluation after he went into the tree on...

Fort Campbell soldier charged with killing wife

Oct. 07, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier has been charged with killing his wife, the U.S. Army said. Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Santiago, 33, a 5th Special Forces Group soldier, was charged with murder in the death of Meghan Santiago, who was pregnant, and with...

Kansas man charged in the shooting death of his brother

Oct. 05, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged with murder and domestic battery in the shooting death of his older brother. Ricky Salazar, 34, was arrested last week and charged with second-degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Ricardo...

2 Florida deputies fatally shoot domestic violence suspect

Oct. 05, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida sheriff's deputies fatally shot a domestic violence suspect who refused their orders to drop his gun, officials said Tuesday. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call Monday night about a domestic dispute between a...

Bucs add CB Richard Sherman to injury-ravaged secondary

Sep. 29, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Tom Brady calls, people listen. Richard Sherman, a three-time All-Pro cornerback who has been dealing with offseason legal issues, is the latest high-profile player to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in hopes of helping Brady win another Super...