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Los Angeles man admits selling ghost guns, 17 pounds of meth

Feb. 05, 2023 15:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 27-year-old Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to federal charges for selling 17 pounds (7.7 kilos) of methamphetamine and 89 firearms, including dozens of untraceable “ghost guns,” prosecutors said. Julio Ernesto Lopez-Menendez could face life in prison...

Former NFL player faces DUI charge in Florida after crash

Feb. 05, 2023 14:44 PM EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A former NFL player was arrested on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after troopers say his vehicle rear-ended a pick-up truck that was on the side of a South Florida highway because of a flat tire, injuring the truck's driver who had been standing outside....

Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs

Feb. 04, 2023 12:52 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man convicted of shooting at a group of children who threw snowballs at his car in 2020 received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday. WITI-TV reports that prosecutors had asked for a 25-year prison sentence after jurors found William Carson...

Trooper no longer faces murder charge in fatal Thruway chase

Feb. 04, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dropped a murder charge against a state trooper in the death of an 11-year-old girl during a high-speed chase on the New York State Thruway. Christopher Baldner still faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and other counts stemming from the Dec....

Man arrested, but motive unknown in Dallas Zoo monkey theft

Feb. 03, 2023 23:37 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The arrest of a 24-year-old man accused of taking two monkeys from the Dallas Zoo has shed some light on a mysterious string of events there as police said Friday that they’ve also linked him to the escape of a small leopard and a gash in the fence of another monkey habitat. ...

Detainee's death adds to scrutiny of South Carolina jail

Feb. 03, 2023 18:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A detainee's body was found dead about 18 hours after five men beat him in a South Carolina jail where the sheriff said many cell doors don't lock — the latest troubling incident in a detention center described as a “death trap” by the lawyer for a different man found...

Worker acquitted in death of Alzheimer's victim left in heat

Feb. 03, 2023 17:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — One of three assisted living facility workers prosecuted in the death of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease left outside in 100-degree heat has been acquitted. Jurors found Jenny Logan, 52, not guilty of one count of negligent homicide and one count of...

Massachusetts mom to be arraigned in deaths of 3 children

Feb. 03, 2023 17:33 PM EST

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is scheduled to be arraigned from a hospital next week in the deaths of her three children. Lindsay Clancy is facing murder and assault charges after her daughter, Cora, 5, and her son Dawson, 3, were strangled Jan. 24 inside the family...

Menacing charge against Bengals' Joe Mixon is dismissed

Feb. 03, 2023 17:26 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals running back Joe Mixon no longer faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing over allegations that he threatened and pointed a gun at a woman in Cincinnati. A Friday order dismissing the case in Hamilton County Municipal Court said only that the city...

South Carolina's Beamer suspends three freshmen from program

Feb. 03, 2023 17:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer said freshmen Monteque Rhames II, Anthony Rose and Cameron Upshaw were suspended from the football program. There was no reason given for the suspensions in the school's statement Friday. Online records showed Rhames, 18, was...