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London police charge man with murder of teacher Sabina Nessa

Sep. 27, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police charged a 36-year-old man on Monday with the murder of Sabina Nessa, a primary school teacher killed as she walked to meet a friend in London. The Metropolitan Police force said Koci Selamaj, from Eastbourne on England's south coast, faced...

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

Sep. 27, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. A...

Detention deputy arrested twice over domestic incidents

Sep. 27, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County sheriff's detention deputy was arrested twice Sunday stemming from separate incidents involving his domestic partner. Detention deputy Aareon White was arrested by Wichita police on allegations of misdemeanor domestic violence...

Army: Soldier says she was assaulted by Afghan refugees

Sep. 27, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

A soldier reported that she was assaulted by a small group of Afghan refugees at a shelter complex set up for the refugees in New Mexico, Fort Bliss officials said. A Fort Bliss statement said the assault happened Sept. 19 at the Fort Bliss Doña Ana County Range Complex...

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

Sep. 27, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly has long faced and denied allegations of lurid behavior and sex abuse. A jury has now found him guilty of sex trafficking in a federal trial in New York stemming from those allegations. A timeline of Kelly’s life: — Jan....

Police: Man shot, killed while eating breakfast at cafe

Sep. 27, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The victim of a weekend shooting in Providence was having breakfast in a restaurant when he was killed, police said Monday. Jorge Garcia, 38, was eating at the counter of Roque’s Cafe with a friend at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday when the shooter...

Kansas undersheriff arrested for aggravated domestic battery

Sep. 27, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

KINSLEY, Kan. (AP) — The undersheriff of a south-central county in Kansas was arrested Monday in relation to a domestic violence incident over the weekend. Edwards County Undersheriff Robert “Bobby” Blackwell was arrested for aggravated domestic battery, the Kansas...

Ex Idaho lawmaker charged with rape is arrested in Georgia

Sep. 27, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho state lawmaker charged with rape earlier this month has been arrested in Georgia. Aaron von Ehlinger is being held without bond in the Clayton County, Georgia jail on a “fugitive from justice” charge, according to court records....

Pedestrian struck, killed by driver who had been shot

Sep. 27, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 35-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to help his brother with a disabled vehicle by a driver who had been shot in Milwaukee, according to authorities. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday identified the man who died...

Woman accused of throwing kids in lake back in Louisiana

Sep. 27, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT,La. (AP) — A woman accused of throwing two of her children into a Louisiana lake has been extradited from Texas to Louisiana, where she faces a murder charge that could send her to jail for life. Ureka Black, 32, of Shreveport, is accused of throwing her...