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Judge removed from long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug and others

Jul. 15, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The judge overseeing the long-running racketeering and gang prosecution against rapper Young Thug and others has been removed from the case after two defendants sought his recusal, citing a meeting the judge held with prosecutors and a state witness. Fulton County...

What's worse than thieves hacking into your bank account? When they steal your phone number, too

Jul. 14, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One Monday morning in May, I woke up and grabbed my cell phone to read the news and scroll through memes. But it was out of cell service. I couldn't make calls or texts. That, though, turned out to be the least of my problems. Using my home Wi-Fi...

Philadelphia won't seek death penalty in Temple U. officer's death. Colleagues and family are upset

Jul. 10, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor won't seek the death penalty for a teenager charged with fatally shooting a Temple University officer, a decision that angered the victim's colleagues and relatives. District Attorney Larry Krasner, a former civil rights lawyer,...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor's security detail shoots man during attempted carjacking, authorities say

Jul. 09, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s security detail shot an armed man during an attempted carjacking in the early morning hours, according to court documents. It happened as two deputy U.S. Marshals were on duty in a government car in Washington,...

Young Thug's trial on hold as defense tries to get judge removed from case

Jul. 01, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The judge overseeing the racketeering and gang prosecution against Young Thug and others on Monday put the long-running trial on hold until another judge rules on requests by several defendants that he step aside from the case. Lawyers for the rapper and several...

Man arrested in Colorado triple-shooting after crash and intensive search

Jun. 26, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in southern Colorado allegedly killed a man by shooting him in the head, and wounded two others, according to court documents. Henry Corral, 44, was taken into custody following an intensive search that authorities said...

Trump lawyers in classified docs case ask judge to suppress evidence seized during Mar-a-Lago search

Jun. 25, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump on Tuesday asked the judge presiding over his classified documents case to prevent prosecutors from using as evidence boxes of records seized during an FBI search of his Florida estate. The arguments marked the conclusion of a...

Alabama man accused of killings in 2 states enters not guilty pleas to Oklahoma murder charges

Jun. 25, 2024 09:33 AM EDT

SALLISAW, Okla. (AP) — An Alabama man accused in a string of killings in Oklahoma and Alabama has pleaded not guilty to two Oklahoma killings. The pleas were entered on behalf of Stacy Lee Drake, 50, during a Monday court appearance, KHBS-TV reported. He faces two charges of...

Triple-shooting suspect captured after intensive search across Colorado farmland

Jun. 23, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

ALAMOSA, Colorado (AP) — The suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and two others with critical injuries was captured Sunday following an intensive search across a huge area of southern Colorado. Officers went door to door as aircraft searched overhead for Henry Corral,...

Pursuit of Milwaukee carjacking suspects ends with police shooting 2 teens in stolen vehicle

Jun. 21, 2024 01:22 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A police pursuit of carjacking suspects in Milwaukee ended Thursday with police firing into the vehicle and injuring two teens, one of whom was pregnant and lost her baby, Milwaukee police said. Officers tried to stop the stolen vehicle just before 2:30 p.m. on...