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Oregon woman sentenced for burglaries during wildfires

Oct. 15, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 35-year-old Oregon woman has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for her role in several burglaries that happened while residents were evacuated from wildfires that sparked over Labor Day weekend in 2020. Sandy Faye Lenox pleaded...

New charges against accused killer of four in Nevada in 2019

Oct. 11, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Douglas County’s district attorney filed a criminal complaint Monday accusing a Salvadoran immigrant of killing two women in Gardnerville after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled he can't be tried for those crimes simultaneously in Washoe County where he is accused of...

Portland police ID officer involved non-fatal shooting

Oct. 11, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland police on Monday released the name of the officer involved in a non-fatal shooting while he was investigating a reported burglary in the Maine city. Portland Police Officer Nevin Rand was called to the area of the Preble Street Soup...

Man accused of shooting Madison police officer

Oct. 11, 2021 07:35 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Fitchburg man was arrested after he allegedly shot a Madison police officer on the city's popular pedestrian mall. The Wisconsin State Journal reported the 19-year-old man shot the officer early Sunday on State Street, a...

Person injured in shooting with police in Portland

Oct. 09, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police investigating a reported burglary shot and injured a person in Portland on Saturday, police said. The Portland Police Department said officers responded to the report of the burglary early Saturday near the Preble Street Soup Kitchen when...

Judge orders 2 life sentences in Topeka double homicide

Oct. 09, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to two life prison terms in the beating and stabbing deaths of a Topeka woman and her cousin. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Richard Showalter, of Greenleaf, won’t be eligible for release for at least...

Sheriff: 95-year-old man runs burglar out of his kitchen

Oct. 07, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

DOZIER, Ala. (AP) — A 95-year-old south Alabama man who heard someone breaking into his home grabbed a weapon and ran off an intruder before summoning deputies, who soon captured a suspect and charged him with burglary, a sheriff said. A senior citizen who lives in the...

Police: Arrest made in Rhodes College student killing

Oct. 05, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Marshals arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a Rhodes College student during an off-campus home invasion in Memphis, Tennessee, police said Tuesday. Rainess Holmes, 36, was arrested by a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force after...

Chicago may pay $1M to estate of man killed in burglary try

Oct. 02, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — What started with three unarmed men attempting to burglarize a Southwest Side electronics store one night in April 2012 ended in a hail of gunfire from Chicago police officers as the friends tried to flee the scene in a stolen van. One of the men died. The other two suffered...

Nevada Supreme Court orders separate trials in four killings

Sep. 30, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four people during a string of crimes in 2019 must be tried separately in both counties where the slayings took place. Prosecutors argued that Wilber Ernesto...