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Rhode Island man charged in Massachusetts bank robbery

May. 23, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities say a Rhode Island man has been arrested in connection with a Boston-area bank robbery in which the suspect fired a shot into the bank's ceiling and opened fire at a pursuing officer. The FBI says 32-year-old Daniel Rosado was arrested in Providence, Rhode Island at about...

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths

May. 23, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse who authorities suspect of causing the deaths of dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued during a court hearing Wednesday that 68-year-old Genene Jones'...

Kentucky man acquitted in 4-year-old foster son's death

May. 23, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son. News outlets report the Elizabethtown jury returned the verdict Wednesday for 34-year-old Billy Embry-Martin after deliberating for about five hours. Hunter Payton died two years ago from...

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe

May. 23, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is under investigation for corruption related to Qatar's bids to host the 2017 and 2019 track world championships, a judicial official said Thursday. The official told The Associated Press the preliminary charge of "active corruption" was filed...

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime

May. 23, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts have criticized a claim by San Francisco's police chief that a freelance journalist allegedly conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record. San Francisco attorney Duffy Carolan, who represents several media...

Police say woman wounded chasing would-be thieves

May. 23, 2019 9:47 AM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old woman was shot in a leg while chasing would-be car thieves in Council Bluffs. A police news release says Carmen Hernandez and 19-year-old Eric Martinez were awakened just after 4 a.m. Thursday by the sound of someone starting one of their vehicles...

Police searching in southern Idaho for Utah shooting suspect

May. 23, 2019 9:41 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say a manhunt is under way in southern Idaho for a man suspected in a fatal shooting in Utah. Police say 45-year-old Jonathan Llana is a homicide suspect in the case, and they describe him as being armed and dangerous. Police say they believe Llana shot and killed...

Man accused of threatening neighbors with rifle

May. 23, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck police have arrested a man on possible terrorizing charges after he was accused of pointing a rifle at his neighbors. Officers were called to a mobile home park Wednesday about 7 p.m. Authorities say one of the neighbors disarmed the man who went back inside his residence....

Police: 14-year-old boy killed, girl injured in shooting

May. 23, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy has been killed in a shooting near an Ohio elementary school that also left a 14-year-old girl wounded. Columbus police say the shooting was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday. Emergency responders found the boy and girl with gunshot wounds on a...

Daughters of slain officer to sue Tacoma police over death

May. 23, 2019 8:56 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The daughters of a slain Tacoma police officer intend to sue the Tacoma Police Department, claiming Tacoma officers should have arrested the suspect two weeks before their father was killed. KIRO-TV reports Antonia, Gabriella and Victoria Gutierrez on Wednesday filed the notice in...