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Inmate at state prison in Tucson dies; Appears to be suicide

Jan. 24, 2022 18:23 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate at the Arizona state prison in Tucson has died and it appears to be a suicide, authorities said Monday. Officials with the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Re-entry said 39-year-old Michael Walton died Sunday “from an apparent...

Trio arrested for robbing man who cashed an $1,800 check

Jan. 22, 2022 17:50 PM EST

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Three men from southwest Louisiana are in custody in north Louisiana accused of robbing a man who had just cashed an $1,800 check. Bossier Parish Sheriff's detectives said the suspects, all from Lake Charles, Louisiana, agreed to give the man — who is...

Washington teen sentenced to 40 years for murder, robbery

Jan. 22, 2022 13:51 PM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A teenager convicted of two murders and a robbery has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Robbrie Thompson,19, received the sentence Friday in Pierce County Superior Court in western Washington. Thompson, 16 at the time of the killings, was...

Sentence slashed in robbery that led to FBI agent's death

Jan. 21, 2022 16:31 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A botched bank heist that led to the accidental death of an FBI agent earned convicted robber Francisco Herrera-Genao a 117-year prison sentence. Now, the New Jersey convict, imprisoned since 2007, could be free in as soon as four years because of legislation...

Burger King worker accused of killing girl turns himself in

Jan. 20, 2022 18:08 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Burger King employee accused of inadvertently killing another worker while shooting at a robber has turned himself in to Milwaukee police. Derrick D. Ellis, 34, of Milwaukee, is charged with homicide by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon and possession of a...

Police: 3rd man charged in Black Friday mall shooting

Jan. 20, 2022 15:36 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police have charged a third man in a Black Friday shooting at a North Carolina mall. The Streets at Southpoint in Durham was packed with post-Thanksgiving shoppers on Nov. 26, when two men approached a jewelry vendor and one tried to rob him, police said. The...

Prison for teen who pleaded guilty in college student death

Jan. 19, 2022 17:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The teenager who admitted to the stabbing death of a New York City college student was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years to life in prison. Rashaun Weaver had pleaded guilty in December to murder and robbery in the killing of Tessa Majors in 2019. ...

July trial set for Kentucky man charged in Indiana killing

Jan. 19, 2022 15:34 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A judge set a July trial Wednesday for a Kentucky man charged in the 2018 slaying of a Terre Haute man. Vigo Superior Court Judge John Roach ordered Zavius E. King, 28, of Louisville, Kentucky, held without bond and set his jury trial for July 11. ...

3 teens charged in shooting of off-duty Milwaukee detective

Jan. 18, 2022 16:49 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three teens were charged Tuesday in the shooting of an-duty Milwaukee police detective who intervened during an armed robbery after one of the suspects was unsuccessful in an attempted carjacking. The alleged shooter, Keasean Ellis-Brown, 18, of Milwaukee, is...

Texas deputies fatally shoot suspect in earlier shooting

Jan. 18, 2022 07:47 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a Houston restaurant manager was shot and killed by deputies in northeast Houston, according to Harris County sheriff's officials. The 28-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was shot multiple times Monday after he...