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Shooting victim identified, 5 teens arrested

Jan. 23, 2021 4:02 PM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy shot to death in Connecticut was one of several teens who tried to rob another youth, who opened fire at his attackers, police said Saturday. Waterbury police identified the teen who was killed early Friday morning as Taevan Moshier and also announced five other...

Juvenile robbery suspects captured after crashing into train

Jan. 23, 2021 12:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two juvenile robbery suspects were captured after crashing a car into an Amtrak train while trying to flee police, authorities said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers received a call just before 10 p.m. Friday about a robbery on Mont Carmel Lane. Officers found the suspect...

This undated photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Detective Young Clifton Hobson. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, David Walsh, a Chicago man who was paroled after serving less than 20 years for the 1968 murder of Hobson, was sentenced to life in prison for a 2018 bank robbery, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. (Courtesy of Chicago Police Department via AP)

Man who murdered Chicago cop gets life for bank robbery

Jan. 22, 2021 4:11 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man who was paroled after serving less than 20 years for the 1968 murder of a police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2018 bank robbery, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Judge Gary Feinerman on Wednesday handed the sentence to David Walsh, 74, who...

Officers' use of force probed after man jumps off highway

Jan. 21, 2021 9:55 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man wanted for alleged robbery in Connecticut jumped off a highway in Hartford and fell 70 feet Wednesday night while fleeing police — an incident that prompted an investigation into the use of force by West Hartford officers. State police said the man was taken to a...

Law officers search for teen after south Mississippi slaying

Jan. 20, 2021 9:32 AM EST

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — Law officers in south Mississippi are searching for a 15-year-old they say was involved in the Monday shooting death of a 19-year-old man, authorities said. Moss Point police arrived at the shooting scene Monday night and found Caleb Gabriel Lett, who suffered multiple gunshot...

3 suspects arrested in South Tahoe home invasion robbery

Jan. 19, 2021 5:05 PM EST

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies have arrested three men in South Lake Tahoe as suspects in an attempted home invasion robbery over the weekend. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 4:34 a.m. Saturday to a report of a home invasion robbery at a residence...

NJ high court overturns conviction over 'Shining' reference

Jan. 19, 2021 4:51 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme court has overturned a man's bank robbery conviction because of a prosecutor's reference to a classic horror movie. During closing arguments in the case against Damon Williams, the prosecutor showed jurors a photo from the movie “The Shining”...

Police ID man fatally shot a Belleville store

Jan. 19, 2021 3:25 PM EST

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot over the weekend at a southern Illinois convenience store has been identified as a store employee police believe was shot during an attempted armed robbery. Douglas W. Cimperman, 51, of Belleville, was found wounded in the parking of the ZX gas station and...

Today in History

Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2021. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18, 1911, the first landing of an aircraft on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a safe landing on the deck of the armored...

This image provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Josephus Davis, charged with killing a man  in an apparent attempted robbery while walking his dog a block from his home in north Philadelphia last week. (Philadelphia Police Department via AP)

1 charged with murder in death of man shot walking dog

Jan. 17, 2021 10:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been charged with killing a man shot to death in an apparent attempted robbery while walking his dog a block from his home in north Philadelphia last week, authorities said. Davis Josephus, 20, was charged with murder and related offenses in the death Wednesday night of...