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Past leader of Utah skating club charged with enticing minor

Dec. 10, 2019 6:31 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former president of a prominent Salt Lake City figure skating club has been arrested on suspicion of trying to set up a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl. Matthew Gregory Shepard was charged Tuesday with enticing a minor, criminal solicitation and attempted sexual...

1 arrested, 1 sought in holiday gunfire that wounded 12

Dec. 10, 2019 6:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One suspect was in custody Tuesday and another was being sought in connection with a Thanksgiving weekend gunfight that injured 12 people at the edge of New Orleans' famous French Quarter. Both suspects were traced to St. Mary Parish in south-central Louisiana, where the arrest was made...

Former CHP officer charged with receiving child pornography

Dec. 10, 2019 6:00 PM EST

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A former California Highway Patrol officer from Redding is charged with receiving child pornography while serving as an officer and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento said. Timothy Allen Horwath, 50, allegedly received videos...

US charges: Mexico ex-security chief took bribes from cartel

Dec. 10, 2019 4:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's former top security chief has been indicted in New York City on charges he accepted a fortune in drug-money bribes from kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel to let it operate with impunity in Mexico. Genaro Garcia Luna, 51, was charged in federal court in...

Third person arrested in shooting death of man in Tuscaloosa

Dec. 10, 2019 4:15 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police arrested a third man Tuesday in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in Tuscaloosa, a spokesman said. Ledell Tavari Jackson, 20, was charged with capital murder in the death of Darius Garner, 21, police told news outlets. Garner was shot to death Sunday night during an...

Auto shop owner accused of hammer attack on suspected thief

Dec. 10, 2019 2:44 PM EST

GRETNA, La. (AP) — An auto body shop owner has been accused of kidnapping a man he believed stole tools from his business and then smashing the man's hands with a hammer during a beating in his shop. Chad Baxter, 37, saw someone on surveillance video last month stealing $7,000 worth of tools from his shop,...

Police: Packages stolen from Wyoming homes, 3 arrested

Dec. 10, 2019 2:14 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities have arrested three people suspected of stealing after dozens of packages went missing from homes over the weekend. KTWO-TV reported Monday that the Casper Police Department confirmed packages were stolen between Thursday and Saturday. Police say a man and two...

Chinese migrants found hiding in appliances at US crossing

Dec. 10, 2019 1:14 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eleven Chinese migrants were discovered hiding in furniture and appliances inside a truck stopped by agents as it entered the U.S. from Mexico at a Southern California border crossing, federal officials said. At least one person was crammed inside a washing machine and another was curled...

Woman charged for hitting woman helping crossing guard

Dec. 10, 2019 12:12 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman who police say used her car to hit another woman helping direct traffic near a school has been arrested. Police charged Matasha Hodges, 41, with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to an affidavit. The affidavit obtained by WZTV-TV said Hodges was...

Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico’s former public security secretary, arrested in US, charged in drug trafficking conspiracy

Dec. 10, 2019 12:03 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico’s former public security secretary, arrested in US, charged in drug trafficking conspiracy.