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What's next as Congress ramps up investigations of Jan. 6

Apr. 13, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than three months after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, Congress is still trying to figure out how to move forward and prevent future attacks. While the Senate has already heard testimony from law enforcement leaders who were responsible...

State police investigating shooting of northern Illinois man

Apr. 12, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

LENA, Ill. (AP) — An investigation is underway by Illinois State Police into the fatal shooting of an allegedly armed man seen attempting to enter a bank, officials said Monday. David W. Determan, 52, of Lena was shot by city police and Stephenson County Sheriff’s...

Examiner’s office: Teen died of starvation, neglect

Apr. 12, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A teenager in Vancouver, Washington died of starvation and neglect, according to the county medical examiner. Vancouver police have been investigating the circumstances since Karreon R. Franks, 15, died at a local hospital in late November, The...

Scottsdale police investigating a suspected suicide case

Apr. 12, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police on Monday released the names of a married couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in Scottsdale. They said 36-year-old Royce Dale Lillard III is suspected of fatally shooting his wife and barricading himself in their Scottsdale home...

Wake County won't pursue criminal complaint of Louis DeJoy

Apr. 12, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wake County’s District Attorney’s Office has decided not to pursue a criminal investigation into allegations that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy reimbursed former employees for political donations prior to taking up his government post. ...

Police seeking suspect following shooting of 2, 1 fatally

Apr. 12, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting two people in Hutchinson over the weekend, one of whom died. The shooting happened just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Hutchinson police said. Police were alerted when officers on patrol in the area...

'Skilled predator' FBI boss harassed 8 women, watchdog finds

Apr. 12, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One woman carried a ruler at FBI headquarters so she could smack James Hendricks’ hands when he reached for her legs and breasts. Another went home shaken after he tugged on her ear and kissed her cheek during a closed-door meeting. And when Hendricks...

2 police shootings in 2 days in Rockford

Apr. 12, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Two separate police shootings in the northern Illinois community of Rockford over the weekend left one man dead and another injured, authorities said. According to the Rockford Register Star, the first shooting happened on at about 5:45 p.m. on...

Weekend fire kills 2 in West Virginia, cause unknown

Apr. 12, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia are investigating a weekend fire that killed two people in Princeton. The state Fire Marshal's Office said on Twitter that the victims of Saturday's fire were a 56-year-old female and a 36-year-old male. Their names...

New this week: 'Big Shot,' 'Mare of Easttown' and 'Monday'

Apr. 12, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Sebastian Stan’s devoted followers are certainly getting a fair amount of him...