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Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere

Jul. 22, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally...

Ames man indicted of federal child pornography charges

Jul. 19, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa State University graduate student accused of sex crimes during his time at the school has been indicted on federal child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Jona Shitaleni Paulus, of Ames, was charged Thursday by a grand jury with one count of receiving...

Man indicted on 11 counts after double fatal hit-and-run

Jul. 19, 2019 8:21 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old Portland man is facing 11 criminal charges from a hit-and-run that killed two women. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Antonio Montgomery was indicted Thursday on two counts of manslaughter, two counts of assault, five counts of failure to perform duties of a driver and...

DMV worker accused of using driver info to steal from cars

Jul. 19, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicles Services worker and her boyfriend have been indicted in an alleged scheme to steal from dozens of cars in the metro area over at least two years using driver's license information. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 37-year-old Valerie Applegate of...

1 year later: An account of the Missouri duck boat sinking

Jul. 19, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The morning of July 19, 2018, had that feel Midwesterners are familiar with: That still, sticky air hinting a stormy day ahead. The National Weather Service would confirm it when it issued a severe thunderstorm watch for southwest Missouri at 11:24 a.m., stretching until 9 that...

Grand jury indicts Maryland man for threatening lawmaker

Jul. 18, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted a Maryland man for threatening a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore said in a news release on Thursday that 42-year-old Darryl Albert Varnum of Westminster threatened to murder an...

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

Jul. 18, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A wholesale drug distributor linked to the flood of opioids into Appalachia and two of its former executives were charged with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of painkiller pills, federal authorities said Thursday. The former executives of Ohio-based Miami-Luken — the...

Syrian refugee indicted on charges he plotted to bomb church

Jul. 18, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal grand jury is accusing a Syrian refugee of plotting to bomb a Christian church in Pittsburgh to inspire Islamic State of Iraq followers. The jury handed up a three-count indictment Wednesday against 21-year-old Pittsburgh resident Mustafa Mousab Alowemer. He's charged with...

Anchorage man indicted for attack on woman using walker

Jul. 18, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage grand jury has indicted a man suspected of stabbing a 74-year-old woman as she used her walker near a park. Twenty-eight-year-old Rigoberto Walker was indicted Wednesday on counts of attempted murder and felony assault. Walker is represented by the Alaska Public...