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Police in Charlotte shoot, seriously injure robbery suspect

Jun. 26, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say they shot and seriously injured an armed robbery suspect after he opened fire on officers. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it received a call Sunday before 1 p.m. about an armed robbery on Tuckaseegee Road. ...

Man pardoned by former Ky. governor faces assault charges

Jun. 25, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man pardoned by former Gov. Matt Bevin, who said the man will do “great things with his life,” is facing assault and strangulation charges. The Kentucky Enquirer reports 20-year-old Johiem Bandy, of Covington, is charged with strangulation,...

Arrested Glendale teens wanted to 'murder a police officer'

Jun. 23, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two teenage boys in Glendale are accused of opening fire on police officers in an unprovoked attack. Glendale authorities said Wednesday both boys, ages 13 and 14, have been booked on several felony charges including aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of...

Teen pleads guilty in Baltimore shooting of Israeli man

Jun. 23, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Israeli man who was visiting Baltimore for a wedding last year. Rasheed Morris, 17, is the second of three people charged in the May 2021 shooting death of Efraim Gordon,...

Police fatally shoot liquor store robber in Ponca City

Jun. 22, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) — Police in Ponca City have fatally shot a man who robbed a liquor store., according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Police were called Monday night after the man left the store located in a strip mall on foot with the alcohol, the OSBI said. ...

Man gets 20 years for taking teen on interstate road trip

Jun. 21, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been sentenced in California to 20 years in prison for taking a 15-year-old girl on a three-month interstate road trip during which he gave the teen meth and had an unlawful sexual relationship with her, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. ...

Supreme Court limits reach of federal gun crime law

Jun. 21, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun. The 7-2 decision united both conservative and liberal justices, though one dissenting justice compared the result to "Alice in...

Wichita man pleads guilty in fatal AutoZone shooting

Jun. 21, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two counts of attempted robbery in the 2020 shooting death of an AutoZone store employee. Lamonte Lucas entered the pleas last week and will be sentenced on July 22 for the killing of 40-year-old...

NC Supreme Court reinstates conviction in co-worker's death

Jun. 18, 2022 07:58 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court reinstated a man's murder and robbery convictions in the death of his co-worker on Friday, reversing an appellate ruling that had declared the circumstantial evidence at trial was too weak for guilty verdicts. A divided panel of...

EXPLAINER: The scandal engulfing South Africa's president

Jun. 17, 2022 04:19 AM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa could face criminal charges and is already facing calls to step down over claims that he tried to cover up the theft of millions of dollars in U.S. currency that was hidden inside furniture at his game farm. The...