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2 North Dakota officers cleared in wounding of suspect

Feb. 04, 2023 16:54 PM EST

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota police officers who wounded a suspect in an exchange of gunfire have been cleared of any wrongdoing. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the decision allows Williston officers Tyler Iwen and Jordan Patton to return to active duty. They had...

Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs

Feb. 04, 2023 12:52 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man convicted of shooting at a group of children who threw snowballs at his car in 2020 received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday. WITI-TV reports that prosecutors had asked for a 25-year prison sentence after jurors found William Carson...

Mexican actor Pablo Lyle gets prison for road rage death

Feb. 03, 2023 23:22 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Mexican actor Pablo Lyle was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for involuntary manslaughter after fatally punching a man during a road rage confrontation in Miami in 2019. The sentence came almost four years after Lyle was charged with murder in the death of a...

Jury: Musk didn't defraud investors with 2018 Tesla tweets

Feb. 03, 2023 20:39 PM EST

SAN FRANCISO (AP) — A jury on Friday decided Elon Musk didn’t defraud investors with his 2018 tweets about electric automaker Tesla in a proposed deal that quickly unraveled and raised questions about whether the billionaire had misled investors. The nine-member jury reached its...

Authorities: 2 arrested in California shooting that killed 6

Feb. 03, 2023 19:03 PM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Two gang members were arrested early Friday, one after a gunbattle, in the January massacre of six people including a baby at a central California home associated with a rival gang, the Tulare County sheriff said. Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said Noah David Beard,...

Detainee's death adds to scrutiny of South Carolina jail

Feb. 03, 2023 18:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A detainee's body was found dead about 18 hours after five men beat him in a South Carolina jail where the sheriff said many cell doors don't lock — the latest troubling incident in a detention center described as a “death trap” by the lawyer for a different man found...

Husband and wife get decade in prison for terror support

Feb. 03, 2023 17:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A husband-wife militant duo will spend about a decade in prison after each of them pleaded guilty to trying to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Prosecutors say the man told a law enforcement officer posing as a terrorism sympathizer that he...

Snowboarders sue coach, USOPC in assault, harassment case

Feb. 03, 2023 17:43 PM EST

Olympic bronze medalist Rosey Fletcher has filed a lawsuit accusing former snowboard coach Peter Foley of sexually assaulting, harassing and intimidating members of his team for years, while the organizations overseeing the team did nothing to stop it. Fletcher is a plaintiff in one...

Worker acquitted in death of Alzheimer's victim left in heat

Feb. 03, 2023 17:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — One of three assisted living facility workers prosecuted in the death of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease left outside in 100-degree heat has been acquitted. Jurors found Jenny Logan, 52, not guilty of one count of negligent homicide and one count of...

Michigan judge denies ex-officer's bid to drop murder charge

Feb. 03, 2023 16:40 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge on Friday refused to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against a former Grand Rapids police officer who was fired after shooting a Black motorist in the back of the head during a struggle over a Taser. Christopher...