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This image released by the Gronninger Museum on Monday March 30, 2020, shows Dutch master Vincent van Gogh's painting titled

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed by virus

Mar. 30, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police and the museum said Monday. The Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam said “The Parsonage Garden at...

Louisiana couple accused of stealing $1,000 worth of beer

Mar. 10, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana couple accused of swiping more than $1,000 worth of beer from the shelves of Target stores was arrested on theft charges Sunday, sheriff's office records show. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies began investigating the beer burglaries last week, according to the agency....

Jefferson City, Mo., native and WNBA star Maya Moore, right, calls Jonathan Irons as supporters react Monday, March 9, 2020, in Jefferson City after Cole County Judge Dan Green overturned Irons' convictions in a 1997 burglary and assault case. Moore, a family friend, had supported Irons, sharing his story on a national basis. (Jeff Haldiman/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)

Judge tosses convictions in case championed by WNBA's Moore

Mar. 9, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

Maya Moore has always been known for hitting the big shot on the grandest stage. She just got the biggest assist of her career. A judge on Monday overturned the 1997 burglary and assault convictions of a Missouri man, Jonathon Irons, whose case has been championed by the WNBA star to the point she stepped away...

German police: At least 7 involved in Dresden jewelry theft

Mar. 5, 2020 9:06 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — At least seven people were involved in the November theft of 18th-century jewels from a unique collection in Dresden, German authorities said Thursday as they released a sketch of one possible suspect. A large diamond brooch, a diamond epaulette and other treasures were taken from...

Off-duty Florida deputy shoots man who broke into her house

Feb. 26, 2020 11:16 AM EST

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — An off-duty Florida sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a man who broke into her home using an ax. The deputy was at her home in Apopka with her children Tuesday night when the man tried to break through the door with an ax, Orange County Sheriff John Mina said. The man got inside the...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows James Erin McKinney, who received death sentences after being convicted of murder in two 1991 killings in metro Phoenix. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 rejected a bid by McKinney to seek a new sentencing trial. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP,File)

US Supreme Court upholds death sentences of Arizona man

Feb. 25, 2020 6:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentences for an Arizona inmate who was convicted of killing two people in home burglaries nearly 30 years ago and now wants a jury to consider abuse he suffered as a child. Justice Brett Kavanaugh, writing for the court's...

Appeals court blocks release of ''Bolder Than Most' rapist

Feb. 25, 2020 12:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California appeals court on Monday blocked the release of a man dubbed the “Bolder Than Most" rapist who was charged with a string of bizarre and brutal attacks in the San Diego area in the 1980s. The 4th District Court of Appeals reversed the decision of a judge to grant the...

Coroner finds evidence Hollywood therapist was strangled

Feb. 20, 2020 9:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prominent family therapist and former fiancee of comedian Drew Carey appears to have been strangled before she was thrown off the third-floor balcony of her Hollywood Hills apartment, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said Thursday. An ex-boyfriend is facing charges. Dr. Amie...

LA man charged with killing ex, prominent family therapist

Feb. 19, 2020 9:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend, a prominent family therapist and the former fiancee of comedian Drew Carey, was charged Wednesday with her murder. Dr. Amie Harwick died over the weekend after Gareth Pursehouse allegedly threw her over the third-floor balcony of...

Sheriff: Prison reform advocate planted guns for jail break

Feb. 19, 2020 4:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate was preparing to stage a jail break when he hid loaded guns and ammunition in a new jail that was under construction, Tennessee authorities said Wednesday. Alex Friedmann, a former prisoner turned crusader against private prisons and a longtime...