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Man charged in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

Dec. 06, 2021 18:48 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors filed charges Monday against a 29-year-old man in the fatal shooting of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, last week at their Beverly Hills home. Aariel Maynor is also charged with the...

Another Mississippi inmate asks state to set execution date

Dec. 03, 2021 17:26 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi death row inmate says he wants the state to start planning his execution — a request that comes weeks after another Mississippi prisoner surrendered appeals and was put to death. “I ask to see that my execution should be carried...

Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

Dec. 02, 2021 16:53 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, police said Thursday. ...

Slithering 'snake burglar' steals thousands from CA salon

Dec. 01, 2021 20:39 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police were looking for a man dubbed the “snake burglar" who wriggled his way through a Southern California business and fled with several thousands dollars. Surveillance video showed the man slithering on his belly at the Rustic Roots salon...

Florida man charged with killing 21-year-old woman in 1983

Dec. 01, 2021 11:15 AM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who had long been considered a person of interest in the killing of a 21-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested after 38 years, officials said. Ralph Williams, 59, was arrested Monday in Jacksonville and charged with the death of...

Michigan office of US Rep. Dingell broken into, vandalized

Nov. 30, 2021 11:30 AM EST

A suburban Detroit office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has been broken into and ransacked, with memorabilia belonging to her late husband and longtime Congressman John Dingell damaged. Dingell reported the break-in at the office in Dearborn on Monday and said it was being...

Police kill suspect, charge alleged lookout with his murder

Nov. 30, 2021 08:36 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida killed a man they suspected of burglarizing vehicles, and then charged an alleged lookout with murder in his death. Coral Gables police responding to a vehicle burglary report early Sunday found a car with a smashed...

Germany: Burglars knock hole in wall to steal Lego bricks

Nov. 30, 2021 07:42 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German police are looking for witnesses after burglars broke through the wall of a toy store to steal dozens of Lego sets. Police said Tuesday that the theft took place over the weekend in the western town of Lippstadt. The burglars...

2 stolen bulldogs, 1 still missing on Long Island

Nov. 28, 2021 15:37 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — There’s been joy and anxiety for the owners of two French bulldogs on Long Island over the holiday weekend. One of the pooches was stolen during a Thanksgiving Day burglary in Huntington, and her owners offered a $5,000 reward. To the relief...

Chief: Officer fatally shoots man suspected of vehicle theft

Nov. 28, 2021 11:47 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Police officers responding to a call about vehicle thefts on Sunday morning fatally shot one of the supects, officials said. Coral Gables police officers arriving at the scene observed two people breaking into a U-Haul pickup truck. ...