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Brother of gay American who was fatally attacked in Sydney in 1988 says police demonized family

Jun. 08, 2023 23:12 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The brother of a gay American who was attacked and fell from a Sydney cliff top in 1988 said elements within local police had demonized their family over their pursuit of justice. An Australian man was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for...

FBI arrests Texas businessman linked to impeachment of state Attorney General Ken Paxton

Jun. 08, 2023 22:48 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The FBI on Thursday arrested a businessman at the center of the scandal that led to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's historic impeachment, a move that came amid new questions about the men’s dealings raised by financial records the Republican's lawyers made public to try...

Trump indicted: What to know about the documents case and what's next

Jun. 08, 2023 22:19 PM EDT

Donald Trump's indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate has brought renewed attention to one of the most notable cases in Justice Department history. The federal charges represent the biggest legal jeopardy so far for Trump, coming less than...

FBI arrests Texas businessman at center of alleged crimes that led to impeachment of state Attorney General Ken Paxton

Jun. 08, 2023 20:36 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — FBI arrests Texas businessman at center of alleged crimes that led to impeachment of state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Under house arrest, fake heiress Anna 'Delvey' Sorokin launches podcast to rehab public image

Jun. 08, 2023 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a weekday afternoon and Anna Sorokin is on house arrest in a New York apartment building that has been condemned as imminently perilous to life. So she’s attempting to capture outside attention and relieving her boredom in the most quotidian way: starting a podcast. ...

Florida woman who fatally shot neighbor appears in court, sheriff releases details of racist threats

Jun. 08, 2023 20:09 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A white Florida woman charged with shooting and killing her Black neighbor told detectives that she called the victim’s children by racist slurs in the months leading up to the slaying, according to an arrest report released Thursday. Susan Louise...

Main suspect in 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway arrives in US from Peru to face charges

Jun. 08, 2023 19:21 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Joran van der Sloot, the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway, arrived in the United States from Peru on Thursday to face charges that he attempted to extort money from the missing teen's mother. An FBI-operated plane carrying van der...

Nursing home resident pleads guilty to murder, rape of 80-year-old invalid

Jun. 08, 2023 18:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 61-year-old Indianapolis nursing home resident pleaded guilty to murder and rape Thursday in the death of an 80-year-old invalid last year. Dwayne Freeman faces 45 years in prison as part of a plea agreement when he's sentenced June 22 for the crimes against...

Off-duty officer testifies he didn't know just where shots fired from during Parkland massacre

Jun. 08, 2023 18:42 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An off-duty police officer who was on the baseball field at Florida's Parkland high school during the 2018 massacre testified Thursday that he mistook gunshots for fireworks before he realized what was happening and approached the school unarmed. Coral...

Fugitive suspect in 1984 Florida killing arrested 39 years later in California

Jun. 08, 2023 18:42 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man wanted in the 1984 killing of a Florida woman has been arrested in California nearly four decades later, authorities said Thursday. Detectives from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office were traveling to San Diego County to interview Donald Michael...