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Aberdeen man sentenced for choking woman, drug possession

May. 10, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to five years in prison for choking a woman and for possessing methamphetamine. Darrell Two Hearts, 41, pleaded guilty to felony domestic aggravated assault stemming from a 2020 choking incident and to felony...

Colorado police seek motive in party shooting that killed 7

May. 10, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A shooting at a birthday party inside a trailer park home in Colorado Springs that killed six people before the gunman took his own life stunned a state weary of gun violence just weeks after another Colorado mass shooting killed 10 people. Police on...

1 killed, suspect caught in shooting at U.S. customs office

May. 10, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man was fatally shot outside a U.S. Customs and Immigration Services building in central Florida on Monday, and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The shooting happened in an office park in south Orlando, police said. ...

Man held in firebomb attack on Los Angeles police station

May. 10, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man threw a firebomb at a Los Angeles police station and was chased down by officers and arrested, police said Monday. No one was hurt in the weekend attack. Jonathan Rosin, 24, approached the Topanga station at 12:55 a.m. Sunday, lit a glass bottle...

French serial killer dies at 79 in secure hospital unit

May. 10, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A French serial killer sentenced twice to life imprisonment for the murder of eight women has died Monday at 79, the Paris prosecutor said. Michel Fourniret, one of France’s most notorious serial killers, died in a secure unit of a Paris hospital,...

Police in Thailand arrest 3 journalists who fled Myanmar

May. 10, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Three senior journalists working for a news agency in Myanmar who fled after the military government ordered its operations to stop have been arrested by police in northern Thailand, their editor said Monday. The three work for DVB, also known as...

Review: CNN anchor Jake Tapper fails in covering a thriller

May. 10, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

Devil May Dance,” by Jake Tapper (Little, Brown) As Jake Tapper’s new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” opens in the year 1960, New York Republican Congressman Charlie Marder is being extorted by none other than the U.S. attorney general. ...

Lafayette Square near the White House reopens to public

May. 10, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lafayette Square, the park across from the White House, reopened Monday to the public nearly a year after federal authorities fenced off the area at the height of nationwide protests over policing following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...

Ohio televangelist who drew scrutiny, lawsuits dead at 99

May. 10, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based televangelist Ernest Angley has died at age 99, according to the self-named ministry he led for decades. Angley, whose base of operation was Grace Cathedral in Cuyahoga Falls outside Akron, died on Friday. A cause of death was not...

Police: Teen who struck cyclist was using social media

May. 10, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old driver who fatally struck a cyclist in Coralville last month was speeding and using social media at the time of the accident. The incident happened April 6, killing 36-year-old Andrew Pavlovec of North Liberty. The...