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Son, grandson charged in North Carolina diner owner's death

May. 24, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of a North Carolina diner owner have been charged in an assault which led to her death, a sheriff's office said. WLOS reported Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin said Austin Amos Kennedy Byrnside, 22, was charged with...

Vegas in casino manager slaying suspect balks at court date

May. 23, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested in Southern California as a fugitive in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager refused to appear in court Monday for a hearing on murder and other charges. A Las Vegas judge ordered court officials to bring Samuel Fredrick Schmid to...

Workers fend off attempted heist of California jewelry store

May. 23, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Four intruders armed with hammers attempted to rob a Southern California jewelry store but were blocked by employees who fought back. The Orange County Register reports four people dressed in black burst into Princess Bride Diamonds at noon on Sunday...

No arrests made yet in fatal shooting of Albuquerque woman

May. 22, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police still are investigating a shooting at a gas station in March that left an Albuquerque woman dead. They said a man and three teenagers are suspects in the case, but no arrests have been made yet. Two of the suspects were going to a city...

Parole canceled for man who killed 3 in Washington state bar

May. 20, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has overturned a decision to grant parole to man who killed three tavern workers during a robbery in 1980. Timothy Pauley was 21 when he and associate Scott Carl Smith robbed the Barn Door Tavern near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport...

2 dead after assault, police shooting in San Francisco

May. 20, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco authorities were investigating the deaths of two men after an incident in which police responded to a report of an assault in progress and officers fired shots. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday. Police did not say whether the...

Deadly Fresno police shooting under investigation

May. 20, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno police killed an armed man they said charged at them Thursday and authorities opened fire in a second Fresno shooting involving a fleeing robbery suspect who rammed patrol cars, authorities said. A third officer-involved shooting was reported Thursday...

US intel shows Russians fear Mariupol abuse will backfire

May. 18, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has gathered intelligence that shows some Russian officials have become concerned that Russian forces in the ravaged port city of Mariupol are carrying out grievous abuses, a U.S official familiar with the findings said Wednesday. The Russian officials...

Albuquerque Asian-owned businesses getting boost in security

May. 16, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's Asian American community is testing a new way to bolster security for Asian-owned businesses in the wake of two deadly shootings. KOAT-TV reported Sunday that an Albuquerque start-up is trying out an online service that connects armed security...

Review: A landmark NYC police standoff in 'Hold Your Fire'

May. 16, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

When there are so many fictional, burly varieties of heroes so regularly on movie screens, it's jarring to see that the genuine article can be a humble, gaunt former traffic cop who believed in the power of talking. Harvey Schlossberg, who had a doctorate in psychology, is one of the...