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'Boogaloo' member sentenced to 2 years on machine gun charge

Jan. 18, 2022 19:03 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man who authorities say is a self-proclaimed member of the anti-government “boogaloo” movement and had discussed a willingness to kill police was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison. Michael Dahlager, 27, of St. Cloud, pleaded guilty last...

White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags

Jan. 18, 2022 16:01 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue in a 10-hour standoff that ended in his death was checked against law enforcement databases before entering the U.S. but raised no red flags, the White House said Tuesday. Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old...

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Jan. 18, 2022 00:42 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregants...

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the...

Ex-NJ police chief granted delay on reporting to prison

Jan. 16, 2022 12:53 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by a former New Jersey police chief to delay reporting to federal prison to serve a 28-month sentence on a conviction of lying to the FBI during a hate crime investigation. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler agreed last week that...

Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead

Jan. 16, 2022 00:19 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan. One of...

FBI, National Park Service seek help after body found

Jan. 13, 2022 13:28 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI and the National Park Service are asking for the public's help in an investigation into the discovery of a body along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina last year. A news release from the park service says parkway personnel received a report...

Grand jury will investigate election equipment tampering

Jan. 13, 2022 12:51 PM EST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury will investigate allegations of tampering with election equipment and official misconduct in a Colorado county where the clerk is being investigated for an alleged security breach of elections equipment, prosecutors said Thursday. In joint...

Man arrested in Mexico for sex with Minnesota teen in 2000

Jan. 12, 2022 18:18 PM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl was apprehended in Mexico on Wednesday, 21 years after he fled following his arrest in Minnesota, according to law enforcement. Curtis Lee Brovold, 67, was accused of having sex with the girl from Moorhead,...

Police find no evidence Dayton mass shooter targeted sister

Jan. 12, 2022 12:18 PM EST

The gunman who killed nine people in 2019 outside a crowded strip of nightclubs in Dayton apparently shot all his victims — including his younger sister — at random, police said in a report that stopped short of making a final conclusion. The investigative report released by...