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Michigan governor hopeful pleads not guilty in Jan. 6 riot

Jul. 07, 2022 10:52 AM EDT

A Republican candidate for Michigan governor pleaded not guilty Thursday for his actions during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, when he says he and other supporters of then-President Donald Trump were exercising their free speech rights. Ryan Kelley appeared...

Reward reaches $50K for information in Concord killings

Jul. 07, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A reward has now reached $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or people responsible for killing a Concord couple, New Hampshire authorities said Thursday. Stephen Reid, 67, and Djeswende Reid, 66, left their apartment...

Boyfriend of NY woman whose body was found in trunk arrested

Jul. 07, 2022 08:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The boyfriend of an upstate New York woman who was last seen alive in November 2020 has been charged with her murder more than a year after the woman's body was found in the trunk of an abandoned car in Queens, authorities said. Kareem Flake, 30, was arraigned...

Haiti's struggle worsened in year since slaying of president

Jul. 07, 2022 06:48 AM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A year has passed since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private home where an elite security team was supposed to protect him. Not only have authorities failed to identify and arrest all those who masterminded and financed the killing, but Haiti has...

Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there,...

Man charged with mailing more than 100 threatening letters

Jul. 06, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday, charged with mailing more than 100 threatening letters to journalists, judges, public officials and other individuals in Connecticut and elsewhere. Federal authorities said the 43-year-old from Hamden has been...

Ex-Haiti sports minister repatriated to face rape charges

Jul. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A former Haitian sports minister accused of rape, sexual abuse and indecent exposure was repatriated to Haiti on Wednesday, authorities said. Evans Lescouflair was arrested Saturday in Puerto Rico and then deported to the Dominican Republic before...

Colorado's Polis issues order to protect abortion access

Jul. 06, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Gov. Jared Polis barred state agencies Wednesday from arresting or extraditing anyone seeking or providing reproductive care in Colorado, where the right to abortion was codified in state law this year. Polis issued an executive order that prohibits state agencies...

Police: July 4 mass shooting thwarted in Virginia's capital

Jul. 06, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond, Virginia, said Wednesday that they thwarted a planned July 4 mass shooting after receiving a tip that led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of multiple guns — an announcement that came just two days after a deadly mass shooting on the holiday in a...

North Macedonia: More violence reported at protests

Jul. 06, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Thousands marched through the capital for a fifth consecutive night Wednesday protesting a proposal aiming to break a deadlock in North Macedonia's efforts to join the European Union. Limited violence broke out when a group of people threw stones,...