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Vegas lawyers: 2 sides to Flavor Flav domestic battery case

Oct. 19, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from a scuffle with his girlfriend at home in suburban Las Vegas, his attorneys said Tuesday. The 62-year-old former rapper, hip-hop and reality TV star, whose legal name...

Judge won't lower bail in case of apparent road-rage killing

Oct. 19, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Tuesday refused to lower bail for a Chicago man accused of fatally shooting a Twin Cities man on a Minnesota highway after an apparent road-rage incident. Jamal L. Smith, 33, is being held on $3.5 million bond in connection with the July...

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

Oct. 19, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry. ...

Hinds sheriff: Inmate dies after being attacked by 2 others

Oct. 19, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — An inmate in a Mississippi jail has died after being assaulted by two other detainees, authorities say. Hinds County Interim Sheriff Marshand Crisler told news outlets Tuesday that Michael Richardson was attacked Monday inside the general...

Trump aims to countersue sex assault accuser who sued him

Oct. 19, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump wants to countersue a former “Apprentice” contestant who accused him of defaming her when he denied her sexual assault allegations. Saying that Trump is being harassed to keep him from speaking freely, his lawyer asked...

Coach for AAU basketball team founded by WNBA player charged

Oct. 19, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coach in an AAU girl's basketball program founded by a former WNBA player was charged Tuesday with child enticement for the alleged sexual abuse of three players. Danny Lawhorn, 30, of Hartford, who was already in custody on state charges of...

Milwaukee police ask for help to find missing 3-year-old boy

Oct. 19, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police said Tuesday that any further searches for a missing 3-year-old boy will depend on whether they receive credible information from the public on his disappearance. Authorities have conducted several searches in Milwaukee, Washington and...

Man arrested, hospitalized after 3 killed in south Georgia

Oct. 19, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

DAWSON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing three people in southwest Georgia remained hospitalized Tuesday, a day after he was arrested. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Monday charged 54-year-old Larry Eugene Calloway of Parrot with three counts of felony murder...

Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections

Oct. 19, 2021 18:07 PM EDT

TYLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas nurse was convicted Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors say he injected them with air following heart surgeries. The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour before finding William...

Ohio man, 83, faces new murder trial after serving 45 years

Oct. 19, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in Cleveland on Tuesday ordered a new trial for an 83-year-old Ohio man who had previously spent 45 years in prison in the murder of his wife. The visiting Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss the case against...