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13-year-old arrested in Cinco de Mayo shooting that hurt 5

May. 19, 2022 08:19 AM EDT

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — A 13-year-old central Washington boy is accused of shooting five people during a Cinco de Mayo festival. The teen is being held at the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center on suspicion of five counts of first-degree assault in connection with the May 6...

Man in Japan gambles COVID town funds mistakenly sent to him

May. 19, 2022 06:30 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but it was mistakenly wired to a bank account of a resident who refused to return it and spent most of it on online gambling, police said. Sho Taguchi, a 24-year-old...

Police ID man held in Calif. in Vegas casino manager's death

May. 18, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man with a criminal history who was arrested in Southern California in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager trying to stop a purse snatching was identified by police on Wednesday as Samuel Fredrick Schmid. Schmid, 28, of Las Vegas was arrested...

Man held in deadly Las Vegas lounge shooting takes plea deal

May. 18, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eleven attempted murder charges were dropped and a 44-year-old ex-convict pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single felony charge in a deadly shootout at a Las Vegas lounge that killed a man and injured at least 12 others. Lee Frank Wilson admitted being a felon in...

Police: Man charged in fatal shooting outside Virginia bar

May. 18, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged in a March shooting that killed a newspaper reporter and two other young bystanders when a fight broke out at closing time outside a Norfolk bar, police announced Wednesday. One of the victims was Sierra Jenkins, 25, of Norfolk, a...

Appeals court: Elderly man incompetent for murder trial

May. 18, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court ruling that an elderly South Dakota man accused in a 1974 fatal stabbing isn’t competent to stand trial. New DNA testing led to the arrest of Algene Vossen in the death of 74-year-old Mable Herman...

Lawmaker's arrest is latest sex claim to roil UK Parliament

May. 18, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. Conservative lawmaker was released on bail Wednesday while police investigate allegations of rape and sexual assault against him, the latest in a series of sexual misconduct allegations that have led some to label Britain's Parliament a toxic workplace. The...

16-year-old arrested in fatal stabbing of Connecticut teen

May. 18, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A 16-year-old was arrested Wednesday on charges of stabbing another teenager to death and wounding three others in Connecticut over the weekend, police said. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released, is charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of...

Florida killer clown trial delayed again -- for a sixth time

May. 18, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has reluctantly delayed the trial of a woman accused of dressing like a clown and fatally shooting her lover's wife more than 30 years ago after defense attorneys said they're having a hard time contacting witnesses. The trial for Sheila...

Kent man charged with beating his roommate to death

May. 18, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

KENT, Wash. (AP) — A Kent man who is an experienced boxer was charged Tuesday with beating his roommate to death 13 days after he was last released from prison, according to King County prosecutors. Kent police arrested Phillip Frazier, 59, early Friday at a “transitional home”...