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Police investigate robbery-turned-homicide in Kansas home

Jul. 6, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after finding a homicide victim inside a suburban Kansas City home while responding to a burglary. Olathe police say the burglary was reported around 3 a.m. Sunday in Olathe. The victim was identified as 42-year-old Jessica L. Smith. Police say the killer...

Body discovered on riverbank believed to be burglary suspect

Jul. 6, 2020 2:51 PM EDT

YELM, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state believe a body discovered by a kayaker was a suspect who jumped into a river during a failed burglary attempt. A man's body was found on the shore of the Nisqually River in Yelm July 4, KING-TV reported Sunday. The identity of the man in his mid-40s was not...

Sarasota County sheriff's car broken into outside his home

Jul. 6, 2020 12:23 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's department-issued vehicle was broken into outside his home late Sunday or early Monday morning, officials said The vehicle was parked outside the home of Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight’s home in Venice, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported. Sheriff's...

Man arrested for 2 fatal January shootings at Wichita hotel

Jul. 3, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the fatal shootings in January of another man and a woman in a hotel. The police department said the suspect returned Thursday to Wichita to be booked into the Sedgwick County jail after being arrested outside the U.S....

Man accused of kicking in Lincoln woman's door, beating her

Jul. 3, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Lincoln have arrested a man accused of kicking in a woman’s door and beating her so severely that it left her with multiple broken bones. Police called to the home around 6:20 a.m. Thursday found the 49-year-old woman in her driveway covered in blood and screaming in...

This aerial drone photo shows the Call Federal Credit Union building, front, Tuesday June 16, 2020, in Midlothian, Va. Police were able to obtain geofence search warrants, a tool being increasingly used by law enforcement. The warrant sought location histories kept by Google of cellphones and other devices used within 150 meters (500 feet) of the bank. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Geofence warrants to be tested in Virginia bank robbery case

Jul. 3, 2020 12:18 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was a terrifying bank robbery: Demanding cash in a handwritten note, a man waved a gun, threatened to kill a teller's family, ordered employees and customers onto the floor and escaped with $195,000. Surveillance video gave authorities a lead, showing a man holding a cellphone...

Tennessee man indicted in deaths of ex-girlfriend, infant

Jul. 2, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was indicted in the stabbing deaths of his former girlfriend and their 5-month-old son, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Thursday. Enoch Zarceno Turner, 25, of Shelby County, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse,...

FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020, file photo, Jefferson City, Mo., native and WNBA star Maya Moore, right, calls Jonathan Irons as supporters react in Jefferson City after Cole County Judge Dan Green overturned Irons' convictions in a 1997 burglary and assault case. Moore, a family friend, had supported Irons, sharing his story on a national basis. Irons was freed from prison Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely convicted of burglary and assault charges. (Jeff Haldiman/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)

Missouri man freed from prison with help from WNBA's Moore

Jul. 1, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was freed from prison Wednesday after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely convicted of burglary and assault charges. Moore was on hand when Jonathan Irons,...

Laura Renée Chandler speaks on the steps of Sioux Falls' city hall on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 to announce a new coalition advocating for more accountability in the Sioux Falls police department. (Stephen Groves/Associated Press)

Sioux Falls group calling for more police accountability

Jul. 1, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Advocates for police reform gathered on the front steps of Sioux Falls' city hall on Wednesday to announce they had created a new coalition to advocate for changes to the Sioux Falls Police Department. The group, called the South Dakota Coalition for Justice and Equity, said it...

Man sentenced to life for 2018 shooting at Kansas school

Jul. 1, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for a 2018 shooting outside a Kansas elementary school that killed one man and left another paralyzed. Anthony Grable, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, will not be eligible for parole for 50 years, WDAF-TV reported. He pleaded...