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City, county to pay $1.3M to man after conviction overturned

Nov. 15, 2019 1:05 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio city and county have agreed to pay a total of $1.3 million to a man who spent 23 years in prison for a 1995 murder conviction that was overturned when DNA evidence pointed to another suspect. Cleveland.com reports Cleveland will pay 62-year-old Evin King $750,000 and Cuyahoga...

Phoenix man found dead in backyard; police say it’s homicide

Nov. 15, 2019 12:20 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police say they’re investigating a homicide case after a man was found dead in the backyard of his west Phoenix home. They say the body of 33-year-old Gabriel Anton was discovered Tuesday night. Police say it’s unclear what caused Anton's death and they haven’t...

Woman charged in May crash death of man on mobility scooter

Nov. 14, 2019 9:40 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman is charged in the May death of a man using a mobility scooter who police say was hit by her car. Hamden police Capt. Ronald Smith says 74-year-old Robert Sheard was in the street when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 69-year-old Rosemary Kaliscak. The police...

5 suspects arrested in Halloween Airbnb party shooting

Nov. 14, 2019 8:57 PM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Four men were arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder in the deaths of five people in a shooting at a Halloween party at an Airbnb rental home in the San Francisco Bay Area. A fifth man was arrested on a charge of being an accessory to the crime, the Contra Costa Sheriff’s...

Records: Baby who died suffered at least a dozen injuries

Nov. 14, 2019 8:48 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania court records show the chilling details of the injuries suffered by an 8-month-old baby who died. Luis Francisco Quinones, of Harrisburg, was charged in the death of his girlfriend’s son earlier this month after an autopsy found the child had suffered at least a...

Documents reveal sexual abuse at California women’s prisons

Nov. 14, 2019 8:25 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A state prison inmate incarcerated at the Central California Women’s Facility was awaiting her group therapy session on Aug. 23, 2017. She stepped backward in her cell toward the door, where Correctional Officer Israel Trevino waited with waist restraints. As he attached the...

Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

Nov. 14, 2019 7:19 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina after killing his father in their home was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. Jesse Osborne targeted Townville Elementary School because he had spent seven years there....

Marysville man fatally shot, woman arrested

Nov. 14, 2019 6:32 PM EST

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Marysville man was fatally shot and a woman has been arrested. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Courtney O’Keefe says detectives responded to a report of a man accidentally shooting himself at a residence around midnight Thursday. She...

Las Cruces man accused of fatally stabbing wife now jailed

Nov. 14, 2019 6:32 PM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police in Las Cruces say a man suspected of fatally stabbing his wife has been released from a hospital and booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center. They say 44-year-old Juan Lopez-Banos is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of 41-year-old Amberly...

Man sentenced to 25 years for role in Iron Range murder

Nov. 14, 2019 6:31 PM EST

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — A Hibbing man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the killing of a man in the woods of northern Minnesota. Twenty-one-year-old Anthony Howson was sentenced Thursday. WDIO-TV reports Howson declined to say anything at sentencing. He will receive credit for time...