Crime

This undated booking photo provided by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Krystal Jean Lee Kenney. Kenney, 32, has pleaded guilty, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, to a charge that she tampered with evidence connected to the high-profile disappearance of a Colorado woman. Kenney entered the plea Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 to the charge related to the death of Kelsey Berreth, who was last seen on Thanksgiving. (Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 1:28 pm
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A woman said Friday that she helped thwart an investigation into the disappearance of a Colorado woman who authorities believe was killed by her fiance, but her motive and the nature of her relationship with the suspected killer remains a mystery. She also agreed to...
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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the state Senate in Richmond, Va., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. California college professor Vanessa Tyson has made an allegation of sexual assault against Fairfax. He has denied the allegations, casting them as a political smear. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, a development that could complicate the party's effort to defeat President Donald Trump next year. Three of the state's top Democrats are engulfed in a scandal that has shaken the state...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. Conway says she was grabbed and shaken by a woman at a Mexican restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland, late last year. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2019 - 9:41 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman faces charges she assaulted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in front of her teenage daughter during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a suburb of Washington, D.C. Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was charged in November with...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Police say an American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain's Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk. The Greater Manchester Police force said Friday that police "received a report that an airline pilot may have been under the influence of alcohol" at the airport in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Sierra Leone's president has declared a national emergency over rape and sexual violence, saying perpetrators are getting younger and their acts more violent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 08, 2019 - 8:48 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's president has declared a national emergency over rape and sexual violence, saying perpetrators are getting younger and their acts more violent. In a keynote address on Thursday, President Julius Maada Bio said hundreds of cases of rape and sexual assault...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:21 am
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — Police say a Texas woman used her granddaughter's scooter to defend herself against a pair of machete-wielding men wearing clown masks who attempted to rob the woman and her husband. Police say Aretha Cardinal and her husband, Joseph Nelson, were in the driveway of their...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file pool photo, Nathan Sutherland, accused of raping and impregnating a patient at Hacienda HealthCare, is arraigned in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Ariz. The rape of an incapacitated woman at this facility is driving Arizona to catch up to 10 states with laws or regulations governing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse inside long-term care facilities. Renewed attention on safeguarding vulnerable residents at care centers comes after an incapacitated woman gave birth at the Phoenix facility in Dec. 2018. (Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)
February 08, 2019 - 8:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities following the rape of an incapacitated Phoenix woman who later gave birth. Cameras are most commonly...
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February 08, 2019 - 5:15 am
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — A New Zealander held in police custody for several days on suspicion of links to extremist rebels has been freed by a Kenyan court. Sulub Warfaa, 36, said he was pleased to be released, speaking to journalists outside the court in Garissa, in western Kenya. Warfaa was arrested...
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A chimney, the last remaining original structure from the days when survivors of the Clotilda, the last known slave ship brought into the United States, inhabited the area, stands in an abandoned lot in Africatown in Mobile, Ala., on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. After years of watching the steady decline, descendants of the freed slaves who established Africatown are trying to create new ties and, perhaps, rebuild a community that’s in danger of fading away. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
February 08, 2019 - 3:58 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The years have been hard on Africatown USA. Established by the last boatload of Africans abducted into slavery and shipped to the United States just before the Civil War, the coastal Alabama community now shows scarcely a trace of its founders. Industrial development choked off...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. An independent U.N. human rights expert says authorities in Saudi Arabia quietly held a second court hearing for 11 people facing charges over the killing of Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
February 08, 2019 - 2:29 am
GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia quietly held a second court hearing for 11 people facing charges over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an independent U.N. human rights expert said, criticizing the kingdom for its lack of transparency in the proceedings over the grisly slaying. Agnes Callamard...
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