Crime

August 08, 2018 - 11:09 am
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man shot a female patient and then killed himself at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday, police said. Police were trying to determine the connection between the two, who were found in a fourth-floor room after gunfire rang out around 9:40 a.m. at Westchester Medical...
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August 08, 2018 - 11:04 am
FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two adults are jailed after police found four children who were apparently being kept in small, windowless rooms at their southeast Missouri home. St. Francois County Sheriff Daniel Bullock says officers found the children Tuesday in a home in Farmington,...
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August 08, 2018 - 9:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers they shouldn't arrest her because she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl," police said. Her eyes glossy and bloodshot, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was slurring her words and a breathalyzer showed her blood...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 photo, a No Trespassing sign is displayed in front of a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., at the park that was the focus of the Unite the Right rally. Pressure to take down America’s monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn’t start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college town a year ago gave the issue an explosive momentum. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 08, 2018 - 9:56 am
Pressure to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn't start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college town a year ago gave the issue an explosive momentum. Confederate monuments at public parks, county...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, file photo, Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Democrats pick former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib to run unopposed for the congressional seat that former Rep. John Conyers held for more than 50 years. Tlaib would be the first Muslim woman in Congress. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
August 08, 2018 - 1:36 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 a.m. Former Michigan state lawmkaer Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for a House seat, setting her...
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In this June 30, 2018, photo, Wesley Bell, a candidate for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, addresses the crowd during a protest about the Trump Administration's policy of family separation and detention at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch is facing Ferguson City Councilman Bell, a 43-year-old former prosecutor and judge. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 12:31 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A black Ferguson city councilman claimed victory Tuesday in his race against Bob McCulloch, a seven-term prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County who gained national attention in his handling of the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. With the...
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August 07, 2018 - 10:13 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself into authorities. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after...
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FILE - In this Dec.13, 2017 file photo, president of Venezuelan parliament Julio Borges leaves after receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an award given to Venezuela's opposition, in Strasbourg, eastern France. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro implicated Borges, one of the country’s most prominent opposition leaders, in an alleged assassination attempt using drones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
August 07, 2018 - 10:13 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro went on television Tuesday night to accuse one of Venezuela's most prominent opposition leaders of being linked to a weekend assassination attempt using drones. Maduro said statements from some of the six suspects already arrested pointed to...
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This Aug. 5, 2018 photo shows debris outside the location where people camped near Amalia, N.M. Three women believed to be the mothers of 11 children found hungry and living in a filthy makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico have been arrested, following the weekend arrests of two men, authorities said Monday, Aug. 6. (Jesse Moya/The Taos News via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 9:35 pm
AMALIA, N.M. (AP) — The investigation into a group of starving children found in a desert compound in New Mexico took another dark turn Tuesday, when authorities said they found the remains of a young boy at the squalid property. It's not yet certain the remains are of Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, who would...
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August 07, 2018 - 8:33 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Two police officers have been shot in New Jersey. Authorities say the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. in Camden. The officers were taken to an area hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known. It's unclear what led to the shooting. No other information was...
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