Crime

FILE - This Sept. 12, 2012 file photo shows glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri, File)
September 26, 2017 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for a Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases at all. Since his time as an Alabama senator, Jeff Sessions has argued...
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September 26, 2017 - 8:42 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio woman drunkenly drove to a sheriff's office after receiving a call to pick up her boyfriend, who had already been arrested for drunken driving. WEWS-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2yF1eHI ) a sergeant at the Stark County Sheriff's Office talked to the woman by...
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September 26, 2017 - 8:25 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say a truck veered off a road and plowed into a woman and the stroller she was pushing, killing her 1-year-old son and leaving the mother hospitalized in critical condition. The medical examiner's office says the boy, Troyonn Berger, died at the scene Monday. It...
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Supporters of opposition leader, Raila Odinga, demonstrate at Ngong Road in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. The protest is to demand the resignations of top officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission following the annulment of presidential elections in August. Ruling party supporters also demonstrated calling for no change to the electoral body. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
September 26, 2017 - 8:09 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police Tuesday dispersed protesters in front of the electoral commission offices as controversy erupted over who should conduct the new presidential elections. Fresh presidential elections are scheduled for Oct. 27 after the Supreme Court, earlier this month, invalidated...
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September 26, 2017 - 7:45 am
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago high school has suspended varsity football activities amid an investigation into alleged hazing involving the team. Niles North High School Principal James Edwards sent a letter to parents and guardians on Monday about the alleged hazing, which reportedly...
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September 26, 2017 - 7:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — About 300 demonstrators gathered outside a Cardinals and Cubs game in St. Louis to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the demonstrators gathered briefly Monday night at Busch Stadium and...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2007, file photo, Brendan Dassey appears in court at the Manitowoc County Courthouse in Manitowoc, Wis. Dassey is a Wisconsin inmate who was featured in the "Making a Murderer" series. The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago is set for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, to consider arguments over whether Dassey should go free. He was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 after he told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill photographer Teresa Halbach. (Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent, Pool, File)
September 26, 2017 - 7:18 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider arguments Tuesday over whether detectives tricked a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series into confessing and whether he should go free in a case that puts police practices in the spotlight. Oral arguments in Brendan...
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September 26, 2017 - 7:14 am
LIMERICK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend's mother, telling his former girlfriend that he wanted her to "feel my pain," has been found dead. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan says 30-year-old Gregory Feldman took his own life Monday night...
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This undated photo provided by Georgia Department of Corrections shows Keith Leroy Tharpe. Tharpe, who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago, is set to be executed Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)
September 26, 2017 - 7:13 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago is set to be executed Tuesday. Keith Leroy Tharpe, known to friends and family as Bo, is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson for the September 1990 slaying of Jacquelyn Freeman. Tharpe stopped his estranged...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2017, file photo, opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party President Kem Sokha shows off his ballot before voting in local elections in Chak Angre Leu on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's appeals court rejected a request Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 for the release on bail of Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason in a case that is seen as a partisan political effort by the government ahead of next year's general election. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
September 26, 2017 - 7:06 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's appeals court on Tuesday rejected a request for the release on bail of opposition leader Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason in a case that is seen as a partisan political effort by the government ahead of next year's general election. Lawyers for Kem...
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