Criminal investigations

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 25, 2017 - 7:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two officers under investigation in the rough arrest of a nurse have been unfairly made into pariahs after body-camera footage got widespread attention online, a Utah police union said Monday. The Salt Lake Police Association said in a letter to the mayor and police chief that...
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September 25, 2017 - 5:44 pm
A 1-month-old baby found on the side of an Oklahoma interstate in a car seat stuffed with $5,500 in cash and a birth certificate was in state custody Monday as authorities continued to investigate why the boy was abandoned. Oklahoma City police said a church group returning from an amusement park...
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Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rachael Bryant poses for a photo with her tax records at her home in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. She and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based church say their leader, Jane Whaley, coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 25, 2017 - 1:46 pm
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder Jane Whaley...
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September 25, 2017 - 10:40 am
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating the handling of campus sexual violence at Hampton University and the College of William and Mary. The Daily Press http://bit.ly/2wfsavZ reports that the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating under Title IX, which...
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September 25, 2017 - 9:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Investigators in southern Russia are looking into a possible cannibalism case. The Investigative Committee said Monday that it detained a 35-year-old man in the city of Krasnodar who is suspected of killing a woman in an abandoned house earlier this month after a drunken brawl...
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Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rachael Bryant poses for a photo with her tax records at her home in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. She and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based church say their leader, Jane Whaley, coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 25, 2017 - 9:33 am
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder Jane Whaley...
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September 24, 2017 - 2:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The driver of a Las Vegas-bound Greyhound bus who was stabbed by an unruly passenger near the California border said his assailant possibly was under the influence of drugs, according to authorities. Nevada Highway Patrol officials say 31-year-old Armando Juarez was arrested on...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, women's rights activist and presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, is photographed next to a portrait of her father, business tycoon Assinapol Rwigara, at her home in Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged with forgery, Rwanda police said in a Twitter post Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo, File)
September 24, 2017 - 2:16 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged...
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In this photo taken on Aug. 10, 2016, Bora, 22, poses for a portrait in the Congo Ituri province capital Bunia. Bora said she was just 11 when she became pregnant by her rapist, a U.N. peacekeeper. Two years later, she was a 13-year-old mother when another peacekeeper took advantage of her. She once again became pregnant. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
September 23, 2017 - 9:57 am
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old Congolese girl found refuge in a camp protected by United Nations peacekeepers. The camp should have been safe the day she was raped. A delegation from the U.N. was paying a visit, and her grandmother had left her...
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