This May 9, 2018 photo shows Juan Edward Castillo at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit near Livingston, Texas. Castillo who is convicted of killing Tommy Garcia Jr. is set for execution Wednesday, May 16, 2018, for the slaying more than 14 years ago. He'd be the sixth inmate put to death this year in Texas, more than any other state. (AP Photo/Mike Graczyk)
May 16, 2018 - 8:54 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A condemned Texas inmate who insisted he wasn't involved in a San Antonio "lovers' lane" killing more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday evening for the slaying. Juan Edward Castillo, 36, received lethal injection for the fatal shooting and robbery of a 19-year-old...
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A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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May 10, 2018 - 9:45 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles was picked without being on the field. Bortles had his wallet stolen from his pickup truck Wednesday night in a bizarre robbery at teammate Brandon Linder's home. Joseph Arthur Horton, 18, was charged with auto theft, auto...
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May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a third suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Rob Gronkowsi's house while the New England Patriots star was away at the Super Bowl. Foxborough Police Chief William Baker said Thursday that 26-year-old Shane Denn was arrested by...
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May 06, 2018 - 9:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether a juvenile judge should have considered the impact of a teenage girl's forced prostitution on her role in a fatal robbery. At issue is the 2013 slaying of an Akron man and the wounding of another in a robbery prosecutors say the girl...
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This undated, file image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Robert Butts Jr., who is convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard. A trial witness has acknowledged giving false testimony that Butts confessed to being the triggerman in a 1996 shotgun slaying for which he is to be executed this week, the inmate's attorneys said in court documents Tuesday, May 1. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 9:39 pm
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a stay of execution for a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard 22 years ago, clearing the way for the state of Georgia to give him a lethal injection. Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, was scheduled to die Friday night by injection...
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May 02, 2018 - 12:14 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release. Federal prosecutors in Cleveland say 40-year-old Markiko Sonnie Lewis was indicted Tuesday on a single count of bank robbery for robbing a Cleveland Key...
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EDITORS AND LIBRARIANS: SOURCE HAS WITHDRAWN PERMISSION FROM USE IN MAGAZINES, TELEVISION AND THE DAILY MAIL, GUARDIAN, AND BANGOR, MAINE NEWSPAPERS. ELIMINATE FROM YOUR SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES PHOTO MEWAT10 TRANSMITTED ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 - Maine State Police detectives lead John Williams toward a police cruiser Saturday, April 28, 2018, on Norridgewock Road in Fairfield, Maine, following a four-day manhunt. Williams was wanted in the fatal shooting of Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Eugene Cole early Wednesday after the two had an encounter on a darkened roadside in Norridgewock. Officials said the 29-year-old Madison man also stole Cole's cruiser and robbed a convenience store. (David Leaming/Waterville Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a manhunt in a deputy killing in Maine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Maine sheriff says officers used the handcuffs of a slain deputy to take his accused killer into custody. Sheriff Dale Lancaster says a law enforcement team arrested fugitive John Williams...
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April 28, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been indicted on 135 counts stemming from the fatal shooting of three men aboard a party bus. A Winnebago County grand jury Wednesday indicted 22-year-old King of Rockford on 126 counts of first-degree murder; four counts of armed robbery; four...
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This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said. The fatal shooting of Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock...
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