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Man out on bond for beating wife has now kidnapped her

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A man free on bond while awaiting trial on charges he abducted and beat his wife while holding her captive for nearly two weeks earlier this summer kidnapped her again Tuesday and is on the run, state police said.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


What role did mom play?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks - as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Man on flakka, LSD smashes window & attacks woman

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old man who smashed through the front window of a Florida home and attacked a woman and her adult son said he was on the powerful street drug flakka, a sheriff said Monday.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Couple charged with scalding death of their dog Sprocket

SAN MATEO (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a San Francisco Bay Area couple with felony animal abuse for allegedly scalding their poodle and Maltese mix dog and then waiting more than a week before taking it to the vet.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death in South LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have arrested a 26-year-old Katrina Jeaneene Rawls on suspicion of stabbing her boyfriend to death during an argument.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Former teacher sentenced for sex acts with student

SANTA ANA (AP) - A former Orange County high school teacher who had a long affair with a 15-year-old student has been sentenced to six months in jail.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Northern spotted owl now listed as endangered

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Wildlife officials say the northern spotted owl has been listed under the California Endangered Species Act.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Young suicide bomber kills 51

ISTANBUL (AP) - A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey's border with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, decrying the attack as an apparent attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religious tensions.

August 21, 2016 | | Crime


52,000 FEWER ARRESTS

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history as police frequently ignore those illegal activities, experts say.

August 21, 2016 | | Crime


2 Houston kids found dead under home; mom in custody

HOUSTON (AP) - Two children were found dead under a neighbor's house Sunday after their mother matter-of-factly told someone helping her move that she had drowned them in a bathtub, authorities said.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


Man shot had a gun in his hand

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The black man whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in his hand, the police chief said Sunday, as Wisconsin's governor put the National Guard on standby against any further violence on the city's mostly black north side.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


‘Grim Sleeper’ mystery remains

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The death sentence of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer last week put to rest a case that spanned more than three decades, but it left another mystery wide open.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


FBI: Woman robbed bank to return to prison

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.

July 31, 2016 | | Crime


Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition shot and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide.

July 18, 2016 | | Crime


Northern California heist suspects linked to murder, robbery

WINDSOR (AP) - Two men accused of robbing a Northern California armored car are also suspected of carrying out a similar heist in Southern California.

July 18, 2016 | | Crime


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Articles by Section - Crime


Newlywed had husband killed to get his insurance

CLEVELAND (AP) - A newlywed accused of soliciting her firefighter husband's killing to collect $100,000 in insurance money has been convicted of aggravated murder ...

July 09, 2017 | | Crime


Woman arrested in killing of elderly parents Bay Area

PITTSBURG (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area woman has been arrested after confessing to killing her elderly parents in their house.

July 09, 2017 | | Crime


1 dead after shootout at Tulsa fireworks stand

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a shootout at a fireworks stand on the Fourth of ...

July 04, 2017 | | Crime


Ex-school aide accused of sex abuse, producing child porn

WALDORF, Md. (AP) - A former teachers aide and track coach in Maryland who authorities say is HIV-positive faces allegations that he sexually abused young boys ...

July 04, 2017 | | Crime


Judge in police shooting offers jurors support

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The judge who presided over the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer acquitted in the fatal shooting of black motorist ...

July 04, 2017 | | Crime


Man says he doesn’t recall killing wife in Uber car

SEATTLE (AP) - A man told investigators he didn't remember shooting and killing his wife inside an Uber employee's car, saying he had been ...

July 04, 2017 | | Crime


Copper thieves gut Tulsa’s streetlight grid

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - For years, residents in this cash-strapped city watched helplessly as thieves gutted 33 miles (53 kilometers) of streetlight wiring, plunging long stretches ...

June 25, 2017 | | Crime


Juveniles found with guns say it was part of a prank

SANTA CLARITA (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say two juveniles found in a car with guns and live ammunition told authorities they were attempting to ...

June 25, 2017 | | Crime


Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing many casualties

LONDON (AP) - A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said.

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


Woman who stormed stage during ‘Julius Caesar’ arrested

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


3 arrested in double-slaying of teenagers

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) - Three people have been charged with killing two Maryland teens who were found dead the night before their high school graduation, and ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


SF Bay Bridge partially closed after driver shot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The lower deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was shut down for hours after officers shot and wounded a motorist who ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


NorCal mom attacked child in exorcism try

FERNDALE (AP) - A Northern California woman was in custody Sunday on suspicion of beating, biting and choking her 11-year-old daughter in an attempt to perform ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


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