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California: Fewer arrests but crime is increasing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of arrests by police in California has plunged in recent years, but that doesn't necessarily represent good news on crime, according to an analysis published Saturday.

April 02, 2017 | | Crime

1 dead, 15 injured in nightclub gunfight

CINCINNATI (AP) - A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

March 26, 2017 | | Crime

Rural Manteca party ends with three being shot

Three party-goers were shot at 1 a.m. Sunday at a party in the 21000 block of South Union Road near its intersection with Fig Avenue in rural South Manteca.

March 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime

Virginia is for felonies? Felony that charges start after $200

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Stealing a $230 pair of eyeglasses would land you a misdemeanor conviction in most states. Shoplifting the same item in Virginia could make you a felon for life.

March 19, 2017 | | Crime

Plan aims to break prison cycle

BOSTON (AP) - Tykeam Jackson's mellow voice and warm smile give little hint of how the 21-year-old spent his youth: in and out of juvenile detention and jails, leading a life in Boston's mean streets centered on gangs and guns.

March 12, 2017 | | Crime

Drunk man steals Keys forklift, ‘needed to drive’

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Florida Keys authorities say a drunken man from Rhode Island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive.

March 12, 2017 | | Crime


A female motorist was shot and killed in the southeast section of Ripon at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday after fleeing from Stanislaus County deputies in a high speed pursuit that started in Salida.

February 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime

Woman pleads not guilty to framing husband’s ex as stalker

SANTA ANA (AP) - A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband's ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a stalker who made death threats and set up a bizarre "rape fantasy" scheme.

January 15, 2017 | | Crime

Manson back at state prison

BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Cult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.

January 08, 2017 | | Crime

1 of Chicago’s bloodiest years ends with 762 homicides

CHICAGO (AP) - One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.

January 01, 2017 | | Crime

Man charged with false jobless claims in 3 states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A California man has been charged with setting up fake businesses in three states, then using names taken from temporary visas issued to student visitors on a cultural exchange to obtain more than $355,000 in unemployment benefits for nonexistent workers, federal prosecutors in Iowa said in court documents.

December 30, 2016 | | Crime

Man allegedly stabbed worshipper near mosque

SIMI VALLEY (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after police say he stabbed a worshipper near a Simi Valley mosque.

December 11, 2016 | | Crime

Families of salon shooting victims urge plea deal

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Families of some victims of a mass killing at a Seal Beach hair salon want prosecutors to accept a plea deal from the convicted killer, saying they're exhausted by years of legally wrangling in a case marred by prosecutorial misconduct.

December 11, 2016 | | Crime

Deputy shoots suspect who stabbed dog

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Both a suspect and a San Diego County sheriff's dog have been hospitalized after the man attacked the dog and then was shot by a deputy.

December 04, 2016 | | Crime

The Latest: 4 arrested as protests remain calm in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a decision not to charge an officer who shot a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina (all times local):

November 30, 2016 | | Crime

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Teen girl home, man in custody after both are located in Mexico

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school ...

March 18, 2018 | | Crime

Mexican assumed American identity for 37 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Mexican man who was deported twice and had a history of arrests was able to assume the identity of an American ...

March 04, 2018 | | Crime

5-year-old girl burned in voodoo ritual

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of ...

February 04, 2018 | | Crime

Police, family say jealous shooter killed 4 at car wash

SALTLOCK, Penn. (AP) - A shooter driven by jealousy opened fire and killed four people at a car wash early Sunday morning in Pennsylvania, while a ...

January 28, 2018 | | Crime


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