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South Dakota man strangled his mother, boy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 24-year-old South Dakota man strangled his mother and a 7-year-old boy in a mobile home.

November 21, 2016 | | Crime


Pregnant woman fatally shot; baby delivered by C-section

VISALIA (AP) - A pregnant woman was fatally shot at a busy Central California intersection, but her baby was saved after doctors delivered the boy by emergency C-section, authorities said.

November 20, 2016 | | Crime


Woman arrested in killings of 3 people in Oakland home

OAKLAND (AP) - A woman from San Jose has been arrested in connection with the killing of three people inside a home on the eastern end of Oakland.

November 13, 2016 | | Crime


STANISLAUS DEPUTY’ EXECUTED’

HUGHSON (AP) - A Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy was shot twice in the head and killed Sunday while responding to a call about a suspicious car and person. The suspect in the case was arrested later after trying to steal a woman's purse, authorities said.

November 13, 2016 | | Crime


Officer shot in head, expected to survive

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco police officer was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Saturday after being shot in the head while responding to reports of man making threats at a shopping center, authorities said.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Police kill rake- wielding man who hit officers

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Police in Northern California shot and killed a man who attacked officers with a metal rake in the backyard of a home in Santa Cruz.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Hate crime charges filed in attack on Sikh man

RICHMOND (AP) - Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area have filed hate crime charges against two men accused of attacking a Sikh man by removing his turban and cutting a fistful of hair with a pocket knife last month, officials said.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


2 arrested in LA shooting that left 3 dead, 12 hurt

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police arrested on Sunday two suspects in connection with a shooting that left three people dead and 12 wounded at a restaurant operating out of a converted home.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Father: Suspect in officers’ slaying wanted to shoot police

PALM SPRINGS (AP) - In the minutes before three Palm Springs officers were shot, two fatally, the suspected gunman's father told a neighbor his son was armed, "acting crazy" and wanted to shoot police.

October 09, 2016 | | Crime


Death sentence for man who killed 2 to get wedding money

SANTA ANA (AP) - A Southern California man who killed two people and dismembered one of them as part of a plot to steal money to pay for his wedding and honeymoon was sentenced to death Friday.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


San Jose officer accused of aiding organized crime members

SAN JOSE (AP) - A San Jose police officer has been charged with unauthorized computer access after authorities said he leaked police intelligence information to Vietnamese organized crime members.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


Richmond disciplines officers in sex scandal

RICHMOND (AP) - A northern California city announced Friday that it is seeking to fire one of its police officers and discipline eight others implicated in a wide-ranging sexual abuse scandal involving the teen daughter of a dispatcher.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


La Supreme Court considers teen robber’s 99-year sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's Supreme Court is considering whether recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings about juveniles convicted of murder mean a juvenile robber's 99-year sentence is unconstitutional.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


Man in red underpants rams police car into mobile home

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a man wearing only red underpants attacked officers with "superhuman strength," got into a patrol car and tried to run over officers and rammed a mobile home off its blocks.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


FBI investigating Minnesota stabbings as possible terror act

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if he or she was Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State group claimed as its own.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

November 30, 2016 | | Crime


Ex-NFL star Sharper faces final sentence in drugging rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL star Darren Sharper's tour of shame and punishment reaches its conclusion Tuesday in the courthouse where he first admitted ...

November 29, 2016 | | Crime


Man arrested for allegedly molesting 9-year-old on train

SAN LEANDRO (AP) - San Leandro police say a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of molesting a 9-year-old girl aboard a commuter train.

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


2 Los Angeles County deputies get prison after jail beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who beat a mentally ill jail inmate and falsified records to hide the abuse were ...

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


Shootings not connected to youth football game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A shooting in which two people were killed and five injured occurred in a Kentucky park near a youth football game, but ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver's behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


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