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Beaches reopened after pipe bomb blast, probe ongoing

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Jersey Shore beaches were reopened Sunday as an investigation continued into a pipe bomb explosion at a seaside community before thousands of runners were to participate in a charity 5K race to benefit Marines and sailors.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


Feds test bomb remnants of NY blast that injured 29

NEW YORK (AP) - The bomb that rocked a New York City neighborhood known for its vibrant arts scene and large gay community contained residue of an explosive often used for target practice that can be picked up in many sporting goods stores, a federal law enforcement official said Sunday, as authorities tried to unravel who planted the device and why.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


DUI suspect arrested for starting wildfire

SHASTA LAKE (AP) - A suspected drunk driver has been arrested for causing a crash that ignited a fast-moving wildfire that damaged three houses and forced residents to flee a neighborhood in Shasta Lake.

September 11, 2016 | | Crime


Police: Woman killed daughter with crucifix

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma woman accused of killing her daughter by forcing a crucifix down her throat told police she believed the 33-year-old woman had been possessed by the devil.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


Three convicted on charges in high school basketball rape case

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - One Tennessee high school basketball player was found guilty of aggravated rape and two others were found guilty of aggravated assault against a freshman teammate, a person familiar with the juvenile court case said Tuesday.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


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


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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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