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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


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


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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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