Crime

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, a parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in downtown Washington. The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration one year ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 18, 2018 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump's inauguration one year ago. A statement from the U.S. Attorney's office said the...
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This undated photo provided by the Dauphin County Judicial Center in Harrisburg, Pa., shows Shayla Pierce, arrested Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Law enforcement officers serving an arrest warrant were handcuffing Pierce on the first floor of a home Thursday when a man began firing from the second floor, killing Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill and injuring a police officer, authorities said, before the gunman was shot to death by police when he exited the home. The U.S. attorney's office identified the shooter as Kevin Sturgis, of Philadelphia, but did not say what the relationship was between Pierce and the gunman. (Dauphin County Judicial Center via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 9:24 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A gunman opened fire on law enforcement officers serving an arrest warrant inside a home before dawn Thursday, killing a deputy U.S. marshal before he was shot to death by police as he fled outside, authorities said. Police were on the first floor handcuffing the woman they...
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David Allen Turpin appears in court for his arraignment in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Prosecutors filed 12 counts of torture, seven counts of dependent adult abuse, six counts of child abuse and 12 counts of false imprisonment against Turpin and his wife, Louise Anna Turpin. Authorities say the abuse left the children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments. (Terry Pierson/The Press-Enterprise via AP, Pool)
January 18, 2018 - 9:24 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preventing them from using the toilet at times and forbidding them from showering more than once a year...
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In this Oct. 29, 2011, image made from a video provided by A Elvis Chapel, David Allen Turpin, left, and his wife, Louise Anna Turpin, right, celebrate a renewal of their wedding vows with Elvis impersonator Kent Ripley in Las Vegas. The couple was arrested Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, after authorities found their malnourished children in their home in suburban Perris, Calif., 60 miles (96 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles. The couples' children were so emaciated the older ones still looked like children. (A Elvis Chapel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 8:38 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 children and young adults in California (all times local): 2 p.m. The parents of 13 children and young adults have pleaded not guilty in a California court to numerous charges that they tortured and abused...
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Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Blankenship will face two other Republican candidates in the May 8th primary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-coal company executive who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades kicked off his U.S. Senate bid Thursday evening, telling an audience he backs President Donald President Trump as a real opportunity for West Virginia. Ex-...
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January 18, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a convicted felon suspected of nine killings in the Phoenix area (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Police say the nine homicide victims in the Phoenix area tied to a convicted felon were shot to death inside their homes, suburban apartment complexes, in a parked car and...
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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
January 18, 2018 - 10:27 am
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A small chapel in southern Peru has sustained minor fire damage in what church officials believe is the latest act of vandalism against religious buildings during Pope Francis' trip to the region...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2015, file photo, director Woody Allen attends a special screening of "Irrational Man," hosted by The Cinema Society and Fiji Water, at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York. In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Allen’s alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in Woody Allen films “complicit” in perpetuating a “culture of silence.”. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 18, 2018 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen's alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in his films "complicit" in perpetuating a "culture of silence." Farrow, the adopted daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow, appeared in a taped...
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January 18, 2018 - 7:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's media say police in London are investigating a third allegation of sexual assault against two-time Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it had received an allegation "that the man sexually assaulted a man (Victim 3) in 2005 in...
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People look through the rubble of the house of Palestinian gunman Ahmed Jarrar following Israeli military operations in the West Bank city of Jenin, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Israeli police say special forces killed a Palestinian gunman in the West Bank who allegedly killed an Israeli in a drive-by shooting earlier this month. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
January 18, 2018 - 6:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces hunting the killers of a rabbi raided a West Bank home before dawn Thursday, killing a wanted Palestinian in a firefight that also wounded two Israeli officers, one seriously, officials said. The raid capped a police and army hunt for the suspect in a drive-by...
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