Crime

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, investigators load bodies from the scene of a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on in Las Vegas. A coroner in Las Vegas says all 58 victims in the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip died of gunshot wounds. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 21, that all the cases were ruled homicides. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
December 21, 2017 - 8:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — All 58 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, a coroner Thursday, revealing that no one was killed trying to escape from an outdoor concert that turned into a massacre. The deaths in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history were all ruled homicides...
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December 21, 2017 - 8:01 pm
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says in a letter he was not aware of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse allegations before law enforcement got involved, and that he had no knowledge of a settlement between USA Gymnastics and 2012 Olympic champion McKayla Maroney in a case involving the now-...
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Anissa Weier, one of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man, is led into the Waukesha County Court for her sentencing hearing, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Waukesha, Wis. She was sentenced to 25 years in a mental hospital, the maximum punishment possible. (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in a mental hospital, the maximum punishment possible. Anissa Weier, 16, pleaded guilty in August to being a party to...
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A damaged vehicle is seen at the scene of an incident on Flinders Street, in Melbourne, Thursday, December 21, 2017. Police have arrested a driver after a car drove into pedestrians on a sidewalk in central Melbourne. (Joe Castro/AAP Image via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 7:40 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police were investigating whether there was any terrorism-related motivation behind the car ramming attack on Melbourne pedestrians that left 12 people injured, four of them in critical condition. Victoria state police Acting Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said on Thursday...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans and Democrats are scrambling in the final days of 2017 to establish an enduring narrative on multiple Russia investigations and the integrity of the investigators. On Dec. 21, Republicans brought the topic back to Clinton as two committees began conducting interviews in a new investigation of the FBI and its 2016 inquiry into Clinton’s email server. The House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees spent hours behind closed doors with McCabe, who was involved in that probe. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 21, 2017 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are scrambling in the final days of 2017 to establish an enduring narrative on multiple Russia investigations and the integrity of the investigators, a partisan messaging battle that has intensified as special counsel Robert Mueller has appeared to focus...
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Cincinnati Police Department Chief Eliot Isaac addresses the media at a press conference Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in regard to the active shooter at a University of Cincinnati hospital facility the previous day. Isaac identified the gunman as 20-year-old Isaiah Currie of Cincinnati. Isaac says it's too early in the case to say what Currie's motive was, but that he had a record of multiple crimes. (Phil Didion/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 7:17 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital's psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the gunman in the...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are scrambling in the final days of 2017 to establish an enduring narrative on multiple Russia investigations and the integrity of the investigators, a partisan messaging battle that has intensified as special counsel Robert Mueller has appeared to focus...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:40 pm
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says in a letter he was not aware of the full scope of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse allegations before law enforcement got involved, and that he had no knowledge of a settlement between USA Gymnastics and 2012 Olympic champion McKayla Maroney in a case...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, photo, activists with Planned Parenthood demonstrate in support of a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion, outside of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington. In a document filed Thursday, Dec. 21, Scott Lloyd, the government official in charge of the agency that shelters unaccompanied immigrant children, compares abortion to rape. Lloyd heads the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which faces an ongoing lawsuit over its refusal to allow teens in its care to have abortions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
December 21, 2017 - 6:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government official who oversees the agency sheltering immigrant minors says abortion and rape are both forms of "violence" in a memo released Thursday that explains why he won't allow abortions even for teenagers who have been sexually assaulted. Scott Lloyd heads the...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, and former Catalan Health Minister Antoni Comin, left, gesture during a press conference at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The pro-secession bloc won a majority in Catalan regional elections, but the anti-independence Ciutadans (Citizens), led by 36-year-old lawyer Ines Arrimadas, won the highest number of votes for a single party. Several members of the ousted Cabinet, including Puigdemont, have campaigned from Brussels, where they sought refuge from Spanish justice. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
December 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the regional election in Catalonia (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Catalonia's fugitive leader of its separatist movement says that the collective victory of pro-secession parties in elections in the Spanish region represents "a slap to the face" of Prime...
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