Crime

May 05, 2018 - 9:24 am
FREDONIA, N.Y. (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old western New York man. The body of Brian Heyden was found two weeks ago in a wooded area just off Route 20 in the Town of Portland. Authorities are calling the death suspicious. An autopsy is scheduled to determine cause...
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President Donald Trump gestures to the audience after speaking at the National Rifle Association annual convention in Dallas, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 05, 2018 - 9:03 am
DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association and urged them to elect more Republicans to Congress to defend gun rights. Trump claimed that Democrats want to "outlaw guns" and...
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Russian police detain a protester at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in Pushkin Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a fourth term gathered Saturday in the capital's Pushkin Square. (AP Photo)
May 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A group that monitors political repression in Russia says more than 350 people have been arrested in a day of nationwide protests against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a new six-year term as...
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Russian police carrying a struggling opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in Pushkin Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a fourth term gathered Saturday in the capital's Pushkin Square. (AP Photo)
May 05, 2018 - 8:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Russian police have detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in central Moscow. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a...
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A Kashmiri protester shouts freedom slogans amid tear gas smoke fired by Indian paramilitary soldier near the site of a gun battle in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Fierce clashes erupted when residents in solidarity with the rebels tried to march to the gunbattle site. A vehicle belonging to Indian troops ran over and killed a man as protesters clashed with government forces, residents said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
May 05, 2018 - 8:15 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men during a day of violence and protests in the disputed region. Counterinsurgency police and...
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May 05, 2018 - 8:04 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 14 suspected drug smugglers and confiscated 3,700 kilos of hashish in a drug bust in southern Spain. Police said Saturday they also confiscated three speedboats, a fishing boat and a yacht they suspected the gang used to smuggle the drugs from...
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May 05, 2018 - 7:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Russian police have detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in central Moscow. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a...
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This undated, file image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death-row inmate Robert Butts Jr., who is convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard. A trial witness has acknowledged giving false testimony that Butts confessed to being the triggerman in a 1996 shotgun slaying for which he is to be executed this week, the inmate's attorneys said in court documents Tuesday, May 1. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 05, 2018 - 7:01 am
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia inmate executed for a 1996 shotgun slaying twitched briefly as the lethal injection flowed into his body and groaned, "It burns, man." Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, was declared dead by a prison warden at 9:58 p.m. Friday after the compounded barbiturate pentobarbital was...
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In this photo released Saturday May 5, 2018, by the UK National Crime Agency announcing the capture of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives Jamie Acourt, who was detained in Barcelona, Spain, in joint operation carried out by UK and Spanish police. A statement from UK National Crime Agency, says Acourt was detained on a European Arrest Warrant and "is believed to be involved in the large-scale supply of drugs." (UK National Crime Agency via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 6:29 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's most wanted fugitives, accused of drug offenses, was captured in Spain, authorities said. Police detained 41-year-old Jamie Acourt as he left a gym in Barcelona on Friday afternoon, Britain's National Crime Agency said. The joint operation was carried out by the crime...
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A Kashmiri protester shouts freedom slogans amid tear gas smoke fired by Indian paramilitary soldier near the site of a gun battle in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Fierce clashes erupted when residents in solidarity with the rebels tried to march to the gunbattle site. A vehicle belonging to Indian troops ran over and killed a man as protesters clashed with government forces, residents said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
May 05, 2018 - 6:25 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region. Counterinsurgency police and paramilitary soldiers raided...
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