Crime

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks in with Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, during an event to announce the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) ceremony at the US State Department in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 28, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Children removed from their families and placed in institutional care are at greater risk of being trafficked, the U.S. warned Thursday in an annual report. The State Department report, which ranks governments in their efforts to combat slavery and the flesh trade, left the Trump...
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June 28, 2018 - 3:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a man was lying unconscious in the street after being punched when other people came by and stole from him. Surveillance video aired by WCBS shows the victim being approached by two men in a Bronx intersection on June 18. One of the men hit him, knocking him...
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This undated photo provided by the Kingsland Police Department shows Officer Zechariah Presley. Presley was in jail on Thursday, June 28, 2018, charged with voluntary manslaughter and violating his oath of office, after state investigators said he fatally shot a black man who was running away from him on June 21. (Kingsland Police Department via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 2:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer who investigators say fatally shot a black man who was running away from him was fired and jailed just one week after alerting a dispatcher to his frantic pursuit. Family members of the dead man demanded justice Thursday, with one of their lawyers referring...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, Samuel Shaffer appears during a court hearing in Cedar City, Utah. Shaffer, a self-styled Utah prophet who led a doomsday cult and secretly married young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison. (James Dobson/The Spectrum via AP, Pool, File)
June 28, 2018 - 1:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A self-styled prophet who led a doomsday cult and secretly married young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and has already been sentenced to 26 years in prison has been given a 15-year term following another guilty plea. Samuel Shaffer, 35, was sentenced Wednesday in...
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June 28, 2018 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York state lawmaker has pleaded guilty in federal court to trying to cover up making unwanted sexual advances to a female staffer. The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says 53-year-old Marc Panepinto (pan-uh-PIHN'-toh), of Buffalo, pleaded guilty Thursday to...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:56 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A dozen countries on Thursday urged Romania not to adopt laws they say could undermine the rule of law and weaken the fight against terrorism and corruption. European Union members including France and Germany, joined by the U.S., Canada, Norway and Switzerland, called on...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and FBI Director Christopher Wray, left, arrive to testify before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018, on Justice Department and FBI actions around the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray are facing sharp questioning about the Justice Department's independence during a Thursday hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Republicans on the panel contend the department has conspired against...
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This undated photo provided by the Kingsland Police Department shows Officer Zechariah Presley. Presley was in jail on Thursday, June 28, 2018, charged with voluntary manslaughter and violating his oath of office, after state investigators said he fatally shot a black man who was running away from him on June 21. (Kingsland Police Department via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 7:54 am
KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer was in jail on Thursday, charged with voluntary manslaughter and violating his oath of office, after state investigators said he fatally shot a black man who was running away from him last week. Kingsland Police Officer Zechariah Presley surrendered...
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Lawyer Bernard Collaery, left, addresses the media as lawmaker Andrew Wilkie, right, looks on in Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Wilkie revealed in Parliament that Collaery and a former spy client who accused the Australian government of illegally bugging the East Timorese Cabinet have been charged with conspiring to disclose secret information. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
June 28, 2018 - 7:23 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former spy and his lawyer who accused the Australian government of illegally bugging the East Timorese Cabinet while negotiating a deal to share oil and gas revenue have been charged with conspiring to disclose secret information. Independent lawmaker Andrew Wilkie used...
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Anneyah Lawson, 14, of St. Petersburg, Fla., holds up a sweatshirt with an image of slain rapper XXXTentacion, before his memorial on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The rapper was gunned down in a luxury sports car last week. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 28, 2018 - 6:51 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Loudspeakers blasted songs by the late rapper XXXTentacion as thousands of fans chanting his lyrics lined up for hours in a Florida arena to see the performer laid out in a casket, two braids flowing over the side. XXXTentacion was gunned down last week at the age of 20...
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