Crime

FILE-In this June 15, 2018 file photo police officers and a firefighter stand on a balcony of a house in Cologne. German authorities say they’ve arrested the wife of a Tunisian man detained last month over a plot to use the toxin ricin to carry out a deadly attack in Germany, accusing her of being an accomplice. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP, file)
July 24, 2018 - 6:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — The wife of a Tunisian man detained last month over a plot to use the toxin ricin to carry out an attack in Germany was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of being an accomplice. Federal prosecutors said the 42-year-old German, named only as Yasmin H. in line with local privacy rules, is...
Read More
Police are investigate a car with a bullet hole within the scene of a shooting in east Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Police were trying Monday to determine what prompted a 29-year-old man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 1:00 am
TORONTO (AP) — Ashley Robinson saw Faisal Hussain almost every day when she walked her dog on the winding sidewalk near her high-rise apartment building. "He always was smiling," she said, adding that they lived in the same building in Thorncliffe Park, a 21-story gray building that's home to...
Read More
Malika Harris places a candle down for her sister Nia Wilson at a makeshift memorial outside the MacArthur Bay Area Rapid Transit station, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. A felon on parole fatally stabbed 18-year-old Nia Wilson in the neck and wounded her sister Lahtifa Wilson as they exited a train at a subway station in what police said was an unprovoked attack. BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas said officers are scouring the area for John Cowell, 27, who is suspected in the Sunday night attack at the MacArthur Station in Oakland. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
July 23, 2018 - 10:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal stabbing attack at a California train station (all times local): 7:50 p.m. A paroled convict suspected in a deadly stabbing at an Oakland train station has been arrested. Authorities say an anonymous tip from a Bay Area Rapid Transit rider led them to 27...
Read More
Stabbing victim Lahtifa Wilson, center right, is embraced during a vigil for her sister Nia Wilson outside the MacArthur Bay Area Rapid Transit station, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. A felon on parole fatally stabbed 18-year-old Nia Wilson in the neck and wounded Lahtifa Wilson as they exited a train at a subway station in what police said was an unprovoked attack. BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas said officers are scouring the area for John Cowell, 27, who is suspected in the Sunday night attack at the MacArthur Station in Oakland. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
July 23, 2018 - 9:12 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The wounded sister of an 18-year-old woman fatally stabbed in the neck while transferring trains said she never noticed the felon who authorities say attacked the sisters at random. Lahtifa Wilson, 26, said that she, her baby sister Nia and a third sister had been returning...
Read More
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph, right, speaks at a press conference outside of Kent Police Department headquarters in Kent, Wash., Monday, July 23, 2018, regarding the accidental death of Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno Sunday. In background are Kent Police Department Commander Jarod Kasner, left, and Kent Police Department Chief of Police Rafael Padilla. Moreno, shown at left in a photo that was on display at the press conference, had deployed spike strips and was on foot Sunday when he was struck by the patrol car that had been pursuing the suspects. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 8:59 pm
KENT, Wash. (AP) — Three teenage suspects are now in custody in connection with a police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by a pursuing officer in a patrol car. Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla said at a news conference Monday that a passenger in the suspect...
Read More
This undated photo provided by the Churchill County Sheriff's office shows John O'Conner. Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon are trying to determine why O'Conner walked into his Mormon church on Sunday, July 22, 2018, and opened fire, killing one man and injuring another. (Churchill County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 8:00 pm
FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon were trying to determine Monday why a 48-year-old man opened fire on his Mormon church on Sunday, killing one man and injuring another. Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman said it does not appear that 48-year-old gunman John Kelley O'...
Read More
FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, "Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas. Jones filed a motion Friday, July 20, 2018, to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by families of some of the 26 people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Lawyers for Jones argued he was acting as a journalist in questioning the official narrative of the shooting. Jones, who said he now believes the shootings happened, said such journalism would be chilled if "reporters were subject to liability if they turned out to be wrong." (Tamir Kalifa/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 4:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones argued he was acting as a journalist, comparing himself to the Washington Post reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal, when he questioned the official narrative of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting on his talk show. In written arguments...
Read More
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were “for sale” have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents _ especially Russians _ might be trying to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections. The Associated Press has determined that Democrats were responsible. The cybersecurity director for the sergeant-at-arms in the Senate has begun to look into the matter. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 23, 2018 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale" have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents — especially Russians — might be trying to meddle in upcoming midterm elections. An Associated Press...
Read More
Tom Wopat
WCVB-TV via AP, Pool, File
July 23, 2018 - 7:50 am
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" television show has pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching two women in the cast of a musical in Massachusetts in which he starred. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Tom Wopat was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after pleading...
Read More
DO NOT USE
(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
June 18, 2018 - 5:14 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump suggests crime in Germany is surging because of migration, causing a political backlash against the country's leadership. But he's wrong about Germany's crime rate, which is at its lowest in a quarter century.
Read More

Pages