Prosecutors clear Colorado Springs officer in shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors say they will not pursue criminal charges against a Colorado Springs police officer who killed an armed man suspected in a burglary.
KXRM-TV in Colorado Springs
Police: Man tried to steal marijuana plants from dispensary
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who police say broke into a medical marijuana dispensary has been charged.
WCAX-TV reports 39-year-old Matthew Demar, of ...
NYPD: Woman armed with knife fatally shot by police
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 54-year-old woman was fatally shot after she lunged at officers with a knife in Queens.
Police say the woman called 911 to report a burglary and met the officers outside the two-family home in Maspeth at about 5:30 p.m. Monday. Police said she told them there ...
Man indicted in shooting that left 1 person dead in Alabama
BAILEYTON, Ala. (AP) — A man has been indicted in a 2017 shooting that left one person dead in Alabama.
The Cullman Times reported Monday that 28-year-old Robert Lee Kimbrough Jr. was indicted on murder and two counts of first-degree ...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to retry a Kansas man for a deadly shooting after his first trial ended in a hung jury.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that jurors announced Friday that they ...
Ashes of elderly woman’s husband stolen in UK burglary
LONDON (AP) — British police are asking the public to help identify two men suspected of stealing the ashes of an elderly woman’s husband along with cash, bank cards and jewelry.
Police released images of the suspects Sunday. Detective Robert Costigan called it a “particularly harrowing ...
The Latest: Man accused in girls’ deaths jailed since 2017
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a man in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls (all times local):
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says the man indicted in the kidnapping and killing of two Tucson girls has been held in a Phoenix-area ...
Iowa man convicted of murder in shooting death of wife
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Des Moines man of first-degree murder and burglary in the shooting death last year of his estranged wife.
The Des Moines Register reports that 51-year-old Harold Dudley was found guilty Friday in the June ...
Stopped for broken taillight, accused in 25 car burglaries
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man accused of dozens of car burglaries was arrested after his car was stopped for a broken taillight.
Twenty-four-year-old Jonathan Emerson’s bond was set at $15,000 for three felony drug charges in Starkville, and $625,000 on 25 counts ...
Wichita officer charged after high-speed wreck injures man
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita police officer is facing charges after a 71-year-old man was thrown through a windshield after his pickup truck was hit by the officer’s car.
The Wichita Eagle reports an arrest ...
Prosecutors switch suspects in Minot robbery-shooting case
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed attempted murder and robbery charges against a Minot man accused of robbing a store and burglarizing an apartment, where he allegedly pistol-whipped a woman and shot and paralyzed a man.
Authorities charged Javontez Barnes in January but later ...
Inmate who confessed sentenced to 63 years in 2008 slaying
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A prison inmate who confessed in 2017 to a slaying years earlier in eastern Indiana has been sentenced to 63 years in prison.
Stolen cash: Scottish isle reports first crime in 20 years
LONDON (AP) — The peace and tranquility on the island of Gigha off the western coast of Scotland has been shattered by a burglary said by locals to be the first serious crime in about 20 years.
Ken Deacon, who operates the community-owned Gigha Hotel, said Friday about 2,000 pounds ...
Juvenile waived to adult court in Indy doctor’s slaying
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A juvenile has been waived to adult court to face charges in the fatal shooting of an Indiana University doctor and educator last year.
Online court records say 16-year-old Tarius Blade faces three felony burglary charges in the Nov. 20, 2017, slaying of Dr. Kevin ...
Man wanted in Florida slayings arrested in Kentucky
CARROLLTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say troopers have arrested a man wanted in Florida on murder charges.
Police said in a statement that 39-year-old McKinsie A. Lyons was arrested Wednesday evening at a gas station in a small community along the Ohio River about 60 miles north of ...
Reno burglars stole safe full of $800K in cash, jewelry
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are looking for the burglars who stole a safe full of $800,000 worth of cash and jewelry from a home over the Labor Day weekend.
Sgt. John Silver says some personal identification also was inside the safe, but nothing else in the house was stolen or ...
Southern California police chase ends in deadly, fiery crash
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a high-speed police chase in Southern California has ended in a fiery crash that killed a burglary suspect and critically injured his two alleged accomplices.
Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna says thieves broke into a Tustin boutique late ...
2nd suspect arrested in shooting deaths of 2 in Fort Smith
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Police in western Arkansas say a man suspected in a double slaying has been captured in Memphis, Tennessee.
Fort Smith police say U.S. marshals arrested 29-year-old Marcus Collins on Monday on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder, one count of residential ...
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Police say a priest caught a man red-handed stealing from a church in Dover, New Hampshire, leading to criminal charges.
Police say 34-year-old Robert Bowman is charged with two counts of burglary.
He’s accused of stealing money and gift cards from St. Joseph’s ...
2 Utah men arrested for vandalizing LDS Church building
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Authorities arrested two Utah men for their role in causing more than $5,000 of damages to a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Daily Herald
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a 34-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in Middletown.
Police said Monday that Cornel Myers of Middletown has been charged with murder, burglary and trespassing.
The body was discovered ...
Reno habitual offender gets up to 12.5 years in prison
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 41-year-old Reno man convicted of burglary for the fifth time earlier this year has been sentenced to up to 12.5 years in prison as a habitual offender.
Christopher James Hildenstab pleaded guilty to the charge in July. He was sentenced Friday in Washoe County District ...
BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds and a 23-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the theft of handguns from a property auction company in western Michigan.
The Kent County sheriff’s office says several people burglarized the Byron Township business ...
Woman sentenced for throwing dog off San Francisco building
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman who threw a Chihuahua to its death from the seventh floor of a San Francisco parking garage has been sentenced to three years in jail.
Wakeen “LaLa” Best was sentenced Thursday for animal cruelty, auto burglary and vandalism.
The San Francisco Chronicle ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Four Mississippi State University students won’t go to jail after being accused of stealing memorabilia from the University of Alabama’s football building.
All four of the young men were charged with third-degree burglary after an April crime in which people were ...
Police: Boys broke into New Mexico day care, killed goldfish
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Three New Mexico boys are facing charges after police say they broke into a Las Cruces day care, mutilated the center’s goldfish, and then stole the day care’s van.
Las Cruces police spokesman Dan Trujillo said the boys ages 13, 12 and 11 were arrested early Sunday ...
Virginia mom who used child in break-in gets 45 days in jail
NEW CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has received jail time for using her 5-year-old child as an accomplice in a break-in.
Gabrielle Lynn Kromer was convicted of burglary, grand larceny and child endangerment in March. According to court testimony, she took her two children to Simply ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina defensive back in Javon Charleston who was suspended nearly three months for his assault and burglary arrest has been reinstated to the team by Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp.
Muschamp said Tuesday he spoke to Charleston about his case Sunday before ...
Trial rescheduled in Minot robbery and shooting case
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Trial has been rescheduled for a Minot man accused of robbing a grocery store and burglarizing an apartment, where he allegedly pistol-whipped a woman and shot and paralyzed a man.
Javontez Barnes is charged with attempted murder, robbery, aggravated assault and burglary ...
Domestic violence suspect injured police dog in struggle
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Bellingham police dog named Danek suffered an injured leg after helping apprehend a 40-year-old suspect who tried to force his way into a house in a domestic violence incident.
The Bellingham Herald
NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been charged with slipping into an 11-year-old girl’s New York City bedroom window and raping her.
Eighteen-year-old Julio Ayala is being held on $500,000 bail after his arraignment Sunday on rape and other charges.
Authorities ID officer and burglary suspect from shooting
TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have identified a police officer and the burglary suspect he fatally shot last week.
Men arrested after ankle monitors place them at crime scene
FAIRBNAKS, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say two Alaska men were arrested after their court-ordered GPS ankle monitors placed them at the scene of a burglary.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted of tying up a New Jersey woman and two girls and robbing them during a Christmas night home invasion has been sentenced to life in prison.
Sixty--year-old Roberson Burney of Newark was convicted in March of aggravated assault, robbery, burglary ...
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with gouging out the eye of his neighbors’ dog and abusing other pets in his Southern California neighborhood has been found guilty of animal cruelty.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say two more men have been formally charged in the fatal shooting of an Indiana University doctor and educator last year.
They said Friday that 18-year-old Nehemiah Merriweather is charged with felony murder and two counts of burglary and Devon Seats is ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who was placed on administrative leave over complaints that he sent unwanted sexual texts to a crime victim is back on the job.
The Connecticut Post
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out in a suburban Kansas City house after two people who lived there were arrested in a spree of car thefts and burglaries.
The Kansas City ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a SWAT sniper had been freed from jail on GPS monitoring after his arrest on a burglary charge and had been banned from an apartment where he fired a gun before police arrived.
Officers followed Roosevelt ...
TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say an officer shot and killed a burglary suspect.
Tarboro Police Chief Jesse Webb tells news outlets that officers responding to a burglary at a home Tuesday night confronted the suspect near the back door. Police said in a release that an ...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say two officers in an unmarked vehicle were injured by a fleeing suspect driving the wrong way on the Verrazano Bridge.
Police say they were searching for a burglary suspect Monday evening when the Tunnel Authority Police saw the man’s van and ...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Police officers responding to a burglary report at a Big Island home arrested the resident after finding a number of criminal offenses, including a stolen vehicle.
The Hawaii Tribune-Herald
SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police are searching for burglary suspects accused of driving an SUV through the front doors of a gun store in Suffolk.
The Suffolk Police Department said in a statement that a report came in about the incident at CE Tactical around 4:45 a.m. Sunday.
The statement ...
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say a 43-year-old man was killed while allegedly committing a burglary on Saturday night.
The city’s police said Sunday that the man allegedly broke into a 6th-floor warehouse at around 10 p.m. and stole a ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former church maintenance worker at a Kansas City church pleaded guilty to spray-painting racist graffiti and setting a fire to cover up a burglary.
Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old Nathaniel Nelson admitted Friday that in October 2017 he set fire to an office ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Police are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from the King County Correctional Facility in downtown Seattle.
KIRO-TV reports that ...
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State Police is investigating a shooting in which a Valencia County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot two burglary suspects, one fatally.
The State Police says the incident occurred Thursday when deputies encountered two suspects after being dispatched to ...
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer chased away a burglary suspect outside her South Florida home and shot back at him when he fired at her.
Broward Sheriff’s officials said in a news release that the incident happened early Thursday outside the agent’s ...