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Chicago police officer pleads guilty in insurance scam

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:46 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago police officer has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking at least $10,000 in bribes from the owner of an attorney …

Teens age 14 and 15 arrested after 100 mph police chase

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:44 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Police have arrested a 14-year-old and 15-year-old who led them on a highway chase in North Carolina with speeds exceeding 100 …

Ohio attorney general backs release of gunman school records

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:43 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Attorney General is siding with media organizations suing for the school records of the gunman who killed nine people …

Judge Carlos Murguia rules law against encouraging illegal immigration is unconstitutional

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:41 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a law making it a crime to "encourage" or "induce" immigrants to enter or live in the …

Donald Trump 'shopping' for Greenland none of Russia's business: Kremlin

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:39 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Russia wants nothing to do with President Trump "shopping" for Greenland, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. Mr. Peskov, Russian …

Doctor associated with cult-like NY group loses license

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:38 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York state Health Department has revoked the medical license of a doctor who conducted unsanctioned research on people …

Man gets 40 years for killing woman after she left work

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:33 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ST. JOHNSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A 46-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for killing a young woman whose body was found in a …

Boise asks Supreme Court to OK ban on homeless camps on city property

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:33 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

Lawyers for Boise asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a lower court ruling on homeless encampments, arguing cities across the west …

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:30 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through …

Andrea Zamperoni, Cipriani Dolce chef, found dead in Queens

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:29 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK — The body of Andrea Zamperoni, a chef at a popular restaurant in New York's Grand Central Terminal who went missing last weekend, has been …

A woman never returned to work after her lunch break. Police say a coworker killed her

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:24 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Kenneth C. Saal, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Carolyn Byington, who never returned to work from a lunch break.           …

California Assembly approves constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-olds to vote

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:23 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California may join many other states in allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections, if they will turn 18 …

The Latest: No visits for serial killer set to be executed

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:20 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer(all times local): 4 p.m. A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage that …

Police say suspect arrested in stabbing death at California State University, Fullerton, was a co-wo

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:20 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Police say suspect arrested in stabbing death at California State University, Fullerton, was a co-worker of the victim. …

Elderly man fatally shoots wife before killing himself

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island say a 90-year-old man fatally shot his 90-year-old wife before killing himself. Suffolk County police …

Juvenile arrested in Springfield stabbing death

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:17 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A juvenile is under arrest after a man died of a stab wound in west Springfield. Springfield police say officers responded to …

Anabella Sciorra testimony forces new Harvey Weinstein arraignment

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on a new indictment, court officials said, as prosecutors seek to bolster their case …

1998 Montana murder case dragged on as opportunities missed

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - More than 17 years after he slashed the throat of a teenage clerk while robbing a Montana video rental store, Zachary O'Neill …

A court will decide if a sheriff’s deputy can be fired for refusing to work alone with a woman

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:03 PM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

The practice is based on the so-called Billy Graham Rule, which reflects the late evangelical pastor's policy of not being alone with women other than …

Man sentenced to 5 years after police chase kills 2 women

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:00 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 22-year-old St. Louis man who led police on a chase before a crash killed two women has been sentenced to five years in prison. …