Crime - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Crime Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, collecting a $100,000 check and doing the usual interview circuit, Scott Dixon tried to relax. Instead, he got the scare of his life. As he ordered dinner for his teammates at one of the few fast-food restaurants still open near Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Dixon and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchi... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:49:00 GMT 2017-05-22T22:49:00Z A look at Fifth Amendment protections invoked by Flynn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination being invoked by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is a bedrock legal principle. It's enshrined in the Constitution's Bill of Rights and relied on by witnesses before Congress and the courts alike. A look at those protections and elements of the ... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:33:00 GMT 2017-05-22T22:33:00Z The Latest: Dems alarmed by report on Trump, intel bosses WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ongoing investigations into Russia's alleged interference with the U.S. election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Democrats are expressing alarm at a report alleging that President Donald Trump asked two top intelligence officials to publicly deny collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign in the 2016 election. ... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:29:00 GMT 2017-05-23T00:29:00Z Attorney: Too Soon to Call Stabbing a Hate Crime Officials are asking for patience in the investigation into a fatal stabbing on the campus of the University of Maryland, saying it's too early to label... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:17:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:17:00Z Indy 500 Drivers Robbed at Gunpoint Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in an Indianapolis Taco Bell... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:14:00 GMT 2017-05-22T21:14:00Z Israel: Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said a Palestinian attacker was killed after he tried to stab officers near Jerusalem as President Donald Trump visited the city on Monday, while clashes erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians declared a strike in solidarity with hundreds of hunger striking prisoners held in Israeli jails. Police said the attempted stabbi... Mon, 22 May 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-05-22T20:01:00Z $1 Million Bond for Ohio Mom Police in Ohio say a woman told them she fatally shot her two children to save them from the world's evils. Municipal Court Judge Christopher Roberts... Mon, 22 May 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-05-22T20:01:00Z Yazidi activist weary after years of anti-IS campaigning VIENNA (AP) — Nadia Murad managed to escape the Islamic State militants who enslaved her and other Yazidi women in Iraq. A comment betrays how deeply the scars from the ordeal run more than two years after she broke free. Asked when she is happy, Murad doesn't wait for her interpreter to finish translating the question. "Never," she swiftly says in Englis... Mon, 22 May 2017 19:48:00 GMT 2017-05-22T19:48:00Z Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits was sentenced Monday to more than two years in prison. Vadym Iermolovych received a 30-month term and must pay slightly more than $3 million in restitution. He had pleaded guilty in May 2016 to aggravat... Mon, 22 May 2017 19:09:00 GMT 2017-05-22T19:09:00Z UMd Student Stunned after Fatal Stabbing The FBI is reportedly investigating the unprovoked stabbing of a visiting student at the Univ. of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a student who... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:59:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:59:00Z AP Reporter Explains Jury Selection Cosby Trial One-third of potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case say they've formed opinions about his guilt or innocence while two-thirds say... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:52:00 GMT 2017-05-22T18:52:00Z Romanian court nixes request to put bishop under home arrest BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court on Monday rejected a request by anti-corruption prosecutors to place under house arrest Teodosie, the Romanian Orthodox Archbishop of Tomis, who is suspected of defrauding the European Union. The Constanta Court of Appeal ruled that Teodosie, the most senior cleric to be investigated in Romania, should remain und... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:44:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:44:00Z Protester who disrupts UK campaign event arrested LONDON (AP) — A protester has been arrested and taken into police custody after interrupting a campaign event held by British Prime Minister Theresa May. The man was protesting against fox hunting and shouted, "save our wildlife, kill May" when she arrived at the rally in the Welsh town of Wrexham. Police said Monday the man had been ar... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:48:00 GMT 2017-05-22T12:48:00Z Turkey partially destroys IS-attacked Istanbul nightclub ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have partially destroyed the upscale Istanbul nightclub where an Islamic State extremist killed 39 people during New Year's celebrations. The Anadolu Agency says parts of Reina nightclub, on the shores of the Bosporus, were demolished Monday by Istanbul's municipality, which cited a breach of... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:42:00 GMT 2017-05-22T12:42:00Z Trial opens in Turkey for 221 suspected coup instigators ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened on Monday in Turkey's capital for 221 suspects, including 27 former generals, accused of being the instigators of last summer's failed military coup. The main defendants are Gen. Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander, and other alleged members of the so-called Peace at Home Council — a group on whose behalf a coup declaration was read... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:37:00 GMT 2017-05-22T12:37:00Z German man on trial for dragging ex-partner behind car BERLIN (AP) — A 39-year-old man has gone on trial in Germany for attempted murder on allegations he bound his ex-partner with a rope and dragged her behind his car. The man apologized as his trial at Hannover state court opened Monday, explaining that he had spontaneously attacked the 28-year-old woman as he was dropping off their 2-year-old son, using an ax and rope that he... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:33:00 GMT 2017-05-22T11:33:00Z Students, Some Schools Take on Sex Assault A handful of school districts and student activists are at the forefront of grassroots efforts to grapple with student-on-student sexual assault. Mon, 22 May 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-05-22T04:30:00Z Bulgaria seizes big haul of heroin bound for the Netherlands SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian customs agents have seized some 423 kilograms (933 pounds) of heroin worth an estimated $34 million at a border checkpoint with Romania. Customs chief Georgi Kostov said Sunday the drugs were in a truck stopped at the Danube Bridge near Vidin, 200 kilometers (120 miles) north of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 13:59:00 GMT 2017-05-21T13:59:00Z Afghan official: 20 forces killed in coordinated attacks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants launched attacks on several check points in southern Afghanistan killing at least 20 security forces, a provincial official said. Gul Islam Seyal, spokesman for the provincial governor in Zabul province, said Sunday the battles began late Saturday when dozens of Taliban fighters launched coordinated attacks on security posts in the Shah Jo... Sun, 21 May 2017 11:57:00 GMT 2017-05-21T11:57:00Z 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Turkey raid ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says two people suspected of being members of the Islamic State group have been killed in an Ankara police operation. Ankara's governor told the Anadolu news agency Sunday the suspects may have been planning an attack on Turkey's capital. Police recovered weapons and explosives in the raid. Governor Ercan Topaca said the two men... Sun, 21 May 2017 08:14:00 GMT 2017-05-21T08:14:00Z Investigators try to figure out why man disruptive on flight HONOLULU (AP) — Soon after they boarded a flight to Honolulu, Mark and Donna Basden found a laptop computer in a seat pocket in front of them. The couple assumed someone on a previous flight left it there. But a flight attendant said it probably belonged to a man who was in the bathroom. A man Donna Basden described as a "disheveled loo... Sun, 21 May 2017 02:24:00 GMT 2017-05-21T02:24:00Z Lexi Thompson holds onto 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson remained in position for her first victory since a rules infraction cost her a major title, shooting a 2-under 69 in tricky wind conditions Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over In Gee Chun into the final round of the Kingsmill Championship. Thompson is playing her third event since losing the ANA Inspiration in ... Sun, 21 May 2017 00:21:00 GMT 2017-05-21T00:21:00Z 'Deadliest Catch' star pleads not guilty in Uber incident SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges that he spit on an Uber driver last week in Seattle. The Seattle Times reports ( ) that the 51-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star entered the pleas in Seattle Municipal Court on Saturday to charges of assault and property destruction. He's been accused of spi... Sat, 20 May 2017 21:09:00 GMT 2017-05-20T21:09:00Z Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meet families after 3 years ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday as anxious parents looked for signs of how deeply the extremists had changed their daughters' lives. Brightly dressed families rushed through the crowd in the capital, Abuja, and embraced. One small ... Sat, 20 May 2017 18:12:00 GMT 2017-05-20T18:12:00Z Report: Lebanon detains Iraqi allegedly spying for Israel BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state-run news agency is reporting that security forces have detained an Iraqi citizen who was allegedly spying for Israel. The National News Agency said in the Saturday report that the Iraqi citizen confessed that he was recruited by an arm of the Israeli Defense Ministry to gather information about the Lebanese army and certain personalities in Leba... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:37:00 GMT 2017-05-20T14:37:00Z 2 suspects face trial soon in deaths of UN experts in Congo KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo say two suspects soon will face trial in the gruesome killings of two United Nations experts and their interpreter. The bodies of American Michael Sharp, Swedish national Zaida Catalan and colleague Betu Tshintela were found in March after they went missing while investigating human rights abuses. ... Sat, 20 May 2017 13:51:00 GMT 2017-05-20T13:51:00Z Report: Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip. White House hopes that Trump could leave scanda... Sat, 20 May 2017 07:17:00 GMT 2017-05-20T07:17:00Z Report: FBI probe moves into White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip. White House hopes that Trump could leave scanda... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:17:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:17:00Z Three Victims Critical in Times Square Attack A man accused of driving into a crowd of Times Square pedestrians with his car, killing one of them, has made his first appearance in court. Police say... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:06:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:06:00Z Melee outside Turkish ambassador's home left injuries, shock WASHINGTON (AP) — Concussions. Broken and loose teeth. Headaches. A popped blood vessel in the eye. Those are some of the injuries demonstrators say they suffered after being beaten by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Turkey said the clash Tuesday was the fault of demonstrat... Fri, 19 May 2017 20:54:00 GMT 2017-05-19T20:54:00Z