Crime - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Crime 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 17:04:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:04:00Z Authorities: Stabbing of black student possible hate crime COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of a black man at the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student who belonged to a racist Facebook group was arrested nearby with a knife in his pocket, police said. University of Maryland student Sean Christopher Urbanski was charged with first- and secon... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:52:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:52:00Z Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are incorporated. The issue is important to many companies that complained about patent owners choosing more favorable courts in other parts of... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:48:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:48:00Z Correction: Billy the Kid-Sheriff story ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a story May 19 about a historical document related to the death of the former sheriff who is credited with killing Billy the Kid, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Dona Ana County, erroneously reported the date of the coroner's jury report. The document is dated Feb. 29, 1908, not July 9, 1908. A correcte... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:23:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:23:00Z The Latest: Many in Cosby jury pool have opinion about guilt PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 12:10 p.m. One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case say they've formed opinions about his guilt or innocence while two-thirds say it would be difficult to serve. And 35 of the 100 p... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:16:00 GMT 2017-05-22T16:16:00Z Justices won't hear Indiana's appeal in triple murder case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear Indiana's appeal of a ruling that threw out the conviction and death sentence of an Indiana man for the 1998 slayings of his wife, her ex-husband and her 10-year-old son. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that said jurors should have heard evidence that one of the victims was... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:43:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:43:00Z APNewsBreak: Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday when he declines to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned. Flynn is expected to cite Fifth Amendment protections in a letter Monday... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:35:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:35:00Z Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought PITTSBURGH (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury. Lawyers in Pittsburgh on Monday began the work of finding a dozen jurors and six alternates willing t... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:18:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:18:00Z Q&A: What to expect during Bill Cosby's jury selection Hundreds of potential jurors have been called to a Pittsburgh courthouse as the search for panel that will decide comedian Bill Cosby's sex abuse trial gets underway. A dozen jurors and six alternates will be selected — then shipped across the state to serve in what is expected to be a two-week trial beginning June 5 on allegations the entertainer molested a Temple Universit... Mon, 22 May 2017 13:21:00 GMT 2017-05-22T13:21:00Z Ohio city braces again for police shooting trial CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors, attorneys and people across the Cincinnati region have had six months to analyze and debate the hung jury result in the murder trial of a white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man. They'll soon find out whether a second trial will get a new result. Prospective jurors will report Thursday for the retrial ... Mon, 22 May 2017 13:02:00 GMT 2017-05-22T13:02:00Z Trial set to begin in killing of 2-year-old 'Baby Doe' BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy is charged in the 2015 death of Bella Bond. The girl was known only as Baby Doe for months as authorities struggled to identify her. A composite image of her was shared by millions on social media. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 04:32:00 GMT 2017-05-22T04:32:00Z 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 Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help. In a jailhouse interview on Saturday, Richard Rojas told the New York Post ( ) that he recently spoke to a mental health counselor at a local veteran's center but they never ... Mon, 22 May 2017 02:26:00 GMT 2017-05-22T02:26:00Z Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need a full airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted. Comey was fired by President Donald Trump earlier this month... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:07:00 GMT 2017-05-22T00:07:00Z Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case. The jury must decide if the 79-year-old actor drugged and molested a Temple University women's basketball team manager at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. Trial cons... Sun, 21 May 2017 18:02:00 GMT 2017-05-21T18:02:00Z Brazil's leader mounts defense to save his presidency RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job amid a mushrooming corruption scandal, Brazilian President Michel Temer told the nation Saturday that an incriminating audio recording of him had been doctored. "That clandestine recording was manipulated and doctored with (bad) intentions," Temer said at a news conference in capital of Brasilia. Temer said h... Sat, 20 May 2017 23:55:00 GMT 2017-05-20T23:55:00Z The Latest: LA airport police says man was looking for food HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a disturbance on a flight between Los Angeles and Honolulu (all times local): 9:38 a.m. Los Angeles Airport police say a 25-year-old man with a Turkish passport who was arrested after walking through a door leading onto an airfield ramp provided an address in Santa Monica when questioned... Sat, 20 May 2017 20:47:00 GMT 2017-05-20T20:47:00Z Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety NEW YORK (AP) — Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle. But those barriers only cover so much ground. There were none of them Thursday at the corner where a man steered his car onto a busy sidewalk and began barreling through crowds of pedestrians, runn... Sat, 20 May 2017 18:37:00 GMT 2017-05-20T18:37:00Z 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 Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign for vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. In a phone interview Friday, ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship took up the same fight he waged before his 2015 trial: to convince people tha... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:51:00 GMT 2017-05-20T17:51:00Z 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 Police probe, grand jury leave teen's family 'dissatisfied' COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a black 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer after a suspected robbery last year said it is "completely dissatisfied" with how the investigation was handled after a grand jury voted not to indict the officer. The Franklin County grand jury was considering whether Officer Bryan Mason should be ... Sat, 20 May 2017 13:55:00 GMT 2017-05-20T13:55:00Z Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off HONOLULU (AP) — After landing in Honolulu on a flight from Los Angeles, passengers described a midair disruption involving an unruly man whose attempts to get to the front of the jetliner prompted flight attendants and passengers to subdue him. and fighter jets to escort the plane. Passengers noticed him before the plane even took off. Mark and Donna Basd... Sat, 20 May 2017 13:35:00 GMT 2017-05-20T13:35:00Z Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. David Mayorquin and his father, Ramon Torres Mayorquin, are accused of a scheme to buy the illegally harvested anim... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:41:00 GMT 2017-05-20T04:41:00Z Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor on Friday pardoned a Cuban immigrant for an armed robbery he committed 19 years ago in an effort stave off the man's deportation after immigration authorities detained him following a judge's ruling that he should no longer be imprisoned. The pardon from Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, was the latest twist in the saga... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:04:00 GMT 2017-05-20T04:04:00Z Wyclef Jean urges fans to support Haitian immigrants MIAMI (AP) — Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member. The former Fugees star said he had been wearing a similar bandanna when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies stoppe... Sat, 20 May 2017 02:21:00 GMT 2017-05-20T02:21:00Z Brazil's top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top prosecutor is accusing President Michel Temer of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released Friday by the supreme court, dramatically escalating pressure to force the embattled leader from office. At the same time, other released documents said the owner of a major meatpacker has told p... Sat, 20 May 2017 02:12:00 GMT 2017-05-20T02:12:00Z Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose penchant for sexting strangers ended his political career and sparked a probe that upended the presidential race, pleaded guilty Friday to a sex charge, tearfully apologizing for communications with a 15-year-old girl that he said destroyed his "life's dream in public service." Weiner, who could go to... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:20:00Z Teen charged in death says 19-year-old shot Mississippi boy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teen suspects, according to an investigator's sworn statement. The Associated Press obtained the sworn statement Friday from a source with knowledge of the case involving the death of Kings... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:00 GMT 2017-05-20T00:20:00Z 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