Criminal investigations

January 22, 2018 - 6:13 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say they're investigating the Karolyi Ranch that was a training site for U.S. Olympic gymnasts until a sexual abuse case against a doctor cast a shadow over the facility. Walker County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marlene Wells would not say what the...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:43 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Police are investigating after banners with racist and anti-gay messages were erected outside a northwest Indiana church known for its progressive stands on racial and social justice issues. West Lafayette police said the banners were found Sunday attached to a fence...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 file photo, far-right nationalists burn flares as they march in large numbers through the streets of Warsaw to mark Poland's Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland. Poland's government is facing pressure to deal with the phenomenon of a rising far-right following the weekend broadcast of an explosive report about Polish neo-Nazis. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
January 22, 2018 - 11:43 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's right-wing government faced pressure on Monday to act forcefully against far-right extremists following an expose of Polish neo-Nazis who celebrated Adolf Hitler, burning a swastika and dressing in Nazi German uniforms. Private news channel TVN24 broadcast hidden-...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2017, file photo, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah delivers a speech during the launch of Commemorative Notes of the 50th Anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between Singapore and Brunei at the Istana in Singapore. The Sultan of Brunei has made a complaint of defamation to the Indonesian police about an Instagram account that criticized the wealthy autocratic leader of Southeast Asia's smallest nation. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
January 22, 2018 - 3:08 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Sultan of Brunei has made a complaint of defamation to the Indonesian police about an Instagram account that criticized the wealthy autocratic leader of Southeast Asia's smallest nation. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono said Monday the complaint was made on behalf...
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This Jan. 6, 2018 photo shows police crime scene tape marking off the property belonging to Barry and Honey Sherman, who were found strangled inside their home on Dec. 15, 2017. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-square foot home, hauled away the couple's cars and even checked the sewers in one of Toronto's most exclusive neighborhoods for clues. But police haven't made any arrests, announced the search for any suspects or said practically anything publicly about the deaths of the drug company founder and his wife. (AP Photo/Rob Gillies)
January 22, 2018 - 12:04 am
TORONTO (AP) — There were no signs of forced entry on the cold December morning when a Canadian billionaire businessman and his wife were found dead inside their mansion, reportedly hanging from a railing at the edge of their indoor pool. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-...
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January 21, 2018 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Donald Trump. But the department also said in...
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This Oct. 2017 photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report showing the interior of room 32-134 of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel, an evidence imaged released as part of a preliminary report by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Paddock began shooting into the crowd attending the Route 91 Music Festival from his hotel room into a crowd of 22,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival music below on Oct. 1, 2017. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday. But almost four months...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2017 file photo, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Las Vegas. A lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge on Jan. 16 that charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman is dead. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, file)
January 19, 2018 - 1:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas last October that left 58 people dead and hundreds injured on the Las Vegas strip(all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities say Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock conducted extensive online searches for police and SWAT tactics and searched for...
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NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during the NCAA Convention, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season. He expects to receive the report from an independent commission by April 25. The Board of Governors will then be expected to vote on formal proposals at their August meeting. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
January 18, 2018 - 8:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert intends to act swiftly and decisively to clean up college basketball. When it happens, he expects everyone in the governing body to jump on board. With an independent commission looking into alleged corruption in the sport, Emmert used his annual state...
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This December 2017 photo provided by Mark McBride shows what Oklahoma state Rep. Mark McBride, R-Moore, says is a tracking device that he removed from his truck in Oklahoma. McBride wants to know who put the contraption there and is one of at least five Oklahoma state lawmakers who in recent months asked a prosecutor to investigate claims they have been followed or threatened. (Mark McBride via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 7:05 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him. Oklahoma Wind Coalition Executive Director Mark Yates said in a statement Thursday that...
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