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  • Judge rejects request to dismiss Chris Brown case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington on Monday rejected a request to dismiss it. Lawyers for the Grammy-award-winning singer had argued the case should be dismissed because prosecutors abused the grand jury process to prepare for...

  • DC police: Officer fatally shoots armed man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a man who refused to put down a gun near a southeast Washington elementary school. Police say they received a report of a man with a gun walking by Plummer Elementary School in with a gun on Sunday night. When officers arrived,...

  • Md. police: Man attacks 2 joggers on park path

    WALKERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man assaulted two women jogging on a park path in Frederick County. Police say the man grabbed a 37-year-old woman from behind as she jogged in Walkersville Community Park on Sunday afternoon. The woman fought back as the man tried to pull...

  • Lab tests pet DNA to help solve crimes

    As far as crime laboratories go, it is not very impressive-looking. And it is not very big, with a permanent staff of just three forensic scientists and a few interns. But the work product that comes out of the Veterinarian Forensic Lab at the University of California, Davis is important, and it...

  • Couple robbed in casino parking garage

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police say two people were robbed as they sat in a parked car in the garage for the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover. Anne Arundel County police say the robbery occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Saturday. Police say the male victim had been at the casino and was sitting...

  • Officer who shot armed man was 9-year veteran

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer who shot and killed an armed man is a nine-year law enforcement veteran. Police identified the officer on Sunday as Officer Brian Newcomer, who works in patrol in the third district. Police say Newcomer was one of two...

  • PG police officer struck; 2 men wounded by gunfire

    CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County police say an officer was struck by a car during an encounter with a two men suspected of forcing their way into a home. Police say two officers fired at the car as it drove toward the officer who was hit and sped away. Both men inside the car were...

  • Joe Arpaio does it his way as the controversial sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County

    PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...

  • Woman, brother sentenced in bank fraud plot

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A brother and sister from Cambridge have been sentenced for bank fraud in a scheme in which they used relatives' identifying information to get mortgages. Fifty-nine-year-old Jill Dail was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Forty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Scott Dail was sentenced...

  • In Jamaica, Vybz Kartel gets life for murder

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican judge on Thursday sentenced dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel and three other men to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an associate. While police in riot gear watched over barricaded streets outside the court in downtown Kingston, Judge Lennox Campbell...

  • Man found fatally shot in Oxon Hill

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a man has been slain in Oxon Hill. Officers say 35-year-old Vincent Toussaunt Kyler of Accokeek was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in a car about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was found on Audrey Lane.

  • Arkansas to ask court to reconsider drug fine

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he plans to ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. McDaniel told the...

  • Fort Hood gunman's attack mystifies hometown

    GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — He grew up in Puerto Rico and played percussion in his high school band. He spent a decade working as a police officer and serving in the National Guard, part of that time as a peacekeeper in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. And then he joined the U.S. Army. That was...

  • Police: tripod mistaken for weapon at Md. school

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say they believe a man carrying a camera tripod was mistaken for an armed person at the campus of two Baltimore charter schools, prompting a lockdown and evacuation. Baltimore Police Department spokesman Sgt. Eric Kowalczyk said Thursday afternoon that as a precaution,...

  • Md. OKs bill on domestic violence in front of kids

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly. The House of Delegates gave the measure final approval Thursday. It goes to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who included the bill as part of...



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