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Suspects in Killing of Gay SF Man Deny Charges

Suspects in Killing of Gay SF Man Deny Charges

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 19
The two people accused of fatally shooting a gay San Francisco man at Twin Peaks in July have pleaded not guilty.

California Man Pleads No Contest to Multiple Male Rape Counts

California Man Pleads No Contest to Multiple Male Rape Counts

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 19
A Pacifica man accused of drugging and raping more than a dozen other men is expected to serve almost 30 years in prison after pleading no contest in the case.

2 Charged in Killing of Gay SF Man

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 12
Two people have been charged in the fatal July shooting of a gay San Francisco man at Twin Peaks.

AP FACT CHECK: No Evidence Killer Motivated by Trump Hatred

By Michael Rubinkam | Aug 12
Police and prosecutors have offered no evidence that the fatal shooting of a Republican activist outside Philadelphia was politically motivated, despite online stories that strongly suggest his assailant was inspired by hatred of President Donald Trump.

Teen Criminals Savor Freedom as Parole Ends Life Sentences

By Adam Geller and Sharon Cohen | Aug 6
Juvenile offenders can take responsibility for their crimes. Judges and parole boards can assess how they have changed. But to make it at 60-something in a world that has tossed aside most of what you knew as a teenager, it takes something more.

AP Exclusive: Parole for Young Lifers Inconsistent Across U.S.

By Sharon Cohen and Adam Geller | Aug 5
Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory life without parole for juveniles in murder cases. But prison gates don't just swing open. Uncertainty and opposition have resulted in an uneven patchwork of policies.

Authorities Warn Virtual Kidnapping Scams Are on the Rise

By Robert Jablon | Jul 29
The caller who rang Valerie Sobel's cellphone had a horrifying message: "We have Simone's finger. Do you want to see the rest of her in a body bag?"

Police: Woman Arrested After Topless Road Rage Attack

Jul 26
Police say a Massachusetts motorist has been arrested after getting out of her sport utility vehicle, removing her shirt and charging topless while holding a knife toward another motorist.

Smugglers Offer Crammed Big Rigs as 'VIP Treatment' to U.S.

By Elliot Spagat | Jul 26
Truck drivers are low-level cogs in a big machine, recruited in the U.S. at casinos and other places where smuggling organizations look for people who are down on their luck, desperate for quick cash and disinclined to ask questions.

Gasoline Thieves are Out of Control - and Deadly - in Mexico

By Mark Stevenson | Jul 16
Fuel theft in Mexico used to be a few villagers drilling holes in pipelines and carrying away the gasoline in jugs. But heavy arms and violence reflect its growth into a billion-dollar business.

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