Crime

In this photo taken on Friday, July 27, 2018, migrants rest at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar, in Tarifa, Spain. Maritime rescue authorities say 751 migrants have been plucked Friday from 52 dinghies trying to reach Spanish shores from northern Africa, this year's most popular route into Europe. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
July 29, 2018 - 4:05 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging everyone to combat the "shameful crime" of human trafficking, noting that it's often linked to migrant smuggling. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter's Square, Francis decried that many adults and children are trafficked into slavery for forced...
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July 28, 2018 - 10:36 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says a former police officer who was among the country's top 100 international fugitives has returned from the United States to face charges of taking bribes. The Xinhua News Agency says Zhang Yongguang, who worked in a police station in the southern cit...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent violent crime (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 28, 2018 - 8:46 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent crime. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh made it...
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Firefighters hose down hot spots near a residential district Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 28, 2018 - 8:20 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Authorities say a deadly wildfire that forced thousands of evacuations in Northern California has grown slightly and containment remained at just 5 percent. California Department of Forestry and Fire...
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This Thursday, June 26, 2018, photo released by Casey Lansdon shows Redding fire inspector Jeremy Stoke in Redding, Calif. A wildfire roared with little warning into the Northern California city as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, officials said Friday. Stoke was killed in the blaze. (Casey Lansdon via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 5:57 pm
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Two young children and their 70-year-old great-grandmother died in the wildfire that swept into the city of Redding with devastating speed, their family said Saturday, and a bulldozer operator who died working to contain the fire was identified as an 81-year-old man from a...
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Robstown Chief of Police Erasmo Flores speaks at a news conference, Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Robstown, Texas. Texas authorities say five people have been killed following separate shootings that included a nursing home in a Corpus Christi suburb. Robstown City Secretary Herman Rodriguez says via Twitter that three people were killed Friday following a shooting at the Retama Manor nursing home. Two additional men were found dead in a home linked to that shooting. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 5:03 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Police were trying to determine a motive Saturday after they said a man fatally shot four family members at two locations, including his father and stepmother inside a Texas nursing home before killing himself there too. Richard Starry fatally shot himself inside Retama...
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Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, stands on stage during a benefit concert in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, July 28, 2018, to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in a shooting at their newsroom in June. In remarks to the audience, Baron said the victims were "friends of the people," and "not one of them deserved to be seen as an enemy, because of the profession they choose or the place they worked." (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
July 28, 2018 - 5:02 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom last month were "friends of the people," and "not one of them deserved to be seen as an enemy," the executive editor of The Washington Post said Saturday at a benefit concert for the victims' families and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. Pope Francis has accepted U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick's offer to resign from the College of Cardinals following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy, and ordered him to conduct a "life of prayer and penance" in a home to be designated by the pontiff until a church trial is held, the Vatican said Saturday, July 28, 2018. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
July 28, 2018 - 4:53 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a move seen as unprecedented, Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy. The Vatican announced Saturday that Francis ordered McCarrick to...
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July 28, 2018 - 3:09 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on police reports of an active shooter at a Texas mall (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Authorities say an attempted robbery at a jewelry store prompted a heavy police response following initial reports of an active shooter at a Texas mall. McAllen police Chief Victor...
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July 28, 2018 - 12:30 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall on Saturday were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, according to the authorities and witnesses. All known suspects in the attempted robbery at the La...
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