Crime

July 20, 2018 - 8:25 am
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — State police say a city officer and two suspects have been hurt in a confrontation in eastern South Carolina. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said a Summerville police officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle sometime prior to 3 a.m. Friday...
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July 20, 2018 - 8:00 am
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager has been shot to death in Columbus. Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley says 18-year-old Emanul Banks died early Thursday morning of multiple gunshot wounds outside a residence. The Ledger-Enquirer reports that as Columbus police...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin, Germany. A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
July 20, 2018 - 7:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've received official notification that Spain has withdrawn the European arrest warrant for former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, bringing extradition proceedings against the separatist leader close to their formal conclusion. Prosecutors in Schleswig...
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July 20, 2018 - 7:19 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An 84-year-old North Carolina man with dementia has been cleared in his wife's shooting death more than two years ago. The Charlotte Observer reported a judge dropped charges Thursday against Jim Norris, after two medical experts said he would never be able to stand trial...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is surrounded by photographers at the beginning of her annual summer press conference at the Bundespressekonferenz in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 20, 2018 - 7:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the meeting earlier this week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 2 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says NATO's collective-defense clause applies to all members, not just big countries, adding that she's glad...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul. A South Korean court has sentenced on Friday, July 20, 2018, jailed Park to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 20, 2018 - 4:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She's already serving a 24-year prison...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating, in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Prosecutors in Kazakhstan said Thursday, July 19, 2018, that Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 20, 2018 - 3:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakh media say a suspect has been detained in relation to the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten, and that another has been identified. Citing Almaty Prosecutor Berik Zhuirektayev, the Kazinform agency said the suspect was detained Friday and "confessed his guilt...
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A TV screen shows a blurred photo of North Korean restaurant workers in China, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Kore, Friday, July 20, 2018. North Korea said that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years. The signs read: "The two Koreas agreed to hold a reunion of Korean families." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 20, 2018 - 2:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years. The 2016 arrival of a group of 12 female employees from a North Korean...
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July 20, 2018 - 12:54 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a man outside a Cook Out restaurant in North Carolina. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that U.S. Marshals arrested 28-year-old Jamel Shannon Kinzer in Charlotte on Thursday in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old...
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July 20, 2018 - 12:51 am
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to prison in the 2016 shooting death of his girlfriend. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports 45-year-old Jamie Jermaine Robinson was convicted Thursday of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 47-year-old Eulia Moon. He was...
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