4 more murder counts filed in California serial killing case

4 more murder counts filed in California serial killing case

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Prosecutors have filed four additional murder charges against a former police officer who authorities suspect was the Golden State Killer.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced the charges Thursday against Joseph James DeAngelo.

The 72-year-old suspect was previously charged with eight other counts of murder in Sacramento, Ventura and Orange counties.

He's suspected of committing at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across Cal..

Doctor license on hold over fat storage, syringe allegations

Doctor license on hold over fat storage, syringe allegations

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – North Carolina's Medical Board has suspended the license of a doctor who they say reused syringes and dermatology products on multiple patients and stored human fat in plastic bags in a closet.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports the board suspended the license of Dr. Anne Litton White of Winston-Salem effective last Monday following complaints from six former employees.

Among the accusations were that White did not allow staff to dispose of syringes and unused botul..

Oldest person in US dies; Pennsylvania woman was 114

Oldest person in US dies; Pennsylvania woman was 114

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HUNTINGDON, Pa. – A 114-year-old Pennsylvania woman who was the oldest person in the United States has died, according to a funeral home.

The Robert D Heath Funeral Home in Mount Union said that Delphine Gibson died Wednesday.

Lessie Brown, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 113, is now believed to be the oldest American, according to the Gerontology Research Group in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Gibson, who had been living at a Huntingdon nursing home since 2004, when she was 100, attributed her long..

The Latest: Jury recommends 28 years for teen on assault

The Latest: Jury recommends 28 years for teen on assault

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TULSA, Okla. – The Latest on sentencing for an Oklahoma teen convicted in the deaths of five family members (all times local):

5 p.m.

A jury that convicted an Oklahoma teen in the fatal stabbings of five family members has recommended he serve 28 years in prison for one count of assault and battery with intent to kill.

Jurors recommended the sentence Thursday for 19-year-old Michael Bever, who was convicted late Wednesday on five counts of first-degree murder and one count of assault and b..

Baltimore police commissioner admits he failed to file taxes in wake of federal charges

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Darryl DeSousa was appointed Baltimore police commissioner earlier this year.

(Fox 45 Baltimore)

Baltimore's top cop admitted Thursday that he failed to file federal and state income tax returns for three consecutive years after federal prosecutors hit him with misdemeanor charges.

In a statement, Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa said he had “failed to sufficiently prioritize my personal affairs” when he missed the deadline to file his returns for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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Oklahoma agency investigates apparent Bates parole violation

Oklahoma agency investigates apparent Bates parole violation

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TULSA, Okla. – A white ex-volunteer deputy who served time in prison for shooting an unarmed black man was recently seen drinking at an Oklahoma bar in apparent violation of the conditions of his probation, which prohibit him from consuming alcohol or being in places that serve it.

Robert Bates, the 76-year-old millionaire insurance executive who moonlighted for years as a reserve Tulsa County sheriff's deputy, was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the death of Eric Harris in 201..

Human remains found near spot where SUV plunged off cliff

Human remains found near spot where SUV plunged off cliff

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MENDOCINO, Calif. – Authorities in Northern California say a resident found a pair of jeans and human remains inside a girl's shoe on a beach near the spot where a woman drove her large family off a cliff in March.

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Department says DNA tests will be conducted on the remains.

It says a crew Thursday will search the area in Westport, California, where the remains were found a day earlier.

Sarah and Jennifer Hart and their six adopted children were beli..

Report: US winter wheat forecast down amid drought, surplus

Report: US winter wheat forecast down amid drought, surplus

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WICHITA, Kan. – A government report shows U.S. farmers are expected to harvest their smallest winter wheat crop in more than a decade amid an ongoing drought that has devastated fields across the nation's breadbasket and a global surplus of the grain that has depressed prices.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast the nation's 2018 wheat crop at 1.19 billion bushels. If realized, that would be down 6 percent from the previous year.

Marsha Boswell, spokes..

Baltimore police commissioner accused of failing to file taxes

Baltimore police commissioner accused of failing to file taxes

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Darryl DeSousa was appointed Baltimore police commissioner earlier this year.

(Fox 45 Baltimore)

Baltimore's top cop has been charged with three misdemeanor counts of failing to file tax returns, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

The U.S. Attorney's office claimed in a statement that Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa “willfully failed to file a federal return for tax years 2013, 2014, and 2015, despite having been a salaried employee of the Baltimore Police Depar..

The Latest: Prison official: Ex-deputy could face punishment

The Latest: Prison official: Ex-deputy could face punishment

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TULSA, Okla. – The Latest on an ex-Tulsa volunteer deputy convicted of manslaughter who was recently seen at an Oklahoma bar in apparent violation of probation (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

A spokesman for the Oklahoma office that oversees prisoner probation says a white ex-volunteer deputy who served time in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man could face punishment if the agency determines he broke the rules when he was recently seen at a bar.

Ex-Tulsa sheriff's volunteer..

Mom, 25, is ‘CEO’ of huge Minnesota meth trafficking ring, prosecutors say

Mom, 25, is ‘CEO’ of huge Minnesota meth trafficking ring, prosecutors say

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Macrina Perez, 25, is accused of being the “CEO” of one of the biggest meth operations in Minnesota.

(DOJ)

A Minnesota woman who said she was a mother of two was unmasked recently as the “CEO” of one of the biggest meth trafficking rings the state has ever seen, prosecutors said.

Macrina Perez was arrested in April at the U.S.-Mexico border on charges brought forth nearly two years ago in a sealed indictment that relied on several informants, whose identities remain hidden still, the Star ..

Nurse charged in death of H.R. McMaster’s father

Nurse charged in death of H.R. McMaster’s father

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A nurse was charged in the death of former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster's father.

(Reuters)

A nurse was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter, neglect and falsifying documents to make it appear she had performed required exams on President Donald Trump's former national security adviser's father before he died at a Philadelphia senior care facility last month

Christann Shyvin Gainey, 30, was charged in the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., who died April 13 ab..

Georgia dad tackles man who allegedly attacked girl, 11, in mall bathroom

Georgia dad tackles man who allegedly attacked girl, 11, in mall bathroom

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Danzell Mitchell, the 11-year-old girl's suspected attacker.

(Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

A Georgia man who allegedly attacked an 11-year-old girl in a mall bathroom was subsequently tackled by the girl’s father and other shoppers, local authorities said.

The 11-year-old girl, whose identity has not been released, was at the Town Center Mall in Cobb County with her father on Tuesday evening.

She was inside the women’s restroom located in the mall’s food court when a man, lat..

Nassar victims urge Texas to investigate Karolyis

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AUSTIN, Texas – Victims of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar are imploring Texas authorities to investigate whether Bela and Martha Karolyi could have done more to prevent Nassar's sexual abuse at the couple's Texas training center.

Five former gymnasts, including two who say Nassar abused them at the Karolyis' ranch near Huntsville, addressed reporters Thursday outside state Attorney General Ken Paxton's office.

They say Texas authorities have focused on Nassar, now i..

2 Chicago officers charged with stealing drugs, cash

2 Chicago officers charged with stealing drugs, cash

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CHICAGO – A federal court has charged two Chicago police offices with lying to judges to obtain search warrants then stealing cash and drugs from properties they searched.

In a news release, the U.S. Attorney's Office says Xavier Elizondo and David Salgado are charged with embezzlement and conspiracy to commit theft after allegedly stealing property and falsifying police reports to conceal their thefts while working as gang officers.

Prosecutors allege the officers had two people pose a..

88-year-old woman with ‘rotting’ leg dies, 3 family members charged

88-year-old woman with ‘rotting’ leg dies, 3 family members charged

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Lisa Dunlap, left, John Rodgers and Kayla Rodgers are facing felony charges after police said an 88-year-old woman with a “rotting” leg and two children were found to be living in a Charleston home in “deplorable” conditions.

(Charleston Police Department)

An 88-year-old West Virginia woman died Wednesday after she was found in “deplorable conditions” with a “rotting” leg earlier in the week, authorities said.

Charleston police were dispatched to a local hospital Monday night after an elde..