Violent crime

January 21, 2018 - 2:29 am
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Canty had 20 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, and 11 rebounds and Gabe Vincent finished with 21 points to help UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 70-58 on Saturday night. Max Heidigger scored 14 points and Leland King II added six with 14 rebounds for UCSB (14-5, 3-2 Big...
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January 21, 2018 - 1:43 am
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jock Landale scored 32 points on 12-for-20 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help lift Saint Mary's to its 14th straight victory, 72-69 over Pacific on Saturday night. Emmett Naar added 12 points and Calvin Hermanson had 11 for Saint Mary's (19-2, 8-0 West Coast...
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Pope Francis greets a woman after blessing her as he toured around the Plaza de Armas, in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis consoled Peruvians who lost their homes and livelihoods in devastating floods last year, telling them Saturday they can overcome all of life's "storms" by coming together as a community and stamping out the violence that plagues this part of the country. (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP Pool Photo via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 12:03 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital. The Mass is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of Peruvian faithful before his departure...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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January 20, 2018 - 10:56 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries finished with career highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds to notch his first double-double and propel Tulsa to a 64-51 victory over Memphis on Saturday night. Jeffries connected on 8 of 15 shots, including 3 of 4 from long range, for the Golden Hurricane (11-9, 4-4...
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Larry Nassar listens to Jordyn Wieber's impact statement in the court of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 10:53 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan State University trustee is calling for the university president to resign over the school's handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons issued a statement Saturday breaking ranks with fellow board members who...
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January 20, 2018 - 9:28 pm
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Dante Sterling scored 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting and A.J. Mosby had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Alcorn State beat Alabama A&M 68-52 on Saturday. Alcorn State (6-14, 2-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 24-23 at halftime and started after intermission with a 9-0...
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January 20, 2018 - 3:51 pm
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday. Police and a special anti-kidnapping squad rescued the foreigners in the Kagarko local government area Friday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, head of the sex abuse advisory commission Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, of Boston, attends a press conference, in Rome. O'Malley, Pope Francis’ top adviser on clerical sex abuse, implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, that his words were “a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse.” (AP Photo/Isabella Bonotto, File)
January 20, 2018 - 3:47 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff for having accused Chilean victims of slander, saying Saturday that his words were "a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse." Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the archbishop of Boston, said he...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
January 20, 2018 - 6:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life. Gov. Jerry Brown said in his decision that Van Houten still...
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