• Failed bitcoin exchange chief Karpeles arrested in Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested Mark Karpeles, head of Mt. Gox, a failed bitcoin exchange on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million.

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    Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year.

  • Santa Fe County worker accused of stealing government items

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe County public works employee is in custody after allegedly stealing government items to sell online.

  • Battery charge against Bills coach Kromer dropped

    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say they’ve dropped a battery charge against Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer, who was accused of punching a boy in the face for using his beach chairs in Florida.

  • Suspected kidnapper in Albuquerque dies in reported shootout

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A kidnapping suspect in Albuquerque is dead after reportedly exchanging gunfire with law enforcement officers.

  • New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson reacts while talking with reporters at NFL football training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

    Jets, Bowles surprised, disappointed Richardson hid arrest

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents found out, too.

    Updated: 6:26 pm

  • Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appears at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the business of law enforcement at all.

  • Mark O'Mara, attorney for the DuBose family, stands in the courtroom before the arraignment of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing at Hamilton County Courthouse for the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing, who was indicted and fired from his job on Wednesday, shot and killed Dubose on July 19 after stopping him over a missing license plate. Tensing pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    No charges vs. 2 officers at scene of traffic stop shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were at the scene just after a fellow officer fatally shot a driver are not being charged, a prosecutor said Friday.

  • In this July 30, 2015 picture, a man walks past a corner where a victim of a shooting was discovered in Baltimore. Murders are spiking again in Baltimore, three months after Freddie Gray’s death in police custody sparked riots. This year’s monthly bloodshed has twice reached levels unseen in a quarter-century. In May, Baltimore set a 25-year high of 42 recorded killings. After a brief dip in June, the homicide is soaring again. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.

    Updated: 2:47 pm

  • This Thursday, June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. A federal magistrate in Charleston, S.C., entered not guilty pleas on 33 federal charges, Friday, July 31, 2015, including for hate crimes, for Roof, a white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he wouldn’t do so until prosecutors say whether they’ll seek the death penalty.