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Georgia man charged as serial rapist was recruit for police department that arrested him

A former police recruit accused of a series of rapes in Georgia was arrested by members of the same department where he hoped to work, officials said Wednesday.

Kenneth Thomas Bowen III, 24, was charged with seven counts of rape and one count of sexual battery, Clayton County Police Chief Kevin Roberts said at a news conference.

Roberts called the rapes “a cloud over our community.”

DNA testing from evidence collected at the crimes scenes connected Bowen to the rapes. Police said they took him into custody at his job but did not disclose the name of his employer.

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Kenneth Thomas Bowen III was arrested Tuesday and charged with rape, police said. (Clayton County Police Department via AP)

Roberts stressed that Bowen was never a police officer.

“Kenneth Bowen was never a certified police officer with this agency,” he said. “He was hired by me in June 2018. He was also terminated by me on September 12, 2018.”

Bowen was dismissed from the police academy for being absent without leave and being “untruthful,” Roberts said.

“Had he not attempted to join the ranks of the Clayton County Police Department, it’s questionable as to when we would have apprehended him,” Roberts said.

Investigators eliminated multiple suspects through DNA testing, Clayton County Police Lt. Tom Reimers said. A review of 911 calls of suspicious people over the last several years led detectives to Bowen.

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After obtaining his name and birthdate from a 2016 call, investigators found similarities between Bowen’s photo and police sketches from descriptions given by rape victims, Reimers said.

A warrant for Bowen’s DNA was obtained last week. After police surveilled Bowen at his job, they obtained his DNA during a traffic stop. The results came back Tuesday.

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LA sheriff’s deputy fired after allegedly making up story about being shot by sniper

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has fired a deputy whom officials say “completely fabricated” a story last week about being shot by a sniper.

Sheriff Alex Villanueva made the announcement regarding Angel Reinosa on Wednesday, days after his assistant told reporters that the department intended on relieving the 21-year-old of his duties. He said Reinosa no longer worked with the sheriff’s department as of Tuesday night.

He then said he can’t comment on the personnel matter and can’t speculate on the motive for Reinosa’s alleged fabrications.

Law enforcement sources also told NBC Los Angeles that prosecutors are exploring potential criminal charges against Reinosa, ranging from making a false report of an emergency to perjury.

Reinosa, a rookie with the department, had cut holes in his shirt to make it look like he had been shot last Wednesday and was treated for a “bruise” on his shoulder at a hospital following the allegedly made-up incident, Homicide Bureau Capt. Kent Wegener said over the weekend.

SHERIFF’S DEPUTY MADE UP STORY ABOUT BEING SHOT, AUTHORITIES SAY

Assistant Sheriff Robin Limon told reporters the department was “incredibly disappointed” by the case and is launching a criminal investigation into the officer’s false report.

“Things didn’t add up,” Wegener said. “There was no sniper, no shots fired and no gunshot injuries sustained to his shoulder. Completely fabricated.”

The deputy claimed he was shot while walking to his car from the sheriff’s station in Lancaster in northern L.A. County. Reinosa reported that he was shot in the chest but his bulletproof vest deflected the bullet into his shoulder, causing a bruise.

Heavily-armed deputies wearing tactical gear then set up a perimeter and launched a massive search for a suspect in triple-digit temperatures Wednesday but weren’t able to find a suspect.

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Wegener said the investigation found no ballistic evidence at the scene and no witnesses said they had heard any shots.

He added that Reinosa hasn’t said why he allegedly did it.

Fox News’ Brie Stimson and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Border Patrol agents find at least 3 bodies along southern border, officials say

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The bodies of at least three migrants — two in the Rio Grande River — were discovered in Texas along the southern border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday.

Across the span of three days, the bodies were found by patrolling units with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the military.

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On Thursday, a body was found in the Rio Grande near Havana, officials said in a news release. A Coast Guard unit patrolling the river found another body in the river on Saturday. Both bodies were recovered and transported to the Hidalgo County morgue.

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The following day, agents from the Kingsville Border Patrol station in Kenedy County found a body in the brush and transported it to the medical examiner’s office.

“The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as ‘Operation Big Rig’ and ‘No Se Arriesgue’ to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives,” officials said in the news release.

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Tropical Storm Dorian set to hit Puerto Rico, expected to blast Florida as Category 2 hurricane

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Tropical Storm Dorian generated strength overnight and is expected to reach the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico later Wednesday with heavy winds before growing stronger as it heads to the Bahamas and then Florida, where it’s expected to make landfall as a Category 2 hurricane over the weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m. ET update that Tropical Storm Dorian was located about 85 miles southeast of St. Croix with maximum winds of 60 mph — a 10 mph increase from Tuesday — as it moved northwest at 13 mph.

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“Although weakening is possible after Dorian moves across Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the storm is forecast to strengthen late this week and this weekend while passing near or to the east of the Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas,” Senior Hurricane Specialist John Cangialosi wrote in the update.

Hurricane watches have been posted for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, British Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic from Isla Saona to Samana.

The National Hurricane Center warns heavy rainfall in these areas could cause life-threatening flash floods. The Florida peninsula is expected to get the most rain, with Tropical Storm Dorian dropping 4 to 8 inches, with up to 10 inches in isolated areas, the center said.

The hurricane center predicts Dorian could reach hurricane strength over the next two days and peak at 100 mph, Category 2 strength, within the next five days, but “uncertainty in the intensity forecast late this week remains higher than usual due to a large spread in the model guidance,” the Sun Sentinel reported.

On Monday, Puerto Rico’s Gov. Wanda Vázquez signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency and provided a list of all the new equipment that public agencies have bought since Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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The director of the National Hurricane Center, Kenneth Graham, told WSVN-Ch. 7 on Tuesday that it remains too early to tell how the storm will affect South Florida.

“It’s such an undetermined situation here. If it’s a weaker storm you can see some gusty winds and some rainfall but if it stays stronger — right now we’re looking at the potential for a tropical storm,” he told the station. “So, preparedness is everything, it’s having that plan ready just in case.”

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Colorado couple uses baseball bat when bear, cub enter home

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A Colorado couple defended themselves Monday night with a baseball bat when a bear entered their home in rural Jefferson County.

The couple– including a 71-year-old man– went into the kitchen to investigate a noise and saw that a bear and her cub had entered through a screen door and started eating a loaf of bread.

The man hit the bear and his wife attacked it with a baseball bat until both bears ran out through the screen door.

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The man had scratches and cuts on his face and arms and his wife was uninjured.

The mother bear was found and euthanized. Colorado Parks and Wildlife law says a bear must be euthanized if it attacks a person. The cub was not found.

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Wildlife officials said bears are especially active this time of year as they try to eat as much food as possible before winter hibernation. The color of the bear was unclear.

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‘I am Antifa’ professor who posted desire to hit Trump with bat resigns from post

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A college professor in Iowa who declared his support for the far-left Antifa movement and came under fire for social media post in which he expressed a desire to hit President Trump with a bat— resigned from his post on Tuesday.

Jeff Klinzman, an adjunct English professor at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, resigned Tuesday. The school said in a statement it accepted his resignation and has an instructor who will teach Klinzman’s one course this semester. The decision to name a new instructor for Klinzman’s course was based on securing a safe learning environment for students and staff, not on the professor’s politics or his right to express his views, the statement said.

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A local TV station, which found numerous posts believed written by the professor both on his personal page and on an “Iowa Antifa” page, asked Klinzman last week about his social media activity.

“I affirm that I am Antifa,” Klinzman told local ABC affiliate KCRG-TV. He stood behind his comments. Some comments were inflammatory to Evangelical Christians and he said he was willing to apologize to any Christians offended by them.

The outlet reported that in one post, Klinzman shared a poem containing the words, “Kill them all and bury them deep in the ground,” to which he added the comment, “It’s not pretty, and I’m not proud, but seeing what evangelical Christians are doing to this country and its people fills me with rage, and a desire to exact revenge.”

The professor was also an active participant in a local Antifa group on Facebook, according to KCRG, where he made the apparent comment about attacking Trump.

In a July 27 tweet, President Trump wrote: “Consideration is being given to declaring ANTIFA, the gutless Radical Left Wack Jobs who go around hitting (only non-fighters) people over the heads with baseball bats, a major Organization of Terror (along with MS-13 & others). Would make it easier for police to do their job!”

“Yeah, I know who I’d clock with a bat…” Klinzman wrote on the local Antifa Facebook page in reference to the president’s message.

Antifa, which is short for anti-fascist, has been facing scrutiny and calls to be labeled as a domestic terrorist organization, particularly after a series of violent incidents in Portland, Ore. Masked Antifa demonstrators allegedly beat up conservative blogger Andy Ngo at a June 29 rally that drew national attention to this small, liberal city.

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More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and the Federal Protective Service, were active in Portland earlier this month to help police monitor dueling protests between right-wing demonstrators and Antifa.

Fox News’ Lukas Mikelionis and Alex Pappas contributed to this report.

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TV host apologizes after saying black co-anchor looked like a gorilla

A white news anchor tearfully apologized on live television Tuesday after causing outrage for saying her black colleague looked like a gorilla.

Alex Housden, who hosts the morning news show at KOCO 5 TV in Oklahoma City, sparked the outrage during a segment about a baby western lowland gorilla named Fin recording selfie videos. The initially lighthearted segment quickly turned viral after Housden said to her co-host, Jason Hackett, who is black, that Fin “kind of looks like you when you take a picture.”

Hackett, who briefly pauses, replied “yeah it does, actually, yeah … very close to the camera.”

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The next morning, however, there were no laughs on the set. Housden and Hackett sat beside each other on a couch as Housden tearfully apologized to her colleague and to viewers over her “inappropriate” comment.

“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate and I hurt people,” she said. “I want you to know I understand how much I hurt you all out there and how much I hurt you. I would never do anything on purpose to hurt you.”

Housden described Hackett as her “best friend” and insisted that she would never “do anything on purpose to hurt” him.

Hackett accepted Housden’s apology and said the incident was a “teachable moment.”

“What she said yesterday was wrong. It cut deep for me and a lot of you in the community. The lesson here is that words matter,” he said. “We are becoming a more diverse country and there is no excuse.”

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“We have to understand the stereotypes, we have to understand each other’s backgrounds and the words that hurt, the words that cut deep,” he added.

“We have to find a way to replace those words with love and words of affirmation.”

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This Day in History: Aug. 28

On this day, Aug. 28 …

1963: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his famous “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Also on this day:

  • 1922: The first commercial broadcast over radio airs on station WEAF in New York City. 
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FILE – This undated file photo shows Emmett Till, a black 14-year-old Chicago boy, who was brutally murdered near Money, Mississippi, Aug. 31, 1955, after whistling at a white woman. Epic Records is going to “great efforts” to take down a new Future remix leaked over the weekend with a vulgar lyric by Lil Wayne that has offended the family of Emmett Till. (AP Photo/File) (The Associated Press)

  • 1955: Emmett Till, a black 14-year-old boy from Chicago, is abducted from his uncle’s home and later killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. 
  • 1981: The Centers for Disease Control announces a medical task force has been formed to look into the incidence of Kaposi’s sarcoma and pneumocystis in homosexual men; AIDS is later found to be the cause.
  • 2008: Illinois Sen. Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president. 
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Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report

Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way to Hawaii from California on Saturday.

De la Rosa started his journey on June 9 from San Francisco and finished more than two months later in Honolulu, KHON-TV reported.

De la Rosa, from Valladolid, Spain, said it took him 76 days to cross 2,500 miles while standing on a submarine-shaped craft he described as a paddleboat.

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Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California. (Antonio de la Rosa)

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The 21-foot-long vessel endured rough weather, including when Hurricane Flossie passed within 60 miles. De la Rosa told the television station that not once did he think of giving up.

The athlete ate dehydrated food, using heated water, and sometimes fished. He paddled about 10 hours a day and slept every night, although he woke up hourly to check on his gear.

De la Rosa also previously circumnavigated the Iberian Peninsula’s coastline while stand-up paddling; completed a stand-up paddling voyage within the Arctic Circle between Ilulissat and Upernavik in Greenland in 2016; and raced across the Atlantic Ocean in a solo rowing vessel, crossing from Senegal in West Africa to French Guyana, in 2014, according to KHON-TV.

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De la Rosa reportedly said it took him 76 days, 5 hours, and 22 minutes to cross nearly 3,000 miles of ocean. (Antonio de la Rosa)

“Stand-up paddling is my favorite sport and I said, ‘OK, I’m going to do the Pacific,’” de la Rosa said.

De la Rosa said the most challenging part of the journey was getting through coastal waters.

“The current and winds are hard and it’s so difficult to get out of the coast. I had 10 days with problems very close (to) the coast,” he said.

When asked what he wants to accomplish next, De la Rosa said, “I have nothing exactly in my head, but probably next year, I’m going to do a mountain bike expedition with my girlfriend or winter expedition.”

De la Rosa said it took him two years to plan the journey, the station reported, adding that he likely won’t be doing any rowing or stand-up paddling for the next few years.

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He celebrated his 50th birthday at sea, his sister, Vanesa de la Rosa, explained to The Associated Press from Spain. The siblings run an adventure tourism business in Madrid and a small hotel for athletes.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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California newsgathering helicopter rolls over, catches fire while landing

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A newsgathering helicopter with two people inside tipped over and caught fire while landing in Southern California, officials said.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman Ian Gregor said the Bell 206B helicopter rolled onto its side while landing at Gillespie Field northeast of San Diego at approximately 2:15 p.m.

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Gregor added that the aircraft, which has been used for newsgathering by San Diego television stations, caught fire at the El Cajon airfield.

Fox 5 reported that the two people inside did not suffer any serious injuries.

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“The FAA and NTSB will investigate,” Gregor added.

Frank Miles is a reporter and editor covering geopolitics, military, crime, technology and sports for FoxNews.com. His email is Frank.Miles@foxnews.com.

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