Prosecutors: NYC employee arrested for producing ‘ecstasy’
MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — A package from China led authorities to a Long Island home where prosecutors say a city employee from the Department of Environmental Protection ran a lab that produced the dangerous drug called “ecstasy.”
Joseph Guida was behind bars Saturday, accused of making enough ...
Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.
In a statement Saturday, Disney announced that the 48-year-old ...
Vegas man cleared after being arrested in fatal stabbing
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge has dismissed charges against a Las Vegas man and he’s been released from jail after authorities concluded he didn’t fatally attack another man and instead was acting in self-defense.
Sheyland Barnett walked out of jail Friday, a day after a Las Vegas Justice Court ...
OSCEOLA, Iowa (AP) — The Clarke County prosecutor has again been arrested.
Television station KCCI says outgoing Clark County Attorney Michelle Rivera was arrested Friday on suspicion of ...
German police arrest male suspect in Nuremberg stabbings
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have a man in custody suspected in the stabbing of three women in the southern city of Nuremberg.
Police said Saturday that the 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the Friday attacks that left all three victims wounded. None are in ...
Police: Teacher stole student’s violin to pay $700 ticket
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher is facing charges after surveillance video captured him stealing a violin from one of his students.
WSB-TV reports police ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump floats fictions about the border
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s relationship with the truth tends to be borderline, at best, when it comes to the border.
So it was this past week when he made a flurry of false or unsupported statements about immigration. He said, with no evidence, that migrants are plagued ...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple in southern India.
Police officer Musharraf said that more than 130 sick people were recovering from ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City police commissioner said Friday that a more complicated and “chaotic” story is emerging from a witness video that went viral showing a tug-of-war between a New York mother with a toddler and police yanking the boy from her.
Police said an internal review ...
The Latest: 10 fishermen plead guilty in shark fin case
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on shark fin smuggling charges (all times local):
Ten Indonesian fishermen who were arrested in Hawaii and charged with attempting to smuggle shark fins have plead guilty to a lesser charge.
Court records show four of them pleaded guilty ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing eight people in a terrorist attack on a New York City bike path said in a court filing Friday that they had learned the FBI had intercepted his communications, though it was unclear when that surveillance began.
“We are still waiting ...
13-year-old arrested for threats against Queen Creek school
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested for making threats against a school.
Pinal County sheriff’s spokesman Navideh Forghani says the teen remained in juvenile detention Friday on a charge of interfering with an educational ...
Slain US student texted friend about roommate’s threat
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in the U.S. six days before her death, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people.
Sarah Papenheim, 21, told her friend she was going to have to go to police. ...
Ex-police chief accused of evidence tampering, drug count
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former northwestern Arkansas police chief fired from his job in October has now been arrested on evidence tampering and drug paraphernalia possession charges.
Former Lincoln Police Chief Brian Key was arrested Thursday on the two felony counts.
US, Canada look to ease strains amid 3-way spat with China
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic crisis entangling the three countries.
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of ...
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Arrest made in fatal shooting of father on Navajo Nation
BLUFF, Utah (AP) — Federal authorities used cellphone and email records to help identify a suspect in the death of a man who was shot in front of his wife and son while they looked for a lost pet near their home on the Navajo Nation.
Perry Maryboy was named in a criminal complaint filed ...
Sheriff disputes injuries black man suffered in beating
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff’s office is disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man beaten by a white officer while handcuffed earlier this month.
An attorney for 25-year-old Charles Toney said in a phone interview Friday that hospital records prove Toney ...
Brazilian president orders extradition of Cesare Battisti
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s outgoing President Michel Temer signed a decree Friday ordering the extradition of an Italian communist militant convicted of murder in his home country.
The decree was signed one day after Supreme Federal Tribunal Justice Luiz Fux ordered the arrest of Cesare ...
The Latest: Slain US student told friend of roommate threat
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an American student who was stabbed in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam (all times local):
An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her apartment in the Netherlands had texted a friend last week, saying her roommate threatened ...
Marshals service offers reward for capture of murder suspect
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are offering a reward for the capture of a suspect in a North Carolina murder case.
News outlets report the U.S. Marshals Service is looking for 26-year-old Davonte Gary Redfern. Authorities say Redfern is wanted in Henderson ...
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a woman who was arrested on an outstanding warrant has died in custody.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that Virginia State Police identified the woman as 28-year-old Carmeita Jane Vangilder of Yorktown on ...
Brazil faith healer wanted by police as abuse cases mount
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A celebrity faith healer, accused of sexual violence by hundreds of women throughout Brazil, was being sought by police Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
The U.S. Embassy in Brazil put out an alert telling people to contact Brazilian authorities if ...
Suspect, 19, arrested in Houston-area drive-by shooting
HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in the investigation of a drive-by shooting at a Houston-area intersection that left a 7-year-old passenger wounded.
Harris County jail records show 19-year-old Omarion Philip Bailey of Katy was being held Friday on charges of aggravated assault ...
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say 15 people have been arrested in a drug investigation in southern Vermont.
Police said Friday that the investigation started this fall after Windham and Windsor counties saw an uptick in overdoses this year.
The suspects, mostly from ...
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Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China’s policies
WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern other major industrial nations.
Canada’s arrest of a top Chinese technology executive ...
MIAMI (AP) — A missing Florida Keys man has been found dead inside the trunk of his car, and a murder suspect has been arrested.
The Miami-Dade Police Department says the missing man’s brother called deputies after he spotted his brother’s car in the parking lot of a Walmart in Miami on ...
Indiana DB Jamar Johnson accused of resisting arrest
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana freshman defensive back Jamar Johnson faces a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement following his arrest on campus.
Indiana police spokesman Lt. Kevin Lauerman says officers patrolling the Sembower Recreation Sports Fields Complex detected the ...
Police arrest man banned from library in librarian killing
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California have arrested a man suspected of killing a librarian who was shot while sitting in her car in the library’s parking lot.
Sacramento Police Sgt. Vance Chandler said 56-year-old Ronald Seay was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony ...
Police: Councilman assaulted marshals at immigration protest
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut city councilman has been arrested during an immigration protest at a courthouse.
Meriden City Councilman Miguel Castro was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of assault on public safety personnel and first-degree ...
Police arrest wanted man who taunted them on Facebook
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who taunted police on Facebook by comparing his active arrest warrant to a game of hide-and-seek has been arrested.
Burlington police announced the arrest of Chris Mitchell
Sheriff’s captain arrested for child porn gets no jail time
ASHLAND, Va. (AP) — A sheriff’s captain who was originally charged with distributing child pornography has pleaded guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor, receiving no jail time in turn.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Lawsuit: Pipeline security pursued false trespassing charges
NEW CASTLE, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia residents say in a lawsuit that the private security company hired by the Mountain Valley Pipeline falsely accused them of trespassing and pursued charges even after a state trooper declined to press charges.
The Roanoke Times
Florida man arrested for biting boys out of frustration
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of biting his girlfriend’s two young boys, and their mother is charged with neglect.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says Rashawn Davis was arrested Thursday. He faces two charges of aggravated child abuse and was being held in jail ...
Man stabbed to death in Palmer; suspect in custody
PALMER, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating a deadly stabbing in Palmer.
Local police say they responded to a home in the Thorndike section of town at about 8 p.m. Thursday where they found a 43-year-old man suffering from multiple stab wounds.
The victim was taken to Baystate Wing ...
Michigan sheriff pleads guilty after drunken driving arrest
KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan sheriff who was arrested for suspected drunken driving after leaving a deer hunting camp in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula has pleaded guilty in the case.
Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson earlier
4 high school students arrested over wrestling team hazing
ELMER, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey high school students have been arrested in connection with a hazing incident involving the school wrestling team.
Investigators say they are accused of stripping the victim in a shower area of Arthur P. Schalick High School in Elmer, restraining the ...
Woman arrested in Council Bluffs on attempted murder charge
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have charged a Council Bluffs woman with attempted murder after she was accused of shooting another woman in the head.
Council Bluffs police said they arrested 38-year-old Jessica Ann Elvins on Thursday after they were summoned to a home shortly ...
8-month probe leads to arrests, $400K in drugs seized
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An eight-month investigation in Newark has yielded several arrests in what authorities are calling a major drug ring.
Among the drugs seized on Wednesday in several raids were more than 111,000 bags of heroin valued at more than $330,000, plus cocaine and crack cocaine ...
West Virginia resort owner accused of failing to pay taxes
PARSONS, W.Va. (AP) — An owner of a West Virginia resort faces charges that he failed to pay its hotel and motel taxes.
News outlets report 56-year-old Frederick Herz was arrested Wednesday. He co-owns Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis.
According to a criminal complaint, Tucker ...
Police: Honolulu woman arrested after running over 2 people
HONOLULU (AP) — Police say a Honolulu woman used her pickup truck to run over her wife and the wife’s new partner.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday.
The Washington Post
Police chief challenges lawmaker’s explanation for arrest
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Fresno police chief cast doubt on a California lawmaker’s statements that his arrest on suspicion of child cruelty stemmed from spanking his daughter.
Chief Jerry Dyer said Thursday the injury to Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula’s daughter was not on her buttocks, ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana high school athletic trainer accused of sexually abusing students under the guise of boosting their athletic performance was arrested Thursday after investigators found child pornography in his room in a Miles City retirement home, authorities ...
Arrests after ‘Baby Jane Doe’ found near California highway
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Days after the funeral of a newborn girl found dead along a Southern California highway, police have announced two arrests in the case.
Officials in Corona say following last week’s memorial service, detectives were contacted by individuals who had information ...
Border Patrol arrests former student from Kenya in Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In spite of a city ordinance that bars federal immigration agents from accessing nonpublic city property without a criminal warrant, U.S. Border Patrol arrested a former student from Kenya at a Spokane bus station.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Military police in the Netherlands have arrested a man armed with a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Military police spokeswoman Joanna Helmonds said the man allegedly threatened passers-by on Thursday night before officers detained him. Nobody was ...
The Latest: Man killed in Strasbourg was market shooter
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France (all times local):
The office of the Paris prosecutor, which handles terrorism cases in France, says a man killed in Strasbourg in a shootout with police has been identified as ...
Brazil police serve warrants in case of slain councilwoman
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police have served several arrest, search and seizure warrants in connection with the killing of a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman nine months ago, authorities said Thursday.
Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, were shot to death March 14 while ...