Stories tagged: arrests
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot
Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, officials said Thursday.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 6:04 p.m.
Minneapolis march over police shooting results in 21 arrests
Hundreds of educators and community activists marched in downtown Minneapolis to protest the shooting death of a black man by a police officer earlier this month.
Sun., July 10, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
Police arrests keep I-110 moving in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, La. – A prominent Black Lives Matter activist, three journalists and more than 120 other people were taken into custody in Louisiana over the weekend, authorities said Sunday, …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 3 p.m.
Protesters shut down Interstate 94 near downtown St. Paul
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Police arrested about 100 people in the Minnesota capital of St. Paul during protests over the recent police killings of black men, including one in a …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Brussels charges two suspects; detains three in connection to Paris attacks
Two men have been charged with offenses related to the Brussels bombings, and three others have been detained in Brussels in connection to the Paris attacks, Belgian authorities said Tuesday.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Five construction officials held over Indian overpass collapse
Indian police on Friday detained five officials of a company constructing an overpass that collapsed onto a crowded Kolkata neighborhood, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 80.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
Uganda: Mass arrests following disputed presidential poll
Uganda’s main opposition party said on Friday that over 200 of its supporters have been detained across the country, hampering efforts to launch a legal challenge against the disputed election …
Fri., June 26, 2015, 5:22 a.m.
THE LATEST: Company: All workers accounted for after attack
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attack in southeastern France (all times local): ___
UPDATED: Mon., April 27, 2015, 5:52 p.m.
State of emergency declared in Baltimore with 15 police officers injured in riots
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who …
Wed., March 18, 2015, 2:04 p.m.
Suspect arrested in Phoenix-area shooting that killed 1
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman killed one person and wounded five others Wednesday in a rampage that included a motel shooting, a carjacking and a home invasion and ended …
Tue., July 22, 2014
Idaho judge sentences, praises ‘Add the 4 Words’ rights protesters
BOISE – An Idaho judge sentenced two dozen gay-rights protesters arrested at the state Capitol this year and offered them this message: “I respect your courage in doing what you …
Sun., July 6, 2014, 11:40 a.m.
6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week, marking a breakthrough in …
Sat., June 7, 2014, 2:02 a.m.
North Korea says it is holding an American tourist
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained a 56-year-old man from Ohio, accusing him of an unspecified crime after he traveled to the communist-led country as a tourist, …
Sat., March 15, 2014, 4:12 a.m.
Suspect in deadly South By Southwest crash charged
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not …
Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, 11:45 p.m.
Gunmen kidnap Libyan prime minister in Tripoli
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was snatched by gunmen before dawn Thursday from a Tripoli hotel where he resides, the government said. The abduction appeared to …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, 3:05 p.m.
3 arrested in fatal stabbing of Wash. soldier
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating the stabbing death of a Washington-based soldier said Monday they have arrested three other soldiers who serve at the same military installation. The Lakewood …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2013, 12:03 p.m.
Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak
DENVER (AP) — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation’s …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2013, 6:08 a.m.
Egypt: Brother of al-Qaida chief arrested
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested the brother of al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri, a security official said Saturday. He said Mohammed al-Zawahri, leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group, …
Sat., June 1, 2013, 1:13 a.m.
Ariz. mom not giving up on Mexico, despite arrest
PHOENIX (AP) — Yanira Maldonado spent her wedding anniversary in a Mexican jail. And now that she’s free and a drug smuggling allegation has been dropped, the Arizona woman says …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2013, 3:54 p.m.
Handcuffed homicide victim identified as Heather Cassel
A convicted felon and his nephew are in custody and facing charges of first-degree murder in connection with the young woman found shot to death early Monday at an apartment …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, 9:45 a.m.
Police: Man held after LA schools threatened
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man was arrested and nine guns were seized after threats were posted on Facebook against Los Angeles elementary schools, police said Monday. Kyle Bangayan, …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, 8:22 a.m.
Man held in alleged threats to LA schools
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have arrested a man for allegedly posting Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary schools. Officer Venus Hall says weapons were confiscated when the man was …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2012, 1:45 p.m.
Okla. teen arrested in school shooting plot
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Hours before a gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school, police in Oklahoma arrested a teenager for allegedly plotting to attack his high school and …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 5:54 p.m.
10 arrested in international cybercrime ring
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten people have been arrested as part of an investigation into international cybercrime rings that steal millions of computer users’ credit card, bank account and other personal …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 12:29 p.m.
Senate intern, a sex offender, faces deportation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 11:17 a.m.
Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 1:31 p.m.
2 Ala. men arrested on federal terrorism charges
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Two Alabama men who federal investigators say wanted to wage violent jihad overseas have been arrested in Georgia on terrorism charges, and one has close ties …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 11:33 a.m.
Police arrest, spray protesters at Mich. Capitol
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police say they have used chemical spray on right-to-work protesters who to tried rush into the Senate chamber at the state Capitol, and minority …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 10:35 a.m.
McAfee denied asylum; expected in Belize
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was denied political asylum in Guatemala on Thursday and police in Belize said they expected him to be flown back soon …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 5:25 a.m.
Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for entering the country illegally, ending his bizarre weekslong journey as a blogging fugitive claiming to …