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Former Malaysian leader arrested, to be charged for graft

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday by anti-graft investigators and will be charged over his alleged role in the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund, officials …


Animal rights activist arrested after chicken truck crash

A tractor-trailer hauling a load of live chickens crashed on state Highway 502 on Monday afternoon, spilling hundreds of birds and delaying traffic.


Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home.


Woman arrested after firing shots in San Diego near marathon

San Diego police arrested a woman Sunday who held a gun to her head and fired off rounds in a parking structure in downtown, not far from an annual marathon …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Man arrested after car chase, crash and break-in at north Spokane residence

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after a brief car chase through north Spokane, a crash that sent another driver to the hospital and a break-in at a residence, …


Nordstrom Rack apologizes after 3 black men are falsely accused of stealing from store

Nordstrom Rack leadership apologized to the families of three young men after they were falsely accused of stealing from the Brentwood, Mo., store and police were called.


Man sentenced for attempting to rob Girl Scout cookie booth

A man accused of trying to rob a Girl Scout cookie booth in Tacoma has been sentenced.


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018

Actress arrested in sex trafficking in ‘guru to stars’ case

A television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018

Suspect in Vegas casino picnic shooting arrested in Texas

Authorities say a casino dealer identified as the suspect in a deadly company picnic shooting on Sunday has been arrested in a small town in the Texas Panhandle.


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, black men who became best friends in the fourth grade, were taken in handcuffs from the Starbucks in Philadelphia’s tony Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, where Robinson …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. …


Florida man asks about stealing beer; learns it means jail

A Florida man asked the store clerk, “What would happen if I stole some beer?” Police say Christopher Maxwell soon found out.


Woman goes into labor as officer was about to arrest her

Washington authorities say a pregnant woman went into labor as an officer was attempting to arrest her on suspicion of using drugs.


Civil rights complaint filed in man’s deportation case

A civil rights complaint has been filed on behalf of a Vancouver man, alleging that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer eavesdropped on a courthouse conversation between the man …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018

Kosovo police expel Serb official amid surge in tensions

Kosovo police briefly detained and expelled a senior Serb official in a divided northern town as officers also fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters Monday – an …


UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018

Catalan ex-leader’s capture in Germany sparks mass protests

Five months after going on the run from Spanish authorities, Catalonia’s former president was detained in Germany on an international warrant Sunday by highway police after the ardent separatist crossed …


Dylann Roof’s sister accused of bringing weapons to school

The sister of the man sentenced to die for killing nine people at a South Carolina church in 2015 has been arrested at her school and charged with bringing pepper …


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Russian accused of running cocaine ring arrested in Germany

It sounds like a thriller: nearly half a ton of cocaine was hidden in bags at the Russian Embassy’s school in Buenos Aires before being loaded on a Russian government …


Feds: Man sent white powder letters to Trump Jr., 4 others

A Massachusetts man was arrested Thursday and charged with sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr. that landed his wife, Vanessa, in the …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018

Immigration chief: 800 avoided arrest due to mayor’s warning

A top immigration official said Wednesday that about 800 people living illegally in Northern California were able to avoid arrest because of a weekend warning that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf …


Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

Four Indonesian farmers and a 13-year-old boy admitted they stabbed, clubbed and shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun to protect their pineapple crop, …


Man arrested, charged with setting man on fire in Seattle

A man accused of setting a man on fire in Seattle in November has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.


Two arrested after allegedly fleeing Latah County Sheriff

Two Washington residents were arrested in Latah County on Friday after they allegedly led the county sheriff on a brief vehicle pursuit as they attempted to flee the scene of …


Robbery suspect known as ‘Freedom Fighter Bandit’ arrested

Federal authorities say a 25-year-old woman dubbed the “Freedom Fighter Bandit” who’s wanted for a string of Georgia bank robberies has been arrested in Tennessee.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018

Man in custody after 1 found dead in burning Fort Hall home

Authorities in eastern Idaho have taken a man into custody after a body was found in a house fire on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested amid election protests

Protesters gathered across Russia on Sunday to support opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to boycott the March presidential election, and Navalny himself was arrested while walking to the Moscow demonstration.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Mom of malnourished children was ‘perplexed’ by police visit

The mother of 13 malnourished children and young adults who were held in filthy conditions, some chained to furniture, was “perplexed” when deputies arrived at the family’s Southern California home, …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Marshal who arrested teacher was sued for excessive force

Waving signs heralding free speech and chanting “Stand by Deyshia,” about 100 people gathered in a light rain Thursday to rally to support Deyshia Hargrave – the Louisiana teacher ejected …


Mellencamp son Speck gets probation after Indiana arrest

A son of rocker John Mellencamp has been ordered to serve about six months of probation and perform 25 hours of community service after pleading guilty to public intoxication following …


Man arrested after vases disappear from SW Idaho cemeteries

A 22-year-old man is in custody after about 200 vases went missing from headstones in cemeteries in southwestern Idaho.