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Stories tagged: arrest

Man arrested in London train attack; threat level remains ‘critical’

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on England’s southeast coast in connection with the detonation of an improvised bomb on a London tube train that injured at least 29 people.

Salt Lake City mayor: Investigation found arrest of nurse broke policies

An investigation into the rough arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw on an unconscious patient found evidence that police officers violated department policies, the …

Man gets 30 days for biting girl during Green Day concert

A Canadian man who bit a 14-year-old girl on the right breast during a Green Day concert in Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.

Ex-aide to Israeli PM arrested in submarine probe

Israeli police said Sunday that they arrested six people, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff and a former navy commander, as part of an investigation into alleged …

Cambodian police arrest country’s main opposition leader

Officials say police in Cambodia have arrested the leader of the country’s main opposition party in a late night raid.

Montreal police arrest Laotian man on US most-wanted list

Canadian police officers on bicycles chased down and caught a Laotian-born alleged drug smuggler who is on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s list of 10 most wanted suspects, authorities …

Man with sword arrested near Buckingham Palace

Counterterrorism police are investigating after a 26-year-old man armed with a sword was arrested near Buckingham Palace late Friday, London’s Metropolitan Police said Saturday.

FBI: Chinese man supplied rare, malicious malware

A Chinese man has been charged in California with distributing a type of computer malware that has been linked to attacks on U.S. businesses and to the theft of personnel …

Eclipse event guards arrested for wrongly detaining couple, police say

Authorities say three security guards were arrested for wrongfully detaining two people at an Oregon eclipse festival.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

Man arrested in Spokane Valley for indecent exposure, assaulting a deputy

A man was arrested Saturday morning in Spokane Valley after allegedly exposing himself to a woman walking her dog.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017

‘Out for blood’: Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

A 23-year-old man who was “out for blood” when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly …

Pakistani police arrest 20 villagers over ‘honor’ rape

Pakistani police say they have arrested 20 members of a village council over instructing a man to rape a 17-year-old girl to avenge the rape of his sister.

Saudi prince arrested on King Salman’s order after video appears to show abusive behavior

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ordered the arrest of a prince and his associates on Wednesday after videos emerged which appear to show the prince engaging in abusive behavior against citizens. …

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017

Peru judge orders ex-president jailed in corruption case

A judge ordered the arrest of former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Thursday night as they face money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to a construction scandal involving Brazilian …

Police arrest 15-year-old, four other girls in stolen car after high-speed chase

Idaho law enforcement say they’ve arrest a 15-year-old girl suspected of stealing pickup truck after she led officers on a high-speed chase.

UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017

Soldier supported Islamic State but remained in military

A U.S. soldier who was recently arrested on terrorism charges expressed support for the Islamic State group as early as 2011, but remained in the Army for years while the …

Veteran LAPD officer accused of sex with 15-year-old cadet

Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday arrested a veteran Los Angeles police officer for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who is suspected of joyriding in stolen patrol cars.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017

DC police seek arrest of Turkish agents for melee, angering Erdogan

Police in the U.S. capital are seeking the arrest of a dozen Turkish security agents and two others accused of taking part in a violent attack on protesters during an …

Three teens arrested in Portland gang shootings

Police say they arrested two teenagers in a gang shooting that critically injured a 17-year-old boy in outer southeast Portland.

Belgium detains 12 after raids linked to Brussels attacks

Belgian authorities have detained 12 people for interrogation following raids linked to last year’s Brussels attacks.

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017

82-year-old woman arrested after scuffle at Wichita airport

An 82-year-old Texas woman was arrested and booked into jail after scuffling with a security agent at the Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita.

UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released.

‘Deadliest Catch’ star arrested after alleged assault of Uber driver in Seattle

Celebrity boat captain Sig Hansen was arrested and jailed early Thursday for investigation of assault and property destruction in connection with an early morning incident with an Uber driver in …

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017

Amtrak engineer surrenders on charges in fatal 2015 crash

An Amtrak engineer involved in a train derailment that killed eight passengers turned himself in to police Thursday on charges including causing a catastrophe and involuntary manslaughter, in a case …

Police arrest man accused of snipping women’s hair on bus

Police in Portland have arrested a man accused of secretly snipping off locks of women’s hair on a public bus.

UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017

Families ask why arrest in Phoenix serial shooter case took so long

Graciela Beltran broke down in tears in her west Phoenix living room as she recounted the life and death of her son, one of the victims in a serial shooting …

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017

Feds: Seattle police officer helped run marijuana to Baltimore

A Seattle police officer has been charged with helping smuggle hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore.

Man accused of trying to burn police car on May Day arrested

Police say officers have arrested a man suspected of putting burning road flares inside a downtown Portland Target store and in a Portland Police car during the May Day riot …

Gay activists detained in Russia at protest against torture

Russian police have detained several gay rights activists in St. Petersburg during a protest against the reported abuse of homosexuals in Chechnya.

Police: Connecticut man stockpiled massive amounts of explosives in home

Authorities say a Connecticut man is under arrest after massive amounts of explosive black powder were found in nearly every room of his home, enough to potentially blow up his …