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UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017

‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rear-ended …

Former N.Y. police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe

A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor were arrested in a federal gun licensing probe Tuesday as …

Convicted Washington cat hoarder arrested in Oregon

A Washington woman who was convicted last year of animal cruelty for collecting over 100 cats in a recreational trailer has been arrested in Oregon for investigation of animal neglect.

Russia reports arrest of suspected subway bomb organizer

Russia’s Federal Security Service says it has arrested a suspected organizer of the suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 passengers.

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

Feds arrest suspected shooter of border agent Brian Terry

Authorities have arrested the suspected shooter in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the federal government.

Police ID wanted man from Portland protest, arrest him

Portland police have arrested a man wanted in connection with last week’s protests outside a City Council meeting after officers observed him filming them as they had coffee.

UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on U.S. Jewish centers

Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and other institutions in the U.S., …

UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017

Man arrested over threats to Jewish institutions nationwide

A jilted ex-boyfriend is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish Community Centers nationwide, plus a bomb threat to New York’s Anti-Defamation League, in an …

Women arrested, accused of scalding 5-year-old niece

Authorities say a 27-year-old woman was arrested after investigators determined she abused and scalded her 5-year-old niece.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Detained Mexican in Seattle pushed into immigration debate

Lawyers for 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina say he was asleep in a suburban Seattle house last week morning when immigration agents showed up to arrest his father, who authorities described …

Portland police arrest 2 accused of Trump-protest vandalism

Portland police detectives have arrested two young men accused of damaging businesses during November’s post-election riot in the Pearl District.

Child care employee charged with rape of 5-year-old girl

A man employed at a Gig Harbor child care center has been charged with four counts of child rape involving a 5-year-old student.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017

Skiers face fines, charges for skiing in closed terrain

Two skiers at Crystal Mountain Resort face fines of up to $1,000 after ducking under a rope and skiing in an area closed due to avalanche danger.

NYPD says DNA evidence led to arrest in strangling case

DNA evidence, some of it matching what was found beneath the victim’s fingernails, led investigators to make an arrest in last summer’s strangling of a woman who encountered her killer …

Man suspected of ties to Berlin attacker detained in Germany

German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have detained a Tunisian man they think may have been involved in last week’s truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.

Second teen charged in fatal Gresham stabbing

GRESHAM, Ore. – A second teenager has been arrested in the stabbing death of a man at a Gresham’s Main City Park. Gresham police say the 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday …

19 arrests, 44 pounds of methamphetamine seized in drug ring

Authorities say 19 people have been arrested and 44 pounds of methamphetamine was seized in connection with a drug distribution ring south of Seattle.

Parents of skeletal, infected infant twins arrested in ‘worst case of child abuse’

When a 9-month-old girl was taken to an Oklahoma hospital, a strand of hair was wrapped around her finger so tightly that the finger had become infected and skin had …

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 Georgia officers

Investigators say they’ve arrested a man suspected of shooting and wounding two Georgia police officers.

Police: Student with guns on rooftop arrested during dance

Authorities say a high school student who was on the rooftop of a school with weapons during a dance east of Portland was arrested.

Macaw poses in man’s mug shot after unlucky court appearance

A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.

Europol announces 5 arrests in ‘unprecedented’ cybercrime op

Europol says five arrests have been made in connection with a massive operation aimed at knocking out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of euros in losses …

Three men arrested on suspicion of robbing marijuana dispensary

Portland police have arrested three men on suspicion of robbing a marijuana dispensary after officers responded to a security alarm.

China construction collapse kills 74 workers; 13 people detained in investigation

Chinese authorities said they detained 13 people over the collapse of scaffolding at a power plant construction site that killed 74 workers in one of China’s most serious industrial accidents …

Ohio troopers find drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in SUV

The State Highway Patrol says troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in a vehicle that was stopped for a driving violation in northwest …

France: 7 arrested in anti-terror raids, attack thwarted

French anti-terrorism police have arrested seven people in Strasbourg and Marseille who had been plotting an attack on France for several months, the interior minister said Monday.

$600,000 damage to Portland school results in arrest of 5 teens

Portland police say officers have arrested five teenagers in connection with vandalism at a high school that caused nearly $600,000 in damage.

Police in El Salvador arrest former President Tony Saca

Former Salvadoran President Tony Saca was arrested Saturday for alleged illicit enrichment, unlawful association and money laundering, prosecutors said.

SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota

Police in South Dakota have arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.

Amy Goodman: Journalism is not a crime

Many have said that journalism is the first draft of history. In the past 20 years, a hallmark of the “Democracy Now!” news hour has been our coverage of movements, …