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Three people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

Three people face charges after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.

Three arrested for crashing car into Serb president’s motorcade

Three people were arrested after their car crashed into the Serbian president’s motorcade, officials and media said Sunday.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Black-clad anarchists storm Berkeley rally, assaulting 5

Black-clad anarchists on Sunday stormed into what had been a largely peaceful Berkeley protest against hate and attacked at least five people, including the leader of a politically conservative group …

Goodman and Moynihan: Resistance to ACA repeal rolls on

The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.

Turkey’s failed coup: Warrants issued for 105 tech experts

Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year’s failed coup, the state-run news agency reported.

UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017

Protesters arrested after occupying senators’ offices to protest health-care bill

Dozens of protesters were arrested nationwide after occupying the local offices of Republican senators, a protest against the Better Care Reconciliation Act organized by a coalition of left-wing groups.

139 men arrested in Seattle prostitution sting

Authorities say Seattle police arrested 139 men in a weeklong prostitution sting.

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017

Feds will now target relatives who smuggled in children

The Trump administration plans to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States, a move immigrant advocates said would send a wave of …

Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown

Federal authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a New York mob investigation that includes allegations of fraud in a $25 million hospital expansion and in other public building …

UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017

MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles

Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street …

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017

21 arrested as punches and smoke bombs fly at Trump rally in Berkeley

Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counterprotesters clashed Saturday at a “Patriots Day” rally in Berkeley, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months.

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017

Immigration agents round up 84 in Alaska, Washington, Oregon

Immigration agents rounded up 84 people – including 60 with criminal records – during a three-day operation in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, authorities said Thursday.

Police arresting far fewer students after Spokane schools change discipline polices

A change in Spokane Public Schools approach toward student discipline has led to a drastic reduction in the number of students arrested. As of Feb. 28 district officers had arrested …

Texas officer on restricted duty after videotaped arrests

A white Texas police officer was placed on restricted duty Thursday while an internal investigation looks into a video showing the officer wrestling a black woman to the ground before …

Dozens arrested during protests for higher minimum wages

Dozens of people were arrested Monday as they participated in protests nationwide for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

North Dakota officials shoot at drone; 127 arrested during weekend of pipeline protests

Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.

Editorial: WSU fumbles response to crime issue

WSU’s brand has been damaged, and President Shulz should at least say that something is seriously wrong when so many athletes are running afoul of the law. If the university …

19 arrested in Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation

SEATTLE – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 19 foreign nationals in northern Washington were arrested during an operation targeting convicted criminals. ICE officials said in a news release the …

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.

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.

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, …

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …