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LA County assessor arrested in corruption case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County assessor John Noguez, a top aide and a campaign contributor were arrested Wednesday as part of an investigation into influence peddling and slashing …


Man pleads guilty in plot to kill Saudi ambassador

NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to plotting to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, agreeing to hire what he thought was a drug …


Armed posse patrols timber land in sheriff’s place

O’BRIEN, Ore. (AP) — There’s no room in the county jail for burglars and thieves. And the sheriff’s department in a vast, rural corner of southwest Oregon has been reduced …


Suspect in Wyo. girl kidnapping held in Mont. jail

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say a 39-year-old Montana man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl in Wyoming. Court records filed in Cody …


Secret Service officer arrested after passing out

MIAMI (AP) — In the latest embarrassing spectacle for the Secret Service, one of its officers was found passed out and apparently drunk on a Miami street corner less than …


Secret Service officer arrested after Obama trip

MIAMI (AP) — A Secret Service officer was arrested early Friday after being found passed out and apparently drunk on a Miami street corner several hours after President Barack Obama …


Judge denies bail in LA airport weapons case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal magistrate denied bail Friday to a man authorities say was arrested with a cache of weapons in his checked luggage at Los Angeles International …


Man arrested at LAX with weapons to be in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities found he was carrying a suitcase full of weapons could find out Friday whether he will …


21 accused in NYC of selling meds on Craigslist

NEW YORK (AP) — The Craigslist ad offered black-market Percocet pills for sale but warned potential customers: “No LE please.” Meaning: No law enforcement. Like that made a difference.


Much of odd weapons cache on plane was permissible

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an age when air travelers grudgingly surrender bottled water at security checkpoints, the most striking aspect of the arrest of a passenger wearing a bulletproof …


Man with smoke grenade was searched in SKorea

LOS ANGELES (AP) — South Korean security officials screened a man with a bulletproof vest before he got on a flight to Los Angeles, but a banned smoke grenade made …


Teen arrested in sucker-punching of Pa. teacher

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager who sucker punched a schoolteacher in a downtown alley — an attack caught on surveillance video — apparently picked the victim at random, police and …


Feds: Man arrested at LA airport not cooperating

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-resistant pants is not cooperating with federal officials working to discover why he …


Feds: Man at LA airport had weapons, smoke grenade

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-resistant pants is not cooperating with federal officials working to discover why he …


Man arrested after smoke grenade found in luggage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man dressed in a bulletproof vest and fire-resistant pants was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after a smoke grenade, gas mask, leg irons and …


Prostitution arrests rock Maine tourist town

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — This upscale southern Maine town is known for its ocean beaches, old sea captains’ mansions and the neighboring town of Kennebunkport, home to the Bush family …


Motel workers discuss church bomb plot arrest

MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — Two Miami (my-AM’-uh), Okla., maintenance workers who reported the makings of Molotov cocktails in a trash bin say they are not heroes. Motel guest Gregory Arthur …


Criminal freed over Mass. lab scandal skips court

BOSTON (AP) — Career criminal Marcus Pixley got a break when his bail was reduced after allegations that a state police lab chemist put thousands of drug cases like his …


SF archbishop jokes about recent DUI arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amid heavy security and the splendor of his faith’s most sacred rites, the new Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco assumed office Thursday without referring to …


Criminal freed over Mass. lab scandal now fugitive

BOSTON (AP) — A career criminal and convicted rapist whose bail was reduced after a chemist was accused of mishandling drug samples at a state lab failed to show up …


4 arrested in VFW shooting in Florida

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Four men were charged in a shooting at a Veterans of Foreign War post in Florida that killed two people and critically wounded another, authorities …


Calif. gov. OKs bill on illegal immigrant licenses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some illegal immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed into law late Sunday. AB2189 by Assemblyman Gil …


Official: Man’s NYC arrest in Lohan dispute voided

NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument …


6 teens arrested in taped beating of Pa. woman

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Six teenagers were in custody Friday on charges they brutally beat a neighbor on her stoop “just for fun” and then posted cellphone video of the …


Mass. chemist in drug test flap is arrested

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug test results now finds herself in the same position as the accused drug dealers she testified against: charged with a …


Warrant issued for Mass. chemist in drug test flap

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston court has issued an arrest warrant for a chemist accused of faking drug results, forging signatures and mixing samples at a state police lab. Annie …


California man behind anti-Islam film arrested

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video posted to YouTube that has inflamed parts of the Middle East was arrested for violating terms of …


Phoenix filmmaker jailed in grenade launcher hoax

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man dressed his nephew in a sheet and sent him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, filming the masked teenager pointing the …


Phoenix filmmaker jailed for rocket launcher hoax

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say they’ve arrested a man after he reportedly dressed a teenage relative in a sheet and sent him into a street to aim a fake …


Video shows Lohan-pedestrian encounter at NY club

NEW YORK (AP) — Grainy surveillance footage released Thursday shows Lindsay Lohan’s car driving toward a man who says she hit him outside a nightclub and kept going, but the …