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UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 9, 2020

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under new security law

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the publisher’s headquarters Monday in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 8, 2020

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland protests

PORTLAND – Protesters in Portland defied police orders to disperse and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and commercial-grade fireworks at officers as unrest in the Northwest city continued early …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 1, 2020

Iran says it detains leader of California-based exile group

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran on Saturday said it detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known California-based militant opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed …

UPDATED: Sun., July 26, 2020

Portland protesters breach fence around federal courthouse

Authorities declared a riot early Sunday in Portland, Oregon, where protesters breached a fence surrounding the city’s federal courthouse building where U.S. agents have been stationed.

UPDATED: Sun., July 26, 2020

Police forced to retreat at Seattle protests

SEATTLE – Seattle police retreated to a precinct early Sunday, hours after declaring a riot during large demonstrations in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood near where weeks earlier, people set …

UPDATED: Mon., July 20, 2020

Federal agents, local streets: A ‘red flag’ in Oregon

PORTLAND – Federal law enforcement officers’ actions at protests in Oregon’s largest city, done without local authorities’ consent, are raising the prospect of a constitutional crisis – one that could …

UPDATED: Sat., July 18, 2020

Oregon officials decry federal agents after protest clashes

PORTLAND – Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland fired tear gas against protesters again overnight as the city’s mayor demanded that the agents be removed and as …

UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020

Police: Man who killed Bothell officer claimed self-defense

SEATTLE – A man arrested in the fatal shooting of a suburban Seattle police officer claimed he fired in self-defense to keep his car, gun and marijuana from being seized, …

UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020

4 charged in Los Angeles death of rising rapper Pop Smoke

Two men and two teens have been charged in the death of rising rapper Pop Smoke who was killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February, the district attorney’s …

UPDATED: Sun., July 12, 2020

Police: Federal officers use tear gas on Portland protesters

Federal law enforcement officers used tear gas and crowd control munitions on people protesting near Portland’s federal courthouse during a protest that started Saturday night, Portland police said.

UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2020

Official: Feds feared Epstein confidant might kill herself

Federal officials were so worried Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell might take her own life after her arrest that they took away her clothes and sheets and made her …

UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2020

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over virus outbreak

A doctor arrested after writing an article about Egypt’s fragile health system. A pharmacist picked up from work after posting online about a shortage of protective gear. An editor taken …

UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2020

More arrests early Thursday after police clear protest zone

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UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020

Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law

Hong Kong police made their first arrests Wednesday under a contentious new national security law imposed by China’s central government, as thousands of people defied tear gas and pepper pellets …

UPDATED: Tue., June 30, 2020

Golden State Killer admits murders, rapes for life in prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gay Hardwick stood arm-in-arm with her husband to face a criminal dubbed the Golden State Killer and couldn’t recognize the elderly man hunched in a wheelchair as …

UPDATED: Mon., June 29, 2020

Cities try to arrest their way out of homeless problems

Across the country, even in places where housing prices are out of reach and shelters are scarce, communities are trying to arrest their way out of homeless problems.

UPDATED: Sun., June 21, 2020

No arrests in shooting in Seattle protest zone that killed man

Seattle police on Sunday pursued their investigation into a weekend shooting in a park in the city’s protest zone that killed a 19-year-old man and critically injured another person. No …

UPDATED: Tue., June 9, 2020

2 accused in ex-Nissan boss escape scheme fight extradition

A former Green Beret and his son accused of smuggling ex-Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box are fighting their extradition to the country, arguing …

UPDATED: Tue., June 9, 2020

`He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for Floyd

The black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

3 more linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in Georgia

Police in Georgia say three men linked to a violent white supremacist group have been charged with conspiring to commit murder

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

Portland, Oregon, police, federal agents await right-wing rally, counter protests

More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are in Portland, Oregon to help out police with a right-wing rally Saturday.

Hundreds detained in Moscow protest over journalist’s case

Hundreds of people were detained Wednesday as they marched in the Russian capital to protest what they called police fabrications in the wake of the arrest of an investigative journalist …

Witnesses describe drone attack in Venezuela; 6 arrested

Investigators searched a blackened apartment building Sunday where witnesses described seeing a drone and then hearing a thunderous explosion in what President Nicolas Maduro called an assassination attempt by the …

Deal struck to settle discrimination suit against Motel 6

Motel 6 has tentatively agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleges it discriminated against some Latino customers at two Phoenix locations by giving their whereabouts and personal information to immigration …

575 arrested as hundreds of women rally in D.C. to protest Trump’s immigration policy

They came from all over, took planes and buses from 47 states, slept at friends’ homes or in churches and prepared to be arrested Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Ten arrested outside Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma police say

Ten people were arrested Tuesday evening outside the Northwest Detention Center on Tacoma’s Tideflats, according to Tacoma police.

Police arrest 7 in downtown Seattle during march calling for social change

A march to call attention to issues like poverty, systemic racism and militarism culminated Saturday afternoon with the arrests of seven demonstrators who blocked an intersection in downtown Seattle.

ICE arrests 114 workers in immigration raid at Ohio gardening company

A swarm of immigration agents arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company Tuesday morning, one of the largest of several recent workplace raids carried out …

UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found

More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018

Three immigration protesters arrested outside McMorris Rodgers’ office in downtown Spokane

Three people protesting the nation’s immigration policy under President Trump were arrested outside of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office Monday. The protesters were released and cited for trespassing.