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Detained Catalan leader sought by Spain awaits fate in Italy

Sep. 24, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — A Catalan separatist leader long sought by Spain for a failed secession bid awaited a court hearing Friday to argue against extradition a day after Italian police detained him in Sardinia, an Italian island with strong Catalan cultural roots and its own independence movement. ...

1 arrested in banquet hall shooting that killed 3 near Miami

Sep. 24, 2021 07:32 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed three people and injured 20 others outside a banquet hall in May. Davonta Barnes, 22, of Miami Gardens, was arrested late Thursday. He is charged with three counts of...

3 arrested in Tennessee, charged in fatal Georgia shooting

Sep. 24, 2021 04:04 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in Tennessee and charged with felony murder in a shooting death this year in Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Jamar Quarles and two juveniles, ages 15 and 16, were located in Memphis and taken into custody,...

British police arrest man over killing of London teacher

Sep. 24, 2021 03:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of killing Sabina Nessa, a primary school teacher found dead in a London park. Nessa’s killing — as she walked to meet a friend a few minutes from her south London home — has renewed concerns that...

Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of Palestinians

Sep. 24, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cinematic escape of six prisoners who tunneled out of an Israeli penitentiary earlier this month shone a light on Israel's mass incarceration of Palestinians, one of the many bitter fruits of the conflict. Hundreds of thousands of...

Woman arrested on suspicion of starting California blaze

Sep. 24, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a Northern California wildfire that spread rapidly, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders Thursday in a rural community, authorities said. Workers at a nearby quarry reported seeing a...

Police arrest 6 in catalytic converter thefts in Mesa

Sep. 24, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa have arrested six people who allegedly were stealing catalytic converters from the undersides of cars and vans, authorities said. The arrests came after an undercover operation conducted this summer. Police said the...

Flight attendant assaulted on Hawaiian Airlines flight

Sep. 23, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday a passenger assaulted one of its flight attendants in an unprovoked attack during a flight. The airline said the incident occurred shortly after flight HA152 left Honolulu for Hilo at 7:30 a.m. The flight attendant was...

Boyfriend of slain Gabby Petito charged with bank card fraud

Sep. 23, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland. A...

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Sardinia

Sep. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the northeastern region in 2017, was detained Thursday in Sardinia, Italy, his lawyer said. Puigdemont, who lives in Belgium and now holds a seat in the...