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Foster mother arrested in alleged beating of 1-year-old

Aug. 19, 2018 6:38 PM EDT

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a foster mother has been arrested in central California in connection with injuries suffered by a 1-year-old boy that his grandmother says include severe brain trauma and broken bones. The Fresno Bee reports Darlene Valdovino-Aguilera was taken into custody Friday in...

North Carolina police charge man officers struck with baton

Aug. 19, 2018 4:37 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a black man seen on video being struck by police faces charges of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest. Media organizations report 44-year-old Frederick Hall of Raleigh was arrested Sunday. He did not have a listed phone number where he or relatives...

1 of 3 sought in ambush police officer shooting

Aug. 19, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — One of three men sought in connection with an ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month has been arrested, police said. Camden police said in a Twitter post Saturday that Juan Figueroa, 20, had been captured. He and Alexander DeJesus, 19, and Ammar Hall, 26,...

Man facing multiple charges after alleged kidnapping in Utah

Aug. 19, 2018 2:12 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man is facing kidnapping and other charges after allegedly dragging a woman 30 feet with his car in Salt Lake City. Authorities say 39-year-old Keith Davontya Williams was charged Friday in 3rd District Court with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily...

Police chief accused of having cocaine parcel sent resigns

Aug. 19, 2018 1:36 PM EDT

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police chief suspended after his arrest on charges of buying cocaine and having it shipped to his post office box has resigned. The executive director of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission says 43-year-old Michael Coppola handed in his resignation Aug. 15 as chief...

Police arrest 74-year-old man in Waunakee fatal shooting

Aug. 19, 2018 12:17 PM EDT

WAUNAKEE, Wis. (AP) — A 74-year-old man is jailed on suspicion he shot and killed a neighbor in his apartment complex in Waunakee. Police were called to the complex Friday evening about a person being shot and found the victim in her apartment. Police say she was shot in the chest and was flown to UW...

Albuquerque police arrest suspect after bomb threat at store

Aug. 19, 2018 11:49 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say they've arrested an armed robbery suspect at a convenience store after he claimed to have explosive devices in two backpacks. Authorities blocked off a section of northeast Albuquerque and put Kaseman Hospital on lockdown as a precaution. Police responded...

Michigan man tries to evade police pot raid in a canoe

Aug. 19, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

ELMER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An eastern Michigan man was arrested after attempting to evade police who raided a marijuana growing operation by paddling away in a canoe. The Bay City Times reports that 60-year-old Hendrick J. Westers faces multiple drug and resisting arrest charges stemming from the Aug. 9...

Basketball star celebrates homecoming after cardiac arrest

Aug. 19, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Therapy finished for the afternoon, Darrell Rogers was wheeled into the visitor's lounge on his hospital floor. He greeted his dad with a wide smile and proceeded to rise from his wheelchair. The elder Darrell Rogers lent him a hand, just to be sure. "He can walk on his own,"...

Patrol: Man accused of running over, killing man arrested

Aug. 19, 2018 10:34 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a man suspected of running over and killing a man he had been arguing with at an interstate rest area in Ohio has been arrested. Troopers arrested 34-year-old Paul Randall Jr. of Dolgeville, New York, around 7 p.m. Saturday during a traffic stop on Interstate...