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State DNA law leads to arrest in January trailer theft case

Oct. 22, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ind. (AP) — A new law that requires police to collect DNA from people facing felony charges has led to arrest in an eastern Indiana theft case. DNA was collected from 23-year-old Thomas L. Wright of Redkey under that law following his April arrest in a trailer theft. State Police say Wright's DNA...

Wausau police say death of infant is a homicide

Oct. 22, 2018 11:14 AM EDT

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wausau police say they're investigating the death of a two-month-old baby as a homicide. Officials have arrested the child's 28-year-old baby sitter on an unrelated child abuse warrant from Marathon County. She's expected to appear in court Monday. Police say the infant's mother picked...

Arrest made in Ohio in death of Michigan college student

Oct. 22, 2018 10:47 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police say a suspect has been arrested in Ohio in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. The man's name wasn't immediately released Monday. But police in East Lansing, Michigan, say he's 30 years old and from Mississippi. The suspect was...

Authorities: Suspect dies after struggle during arrest

Oct. 22, 2018 9:54 AM EDT

BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 51-year-old malicious destruction of property suspect has died following a struggle while he was being arrested in southwestern Michigan. Police in Berrien Springs say they responded early Monday to a complaint and a Berrien County sheriff's deputy found the...

Kentucky school system gets extra security post-threats

Oct. 22, 2018 8:05 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school system says state and local authorities are providing extra security following the arrest of a man who state police say made "credible and imminent" threats. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Anderson County school district will have extra security throughout...

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Oct. 22, 2018 7:27 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court on Monday rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy. Regional Trial Court Judge Andres Bartolome Soriano...

Police: Suspect arrested in threat against Virginia schools

Oct. 22, 2018 6:54 AM EDT

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested a person they suspect is connected to an online threat against two public schools. The Washington Post reports Manassas police were alerted Sunday night to the threat posted to Instagram. A department statement says the suspect was arrested early...

2 arrested in Missoula double homicide, another sought

Oct. 21, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two men are in custody as Montana police investigate the fatal shooting of two people in a Missoula motel. Authorities say 18-year-old Preston Rossbach was arrested Saturday in Lolo and 27-year-old Jonathan Whitworth was arrested Sunday near Missoula International Airport. Both were...

Woman, 46, accused of kidnapping teen when both about 19

Oct. 21, 2018 4:00 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is accused of kidnapping a teenager 27 years ago, when both were about 19 years old. News outlets report that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 46-year-old Melinda McSwain on Thursday in the disappearance of 19-year-old Sabrina Perry from Macon in 1991. The...

4 arrested in shooting; target, good Samaritan wounded

Oct. 21, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

LAWTELL, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say they've arrested four people in a shooting that injured the target and a good Samaritan who had pushed a woman and a toddler to safety. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said in a news release Sunday that two men were arrested on four counts of attempted...