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Explosions in Nepal's capital leave 3 dead, 8 wounded

May. 26, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Three explosions killed three people and wounded at least eight in different parts of Nepal's capital on Sunday, with police suspecting that an outlawed communist group was responsible. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali said authorities were investigating the blasts. The first two...

Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of 94 pounds of pot

May. 26, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have arrested two New York City men they say had 94 (43 kilograms) pounds of suspected marijuana in their car. Police pulled over their vehicle on Interstate 95 in West Greenwich at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday for a seat belt violation. A search of the...

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records

May. 26, 2019 9:12 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. "I've put out so many applications trying to...

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5

May. 26, 2019 7:32 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country's northwest near the Afghan border, wounding five soldiers. It says three of the attackers were killed and 10 were wounded. Sunday's statement says the group is led by...

Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

May. 26, 2019 3:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month. Morgan faces...

Doctor arrested, accused of illegally prescribing drugs

May. 25, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — A 71-year-old doctor in South Carolina has been accused of illegally prescribing various drugs. WSPA-TV reports Dwight Jacobus was arrested Wednesday on 29 drug-related charges. According to warrants, he unlawfully distributed drugs, including pain relievers, muscle relaxants and...

Authorities say a man died after being arrested in Holyoke

May. 25, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was arrested in Holyoke experienced medical duress and died. The Hampden District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Daniel Allende, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was arrested early Saturday on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and possession...

Burglary suspect found living in 'modern' treehouse

May. 25, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside. The Pomona Police Department said a tipster reported Tuesday night that someone was living in the treehouse. Officers in a helicopter used heat-sensing...

Tucson police: Shooting victim found inside crashed car dies

May. 25, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a man found shot inside a car that crashed near an apartment complex has died and that a juvenile suspect has been arrested. A police statement said 18-year-old Julian Zepeda died Friday night after being hospitalized after being found wounded Friday morning....

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

May. 25, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. Police in San Francisco said Friday that 44-year-old Douglas Lomas and 35-year-old Stephanie Ching were arrested after arriving...