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Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Dec. 13, 2019 3:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a park near the school’s New York City campus, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the investigation said Friday. The boy was charged with murder in the slaying of 18-year-old...

1 shot dead at plant near Atlanta; suspect caught in Alabama

Dec. 13, 2019 2:28 PM EST

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A contract worker was arrested at an Alabama bus station Friday, hours after officials say he shot and killed a fellow worker in a suburban Atlanta factory. Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett described the shooting as “workplace violence," but couldn't say for sure whether...

Polish far-right leader arrested for inciting anti-Semitism

Dec. 13, 2019 11:29 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities on Friday arrested a far-right leader and plan to charge him with public incitement of hatred against Jews, officials said. The Internal Security Agency arrested Jacek Miedlar, who is also a former priest, according to the agency and the prosecutor's office in the...

Egypt officials arrest Italian suspected of smuggling drugs

Dec. 13, 2019 10:26 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport authorities on Friday arrested an Italian passenger for allegedly attempting to smuggle illegal drugs into the country, a customs official said. Customs inspectors searching the luggage of the traveler arriving from Milan found 644 pills and several glass bottles of illegal...

6 to remain jailed in Denmark for alleged terror attack plot

Dec. 13, 2019 8:18 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Six people who were arrested as part of what Danish authorities alleged was an Islamist-inspired attack plot have been ordered held in pre-trial custody for four weeks. Police in Denmark arrested 22 suspects in a series of raids across the Scandinavian country earlier this week,...

Attorney: Video of Baltimore officer shows pattern of abuse

Dec. 13, 2019 6:14 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Body camera video belonging to a veteran city police sergeant charged with forcibly arresting someone without justification has revealed a pattern of similar abuses, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday. The suspended Sgt. Ethan Newberg, 49, has now been...

Authorities arrest man wanted in Texas sergeant's death

Dec. 12, 2019 9:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A 21-year-old man has confessed to killing a Houston-area police sergeant during a traffic stop earlier this week and is charged with capital murder, authorities said Thursday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said a tip to Crime Stoppers of Houston led authorities to the home, where...

Last of 4 teens arrested after escape from Tennessee center

Dec. 12, 2019 5:49 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last of four teenagers who escaped from a Tennessee juvenile detention facility late last month was captured Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet from Metro Nashville Police. The teen was taken into custody at a Nashville apartment complex along with a man and woman who were...

Slain Houston officer remembered for friendship, quirkiness

Dec. 12, 2019 5:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police sergeant who was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call was remembered at a funeral service Thursday for his friendship, his faith, his quirkiness and his service to others. Family, friends, fellow officers, and local and state officials gathered at a...

2nd suspect in Kansas bar shooting that killed 4 arrested

Dec. 12, 2019 4:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of two men who is accused of opening fire inside a crowded bar in Kansas City, Kansas, killing four people and wounding five others, has been captured in Mexico, authorities said Thursday. Authorities have been searching for Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, since the shooting at...