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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Jan. 16, 2019 12:48 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE'-ye hao-JEE'-ye) was arrested on Sunday in Manila in an operation coordinated with Chinese authorities. The 49-year-old is wanted back...

Fire chief charged with drunken driving after police chase

Jan. 16, 2019 12:32 AM EST

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a Massachusetts district fire chief who they say led troopers on a chase while driving under the influence. Massachusetts State Police say they received a call about someone driving a pickup truck on its rims early Friday morning in Dartmouth. Troopers attempted...

3 arrested in death of Louisiana officer leaving for work

Jan. 15, 2019 10:15 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence...

The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The grandfather of a 21-year-old Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents during a home invasion says his grandson was "quiet and shy." Jim Moyer told ABC News...

Former major leaguer Wetteland charged with child sex abuse

Jan. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — John Wetteland, a former All-Star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Wetteland, 52, was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond, according to Denton County jail records. Wetteland lives in the Dallas-area suburb of...

7 people accused of using Florida teen as sex slave

Jan. 15, 2019 12:54 PM EST

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Seven people have been arrested in a human trafficking case in Florida involving a 15-year-old boy who investigators say was used as a sex slave. News outlets quote St. Petersburg police Maj. Mark Hensley as saying that six men and a woman have been arrested. He says the men introduced...

Detained lawsuit victor wins restraining order against ICE

Jan. 15, 2019 12:48 PM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Salvadoran woman who was detained during a routine check-in after successfully suing a Maryland county for wrongful profiling and arrest has won a restraining order against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Baltimore Sun reports a federal judge on Monday issued the...

Spain arrests 17 in ongoing Catalonia anti-terror operation

Jan. 15, 2019 11:19 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia said 17 people, including five alleged members of an extremist Islamist cell, were arrested Tuesday as part of an ongoing anti-terror operation. As well as having terror links, the suspects also allegedly participated in theft, drug...

Poles place candles and flags at half-staff for slain mayor

Jan. 15, 2019 11:13 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Flags flew at half-staff and people signed condolence books at municipal buildings across Poland and in diplomatic missions abroad on Tuesday as the nation mourned the stabbing death of the popular liberal mayor of Gdansk. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Joachim Brudzinski said police...

Moscow courts extends arrest for Ukrainian seamen

Jan. 15, 2019 10:26 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has extended the detention of eight Ukrainian seamen who were among 24 captured by Russian coast guards in the Black Sea. Three Ukrainian vessels and their crews were fired at and seized by the Russians in November. Russia insists the men should be put on trial for violating...