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Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

Aug. 22, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her...

Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

Aug. 21, 2018 10:33 PM EDT

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, was arrested and...

All 3 suspects wanted in ambush shooting of police arrested

Aug. 21, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The remaining two men sought in connection with the ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month have been arrested. Camden County Police Chief J. Scott Thomson said in a statement Tuesday that 19-year-old Alexander DeJesus and 26-year-old Ammar Hall had been...

Texas Tech RB Da'Leon Ward arrested on theft charge

Aug. 21, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech running back Da'Leon Ward has been arrested on a theft charge. Ward was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft between $2,500 and $30,000. The sophomore remained in the Lubbock County jail as of Tuesday night. There was no attorney listed for Ward in records with the...

Records: Man accused in deaths says arrest stopped his spree

Aug. 21, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Records say a Louisiana man accused of killing three people last year and wounding another told authorities his arrest stopped his planned killing spree. Citing court records, The Advocate reports Ryan Sharpe compared killing humans to hunting deer, telling authorities he had 12...

Ex-NFLer Incognito accused of threatening funeral home staff

Aug. 21, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito bonded out of an Arizona jail Tuesday after being arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home a day earlier, authorities said. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Incognito had been booked on...

The Latest: Ex-NFL player out on bond after being arrested

Aug. 21, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of former NFL player Richie Incognito on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Former NFL player Richie Incognito is out of jail after being arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of an Arizona...

Official testifies about arrests of married immigrants

Aug. 21, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Two immigrants facing deportation and a federal immigration official have testified in a class action lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's policy of arresting immigrants as they apply to become legal residents through marriage. Lilian Calderon, of Rhode Island, and Lucimar de Souza,...

70-year-old arrested in Colorado prosecutor's murder dies

Aug. 21, 2018 6:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A 70-year-old man has died while awaiting trial in the murder of a Colorado prosecutor, according to authorities. Robert Williams was arrested last August, more than 18 years after police found Rebecca Bartee dead in the bathtub of her apartment. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office says...

MTV arrests steep decline in its video awards show

Aug. 21, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It may have been a lousy night for Madonna at the MTV Video Music Awards, but the event offered some glimmers of hope for the network. The Nielsen company estimated that 5.23 million watched Monday's annual tribute to what's current in popular music across several Viacom-owned networks....