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Nicaragua arrests 5 more opposition leaders in crackdown

Jun. 13, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega arrested five opposition leaders during a major weekend round up, in what appears to be widespread detentions of anyone who might challenge his rule. The four arrests Sunday and one Saturday...

New Orleans man accused of leading chase in stolen ambulance

Jun. 13, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A New Orleans man is accused of stealing an ambulance outside a New Orleans emergency room and then leading a chase through suburbs across the Mississippi River. Kevin Arnold, 33, was arrested early Sunday on charges including aggravated flight,...

2 arrested in fatal shooting of Terre Haute high school girl

Jun. 13, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

CARLISLE, Ind. (AP) — State police said over the weekend that two men have been arrested in a recent shooting that killed a 15-year-old high school girl in a small town in western Indiana. The fatal shooting of Mezmariah L. Wilson, of Shelburn, occurred around midnight...

Man wanted in Waterbury slaying is arrested in New York

Jun. 13, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged a New York man with killing a man in Waterbury last month. Waterbury police said Sunday that Gerome Philips was taken into custody in the Bronx last Tuesday by U.S. Marshals. He was extradited to Waterbury on...

Off-duty Warren police officer accused of DUI

Jun. 13, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

WARREN, R.I. (AP) — An off-duty Warren police officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Patrolman Adam Floor was driving his personal truck early Sunday morning when he went off the road, hit a utility pole, then struck the porch of a...

Massachusetts man accused of killing his 80-year-old mother

Jun. 13, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 80-year-old mother in Lynn, authorities said. Officers found Katherine Paratore inside her home suffering from multiple injuries around 8 p.m. Friday. She was pronounced dead...

Malaysia expels Frenchman accused of inspiring kidnapping

Jun. 13, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman accused of inspiring the kidnapping in eastern France of a girl whose mother had lost custody was expelled by Malaysia on Sunday. France had issued an Interpol arrest notice for Remy Daillet-Wiedemann, who was detained on immigration charges by...

New Georgia street racing law: alleged organizer charged

Jun. 13, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say they have arrested an Atlanta-area street racing organizer, one of the first people to be charged under a new Georgia law that creates criminal penalties against not only participants, but organizers. Online jail records show Adolfo Robledo was...

Philippines: Militant wanted for beheadings, 3 others killed

Jun. 13, 2021 06:45 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed four Abu Sayyaf militants in a gunbattle Sunday in the country’s south, including a commander blamed for beheadings and a suspected would-be suicide bomber, military officials said. Army troops backed by police were...

Girl, 12, suspected of setting fires in Berkeley hillside

Jun. 12, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was arrested and taken to juvenile custody on suspicion of setting four fires in the leafy hillsides above Berkeley on Friday, police said. The fires broke out within blocks from one another during the course of the day, when...