Latest Arrests News

The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

Jan. 19, 2019 1:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television who has been jailed in the U.S. has not been accused of any crime. Marzieh...

Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Jan. 19, 2019 1:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers. Marzieh Hashemi has appeared twice before a U.S. district judge in...

Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leaders

Jan. 19, 2019 12:08 AM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota. President Ivan Duque said late Friday that he had...

4 convicted of entering refuge in quest to aid migrants

Jan. 18, 2019 11:57 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place food and water in the Arizona desert for migrants. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bernardo Velasco's ruling Friday marked the first conviction against humanitarian aid...

Princeton's Cannady suspended after swinging at campus cop

Jan. 18, 2019 9:59 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say Devin Cannady has been suspended from the Princeton University basketball team after throwing a punch at a campus police officer and being arrested following a confrontation at a convenience store. Daniel Day, assistant vice president of communications, says the...

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

Jan. 18, 2019 8:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's public safety minister said Friday that the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei was banned from supplying equipment for 5G networks, highlighting the growing rift between America's neighbor and the emerging superpower. There are...

Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

Jan. 18, 2019 8:16 PM EST

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday. The group dug under a steel barrier in seven spots about 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of...

The Latest: Another migrant group smuggled to New Mexico

Jan. 18, 2019 8:09 PM EST

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on groups of immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 5:10 p.m. U.S. authorities say 115 migrants smuggled to a border crossing in New Mexico are the second large group of Central Americans encountered by agents at the remote port of entry in as...

The Latest: Colombia's president reactivates arrest orders

Jan. 18, 2019 7:23 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Colombia's President Ivan Duque has reactivated arrest orders against the leaders of the county's last remaining rebel group after it was blamed for carrying out a car bombing on a police academy that left 21 dead....

Colombia's president reactivates arrest orders against ELN leadership following deadly car bombing

Jan. 18, 2019 7:17 PM EST
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president reactivates arrest orders against ELN leadership following deadly car bombing.