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Ex-Texans star Mario Williams accused of trespassing at home

Aug. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

KATY, Texas (AP) — Former Texans star Mario Williams has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge accusing him of trespassing at a woman's Houston-area home. Harris County court records show Williams was arrested Tuesday and freed on $100 bond. Online records don't list an attorney to speak on behalf of...

Man charged with threatening shooting at Planned Parenthood

Aug. 21, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Tennessee man has been arrested on charges that he made online threats of a shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility in Washington. The FBI and U.S. attorneys in Washington and Nashville said in a news release that 20-year-old Jacob Cooper made a court...

Feds arrest former state police union leader and lobbyist

Aug. 21, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former president of the Massachusetts State Police labor union and the union's former lobbyist were arrested Wednesday and charged with misusing union funds for their own personal gain. FBI and Internal Revenue Service agents arrested Dana Pullman, the former head of the State Police...

Police: Child unknowingly brings cocaine to kindergarten

Aug. 21, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 5-year-old boy unknowingly brought cocaine to a kindergarten in a New Orleans suburb, leading to the arrest of a man and a woman, police said Wednesday. A teacher saw the child holding a bag of a white powder Tuesday and called in the school resource officer, who found one bag of...

Prosecutor: Patrol officer accused of trying to entice child

Aug. 21, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Cleveland police officer has been charged with attempted kidnapping for trying to entice a 12-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus. Thirty-four-year-old Solomon Nhiwatiwa (nee-wuh-TEE'-wuh) was arrested Tuesday by Euclid police. Court records show...

The Latest: Ex-police union leader, lobbyist appear in court

Aug. 21, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the former president of the Massachusetts State Police labor union and the union's former lobbyist (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The former president of and the lobbyist for the Massachusetts State Police labor union have appeared in Boston federal court on charges...

Prominent Palestinian family says son arrested in Egypt

Aug. 21, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The family of a prominent Palestinian politician says Egyptian security forces arrested their son last month. The family of Nabil Shaath, an adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, says in a statement Wednesday their son, Rami Shaath, a dual Palestinian-Egyptian national, was arrested...

Baltimore teen gets life in prison in police officer slaying

Aug. 21, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Baltimore teenager was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, more than a year after he accelerated a stolen Jeep and fatally struck a Maryland police officer in a suburban cul-de-sac. Dawnta Harris, 17, was tried as an adult earlier this year and convicted of felony murder in the...

Indian investigators arrest key opposition leader

Aug. 21, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Federal investigators on Wednesday arrested a key opposition Indian National Congress party leader at his home in the Indian capital in a suspected money laundering case. Palaniappan Chidambaram was taken into custody on suspicion of conspiring with a Mauritius-based firm to illegally...

5 arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets

Aug. 21, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans. Authorities say the five face several charges including aggravated identity theft,...