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Man arrested during Virginia Capitol protest over Northam

Feb. 18, 2019 4:23 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam. Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain. Police...

Video of officer punching teen prompts AG investigation

Feb. 18, 2019 3:44 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A video showing police repeatedly punching a 16-year-old during an arrest has prompted the Delaware Attorney General's Office to review the case. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the video shows New Castle County police punching the male teen during an arrest Friday. The video...

Police: Man accused of kidnapping his son found in Mexico

Feb. 18, 2019 3:32 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico. Lowell Police said Monday that 37-year-old Fillemom De Lima, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is being held by Mexican authorities at an immigration detention center. De Lima and his son were...

Napkin, genealogy site leads to arrest in 1993 murder case

Feb. 18, 2019 2:48 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A businessman has been charged with fatally stabbing a Minneapolis woman in 1993 after investigators ran DNA evidence from the murder scene through a genealogy website and obtained his DNA from a discarded napkin. Jerry Westrom, 52, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of...

Bengals RB Mark Walton is facing a drug charge in Florida

Feb. 18, 2019 1:48 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors say Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton is facing a marijuana possession charge in Florida. Walton was arrested late Friday on an unrelated battery charge after police say he got into an argument with a Miami couple about his SUV blocking a parking garage entrance. The drug...

Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

Feb. 18, 2019 12:15 PM EST

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday on charges of money laundering. The criminal court in Male, the capital, ordered Yameen held in custody after prosecutors argued at a hearing that he could attempt to influence...

North Macedonia police report breaking up firearms ring

Feb. 18, 2019 11:49 AM EST

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia have arrested nine people suspected of belonging to a crime ring that converted flare guns into lethal weapons and sold them on the black market. The arrests followed a series of raids Monday at 13 locations in the capital of Skopje, the western town...

6th-grader arrested after confrontation over pledge

Feb. 18, 2019 11:42 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sixth-grader faces charges of disrupting a school function and resisting arrest after a confrontation that followed his refusal to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. In a statement Sunday, Lakeland Police say a school resource officer was alerted to a disturbance created by...

Israeli police arrest 5 Palestinians at flashpoint holy site

Feb. 18, 2019 11:15 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested five Palestinians for allegedly "causing a disturbance" at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site. The men took part in a prayer protest Monday outside a section of the hilltop compound that has been closed by Israeli court order for over a decade. Muslim...

Australia police say they didn't know Bahraini was a refugee

Feb. 18, 2019 6:47 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Federal Police did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution in his homeland when the agency alerted Bahrain and Thailand that he was on a flight bound for Bangkok, Australian officials said Monday. Australian Border Force Commissioner...