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Man whose info found on Jersey shooter nabbed on gun charge

Dec. 15, 2019 2:25 PM EST

KEYPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man whose number was found in the back pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon, federal authorities said. Ahmed A-Hady, of Keyport, 35, was charged with being a felon in possession...

Two Georgia teenagers arrested in weekend mall shooting

Dec. 15, 2019 2:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Two teenagers were arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded one man in a busy suburban Atlanta mall food court at the height of Christmas shopping season, police said Sunday. The Cobb County Police Department said surveillance footage and interviews helped identify the suspects as...

Theft of Christmas trees from family farm leads to arrest

Dec. 15, 2019 1:30 PM EST

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state are calling a Christmas tree thief a real-life Grinch after arresting man they say stole dozens of evergreens from a family-owned farm. The Seattle Times reports that police in Federal Way, Washington made the arrest Friday after getting reports...

Pakistani police arrest alleged Baluch separatists

Dec. 15, 2019 11:25 AM EST

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Six militants from a banned Baluch separatist group were arrested Sunday in an operation in the forested area of southern Sindh Province, Pakistani police said. Senior officer Asad Shah said police seized a large number of weapons from the militants’ hideout in the Kashmor...

Indonesia nabs 2 suspected smugglers of leopard, lion cubs

Dec. 15, 2019 8:31 AM EST

PEKANBARU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said Sunday that they have arrested two men suspected of being part of a ring that poaches and trades in endangered animals and seized from them several lion and leopard cubs and dozens of turtles. One of the suspects, identified only as Yatno, was arrested...

Police targets of both love and anger at Hong Kong rallies

Dec. 15, 2019 7:35 AM EST

Several thousand people, some making heart signs with their hands, turned out in Hong Kong on Sunday in an unusual display of support for the police force, even as riot officers clashed elsewhere with protesters and pepper-sprayed a crowd. Competing rallies on Hong Kong Island and wildcat protest actions,...

NC State player fled from cop, hid under car, warrants say

Dec. 14, 2019 6:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Arrest warrants show a North Carolina State football player is facing multiple charges after he allegedly ran from a police officer and hid under a parked car after obtaining a fake ID to try to buy alcohol. The News and Observer reports that Payton Tanner Wilson was arrested Saturday...

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

Dec. 14, 2019 4:09 PM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption...

Ex-bank employee accused of taking cash from vault arrested

Dec. 14, 2019 2:25 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a former Wells Fargo employee of stealing more than $88,000 in cash from the vault of a bank in North Carolina. An indictment unsealed this week alleges 29-year-old Arlando M. Henderson took the cash from customer deposits on at least 18 occasions...

No reduced bail for Wisconsin suspect in vaping operation

Dec. 14, 2019 2:09 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge refused Friday to lower the bond of a man suspected of running an illegal operation to manufacture thousands of vaping cartridges filled with THC. Tyler Huffhines, 20, has been held on 500,000 bond since his Sept. 5 arrest on charges of maintaining a drug trafficking...