Latest Arrests News

Judge: No car show trip for man arrested in Capitol riot

Jun. 18, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he won't allow an Arkansas man arrested after he was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot to travel for a classic-car swap meet. U.S. District...

Man accused of stealing officer’s vehicle at crash arrested

Jun. 18, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A 49-year-old Seattle man has been arrested, accused of stealing the vehicle of an off-duty Seattle police officer earlier this week after she was struck by a car and killed while assisting people involved in a crash. The Seattle Times reports the man was...

Warrant: Mom made daughter bury sister, 4, in backyard

Jun. 18, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The mother of a 4-year-old girl whose remains were found at a North Carolina home last month forced her 13-year-old daughter to help bury her sister in the backyard, according to a search warrant. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged Malikah...

Hong Kong newspaper increases print fivefold after arrests

Jun. 18, 2021 05:24 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily increased its print run more than fivefold to 500,000 copies as residents lined up Friday to buy the paper in a show of support for beleaguered press freedoms, a day after police arrested five top editors and executives. ...

Nicaraguan government pursues NGO in widening crackdown

Jun. 17, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan authorities ordered the capture of a former education minister and a businessman Thursday as the government's crackdown continued to expand beyond leaders of the political opposition. The Attorney General's Office said in a statement...

Deputies arrest man in cold case rape of teen girl

Jun. 17, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Deputies this week arrested a 50-year-old Enumclaw man in connection with a 2003 kidnapping and rape cold case in McCleary, Washington. Paul Bieker was booked into the Grays Harbor County jail on Tuesday, The Olympian reported. Bieker on Wednesday...

Man charged with doing 'burnout' on LGBTQ pride crosswalk

Jun. 17, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man was arrested Thursday for purposefully damaging a new LGBTQ pride crosswalk at a South Florida intersection, police said. The 20-year-old man turned himself in to Delray Beach police and was charged with criminal mischief over $1,000,...

Protests continue at Minnesota Line 3 oil pipeline project

Jun. 17, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota continued their protests this week by disrupting traffic in front of an Enbridge equipment site, leading to 31 arrests. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes...

Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison

Jun. 17, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Texas is transferring inmates from a state prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities, a prison system spokesman said Thursday. The prison system began moving inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit prison in Dilley to other prisons...

2 more charged in killing of ex-Indiana U. football player

Jun. 17, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two more people were arrested Thursday in the death of a former Indiana University football player who was gunned down during unrest in Indianapolis last year following the death of George Floyd, authorities said. A grand jury indicted Alijah Jones,...