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Governor calls for lawmaker's resignation over new charges

Sep. 18, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf called for the resignation of a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who is facing child pornography possession charges after authorities received a tip from an online social media provider that a user had uploaded an image on its service. Wolf, a Democrat, said in a brief...

Driver jailed after deputy's SUV catches fire in pursuit

Sep. 18, 2019 8:31 AM EDT

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a fleeing motorist after a western Missouri deputy who was pursuing him crashed into a tree and had to be rescued from a burning patrol vehicle. WDAF-TV reports that 36-year-old Charles Rice, of Kansas City, is jailed in Cass County on $150,000 cash only...

Congo's army says it kills militia leader wanted by the ICC

Sep. 18, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's army says it has killed the commander of the Rwandan Hutu militia group FDLR for whom the International Criminal Court had issued an arrest warrant. Army spokesman Gen. Richard Kasonga said Wednesday that Gen. Sylvestre Mudacumura was gunned down overnight in Rutshuru...

Suspect in Danish Tax Agency explosion arrested at airport

Sep. 18, 2019 8:14 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say they have arrested a 23-year-old man as a suspect in an explosion that damaged the headquarters of the Danish Tax Agency and slightly injured a bystander last month. Copenhagen police spokesman Brian Belling says the man arrested at the city's international...

Alabama man indicted in slaying of his 78-year-old father

Sep. 18, 2019 7:06 AM EDT

DUTTON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say they've arrested a man who killed his father two years ago. News outlets report 59-year-old Byron Shirey was arrested Tuesday. A Jackson County grand jury indicted him last week on a murder charge in the death of 78-year-old Charles Shirey. Chief Deputy Rocky...

US Marine accused of distributing LSD to service members

Sep. 18, 2019 3:53 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps member and a woman are accused of distributing LSD to active military members and civilians in North Carolina. News outlets report 23-year-old Andrew Christian Gray was arrested Sunday at Camp Lejeune on charges including felony trafficking in LSD by...

Buckeye police say student posted fake school threat

Sep. 18, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Buckeye say a 15-year-old student has been arrested after posting a fictitious threat about his high school. The boy's name hasn't been released because he's a juvenile. Buckeye Union High School officials say they received information Tuesday about a post to a social media...

Mariners blank Pittsburgh after Pirates' Vázquez arrested

Sep. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' season has been going downhill since the All-Star break and it got even worse Tuesday night. Marco Gonzales allowed six hits in seven innings, Austin Nola and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back home runs and the Seattle Mariners beat Pittsburgh 6-0 after Pirates...

Pennsylvania lawmaker facing child porn possession charges

Sep. 17, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker is facing child pornography possession charges after authorities said they executed a search warrant Tuesday on a tip from an online social media provider that the user had uploaded an image using its service. Sen. Mike Folmer was arrested and charged...

Texas man allegedly threatens 3 Las Vegas hospital shootings

Sep. 17, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Texas man has been arrested for allegedly threatening mass shootings at three Las Vegas hospitals. Las Vegas Metro Police say 33-year-old Nicholas Encinias is jailed on $500,000 bond on suspicion of making terroristic threats. It was unclear Tuesday if he has a lawyer....