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South Korea detains 6 for illegally entering Japan consulate

Jul. 22, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they've detained six people for allegedly illegally entering a Japanese diplomatic facility in South Korea. Monday's arrests came amid growing anti-Japanese sentiments in South Korea as the two countries are locked in trade and diplomatic disputes. Last...

St. Paul's revamped K-9 program tracks most violent crimes

Jul. 22, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Just after a recent midnight, a 17-year-old unleashed his threats to a room full of people in St. Paul. He pointed a gun at multiple people in the house where he was drinking, said "I'm gonna shoot" and pressed the gun against a woman's head, according to a court document. Two people...

Today in History

Jul. 22, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2019. There are 162 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 22, 1991, police in Milwaukee arrested Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys (Dahmer ended up being beaten to death by a fellow prison inmate). On...

2 teenage girls crash into Madison squad car during chase

Jul. 21, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say they've arrested two teenage girls after a report of shots fired led to a chase and a crash into a squad car. Officers responded to the shots fired around 12:45 p.m. Saturday. They found nobody injured or any damage, but found a shell casing and evidence that a...

Police: Transgender woman accused of killing Albuquerque man

Jul. 21, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a transgender woman has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man. Albuquerque police say 25-year-old Tyrone Benito — who also is known as Beverly or Bev — was booked into jail Saturday night on suspicion of murder and tampering with...

Arson suspected in fast-moving Los Angeles brush fire

Jul. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fast-moving brush fire burned near Los Angeles homes and closed a freeway off-ramp. City fire officials say the blaze Saturday in San Pedro was initially reported as a garbage fire. The flames moved swiftly through...

Jackson contractor arrested; suspected in Idaho burglaries

Jul. 21, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming home construction contractor has been arrested after skipping a court appearance on police claims that he stole $50,000 worth of property from his landlord. The Teton County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Michael Lynch also is a suspect in three burglaries in Idaho. The...

Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Fuquay-Varina

Jul. 21, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (AP) — Police in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, have arrested a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run. Authorities received a call early Sunday morning from someone who reported a body by the side of the road. When police arrived, they found a body in the road and debris from a car. Police...

Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure

Jul. 21, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's national oil company has suspended operations at the country's largest oil field over the "unlawful" closure of a pipeline valve, in a country torn by war between rival authorities in the east and west, each backed by various militias. The National Oil Corporation announced the move...

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson

Jul. 21, 2019 3:33 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday. Kyoto police said they are ready to arrest Shinji Aoba, 41, on arson and murder allegations. Aoba is accused of...