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Boyfriend of slain Gabby Petito charged with bank card fraud

Sep. 23, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland. A...

Woman arrested on suspicion of starting California blaze

Sep. 23, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a wildfire that spread rapidly through a rural area, prompting evacuations orders Thursday in a Northern California community, authorities said. Workers at a nearby quarry...

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Sardinia

Sep. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the northeastern region in 2017, was detained Thursday in Sardinia, Italy, his lawyer said. Puigdemont, who lives in Belgium and now holds a seat in the...

Ex-OppenheimerFunds worker charged in $8M inside trade case

Sep. 23, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former OppenheimerFunds analyst was freed Thursday on $1.5 million bail after he was arrested on insider trading charges alleging he used secrets at the firm to collect over $8 million in illegal profits. Sergei Polevikov, 48, of Port Washington, New...

1 dead, 3 teens arrested after chase and shooting in Wichita

Sep. 23, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl is dead and three teenagers are in custody after shots were fired while two vehicles chased each other Thursday in northeast Wichita, police said. Officers went to an area near Wichita State University Thursday afternoon after...

SC authorities arrest one of Interpol's most wanted suspects

Sep. 23, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

LADY'S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A man suspected of murder in El Salvador was arrested Thursday in South Carolina. The Bluffton Police Department, with help from other agencies, arrested Erick Salvador Hernandez Bonilla, 23, on Lady’s Island, WSAV-TV reported. ...

Nigerian police arrest 3 suspects in mass school abduction

Sep. 23, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian police have arrested three “key suspects” over the abduction for ransom of 121 students from a school in the northern Kaduna state, authorities said Thursday. Arrests of suspected school abduction masterminds in the country's northwest...

Hate crime against gay man from Cameroon case dismissed

Sep. 23, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A hate crime case in Seattle involving a gay man from Cameroon has been dismissed and the people charged say they were blindsided by the arrests. Police had said a man was attacked outside his apartment in November 2018 and that his mother was assaulted...

Police arrest man in Subway shop robbery caught on video

Sep. 23, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police arrested a man who allegedly took a Subway shop employee's purse during an Illinois robbery attempt that was caught on surveillance video. The case garnered attention this month after video of the Subway shop employee fighting with the man...

Police arrest suspect in random attack on hospital employee

Sep. 23, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The woman suspected of stabbing an employee of a Massachusetts hospital in an unprovoked attack was held without bail at her arraignment Thursday and ordered to undergo a competency evaluation. The 28-year-old suspect faces a charge of assault and...