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Student disarmed after pulling out gun at California school

Aug. 15, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A student was taken into custody after pulling out a loaded gun during a fight Monday at a central California high school, authorities said. The fight broke out during lunch at Lincoln High School in Stockton, police said in a statement. ...

Cops: Suspects in attack on elderly woman are ages 11 to 18

Aug. 15, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three children ages 11, 13, and 14 and an 18-year-old beat and robbed a 70-year-old Asian woman last month inside her San Francisco apartment building and two of them have been arrested, police said Monday. The woman was outside her Chinatown building when the...

Arizona parents try to get in locked-down school, arrested

Aug. 15, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities on Monday released the charges against three parents who allegedly tried to force their way into an El Mirage elementary school last week. Police had locked down Thompson Ranch Elementary School on Friday after an armed man was seen trying to get...

California man jailed after sharp sound, Vegas airport panic

Aug. 15, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California man jailed in Las Vegas on suspicion of causing a loud noise that sparked panic and travel delays Sunday at Harry Reid International Airport had been arrested at the airport less than 24 hours earlier for allegedly causing a disturbance near a ticket counter, a...

187 Cuban migrants arrested after landing in Florida

Aug. 15, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. immigration officials say 187 Cuban migrants have been arrested after landing in the Florida Keys on 10 separate boats over the weekend. Chief Patrol Agent Walter Slosar of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection posted images of the small boats without passengers...

7 accused in $1.2M extortion scheme at Puerto Rico docks

Aug. 15, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities on Monday arrested seven people including a union leader and various dock workers accused in a $1.2 million extortion scheme that targeted shipping companies. U.S. Attorney Stephen Muldrow said the scheme began in 2005 and affected...

Nearly 200 prison employees arrested on job-related charges

Aug. 15, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly 200 Georgia state prison employees have been arrested for job-related crimes since the beginning of 2020, according to a list obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Of the 195 Georgia Department of Corrections employees arrested through June 30, 143 are...

Nebraska suspect arrested after Iowa church standoff

Aug. 14, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — A suspect in a Nebraska double homicide was arrested after barricading himself inside an Iowa church alone on Sunday. West Des Moines Police Sgt. Jason Heintz said 27-year-old Gage Walter of Omaha ultimately surrendered and was arrested after several hours of...

California deputy suspected of assaulting female inmates

Aug. 14, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting two women in custody at a Southern California jail, authorities said. The 30-year-old deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Department could face charges including assault under the...

Correction: Marshawn Lynch-Vegas Arrest story

Aug. 14, 2022 12:23 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story published August 11, 2022, about the arrest of former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl. It was 2014, not 2013.