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Men arrested after using open houses to rob celeb's homes

Aug. 22, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say two men in Los Angeles were arrested after using open houses to rob homes of celebrities, including singers Usher and Adam Lambert. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday that 32-year-old realtor Jason Emil Yaselli and 33-year-old Benjamin...

Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker

Aug. 22, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A man arrested in the stabbing death of a retired administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus was a co-worker, police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo, 51, was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Huntington Beach, officials announced at a news conference near the...

The Latest: Neighbors shocked man arrested in stabbing death

Aug. 22, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing death at California State University, Fullerton (all times local): 4 p.m. Neighbors of the man suspected of fatally stabbing a co-worker California State University, Fullerton say they couldn't imagine he'd commit such a crime. The suspect, 51-year-old...

Limestone County sheriff arrested on theft, ethics charges

Aug. 22, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely was arrested Thursday on theft and ethics charges that include accusations of taking money from campaign and law enforcement accounts. Blakely, who has been sheriff of the north Alabama county since 1983, was booked into his own jail Thursday. He...

FBI takes down Nigerian fraudsters in $46M case

Aug. 22, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the verge of...

Former student charged with threatening Las Vegas school

Aug. 22, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 18-year-old man threatened an attack at his former high school and had an explosive device in his home, according to Las Vegas prosecutors and police. Prosecutors on Wednesday said former student Cody Pomeroy had made threats online and to another person describing some sort of attack...

Police: 2 boys in custody for alleged school shooting threat

Aug. 22, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Police in Juneau say two 13-year-old boys were arrested after allegedly threatening a school shooting. The Juneau Police Department in a release say the boys were taken to a local youth detention center on felony charges of second-degree terroristic threatening. The release states...

Iowa child care worker arrested in child's death

Aug. 22, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

DONNELLSON, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa day care worker has been arrested and charged with child endangerment in the December death of a child in her care. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says in a news release that Laura McDowell was charged Thursday with the felony. Investigators say McDowell was the site...

Mexico arrests 6 police in 2015 killings of civilians

Aug. 22, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico said Thursday they have arrested six federal police officers in connection with a series of shootings in 2015 in which at least eight demonstrators died. They are the first arrests under the current administration of federal police, a force that President Andres...

Teens age 14 and 15 arrested after 100 mph police chase

Aug. 22, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested a 14-year-old and 15-year-old who led them on a highway chase in North Carolina with speeds exceeding 100 mph (160 km/h). The Durham Sheriff's Office says the teens were spotted by a deputy late Wednesday night traveling 20 mph above the speed limit. When the deputy...