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Arrest made in shooting death of Iowa man at son's funeral

Aug. 3, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of shooting another man in the parking lot of a Davenport funeral home, where he was attending his 8-year-old son’s funeral, has been arrested and charged, police said. Jeramie Shorter, 26, of Davenport, was shot Saturday morning outside Weerts Funeral Home and...

Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin'ono appears at the magistrates courts while handcuffed in Harare, Wednesday, July, 22, 2020. Chin'ono known for exposing alleged government corruption is now accused of plotting against the government. Hopwell Chin'ono appeared alongside Jacob Ngarivhume, an opposition politician who is accused of conspiring with to mobilize anti government protests planned for July 31.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Zimbabwe continues arrests of critics, says opposition party

Aug. 3, 2020 8:35 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's military and police are arresting scores of opposition members and activists after authorities thwarted an anti-government protest last week, according to rights groups. More than 60 people have been arrested so far in the continuing clampdown, said Zimbabwe Lawyers for...

3 arrested in rally organized by Virginia tea party group

Aug. 3, 2020 6:35 AM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Three people were arrested during a rally near a Confederate monument in Virginia after a tense exchange between protesters from a tea party group and counterprotesters who showed up to oppose the event. The demonstration was held Sunday in Portsmouth after the Portsmouth Tea Party...

Fight between 2 men outside Tucson apartments turns fatal

Aug. 2, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested after a fight between two men in front of their Tucson apartment complex turned deadly, police said. Police said 58-year-old David Eugene Nickerson was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday night. Witnesses told police that a neighbor walked over to...

Utah protesters arrested after fighting with police officers

Aug. 2, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah protest over the death of a man who was fatally shot by police resulted in skirmishes with officers and several people being taken into custody, authorities said. Cottonwood Heights Police said officers took eight people into custody and impounded three vehicles during the...

Mexico arrests violent gang leader known for emotive videos

Aug. 2, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police and military forces on Sunday arrested the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima gang who spread violence through north-central Mexico and fought a years-long bloody turf battle with the Jalisco cartel. The armed forces and officials in the state of Guanajuato said they had...

Report: 97% of people busted for pot in Albany were Black

Aug. 2, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A year after Albany's police chief vowed to examine racial disparities in marijuana arrests, 97% of people arrested or ticketed for pot offenses in the city since then have been Black, according to a review by the Times Union. Only four white people were charged with marijuana crimes...

Man sought on Virginia homicide warrant nabbed in New Mexico

Aug. 2, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man being sought on a Virginia homicide warrant has been arrested in New Mexico. Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 25 checkpoint north of Las Cruces apprehended 20-year-old Abel Alexander Castro Juarez on Friday night. Authorities said commercial bus traveling north...

Carlsbad police: man accused in death of 8-year-old daughter

Aug. 2, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Ariz. (AP) — A Carlsbad man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 8-year-old daughter, according to authorities. Police said they received information Saturday afternoon about the death of a child at a Carlsbad home. Officers located the deceased child, but didn’t release...

Reports: UK lawmaker arrested on accusation of rape

Aug. 2, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British media reported Sunday that a Conservative Party lawmaker has been arrested after a former parliamentary aide accused him of rape and sexual assault while they were in a relationship. The Sunday Times and Mail on Sunday did not name the lawmaker, who they reported was a former...