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Police arrest protesters amid curfew in India's northeast

Dec. 12, 2019 2:35 AM EST

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police arrested dozens of people and enforced curfew Thursday in several districts in India's northeastern Assam state where thousands protested legislation granting citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from neighboring countries. Groups of protesters defied the curfew in Gauhati,...

Prosecutors can move forward with leaks case against analyst

Dec. 12, 2019 1:20 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has allowed prosecutors to move forward with their case against a former intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified documents about military campaigns to a reporter, according to court papers unsealed Wednesday. Daniel Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, is charged in...

New Mexico principal arrested in alleged baseball bat attack

Dec. 12, 2019 12:07 AM EST

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico middle school principal is facing charges after police said he threatened his brother with a baseball bat during a drunken brawl. Las Vegas Middle School Principal Thomas Sanchez was arrested Monday a day following his alleged altercation with his brother, the Santa Fe...

Man arrested for allegedly forcing girlfriend's miscarriage

Dec. 11, 2019 11:34 PM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in central California have arrested a man they say forced his pregnant girlfriend to take drugs at gunpoint so she would have a miscarriage. Bakersfield police say 23-year-old Jagmeet Sandhu was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder, domestic assault and false...

Texas police officer killed by man fleeing traffic stop

Dec. 11, 2019 10:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area police sergeant was killed when a man wanted on a domestic violence warrant broke free from police while being handcuffed, fled from a traffic stop and struck her with his vehicle, police said. The search continued Wednesday for 21-year-old Tavores Henderson, who police said...

Report: Colorado officer keeps job after drinking on duty

Dec. 11, 2019 7:29 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A TV station says a suburban Denver police officer remains on the job after he was found passed out in a department vehicle after drinking on duty. Citing an internal police investigation, KCNC-TV reported Tuesday that Aurora Officer Nate Meier was discovered unconscious and...

2 ex-Nebraska football players face sex assault allegations

Dec. 11, 2019 6:50 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two former University of Nebraska football players accused in connection with the sexual assault of a 19-year-old fellow student were set to be released from jail Wednesday after a judge allowed them to post bond, and attorneys for both men said they intend to fight the allegations....

Upstate NY judge under disciplinary charge resigns

Dec. 11, 2019 6:44 PM EST

Albany, N.Y. (AP) — A town justice in western New York has resigned after he was accused of trying to thwart the arrest of his former brother-in-law on drunken driving charges. The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct on Wednesday announced the resignation of James Mann as a justice for the Nunda...

ICE arrested fewer in 2019 as resources shifted to border

Dec. 11, 2019 5:53 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer people during the 2019 budget year than last year, in part because resources were shifted to help handle the massive surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, the agency said Wednesday. And the average number of immigrants in...

Man arrested in stabbings at Northern California library

Dec. 11, 2019 5:48 PM EST

AUBURN, Calif. (AP) — A man who allegedly stabbed three people inside the library of a historic Gold Rush town in central California was arrested, the Auburn Police Department said. The man was arrested Tuesday night in Auburn and will be booked into the Placer County jail on two counts of attempted murder...