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Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick

Jun. 15, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a felony charge of molesting marine turtles or eggs. An arrest report says officers witnessed Lu using a wooden stick to jab at...

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker "sickened" by arrest

Jun. 15, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says they are "sickened and upset" by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her killing. Authorities on Friday announced the arrest of 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell, of Pocahontas, in connection...

Man arrested in '87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado

Jun. 14, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man has been arrested in the unsolved slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago after DNA evidence was used to create an image of what a suspect might look like, authorities said Friday. Civilian and Army investigators arrested Michael Whyte of Thornton in the 1987...

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker's death

Jun. 14, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities on Friday night said they've arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell...

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants

Jun. 14, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what U.S....

Judge: Enough evidence for case against Lil Durk to proceed

Jun. 14, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A trial against a Chicago rapper accused in an Atlanta drive-by shooting will move forward. WSB-TV reports Durk Derrick Banks, whose stage name is Lil Durk, was in court Friday for a hearing about his alleged involvement in a Feb. 5 shooting outside a downtown Atlanta restaurant. Atlanta...

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home.

Jun. 14, 2019 8:11 PM EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator).

Police: Suspect killed, 3 arrested after gun store burglary

Jun. 14, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others. Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pending review. Police say an officer responded to the burglary...

Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby

Jun. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police on Friday released body camera footage showing a veteran officer chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criticized his behavior, an incident that the city's top cop says illustrates a "horrible culture" within the force that's struggling to comply with federally...

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987

Jun. 14, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state on Friday heard about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple killed in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to finally make an arrest three decades later. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year and charged with...