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Authorities make 5th arrest in Wisconsin THC vaping business

Oct. 17, 2019 7:07 AM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have made a fifth arrest in connection with a black market THC vape manufacturing business in Wisconsin. A 22-year-old Racine man is accused of working for the large-scale operation in Kenosha County. He's facing charges of possession of THC with intent to deliver....

China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program

Oct. 17, 2019 6:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border, amid sharpening tensions between the sides over trade, technology and other sensitive issues. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said police in the eastern province...

Indonesia arrests 36 militant suspects ahead of inauguration

Oct. 17, 2019 4:38 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants ahead of a presidential inauguration that will be attended by regional leaders and foreign envoys. At least 36 suspects have been detained by the counterterrorism squad,...

80 injured in third night of Catalonia protests; 33 arrested

Oct. 17, 2019 3:18 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say that 80 people, including 46 police officers were injured overnight during the most violent of three nights of rioting over the imprisonment of Catalan separatist leaders. A statement from the office of Spain's caretaker prime minister says that 33 people have been...

NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026

Oct. 17, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic. The City Council is set to vote Thursday on a plan to replace the complex with four smaller jails located closer to...

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

Oct. 17, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the officer's arrest, but also are noticing some recurring and troubling themes. These include the release of police body...

Police make arrest in Brooklyn playground shooting

Oct. 16, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have made an arrest in a community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer. Police said Wednesday that 20-year-old Kyle Williams, of Brooklyn, was arrested on murder, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and attempted...

Man accused in probe of Giuliani associates is freed on bail

Oct. 16, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions made an initial court appearance Wednesday after flying to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in. David Correia, 44, made a brief appearance before a federal judge in...

The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl

Oct. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a birthday party. WHNT-TV reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $20,000 reward for information that...

Wisconsin boy says man strapped him to chair in basement

Oct. 16, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy told authorities that a man who lives with him and his mother strapped him to a chair in the basement of their northeastern Wisconsin home, but that he escaped and sought help from strangers. The boy told police he finally escaped on Saturday, Oct. 5, when he "could...