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California man arrested in 10 'horrific' cold-case rapes

Sep. 21, 2018 10:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A married 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006 in what's known as the NorCal Rapist case, Sacramento police announced Friday. Roy Charles Waller of Benicia was arrested without incident at the...

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

Sep. 21, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer. Funerals were held Friday for 42-year-old Claudine Luera and 28-year-old Janelle Ortiz, a transgender woman...

Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse

Sep. 21, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa...

Fugitive accused of threatening Trump arrested in Ohio

Sep. 21, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio. They say Shawn Richard Christy was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by marshals and task force...

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

Sep. 21, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus was trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship Friday as they fished off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation. The Cyprus government spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said authorities had...

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes in Paraguay

Sep. 21, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police arrested a fugitive Friday who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet. Police took Assad Ahmad Barakat into custody in the city of...

White student accused of noose around black student's neck

Sep. 21, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

A white high-school student has been accused of putting a noose around a black student's neck in northeast Louisiana. A teacher at West Ouachita High School saw the incident and immediately took the white student to administrators at the school in West Monroe, Ouachita (WASH-uh-taw) Parish Schools Superintendent...

The Latest: Fugitive priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse

Sep. 21, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a fugitive priest from New Mexico on child sexual abuse charges (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A fugitive priest suspected of child abuse decades ago in New Mexico has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of abuse. Arthur Perrault entered his plea Friday in...

Uber rider jumps from car; driver charged with kidnapping

Sep. 21, 2018 5:47 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman jumped from a moving Uber car after the driver refused to let her out. News outlets report that 30-year-old Destiny Green was arrested Wednesday and charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment. The passenger told police she had been out drinking...

FBI arrests Oregon man over alleged YouTube threats

Sep. 21, 2018 5:20 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday. William Gregory Douglas, 35, of Cave Junction, faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of threats...