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Deputies seize nearly $2.4 million in fake watches, bags

Sep. 19, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a man and woman after seizing nearly $2.4 million in counterfeit property at a Florida home. Investigators say Palm Beach County Sheriff's detectives were tipped by private merchandise investigators that 32-year-old Steven Michael Price was...

SC sheriff's deputy fired after questionable arrest

Sep. 19, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina's Greenville County has been fired for "conduct unbecoming" in connection with an arrest caught on camera and viewed nearly 100,000 times on social media. A sheriff's office spokesman says James Pregel was fired Sept. 11 for making false...

Florida Keys man accused of making vulgar 911 calls

Sep. 19, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A 44-year-old man is accused of calling 911 and making vulgar comments to dispatchers about sheriff's deputies who had been trying to assist him in the Florida Keys. Monroe County Sheriff's spokesman Adam Linhardt said in an email that Robert Salwin was arrested Wednesday and charged...

Indonesian police arrest hundreds linked to forest fires

Sep. 19, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said Thursday they have arrested 230 people suspected of starting some of the fires that are spreading health-damaging haze across a large part of Southeast Asia. Among those arrested are three men who were caught Monday while trying to clear land to plant crops...

Police: Man awaiting auto theft trial found in stolen truck

Sep. 19, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico man with three pending auto theft cases was recently arrested — again — for driving a stolen vehicle. The Gallup Independent reports Justin Villa was arrested Sunday after a witness reported seeing the 37-year-old driving a stolen Chevrolet...

2 Florida students arrested for plotting school massacre

Sep. 19, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Two students have been charged with making written threats to kill students at their middle school as Florida cracks down with an "It's No Joke" campaign. Osceola County Sheriff's Maj. Jacob Ruiz said Wednesday that the arrests came after other students told deputies they'd been told...

Judge orders jury to resume work on 1992 murder case

Sep. 19, 2019 8:12 AM EDT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered a jury to return to deliberations Thursday about an Iowa woman accused of killing of her former boyfriend in 1992. The Muscatine Journal reports that the jury leader told the judge Wednesday that the jury was having difficulty reaching a unanimous verdict in the...

The Latest: Greek police empty 2 buildings used by migrants

Sep. 19, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 3 p.m. Greek authorities have evacuated two buildings in a depressed area of central Athens and will rehouse more than 250 migrants who lived there for years with the support of left-wing activists. A police statement said that two...

Police: Student accused of having loaded gun at high school

Sep. 19, 2019 7:32 AM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Ohio high school student accused of having a loaded handgun at school has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Ticqcwon Brent was arraigned Wednesday in Akron Municipal Court on charges that also include tampering with evidence and illegal...

Prosecutor son's job prompts turning over telescope arrests

Sep. 18, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, the Hawaii attorney general's office will take over prosecution of protesters arrested for blocking construction of a giant telescope. Big Island prosecutor Mitch Roth said Wednesday he turned over the cases in response to an Associated...