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Florida woman accused of assault over pizza slice

Jul. 19, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman in Florida who they say tried to attack another woman with a knife when she was denied a slice of pizza. The St. Augustine Record reports 22-year-old De'Erica Cooks is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. The...

Modesto home damaged in hash oil explosion; 1 arrested

Jul. 19, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — One person has been arrested after a drug lab exploded, damaging a Modesto home. Authorities say a butane hash oil lab exploded Thursday in the backyard shed of the house. Firefighters were able to contain the fire and there were no injuries. Police say they found more than...

US citizen charged with training Islamic State group members

Jul. 19, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan facing terrorism charges after he became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group once boasted that he supports "the worst terrorist organization in the world," authorities said as they announced his arrest Friday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov,...

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge

Jul. 19, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for his arrest on an assault charge. A news release from the Greensboro Police Department says Desmond Harrison turned himself in to...

3 charged with federal crime stemming from Maine robbery

Jul. 19, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors say they've invoked a federal law in charging three men from New York City with robbery and conspiracy in Maine. U.S. Attorney Halsey Frank said Friday that 48-year-old Andre Muller, 39-year-old Robert Holland and 57-year-old Hector Munoz have been charged with conspiracy...

7th suspect arrested in death of North Providence man

Jul. 19, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A seventh suspect has been arrested in connection with the beating and stabbing death of a Rhode Island man killed after he left a nightclub in Providence's Federal Hill neighborhood. Police say 28-year-old Anthony Elderkin was among eight men who punched, stabbed and kicked...

Police arrest 12 on drug charges for 'Operation Heat Wave'

Jul. 19, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — As much of the nation deals with high heat, police in Connecticut arrested a dozen people on drug charges in a sting they're calling "Operation Heat Wave." The New Britain Police Department says several agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Agency in Hartford, took part in the...

Police officer resigns after arrest on suspicion of DUI

Jul. 19, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A police officer in Washington state has resigned after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. KOMO-TV reported Friday that a Lewis County deputy pulled over a speeding car near Morton on July 3. Lewis County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dusty Breen says the deputy recognized the...

Man wanted in Pennsylvania drug case arrested in Connecticut

Jul. 19, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Vernon say they've arrested a man wanted in Pennsylvania for allegedly distributing drugs that led to the death of a child last year. Vernon Police and the East Central Narcotics Task Force arrested Thomas Keogh, of Vernon, Friday and charged him as a fugitive from justice....

2 suspects arrested in Northern California mall shooting

Jul. 19, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested two teenagers suspected of being involved in a shooting inside a San Francisco Bay Area shopping mall that wounded two boys. The San Bruno Police Department says 18-year-old Deandre Lejon Gantt was arrested Thursday in Martinez after leading police on...