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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, an American flag flies at half-staff over the White House in Washington. A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Court papers: Woman wrote 'give up' in ricin note to Trump

Sep. 22, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Canadian woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election,” according to court papers filed Tuesday. Pascale Ferrier, of...

The scene of a shooting at 105 Edwin Road Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in South Windsor, Conn.  A shooter opened fire and wounded two people at the Connecticut business on Tuesday before being caught trying to flee in Massachusetts. police said. The shooting happened in an industrial section of South Windsor at Independent Truck & Tractor Repair. No details of a motive have been released.  (Kassi Jackson/Hartford Courant via AP)

2 wounded in workplace shooting, suspect in custody

Sep. 22, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — A shooter opened fire and wounded two people outside a Connecticut business Tuesday before being taken into custody on a highway in Massachusetts, police said. Both victims were treated at a hospital and discharged. One of the victims called 911 at about 8:45 a.m. to report a...

Rights group: Dozens in Belarus investigated amid protests

Sep. 22, 2020 2:01 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Belarus, that's seen six weeks of protests against the country's authoritarian president after a disputed election, have opened more than 250 criminal cases that target political opponents, activists and protesters, a Belarusian human rights group said Tuesday. Dozens...

Officials: 17 charged, guns seized in drug investigation

Sep. 22, 2020 12:50 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities announced charges on Tuesday against 17 people accused of being a part of a drug trafficking organization in South Carolina. The announcement was made after a two-year investigation in the Lexington area resulted in the seizure of approximately 77 pounds (35...

Deputies arrest teacher in death of boy left in hot car

Sep. 22, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando elementary school teacher is accused of manslaughter in the death of a toddler she left in her car while she worked earlier this month, sheriff's officials said. Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested Dougkindra Wallace, 34, Monday in charges of aggravated manslaughter...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020 file photo, family members of Ronald Greene listen to speakers as demonstrators gather for the March on Washington, in Washington, on the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s

Trooper who faced firing in Black man's death dies in crash

Sep. 22, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

A Louisiana state trooper has died following a single-vehicle highway crash that happened just hours after he learned he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man. Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth was pronounced dead Tuesday following a brief hospitalization, Warren Lee,...

Suspect arrested in slaying of Chetek man in Barron County

Sep. 22, 2020 11:46 AM EDT

CHETEK, Wis. (AP) — Barron County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in the slaying of a man in Chetek. Dispatchers got a call from a woman Sunday afternoon who said she found her son unresponsive outside of the house and that there was blood inside the home. Deputies arrived found...

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, announces a worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on the darknet with FBI Director Christopher Wray, center, and DEA Acting Administrator Timothy Shea, during a press conference at the Department of Justice, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Washington.  Law enforcement officials have arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million. The operation announced Tuesday mainly occurred in the U.S. and in Europe. Rosen said the takedown showed “there will be no safe haven for drug dealing in cyberspace.” (Olivier Douliery/Pool via AP)

Justice Dept.: 179 arrested in darknet opioid takedown

Sep. 22, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement officials arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in a worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on the darknet, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. The operation, which mainly occurred in the U.S. and in Europe, comes more than a year after officials...

Justice Dept.: 179 people arrested, $6.5M seized in worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on darknet

Sep. 22, 2020 9:14 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Dept.: 179 people arrested, $6.5M seized in worldwide crackdown on opioid trafficking on darknet.

$5M in drugs seized during Delaware's largest fentanyl bust

Sep. 22, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police and the FBI have confiscated more than $5 million worth of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in what investigators called the largest fentanyl seizure in the state's history. The two-year investigation led to the arrests of more than two dozen suspects, including Luis...