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Iowa forward arrested for suspected drunken driving

Sep. 20, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl has been arrested for suspected drunken driving and suspended from the team. The Hawkeyes say in news release that the team suspended Pemsl indefinitely following his arrest early Friday on a driving under the influence charge. Iowa City authorities say in...

3 teens arrested for threats to North Carolina high school

Sep. 20, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested three teenagers accused of threatening violence against a North Carolina high school. The New Bern Police Department says in a Friday news release that investigators were tipped off Wednesday to threats of a violent attack at New Bern High School. Police said two...

Girlfriend of Kansas man who wounded 2 lawmen charged

Sep. 20, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

LYONS, Kan. (AP) — Authorities arrested the girlfriend of a man who fatally shot his father and wounded two Kansas law enforcement officers this spring before killing himself. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that Erin Baker put her 7-year-old in danger by continuing a relationship...

Candidate for state House seat arrested on drug counts

Sep. 20, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — A woman running for a south Louisiana House seat has been arrested on drug-related counts in Tangipahoa Parish. The Daily Star reports 26-year-old Marylee Bellau, of Kentwood, was arrested Wednesday after she and a man arrived at a location under narcotics surveillance with a young...

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 1 person arrested

Sep. 20, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and one person was arrested, authorities said. The "Storm Area 51" invitation...

Cheyenne police released man later accused of fatal shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police arrested and released a man five days before they arrested him again for a shooting in Cheyenne that killed two and seriously wounded two others. Police say they initially arrested Andrew Weaver, 25, on Sept. 8 on suspicion of gun theft and methamphetamine possession but...

The Latest: 1 arrest, 1 detained at alien festival in desert

Sep. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Authorities say one person was arrested on a charge of public urination and another was detained early Friday at a gate to Area 51 on Friday. A group of...

Families struggle to meet Kashmiris lodged in Indian jail

Sep. 20, 2019 11:48 AM EDT

AGRA, India (AP) — Hameeda Begum explained her arduous journey from the Himalayan region of disputed Kashmir to the hot and humid room in the Agra Central Jail where the exhausted 70-year-old was waiting to see her son. A man in his early twenties offered her a bottle of water, saying, "Don't lose hope....

Florida police officer arrested on child porn charges

Sep. 20, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is accused of possession and distribution of child pornography Federal prosecutors said in a news release that 34-year-old Matthew Enhoffer was arrested Thursday in St. Petersburg, where he is a police officer. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. The...

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained

Sep. 20, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies. The "Storm Area 51"...