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Jamaican police official says officers have arrested a Colombian man suspected in the assassination of Haiti's president

Oct. 21, 2021 16:52 PM EDT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican police official says officers have arrested a Colombian man suspected in the assassination of Haiti's president.

Nicaragua arrests 2 business leaders in continuing crackdown

Oct. 21, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua’s national police arrested two leaders of the country’s top private business association Thursday, just one day after a regional body called for the immediate release of political prisoners. A police statement said Michael Healy...

New Jersey man wanted in killing arrested in Florida

Oct. 21, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man is in custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with killing a man during a carjacking in New Jersey last month. According to the Polk County sheriff's office, James Lewis was arrested in Winter Haven on Tuesday while visiting...

Councilman facing DWI charge to finish term but end campaign

Oct. 21, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member facing a drunk driving charge for the third time says he will finish out his term while undergoing inpatient addiction treatment, but he is suspending his campaign for another term on the council. Jared Brossett, 39,...

Woman arrested in slayings of 4 people in central Michigan

Oct. 21, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

CLARE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday arrested a woman whom they had been seeking in the deaths of four people in central Michigan. Clare County Sheriff John Wilson said Judy Boyer was taken into custody about 10:40 a.m. Thursday, the Mount Pleasant Morning Sun...

2 arrested after Minnesota chase, North Dakota crash

Oct. 21, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two men have been arrested after a high speed chase that began in Minnesota and ended with a crash in North Dakota. Sheriff's officials say a vehicle was traveling at nearly 100 mph in Clay County, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. According to...

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run in Rochester

Oct. 21, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run earlier this month that left a man seriously injured, Rochester, New Hampshire, police said Thursday. The driver, a 69-year-old woman from Rochester, is facing a charge of conduct after...

Maine town locked down briefly after stabbing

Oct. 21, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

MARS HILL, Maine (AP) — Part of a northern Maine town was placed on lockdown when a shopper was stabbed in a random attack outside a grocery store, police said. A man stabbed a female shopper in an unprovoked attack outside the Mars Hill store at about 12:20 p.m....

Des Moines man charged with murder in death of Omaha woman

Oct. 21, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police arrested a Des Moines man on murder charges Wednesday in the shooting death of an Omaha woman at a Des Moines bar. Police charged Wichang Gach Chawech, 33, with first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with an Oct. 10...

Accidental shot from Chicago officer wounds 2 other police

Oct. 21, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

LYONS, Ill. (AP) — An officer accidentally fired his handgun during a struggle while police were making arrests in suburban Chicago, wounding two other officers, authorities said. Chicago officers spotted a car Wednesday night that was tied to a homicide and a police...