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Teen charged with gun possession for a 2nd time

Jan. 23, 2021 4:51 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old Massachusetts boy already wearing a court-ordered monitoring device on his ankle after a previous arrest has been arrested again for allegedly being in possessions of a gun, police say. The Springfield youth was taken into custody on Thursday evening after police...

2 more plead guilty in fire at Minneapolis police station

Jan. 23, 2021 4:39 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two more men have pleaded guilty to federal arson charges for their roles in a fire that damaged a Minneapolis police station during civil unrest in the days following the death of George Floyd, prosecutors announced. Davon De-Andre Turner, 25, and Branden Michael Wolfe, 23, both of St....

People clash with police during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Russian police on Saturday arrested hundreds of protesters who took to the streets in temperatures as low as minus-50 C (minus-58 F) to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the country's top opposition figure. A Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's most prominent foe, was arrested on Jan. 17 when he returned to Moscow from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from a severe nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

3,000 arrested at protests demanding Navalny's release

Jan. 23, 2021 4:31 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police arrested more than 3,000 people Saturday in nationwide protests demanding the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe, according to a group that counts political detentions. The protests in scores of cities in temperatures as low as...

Woman arrested in killing of 58-year-old man in Omaha

Jan. 23, 2021 4:30 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been arrested in the killing of a 58-year-old man in Omaha. Police said Saturday that 37-year-old Autum Acacia-Cortes has been booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, use of a weapon and tampering with evidence in the death of Jose Martinez, KETV...

This photo provided by the Mohave County Sheriff's Office shows a Las Vegas-based tour that rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. One person died, and two were critically injured. The cause of the rollover is under investigation. (Mohave County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Arizona sheriff's office investigating fatal tour bus crash

Jan. 23, 2021 4:07 PM EST

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona sheriff's office was investigating a tour bus crash that killed one person and injured dozens of others, including five seriously, officials said Saturday. The Las Vegas-based bus crashed Friday and rolled over in northwestern Arizona while headed to a Grand Canyon...

Woman raped after botched police response to get $200K

Jan. 23, 2021 4:03 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The city government in Albany, New York, has agreed to pay a $200,000 settlement to a woman who was raped in November 2017 after a botched police response to a 911 call. The Albany Times-Union reported Saturday that the woman’s lawsuit alleged that the dispatcher who answered...

Shooting victim identified, 5 teens arrested

Jan. 23, 2021 4:02 PM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy shot to death in Connecticut was one of several teens who tried to rob another youth, who opened fire at his attackers, police said Saturday. Waterbury police identified the teen who was killed early Friday morning as Taevan Moshier and also announced five other...

DuPont, Chemours reach agreement over 'forever chemicals'

Jan. 23, 2021 3:52 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Dupont Co. and its spinoff business Chemours have agreed to resolve legal disputes over environmental liabilities for pollution related to man-made chemicals associated with an increased risk of cancer and other health problems. The binding memorandum of understanding announced...

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mexican leader says Biden offers $4B for Central America

Jan. 23, 2021 3:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's first calls to foreign leaders went to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at a strained moment for the U.S. relationship with its North American neighbors. Mexico's president said Saturday that Biden...

FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'

Jan. 23, 2021 3:43 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to assassinate Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Garret Miller, who is from the Dallas suburb of Richardson, was...