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Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Mar. 19, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities have seized more than 160 kilograms (350 pounds) of methamphetamine concealed in tea wrappers in their second-largest drug haul this year in a sign of how the problem has persisted despite the president's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs. Philippine Drug...

Guatemala confirms warrant for presidential candidate

Mar. 19, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan court said Tuesday that an arrest warrant has been issued for a former Guatemalan prosecutor who is running for president. But because Thelma Aldana was formally registered Tuesday by the election board as a candidate in the June elections, under Guatemalan law she has...

Police: Mom told details of son's death to fellow inmate

Mar. 19, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman charged in the death of her 7-year-old son told a fellow inmate that the boy died in July, months before his body was discovered encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit, according to court records unsealed Tuesday. Authorities have released few details about the...

Man maintains innocence in 1999 slayings

Mar. 19, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — The type of DNA analysis that led to the arrest of an Alabama truck driver and part-time preacher in two slayings nearly 20 years has become the latest trend in police work in many parts of the country, despite concerns over privacy and fairness. Ozark Police last week arrested Coley...

The Latest: Man maintains innocence in cold case arrest

Mar. 19, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man in a 1999 cold case (all times local): 6:30 p.m. An attorney for a man arrested and accused of the 1999 killings of two teenage girls in Alabama says the man maintains his innocence. David Harrison, an attorney for Coley McCraney, said Tuesday that he...

Stranded man who feared arrest found dead after 5-day search

Mar. 19, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who likely died from exposure while stranded in Arizona might have survived if he had not rejected rescue efforts because he was afraid of being arrested, authorities said Tuesday. Ryan Long, 38, died several days after authorities found his friend, Reelaiah Ahasteen, 35, in another...

Third suspect in Brazil school shooting is arrested

Mar. 19, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Authorities arrested a teenager Tuesday for allegedly being involved in planning a school shooting in which eight people and two attackers died. The police officer in charge of the investigation told Globo TV that he believed the teen was one of the masterminds of the bloodshed. "He is an...

Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting

Mar. 19, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the city of Utrecht sharpened their focus Tuesday on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail this month and faces a rape trial in July. The nature of the...

The Latest: Another man arrested in Dutch tram attack

Mar. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the tram attack in the Netherlands (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly tram shooting in Utrecht. Police said in a statement late Tuesday that the 40-year-old man was arrested in the...

Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram

Mar. 19, 2019 5:43 PM EDT
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram.