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Russia arrests 5 ex-police in reporter's planted drugs case

Jan. 29, 2020 5:53 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Investigative Committee on Wednesday detained five former police officers involved in a controversial drug arrest of a prominent investigative journalist last year. Ivan Golunov, 37, was arrested in June 2019 in Moscow on drug-dealing charges that he rejected as a sham. The...

File - In this March 19, 2015, file photo, Mohammed Nuru, director of San Francisco Public Works, is interviewed at the Tenderloin Pit Stop mobile bathrooms in San Francisco. A top San Francisco official in charge of cleaning up the city's notoriously filthy streets and a champion of adding more portable toilets has been arrested, jail records show. Nuru was taken into custody Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, along with Nick Bovis, the owner of Lefty O'Doul's, a longtime sports bar popular with tourists and locals that closed two years ago. Records say only that the men were arrested for felony safekeeping, which typically indicates federal charges. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

San Francisco official charged with corruption in FBI probe

Jan. 28, 2020 9:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A top San Francisco public official and go-to bureaucrat to mayors over two decades was charged with public corruption Tuesday, upending City Hall as elected leaders scrambled to reassure the public that bribery and kickbacks would not be tolerated. The complaint unsealed against San...

This undated photo provided by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, shows Richard Schleininger. Schleininger, originally accused only of riding a mower on someone else's land, turned out to be a fugitive from Utah who had lived in Louisiana for more than a decade, living without an ID and working only for cash. (Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Louisiana riding mower trespass arrest nabs Utah fugitive

Jan. 28, 2020 7:04 PM EST

BAYOU BLUE, La. (AP) — A man accused of riding a mower on someone else's land turned out to be a fugitive from Utah who had lived in Louisiana for more than a decade, living without an ID and working only for cash. Lafourche Parish deputies stopped 49-year-old Richard Schleininger in Bayou Blue —...

Woman charged as accessory in 2001 killing near Missouri bar

Jan. 28, 2020 3:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has admitted to detectives that she was a willing participant in the killing of a man whose body was found outside a Missouri bar 18 years ago, officials said. Tabatha Carter, 53, is jailed without bond in Miller County on charges of being an accessory to first-degree...

Tennessee man charged with killing wife, wounding 2 sons

Jan. 28, 2020 2:53 PM EST

BELVIDERE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was arrested on charges that he fatally shot his wife and wounded his two teenage sons, police said. Christopher Maxwell, 48, was arrested Saturday on first-degree murder, attempted murder and child abuse and neglect charges, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said...

In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 photo made available by the Lake County Sheriff's Office, Wolfgang Halbig is under arrest. Halbig who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School was arrested and charged Monday for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said. (Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Sandy Hook denier charged with having victim's dad's ID info

Jan. 28, 2020 11:40 AM EST

SORRENTO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who repeatedly harassed parents of shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested for possessing the identification of one of the parents, authorities said. Wolfgang Halbig, 73, was arrested Monday on a charge that he was in unlawful possession of...

NFL free agent Antonio Brown appears at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., via video link  Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Brown was granted bail on Friday after spending the night in a Florida jail. The wide receiver will have to pay a bond of $110,000, surrender his passport, wear a monitor, get mental health evaluation and pass random drug tests. He also can't have guns. Brown is accused of attacking the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)

Judge frees NFL star Antonio Brown from house arrest

Jan. 28, 2020 11:14 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge freed NFL free agent Antonio Brown from house arrest Tuesday, allowing him to travel freely as he awaits trial on charges that he attacked the driver of a moving truck. Circuit Judge Michael Usan agreed to let Brown travel freely within the United States so he...

A Hungarian policeman walks behind a damaged fence at the border station between Roszke, Hungary, and Horgos, Serbia, after some sixty migrants tried to break through the border fence illegally into Hungary from Serbia early Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. A small group managed to enter Hungarian territory, while others were prevented by police to cross the border. Some of the intruders have been arrested. (Edvard Molnar/MTI via AP)

Hungary: Warning shots fired as migrants try to cross border

Jan. 28, 2020 7:25 AM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A security guard fired three warning shots when several dozen migrants tried to enter Hungary Tuesday through a border crossing with Serbia, Hungarian police said. Police said they were able to stop most of the 60-70 migrants from entering Hungary, while four were caught at the...

Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig stands next to a photo of Kato Krow Perez, born in 2001, one of five infants believed to be killed by their father, during a news conference in Woodland, Calif., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Paul Perez, the father of the infants, has been arrested in the decades-old killings of five of his infant children, a case the sheriff said had haunted his agency for years, the Yolo County Sheriff's Office said Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Father arrested in killings of 5 of his infant children

Jan. 28, 2020 12:36 AM EST

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California father about to be freed from prison has been taken into custody in connection with the decades-old killings of five of his infant children in a case a sheriff said has haunted his agency for years. Paul Perez, 57, a convicted sex offender with a 20-year criminal...

This undated photo provided by the Darlington County Detention Center, in Darlington, S.C., shows Darius Grant Dickey. Police say they have arrested two suspects, including Dickey, in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, early Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (Darlington County Detention Center via AP)

2 arrested in SC bar shooting that killed 2 and wounded 4

Jan. 27, 2020 8:17 PM EST

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police have arrested two suspects in a weekend shooting that killed two people and wounded several others at a South Carolina bar, authorities said. The suspects were taken into custody Monday for the shooting that happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at Mac's Lounge in Hartsville, said...