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Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

May. 24, 2019 7:46 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges. The court ruled on Friday to keep Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, behind bars for three more months. Whelan told reporters in court that he has...

Man arrested in Mexico will face Iowa fatal assault charges

May. 24, 2019 6:40 AM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested a man in Mexico on charges related to the July 2018 death of a man in Sioux City. The Sioux City Journal reports police in Mexico arrested Ray Avila on Monday in Jalisco, Mexico. He was charged with involuntary manslaughter and assault causing injury in the...

Teen wanted in Florida shooting arrested in Georgia

May. 24, 2019 6:28 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a teen connected to a Florida high school football game shooting has been arrested in Georgia. The Florida Times-Union reports that 19-year-old Arthur Davin Jones III was picked up during a traffic stop Wednesday night on Interstate 95 in Camden, Georgia. He's now...

30-year-old 'manny' jailed for allegedly molesting children

May. 24, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a "manny" for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrzewski of Costa Mesa was arrested by Laguna Beach police earlier...

Man arrested in fatal shooting outside a Phoenix restaurant

May. 23, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a suspect is in custody in the fatal shooting of a man outside a fast-food restaurant earlier this month. They say 24-year-old Lawrence Harrell is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the death of Willis Owens. Harrell and the 32-year-old...

File says Smollett couldn't contact brothers after arrest

May. 23, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — One of Jussie Smollett's conditions after posting $10,000 bail amid charges he lied about being the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack was that he have no contact with two brothers police say he paid to help stage the incident, according to a case file unsealed Thursday in Chicago. Besides...

Man arrested in beating of girlfriend after years on run

May. 23, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a California man wanted for allegedly beating and choking his girlfriend and her children has been arrested in Mexico after 14 years as a fugitive. The Riverside Police Department says Leopoldo Martinez Garcia was arrested by Mexican federal police earlier this month and...

Serial killer who took 10 women's lives executed in Florida

May. 23, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed by a woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture. Bobby Joe Long, 65, was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday following a...

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now

May. 23, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the execution of Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A woman who survived an assault by convicted Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long says his execution brought her peace. Lisa Noland sat in the front row at Thursday's execution of the...

Sheriff: 2 teen girls arrested in stabbing that killed woman

May. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl have been arrested in a stabbing at an Ohio home that killed a woman and injured a man and a 17-year-old boy. A Clark County Sheriff's Office release says the girls are accused of conspiring to kill the adults and the boy...