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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Jan. 16, 2019 12:48 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE'-ye hao-JEE'-ye) was arrested on Sunday in Manila in an operation coordinated with Chinese authorities. The 49-year-old is wanted back...

Fire chief charged with drunken driving after police chase

Jan. 16, 2019 12:32 AM EST

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a Massachusetts district fire chief who they say led troopers on a chase while driving under the influence. Massachusetts State Police say they received a call about someone driving a pickup truck on its rims early Friday morning in Dartmouth. Troopers attempted...

Police arrest driver in crash that killed off-duty officer

Jan. 16, 2019 12:24 AM EST

HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with a crash that killed an off-duty police officer in New Jersey. Prosecutors say the man was driving with a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit with Giovanni Esposito as passenger when he collided with a tractor-trailer that...

Dog killing endangered Hawaii bird leads to assault arrest

Jan. 16, 2019 12:08 AM EST

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities say a woman walking her dog on northern Kauai was assaulted after her heeler-mix killed an endangered Hawaii bird. The Garden Island reports Paulina Ann Ka'aumoana was walking near the Princeville Golf Course on Monday when her unleashed 19-year-old dog killed a baby nene...

The Latest: College threat may have been 'suicide by cop'

Jan. 15, 2019 10:40 PM EST

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lockdowns at Southern California colleges (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Authorities say a phone threat that prompted lockdowns at two Southern California colleges may have been an attempted "suicide by cop." Glendora police say a 911 caller Tuesday morning said he was...

3 arrested in death of Louisiana officer leaving for work

Jan. 15, 2019 10:15 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence...

Woman sues LaSalle County for being forcibly stripped

Jan. 15, 2019 8:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday by a woman who claims LaSalle County sheriff's deputies violated her civil rights when they forcibly stripped her following a 2017 arrest. The attorney for Zandrea Askew said three female deputies stripped the former Marine sergeant on Jan. 20, 2017, after...

Kentucky man wanted in California teen's kidnapping arrested

Jan. 15, 2019 7:44 PM EST

BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky man wanted in the kidnapping of a California teenager has been arrested in Arizona. Yavapai County Sheriff's officials say 49-year-old Carlie Bentley was taken into custody Sunday night in Black Canyon City north of Phoenix. They say Bentley's...

The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The grandfather of a 21-year-old Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents during a home invasion says his grandson was "quiet and shy." Jim Moyer told ABC News...

Police arrest boyfriend after woman's death

Jan. 15, 2019 7:14 PM EST

CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have arrested a man in connection to the death of his girlfriend in the town of Clifton. Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland says police charged 37-year-old Dwight Osgood Jr. with murder Tuesday in the death of 35-year-old Kary Dill. Dill was...