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Suspect arrested after barricading inside public transit bus

Aug. 14, 2020 12:52 PM EDT

LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — A man barricaded himself inside a public transit bus in a Baltimore suburb Friday after he woke up and began making threats with a weapon, authorities said. Police received a call around 10:04 a.m. about the situation inside the bus, said Kevin Gay, a public information...

Police: 3 arrested in attack on worker enforcing virus rules

Aug. 14, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities have arrested three women accused of assaulting a teenage restaurant hostess because they were upset they couldn’t all be seated together due to coronavirus distancing rules. Tammy Dabney, 48, was charged with aggravated second-degree battery, and...

Man arrested in Maine for woman's death in Boston hotel

Aug. 14, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been arrested in Maine in connection with the death of a woman in a Boston hotel in March. Boston police said Thursday that Aaron Parsons was arrested by the department's Fugitive Unit and the U.S. Marshals Maine Violent Offender Task Force on Wednesday in South Paris....

Cambodian politician arrested for comments about border land

Aug. 14, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The leader of a little-known Cambodian political party was arrested Friday for comments about the alleged encroachment on the country’s territory by Vietnam, the second arrest in two weeks related to the politically sensitive subject. Suong Sophorn, the president of the...

Pro-democracy students raise a three-finger symbol of resistance salute and hold mobile phones with flashlights switched on†during a protest at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Aug, 14, 2020. Student activists at Thailand's most prestigious university defied a ban by college administrators to stage an anti-government rally Friday, even as a prominent protest leader was arrested elsewhere for his involvement in a previous demonstration.. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai student rallies continue despite activist's arrest

Aug. 14, 2020 11:27 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Student activists at Thailand’s most prestigious university defied a ban by college administrators and staged an anti-government rally on Friday, as a prominent protest leader was arrested elsewhere for his involvement in a previous demonstration. Up to 1,000 students gathered in a...

County school board member in Alabama charged with sex abuse

Aug. 14, 2020 11:11 AM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A member of the Perry County Board of Education was arrested after a woman accused him of trying to sexually assault her during a fishing outing, officials said. Donald Nichols, 66, was arrested at his home Thursday night and charged with sexual abuse and attempted rape, WAKA-TV...

Daughter charged in mother's stabbing death in Kansas City

Aug. 14, 2020 8:59 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The daughter of a Kansas City woman found stabbed to death in her home over the weekend has been arrested and charged in her mother’s death, officials said. Alina Bell, 20, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 56-year-old...

Alabama man charged in 1999 killings of his mother, sister

Aug. 14, 2020 8:50 AM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is charged with using a shotgun to kill his mother and sister more than two decades ago. Coosa County authorities announced the arrest of Joe Daniel Stallions, 42, of Ariton on Thursday. Stallions is charged with capital murder in the deaths of his 38-year-old mother,...

Car theft suspect steals Renton police vehicle

Aug. 14, 2020 8:01 AM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Renton Police Department says one person has been detained after a Renton police car was stolen Thursday afternoon. KOMO-TV reports several agencies helped search for the vehicle after it was reported stolen shortly after 1:30 p.m. Renton police say officers saw a potential auto...

Hague police arrest more than 20 amid overnight rioting

Aug. 14, 2020 5:13 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Rioters on rooftops and streets threw stones, eggs and fireworks at police overnight during a second night of unrest in a low-income neighborhood of The Hague, Dutch police said Friday. More than 20 people were arrested for offenses including incitement, public violence and...