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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...

Video of man firing gun while driving leads to arrest

Jan. 29, 2020 1:46 AM EST

QUITMAN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who police believe is shown on video firing four rounds from a pistol while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle has been charged with a misdemeanor. Joseph Gage Smith, 18, was arrested Monday by the Clarke County Sheriff's Office, WAPT-TV reported. A six-second...

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...

Police: Man charged with murder in death of 5-month-old son

Jan. 28, 2020 8:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was arrested and accused of killing his 5-month-old son, authorities said. Quandeel Taylor, 24, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of baby Peyton Taylor, news outlets reported. The baby was admitted to Atrium Health Levine...

11 arrested in drug trafficking operation

Jan. 28, 2020 7:46 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have arrested 11 people after a year-long investigation into heroin and methamphetamine distribution in southern Arizona. The DEA and the Arizona Department of Public Safety say the investigation began in December 2018 in Tucson. Authorities seized more than pound of...

Police release body-cam video of 76-year-old woman's arrest

Jan. 28, 2020 7:42 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Footage from a police officer's body-worn camera released Tuesday shows he used pepper spray, deployed a stun gun and pulled his service weapon as he tried to get a 76-year-old woman out of the way to arrest her granddaughter earlier this month at a home in a Baltimore suburb. The Jan....

Missing North Dakota woman found in Texas had warrant out

Jan. 28, 2020 7:23 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman who disappeared from the Standing Rock Reservation more than two months ago was arrested last week in Texas on a felony warrant from North Dakota. Kara Lynn Mauai, 30, listed in court documents with the last name Mauai-Kuntz, was found in the Dallas area on Jan. 15. A county...

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 —...

Officers tail snowplow and watch as it plunges into river

Jan. 28, 2020 6:58 PM EST

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — The driver of a snowplow plunged the vehicle into the Platte River on Tuesday as he was being followed by authorities who later arrested him. U.S. marshals and Sarpy County sheriff's deputies believed the driver of the Nebraska Department of Transportation snowplow was a wanted federal...

Trooper arrested who was charged with assaulting his wife

Jan. 28, 2020 5:49 PM EST

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police trooper who was charged with assaulting his wife last year has been arrested, police said. Gregory Smith, 43, of East Haddam, turned himself into authorities Friday on two new charges of violating a protective order, police said. He was released on...