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Dwight Gooden arrested in New Jersey on DWI charges

Jul. 23, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested again in New Jersey on Monday night, this time on charges of driving while intoxicated. Gooden was pulled over after driving the wrong way down a one-way road, Newark police said. It was the second time he has been arrested in as...

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained near border

Jul. 23, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he...

Questions raised over arrest of Mexican national in Missouri

Jul. 23, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican national smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's Missouri congressman. A Facebook Live video taken during the arrest of...

University of Mississippi student charged in woman's death

Jul. 23, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a University of Mississippi student from Texas, saying he killed a female student whose body was found last weekend not far from the Ole Miss campus. Lafayette County Sheriff's Major Alan Wilburn said 22-year-old Brandon A. Theesfeld of Fort Worth has been...

Immigration agent gives up after man aided by neighbors

Jul. 23, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An immigration agent gave up trying to arrest a Tennessee man who, aided by neighbors, refused to leave his vehicle for four hours. WTVF-TV reports an Immigration and Customs Enforcement vehicle blocked the unnamed man's van in his driveway in Nashville and attempted to take him...

Immigration roundup that targeted 2,100 nets 35 arrests

Jul. 23, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An immigration enforcement operation that President Donald Trump said was part of an effort to deport "millions" of people from the United States resulted in 35 arrests, officials said Tuesday.  Trump billed the operation targeting families as a major show of force as the number of...

Utah man arrested as suspect in April Reno killing

Jul. 23, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 64-year-old Utah man has been extradited to Reno to face a murder charge in the April death of the ex-husband of a controversial Clark County judge who died in 2014. Mark Burkett of Big Water, Utah was booked into the Washoe County Jail Monday on suspicion of open murder with a deadly...

Woman charged in fatal crash faces plea hearing

Jul. 23, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman charged with second-degree murder stemming from a crash that killed a neighbor and seriously injured another is scheduled for a plea hearing next month. Police arrested 38-year-old Catrina Costello, of Seabrook, last year on a charge of fatally striking...

Campers arrested with LSD-laced dog biscuits in Arkansas

Jul. 23, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A 25-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in western Arkansas after he was allegedly found with psychedelic mushrooms, LSD-laced dog biscuits and a variety of other drugs. The Sentinel-Records reports Quincy Edward Boudreaux of Monroe, Louisiana, was arrested on multiple felony...

Videos of water being dumped on police officers create stir

Jul. 23, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone videos of people brazenly dousing uniformed New York Police Department patrolmen with water have sparked outrage and led police officials to urge the force not to tolerate the behavior. Police on Tuesday were looking into two recent instances captured on video clips widely...