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Woman held for allegedly trying to drown boy in canal

Dec. 07, 2021 23:21 PM EST

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A woman was arrested after she allegedly tried to drown a 4-year-old boy in a Northern California irrigation canal before he was rescued, authorities said Tuesday. A California Highway Patrol officer jumped into the canal in Yuba County Monday and pulled...

Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist arrested in France

Dec. 07, 2021 21:18 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested Tuesday in France, according to a French judicial official. The official said the suspect was being held on the basis of a Turkish arrest warrant. He requested not being named in accordance...

Justices take up Pennsylvania's deadly force rules for cops

Dec. 07, 2021 21:05 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The pending homicide case against a former Philadelphia police officer went before Pennsylvania’s high court on Tuesday, where justices appeared conflicted about whether and when they might change state law on police use of deadly force during arrests. The...

Man arrested after shooting at teens throwing water balloons

Dec. 07, 2021 10:23 AM EST

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was arrested after he fired a shotgun at two teens for throwing water balloons, authorities said. Police in Ridgecrest said the 63-year-old man was asleep in his pickup on Saturday when the teens, ages 18 and 17, drove by and...

Arrest in 2019 shooting of California girl and her mother

Dec. 07, 2021 09:33 AM EST

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in a 2019 shooting that left a 7-year-old girl in a coma and wounded her mother in Ventura County, authorities said. The 24-year-old man was taken into custody Dec. 1 in San Bernardino County, the Ventura County Sheriff's...

Bosnia arrests 5 ex-soldiers for war crimes in Sarajevo

Dec. 07, 2021 05:46 AM EST

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian authorities on Tuesday arrested five ex-soldiers for crimes against Serb civilians in Sarajevo during the 1992-95 war. The group are suspected of killing at least eight civilians and of crimes against at least 100 victims, including...

Teen arrested after threatening to kill 2 classmates

Dec. 07, 2021 00:46 AM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday in California's San Joaquin Valley after he allegedly threatened to kill two of his charter school classmates last week, authorities said. A teacher at Sycamore Valley Charter Academy in Visalia, about 180 miles (289...

Man arrested on murder charge in Florida missing woman case

Dec. 06, 2021 20:51 PM EST

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the case of a missing Florida woman who disappeared a week ago. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a news conference Monday that Collin Knapp, 30, was arrested after tests showed blood on his...

Panama uncovers extensive presence of Colombian cartel

Dec. 06, 2021 20:46 PM EST

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Colombian drug gang known as the Gulf Clan cartel controls over half the cocaine shipments that travel through Panama, and had established an extensive logistics and money laundering network in the global transportation hub, authorities said Monday. John...

Man, 60, charged with arson murder in March house fire

Dec. 06, 2021 19:01 PM EST

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A New London man was charged Monday with arson murder in connection with a house fire in March that led to the death of a 63-year-old man. James McKinnon was ordered held in lieu of a $1 million bond in court on charges that also included robbery, breach of...