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Right-wing group, counter-protesters clash in Michigan

Aug. 15, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Members of the far-right Proud Boys group and counter-protesters clashed violently Saturday afternoon in western Michigan, resulting in arrests, police said. Assistant Chief Vernon Coakley of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said a few people were arrested, but...

Portland police and protesters clash during a demonstration, early Thursday Aug. 13, 2020, in downtown, Portland. Officers used tear gas to break up the crowd of several hundred people who gathered near the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, the neighboring Multnomah County Justice Center and a nearby police precinct station. (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)

Police in Portland, Oregon, arrest 4 as protests continue

Aug. 15, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four people were arrested overnight in Portland, Oregon, as police dispersed a protest that was headed toward the offices of the police union, authorities said Saturday. The Portland Police Bureau declared the demonstration of a couple hundred people an unlawful assembly Friday night,...

Wauwatosa police arrest 2 protesters, leading to standoffs

Aug. 15, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

The Wauwatosa Police Department in Wisconsin arrested two protesters on Friday night, setting off tense exchanges between officers and demonstrators calling for the firing of an officer. About 100 people were marching through a residential neighborhood in Wauwatosa to call for the firing of Wauwatosa Police...

17 arrested after child trafficking probe in Flint area

Aug. 15, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Seventeen people have been arrested following an investigation into child trafficking in the Flint area, a sheriff said. A rescue operation Friday located seven children ages 17 and under, Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson said. A law enforcement team over five months set up six...

Police: Man arrested after 3-county stolen ambulance chase

Aug. 15, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man is in custody after leading troopers on a chase through three Ohio counties in a stolen ambulance, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. Troopers were dispatched at about 3 a.m. to check on an ambulance that had been reported stolen from Mercy Health St. Vincent's Medical Center in...

Man arrested in vandalism of upstate New York 9/11 memorial

Aug. 15, 2020 9:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police charged a 40-year-old man with cutting down a flagpole at a Sept. 11 memorial in upstate New York, an act of vandalism that prompted local and national outrage. Andre Narbonne was arraigned Friday on charges related to a vandalized church sign and three severed flagpoles...

Hague police arrest 27 amid third night of rioting

Aug. 15, 2020 6:25 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in The Hague arrested 27 people as rioting broke out in a low-income neighborhood for the third night, with youths torching a storage building and throwing stones and fireworks at police Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday. Unrest also spread to a second...

FILE - In this file photo taken on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, police clash with a protester following presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus, that demonstrators have dismissed as rigged. Hundreds of people released from custody after a violent crackdown on protests in Belarus are sharing their accounts of harsh treatment at the hands of police. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)

Freed from Belarus jails, protesters recount beatings

Aug. 15, 2020 3:15 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — They emerged dazed, shaken and in tears from the detention center in Minsk, to be met by waiting relatives. They displayed the black-and-blue bruises on their bodies, saying police had beaten them mercilessly. One teenager asked his weeping mother to look away. Authorities in Belarus...

Demonstrators demand arrest in fatal boat accident

Aug. 14, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Demonstrators on Friday rallied outside the Nassau County police headquarters to demand an arrest in connection with a boat crash that killed a 25-year-old man earlier this month. Assemblyman Phil Ramos, a Democrat from Brentwood, spoke at the rally and said the driver of one of the...

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels addresses the audience from the stage as the MC at a rally for Ron DeSantis in Jacksonville, Fla. Officials said Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, that Daniels, who is facing a primary contest within days, has been arrested following a sex scandal investigation at his previous job. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, File)

Florida sheriff removed following sex scandal investigation

Aug. 14, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff facing a primary contest next week was suspended from office Friday, a day after his arrest in connection to a sex scandal investigation at his previous job, officials said. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order removing Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels...