Latest Arrests News

Controversial algorithms help decide who stays in jail

Feb. 17, 2019 1:06 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Eddie Armstrong had been sitting in the Dane County Jail for nearly two weeks when a judge set him free to await trial. His release was based in part on computer-generated scores that rated Armstrong's likelihood to return to court as fair and predicted he had a good chance of not...

The Latest: CEO: Gunman passed background check when hired

Feb. 16, 2019 6:05 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 5 p.m. The chief executive of the company that owns the warehouse where an employee gunned down five co-workers says a background check on him when he joined Henry Pratt Co.15 years ago did not turn up...

1 man arrested after security incident at Florida airport

Feb. 16, 2019 3:16 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man was arrested after he attempted to breach a security checkpoint at a Florida airport. In a tweet, Orlando Police said that as authorities attempted to arrest the man Saturday at Orlando International Airport, he reached into his pocket, prompting "unknown persons"...

Bengals RB Mark Walton arrested on battery charge in Miami

Feb. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton is facing a battery charge after police say he got into an argument with a couple in Miami. The Miami Herald reports the 21-year-old football player posted bond and was released from Miami-Dade County jail. According to police, Walton's car was...

Police: Aurora warehouse gunman had six prior arrests locally, including for domestic battery-related charges

Feb. 16, 2019 11:55 AM EST
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police: Aurora warehouse gunman had six prior arrests locally, including for domestic battery-related charges.

Police make arrest following suspicious death in NH town

Feb. 16, 2019 11:51 AM EST

MADISON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a juvenile has been arrested and charged with the death of a 42-year-old woman. Police say they responded to a 911 call on Friday night in Madison and discovered the body of Melissa Hatch, a resident of the town. They say the juvenile has been arrested...

CEO ousted amid probe into disabled woman's pregnancy

Feb. 16, 2019 11:49 AM EST

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida facility for people with disabilities has suspended its CEO amid an investigation into a resident's pregnancy. A caregiver at the Rockledge facility has been accused of impregnating the woman, who gave birth in 2015. Florida Today reports the board of directors of the...

Ex-Louisiana police officer gets 9 years for excessive force

Feb. 16, 2019 11:38 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A former member of a Louisiana police department has been sentenced to nine years in prison for using excessive force on someone he arrested. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote sentenced 35-year-old Codi Dodge, the former deputy chief of investigations for the St. Martinville Police...

Federal judge ends protections for Miami's homeless

Feb. 16, 2019 11:37 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has abolished a consent decree that prevented Miami police from arresting homeless people for loitering, sleeping on sidewalks, or urinating in public. U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno on Friday issued an opinion dissolving the Pottinger Agreement that established...

Police employee charged with selling department-owned guns

Feb. 16, 2019 9:28 AM EST

HALLENDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police employee sold department-owned guns and other equipment to a pawn shop. Broward County jail records show that 33-year-old Yan Kleyman was arrested Friday and charged with dealing in stolen property. Hallendale Beach Police Chief Sonia Quinones...