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Man admits role in credit card scam targeting crafts chain

Apr. 08, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A California man who fled to Mexico after being charged in a widespread credit card scam involving arts-and-crafts retailer Michaels has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud, federal prosecutors in New Jersey announced Thursday. Jose...

Man sought in 2018 quadruple homicide arrested

Apr. 07, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

READING, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities have announced the arrest in Florida of a fugitive wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of four men in an eastern Pennsylvania row house more than three years ago. FBI Tampa SWAT personnel took 31-year-old Pedro...

Ethiopia says Eritrean troops are pulling out of Tigray

Apr. 03, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ethiopian authorities said on Saturday that Eritrean troops have started withdrawing from Tigray, where they have been fighting on the side of Ethiopian forces in a war against the region's fugitive leaders. The Eritreans “have now started to...

Suspect in Texas homicide case arrested in southern Arizona

Apr. 01, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with a homicide case in Texas has been arrested in southern Arizona, authorities said Thursday. Oro Valley police said 34-year-old Nicholas Darimont was taken into custody Monday outside a shopping center north of Tucson....

Review: Suspect in Portland killing likely fired at police

Apr. 01, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A fugitive wanted in the highly-publicized killing of a right-wing demonstrator in Portland, Oregon, last summer probably fired first at police in Washington state before they fatally shot him, investigators found. A U.S. Marshals-led task force...

US arrests Bosnian fugitive wanted for 1994 military killing

Mar. 30, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Bosnian soldier who fled custody while awaiting trial for murder in the 1994 killing of a fellow military officer has been arrested and jailed in Iowa after living in the U.S. for decades. Federal agents arrested Dzevad Pajazetovic in Des...

2 sought in Seattle woman's death in Texas caught in Florida

Mar. 30, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two women wanted in connection with the death of a Seattle woman in Texas last year have been arrested in Florida, court records show. Nina Tamar Marano, 49, was taken into custody last week in Miami-Dade County and remained in jail Tuesday after waiving an...

Fugitive Italian mobster is arrested in Lisbon COVID clinic

Mar. 29, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A Italian fugitive, convicted in his homeland of ordering the revenge killing of a mobster’s wife, was arrested in Portugal on Monday in a clinic where he was reportedly being treated for COVID-19. Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese said in a...

Deputy US Marshal shoots, kills man while attempting arrest

Mar. 24, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a deputy U.S. marshal shot and killed a fugitive during an attempted arrest on outstanding warrants, prompting a vigil by mourners at the scene. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department issued a news release saying...

Ethiopia's leader says atrocities reported in Tigray war

Mar. 23, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ethiopia's leader on Tuesday said atrocities have been reported in Tigray, his first public acknowledgment of possible war crimes in the country's northern region where fighting persists as government troops hunt down its fugitive leaders. Prime...