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Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

Apr. 18, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was driving two other people in a Cadillac Escalade with temporary...

St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

Apr. 18, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New York Police Department said. Marc...

Brazil farmer arrested again in American missionary's murder

Apr. 18, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil have again arrested a farmer convicted of ordering the 2005 assassination of American missionary Dorothy Stang. Regivaldo Pereira Galvão was detained this week after Brazil's supreme court overruled a May 2018 injunction that had blocked him from serving his...

Italy: Gravestone maker accused of hiding drugs at cemetery

Apr. 18, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian police say officers found more than a kilogram (2.4 pounds) of cocaine allegedly hidden at a Rome cemetery and arrested a 42-year-old gravestone maker. Police said Thursday that officers in plainclothes entered the Verano Monumental Cemetery after noticing a car going in at high speed....

Thousands protest in Sudan capital, demand civilian rule

Apr. 18, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters converged on the main sit-in in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Thursday to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government as the new rulers announced the arrests of former president Omar...

The Latest: NYC cathedral suspect had booked flight to Italy

Apr. 18, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's in New York City (all times local): 1 p.m. Police say a man arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York with two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had booked a flight to Italy and had also been...

Police: Man arrested with gas, lighters at NYC's St. Patrick's Cathedral was previously arrested at New Jersey cathedral

Apr. 18, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Police: Man arrested with gas, lighters at NYC's St. Patrick's Cathedral was previously arrested at New Jersey cathedral.

Evangelical group says Laos deports 3 American missionaries

Apr. 18, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have been freed and deported. The operations manager for Vision Beyond Borders, Eric Blievernicht, said in an e-mail that the three crossed...

Arkansas congressman's son sentenced to 9 years in prison

Apr. 18, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The son of an Arkansas congressman has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to drugs and weapons charges. James Phillip Womack was sentenced last week in northwest Arkansas. The 31-year-old is the son of Republican Rep. Steve Womack, who represents northwest...

Kent man suspected of murder arrested at Canadian border

Apr. 18, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of fatally shooting a man and leaving his body in an Auburn vacant lot in March was arrested Saturday while trying to cross the Canadian border. The Bellingham Herald reports Abbas Salah Zghair of Kent was arrested on suspicion of murder and criminal...