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Russian research assistant arrested for spying in Germany

Jun. 21, 2021 04:59 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A Russian man who worked at a German university has been arrested on suspicion of espionage for allegedly passing information to Russian intelligence, German prosecutors said Monday. The suspect, identified only as Ilnur N., was arrested on Friday, and his...

Man arrested for arson at home of slain lawmaker's relative

Jun. 20, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

WATER VALLEY, Miss. (AP) — A man has been arrested for arson in a December fire that killed the sister-in-law of a former Mississippi lawmaker. Former state Rep. Ashley Henley was found shot to death on June 13 outside the same burned-out mobile home where Kristina...

2 more men arrested in killing of Mississippi ATV buyer

Jun. 20, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — Two more young men have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a Gulf Coast man found dead on June 2 in central Mississippi. Holmes County Sheriff Willie March tells local news outlets that 15-year-old Akarion Johnson of Attala...

Beach party shut down after thousands gather; 4 arrests

Jun. 20, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a beach party that drew thousands to a New Jersey shore city prompted officials to shut the event down and resulted in four arrests. The public safety director's office of Long Branch said in a Facebook post Sunday that a social...

2 officers charged with assault involved in earlier shooting

Jun. 20, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Kansas City police officers who are facing assault charges and several lawsuits stemming from a 2019 arrest were also involved in an earlier shooting. The Kansas City Star reports that newly released records show that Officers Charles...

Oklahoma County jail mistakenly releases drug dealer

Jun. 20, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A convicted drug dealer and sentenced to 25 years in prison is free after being mistakenly released from the Oklahoma County jail, pending transfer to the state Department of Corrections. Court records show an arrest warrant was issued Friday for...

Police make arrests in freeway shooting killing 2-year-old

Jun. 20, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — There have been “multiple arrests” in a freeway shooting in Detroit that left a 2-year-old boy dead and a 9-year-old seriously injured, according to Michigan State Police. The agency’s special investigation section announced the arrests on Twitter...

Israel arrests Arab suspects in mob killing of Jewish man

Jun. 20, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Sunday they have arrested eight Arab suspects in the killing of an Israeli Jewish man during a wave of ethnic violence last month. Yigal Yehoshua, 56, died after being pelted with rocks during clashes between Arabs and Jews in the...

Truck driver charged with sideswiping state trooper

Jun. 20, 2021 09:31 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A tractor-trailer operator accused of driving away after sideswiping a Massachusetts state trooper has been arrested, officials said. The driver is awaiting extradition to Massachusetts after his arrest Saturday in New Haven, Connecticut. The...

Slain Dallas girl, 7, stabbed over 30 times; mother arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

A 7-year-old Dallas girl whose mother was recently arrested in her death was stabbed over 30 times, according to a court document. Madison Petry died after being stabbed on Thursday. Troyshaye Mone Hall, 23, faces a capital murder charge in her daughter's slaying, as well...