REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday and many others were on notice to be ready to flee as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in California’s far north.
LONDON (AP) — The British government is seeking a legal injunction against climate protestors who blocked the entrance to Europe's busiest ferry port Friday to highlight the climate crisis and fuel poverty in the U.K.
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed three people and injured 20 others outside a banquet hall in May.
Davonta Barnes, 22, of Miami Gardens, was arrested late Thursday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in Tennessee and charged with felony murder in a shooting death this year in Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
Jamar Quarles and two juveniles, ages 15 and 16, were located in Memphis and taken into custody, the Marshals Service said Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of killing Sabina Nessa, a primary school teacher found dead in a London park.
Nessa’s killing — as she walked to meet a friend a few minutes from her south London home — has renewed concerns that women are not safe on the city’s streets.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cinematic escape of six prisoners who tunneled out of an Israeli penitentiary earlier this month shone a light on Israel's mass incarceration of Palestinians, one of the many bitter fruits of the conflict.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a Northern California wildfire that spread rapidly, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders Thursday in a rural community, authorities said.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa have arrested six people who allegedly were stealing catalytic converters from the undersides of cars and vans, authorities said.
The arrests came after an undercover operation conducted this summer.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the northeastern region in 2017, was detained Thursday in Sardinia, Italy, his lawyer said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former OppenheimerFunds analyst was freed Thursday on $1.5 million bail after he was arrested on insider trading charges alleging he used secrets at the firm to collect over $8 million in illegal profits.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl is dead and three teenagers are in custody after shots were fired while two vehicles chased each other Thursday in northeast Wichita, police said.
Officers went to an area near Wichita State University Thursday afternoon after receiving multiple calls of shots being fired and vehicles chasing each other, KAKE-TV reported.
LADY'S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A man suspected of murder in El Salvador was arrested Thursday in South Carolina.
The Bluffton Police Department, with help from other agencies, arrested Erick Salvador Hernandez Bonilla, 23, on Lady’s Island, WSAV-TV reported.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian police have arrested three “key suspects” over the abduction for ransom of 121 students from a school in the northern Kaduna state, authorities said Thursday.
Arrests of suspected school abduction masterminds in the country's northwest and central regions are rare.
SEATTLE (AP) — A hate crime case in Seattle involving a gay man from Cameroon has been dismissed and the people charged say they were blindsided by the arrests.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police arrested a man who allegedly took a Subway shop employee's purse during an Illinois robbery attempt that was caught on surveillance video.
The case garnered attention this month after video of the Subway shop employee fighting with the man was posted online.
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The woman suspected of stabbing an employee of a Massachusetts hospital in an unprovoked attack was held without bail at her arraignment Thursday and ordered to undergo a competency evaluation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Department of Corrections probation officer has been arrested for allegedly embezzling money from people who have been ordered to pay court-sentenced fees and fines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man and his son in connection with three slayings in Southern California between 2014 and 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.
TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area student has been charged after allegedly threatening a high school security guard and being caught with a gun.
The teen was to appear Thursday at a preliminary hearing for carrying a concealed weapon, an intentional threat to commit an act of violence against school employees or school and weapons possession charges, the Wayne County prosecutor’s office said.
MIAMI (AP) — Three Miami Beach police officers are now facing felony charges related to the rough arrests of two Black men at a South Beach hotel, prosecutors said Thursday.
The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office had originally charged five officers in August with misdemeanor battery charges.
LONDON (AP) — The husband of detained U.K. charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe appealed to the British government on Thursday to be brave in its dealings with Iran as the family marked 2,000 days since her arrest there.
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A man is in custody after Salina police said a man's body was found earlier this week in rural Saline County.
The case began on Friday, when Manuel Medina-Castro and some family members reported to Saline County authorities that a car that he had borrowed appeared to have a substantial amount of blood in it, along with a spent shell casing, police said.
ELY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada authorities say a food service worker at the state prison in Ely is accused of attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into the facility.
The Department of Public Safety said 25-year-old Angelica Aguilar's arrest Tuesday resulted from an investigation by the department, the Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force and the Department of Corrections.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have broken a gang that smuggled more than 100 migrants from Bosnia into Croatia and on toward Western Europe, and charged nine suspected members, officials said Thursday.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida day care worker is accused of slapping a 4-month-old several times before twisting the baby's leg until it broke, police said.
A family member brought the child to Manatee Memorial Hospital on Sept.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has so many drug lords to deal with that critics openly wondered Wednesday why the government has instead sought to lock up 31 academics, professors and scientists in the country’s harshest maximum security prison.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Black man was shot and killed outside a bar by a white man in central Oregon, and prosecutors are working to determine whether race played a role in the incident, authorities said.
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A police sergeant who was placed on administrative leave following the rough arrest of a 73-year-old Colorado woman with dementia has resigned.
The Loveland Police Department announced Wednesday evening that Phil Metzler submitted his resignation amid a disciplinary review.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A guard at the federal jail in downtown Los Angeles was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of lying to investigators about having sex with an inmate, prosecutors said.
A federal grand jury indictment charges Abel Concho, of East Los Angeles, with one count of making false statements, the U.S.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Three freshmen defensive backs on the McNeese State football team are among five 18- and 19-year-old men accused of various crimes, including one linked to a drive-by shooting near a campus apartment complex, authorities said Wednesday.
MADISONVILLE, La. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with a single-vehicle crash in Louisiana that killed two passengers and hospitalized a third, authorities said.
A Honda civic occupied by four 16-year-old girls ran off the road at a high speed near Madisonville just after midnight on Aug.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii judge issued a bench warrant for an Illinois woman after she failed to appear for a virtual court hearing Wednesday following her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as “Maderna.”
WARREN, N.Y. (AP) — A 22-year-old man is accused of killing his father and 12-year-old sister at home with his younger brother, 9, witnessing it.
Michael J. Andreev Jr. has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder and a weapons charge in Sunday's killings, the Syracuse Post-Standard reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mother and daughter have been arrested in Southern California on suspicion of performing “outlaw” buttocks augmentation procedures on women, including one who died, police said Wednesday.
WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa (AP) — A southern California man suspected of fatally shooting two people in Long Beach has been arrested in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa, federal officials said.
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — An officer killed last week while on duty was struck by a car driving away from a traffic stop, police in South Carolina said.
Lake City Police Lt. John Stewart died after he was hit on Sept.
TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area high school student was found carrying a gun and arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot a school security officer.
Officers found the loaded gun in the teen’s fanny pack Wednesday morning at Taylor High School, Taylor police said.
PHOENIX (AP) — An April 25 trial has been scheduled in a lawsuit filed over the 2017 death of a man during a struggle with Phoenix police officers who were arresting him outside a community center.
The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is investigating an incident caught on cellphone video in which white officers allowed a police dog to repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho state lawmaker has not yet turned himself in to face a rape charge despite a warrant being issued nearly two weeks ago.
Aaron von Ehlinger was charged with rape and sexual penetration with a foreign object on Sept.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police made an arrest following the late-night stabbing death of a man inside a home, authorities there said.
Officers were called shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday to a home along North Glenn and found 67-year-old Kurt Petersen suffering from several stab wounds, police said in a news release.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An early morning hit-and-run crash Wednesday on Interstate 70 in Kansas City killed a pedestrian and shut down a stretch of the interstate’s eastbound lanes for nearly two hours, police said.
LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland arrested two more men Wednesday over the murder of Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead while covering a riot in Londonderry in 2019.
The Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the men, aged 24 and 29, were arrested in the city earlier and have been detained under the Terrorism Act.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — A woman who witnesses say threw an injured puppy into the ocean has been arrested on a felony charge of aggravated cruelty to animals, police in a Georgia island town said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man frustrated with slow trash collections after Hurricane Ida remained in custody Tuesday after he allegedly threatened the city's mayor, authorities said.
The 59-year-old man was arrested last weekend after he called the city's 911 line and allegedly threatened to go to City Hall on Monday and shoot the mayor if he could not get trash service or someone to answer his questions, according to a police report.
BERLIN (AP) — A Serbian man was arrested in southern Germany on Tuesday after an altercation on board a Serbia-bound bus and an ensuing standoff led to the closure of a section of highway in Bavaria, police said.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A suburban Omaha principal is on leave after being charged with drunken driving after rear ending a motorcycle and injuring its driver.
Andrew Miller, 46 of Omaha, was arrested Friday after the crash near 141st and Pacific streets.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — State troopers have arrested three suspects in an armed robbery at a Best Buy in Carson City.
The troopers stopped the suspects' car in Reno near U.S. Interstate 580 on Monday just eight minutes after the robbery was reported in Carson City, the Nevada Highway Patrol said Tuesday.
ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The imam at a northern Virginia mosque has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl who had sought his help.
Fairfax County police said Tuesday that the 36-year-old imam, a Maryland resident, served as imam for the last nine years at the Mustafa Center in Annandale.