2 arrested, protested Confederate bust at Tennessee Capitol

U.S. 02/28/19, 21:52

Two African-American activists were arrested Thursday, the final day of Black History Month, while demanding lawmakers remove a bust from the state Capitol of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Ku Klux Klan leader.The protest followed a tense news conference with visibly agitated GOP House leaders, who threatened to ...

Potential juror yells ‘He is guilty,’ spends night in jail

U.S. 02/28/19, 19:09

A man called for jury duty in Hawaii shouted "He is guilty! He is guilty!" outside a courtroom and ended up spending a night in jail, lawyers said. The lawyer representing Jacob Maldonado said his client had a bad day when he made the outburst Tuesday. "He was trying to get out ...

Michigan officer on leave amid uproar over veteran detention

U.S. 02/28/19, 11:22

A western Michigan police officer has been placed on administrative leave after activists accused him of racial profiling by notifying immigration officials about the arrest of a mentally ill Latino war veteran who is actually a U.S. citizen.Grand Rapids City Manager Mark Washington on Thursday announced Lt. Curt VanderKooi's leave ...

Kazakhstan says 4-time Olympian arrested in doping raids

Sports 02/28/19, 03:26

The Kazakhstan Olympic Committee says four-time Olympian Alexei Poltoranin is among five skiers arrested in Austrian police raids targeting an alleged doping network.Poltoranin, who has won two world championship medals, was a non-starter at the world championship 15-kilometer race after Wednesday's raids.Samal Nauryzova, a spokeswoman for the Kazakh cross-country ski ...

Nicaragua talks on crisis begin, dozens of prisoners freed

Business 02/27/19, 15:24

Representatives of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the opposition sat down face-to-face in a restart of long-stalled talks on resolving the country's political crisis Wednesday, shortly after authorities released dozens of people arrested in last year's crackdown on anti-government protests.The meeting at a business institute south of the capital, Managua, ...

Michigan police knocked over role in veteran’s detention

U.S. 02/27/19, 13:49

Activists are calling for the firing of a western Michigan police officer whom they accuse of racial profiling by notifying immigration officials about the arrest of a mentally ill Latino war veteran who is actually a U.S. citizen.Immigration and Customs Enforcement held Jilmar Ramos-Gomez for three days in December before ...

9 people arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany

Sports 02/27/19, 09:14

Five elite athletes and four others were arrested Wednesday in doping raids in Austria and Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships.Austria's Federal Police Office said the raids targeted "a doping network operating worldwide" and focused on Seefeld, where the championships are taking place. Police said two Austrian athletes were ...

Police: 5 hurt in Indiana church bus crash; driver arrested

Basketball 02/26/19, 12:46

Authorities say an 82-year-old church bus driver is charged with driving while intoxicated after five people were injured when a bus returning from a Chicago Bulls game went off the road in northwestern Indiana.Indiana State Police say the bus carrying nearly 50 people went onto an embankment late Monday along ...

Police search California landfill for body of missing infant

California 02/25/19, 17:42

Authorities are searching a Southern California landfill for the body of a missing infant and have issued arrest warrants for the boy's parents.Culver City police said Monday that investigators believe Adam Manson and Kianna Williams are responsible for the death and disappearance of their 6-month-old son. Investigators believe after Jacsun ...

Goodell has wide-ranging powers to fine or suspend Kraft

Football 02/23/19, 14:04

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has wide-ranging powers to discipline teams, coaches, players, and, yes, owners.Pending the completion of police investigations in Florida — and likely a league inquiry as well — Goodell could punish New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft for being charged with two counts of soliciting a prostitute. The ...

Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

Sports 02/23/19, 10:37

Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday. The 77-year-old Kraft denied any wrongdoing. The case comes amid a crackdown on sex trafficking from ...

French national faces Myanmar court on drone flying charge

Europe 02/22/19, 05:41

A French national appeared in court Friday in Myanmar after being arrested two weeks ago for allegedly flying a drone close to the country's vast parliament complex.Arthur Desclaux faces a charge under the Illegal Export-Import Act and could be jailed for up to three years if convicted. He was driven ...

Latest: Authorities release photo of suspect in ’73 killing

California 02/21/19, 22:26

The Latest on a cold-case arrest in the killing of a girl in California (all times local):7:20 p.m.California authorities have released a decades-old photo of a suspect in the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old girl in the hopes of jogging the memory of potential witnesses.This undated photo provided by the ...

Man tied to ’73 killing of California girl mulls extradition

California 02/21/19, 18:53

A Colorado man arrested after DNA tied him to the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old California girl has yet to decide if he will fight extradition. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports 72-year-old James Neal, of Monument, nodded at his crying relatives as he was led into court for a brief appearance ...

Some notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie Smollett

Entertainment 02/21/19, 16:03

Notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie Smollett:"I'm lost for words. To stoke fears and raise racial tensions is wrong in every situation on ALL SIDES! Yet my prayers are still with him and his family and our Nation. CAN WE PLEASE STOP THE HATE!" — Actor, director and writer ...

US embassy urges Russia to allow visit to jailed US investor

Business 02/21/19, 07:33

The United States Embassy in Moscow has called on Russian authorities to allow its staff to visit a U.S. investment fund manager who has been jailed pending a fraud investigation.Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at the Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained last week and jailed for two months ...

Update: 2nd person sought in California boy’s 1990 death

California 02/20/19, 20:02

The Latest on cold-case arrests in the separate killings of a boy and girl in California (all times local):5 p.m.Authorities say a man charged with killing an 11-year-old Inglewood boy in 1990 didn't act alone.At a Wednesday news conference, the police chief of the Los Angeles suburb and the brother ...

Girl’s death haunted police until arrest made 45 years later

California 02/20/19, 19:57

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community. A photo of a smiling Linda O’Keefe has hung for years on the wall of the police department ...

Arrests made in decades-old killings of 2 California kids

California 02/20/19, 15:36

Authorities said Wednesday that they solved two decades-old cold cases that stunned Southern California, arresting suspects in the separate killings of a boy and a girl who disappeared while walking home from school. Linda O'Keefe was strangled in 1973, and William Tillett was suffocated in 1990. They were both 11. James Neal, ...

Oregon man who calls for help gets arrested on sex charges

U.S. 02/19/19, 21:09

A man who authorities say lured a 13-year-old girl from her Seattle-area home and drove with her into Oregon was arrested when the rental car the two were traveling in became stuck in deep snow, Clatsop County Sheriff Tom Bergin said Tuesday. Christopher Thomas Knox, of Hillsboro, Oregon, called the sheriff's ...

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