Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Sports 06/17/19, 19:53

Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were arrested and two guns were ...

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter’s hatred of Judaism

U.S. 06/17/19, 11:45

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant.John T. Earnest, 19, also told a San Diego Sheriff's detective that that he was ...

Duo arrested in fatal Modesto police chase, taco truck crash

U.S. 06/16/19, 18:33

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of homicide after they allegedly led Modesto police on a stolen car chase amid gunfire that ended when they crashed into a taco truck's seating area and killed two pedestrians. Modesto police say Rodney Quiros and Antonio Gazo were jailed Saturday. Authorities say the incident ...

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado

U.S. 06/14/19, 21:29

A suburban Denver man has been arrested in the unsolved slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago after DNA evidence was used to create an image of what a suspect might look like, authorities said Friday.Civilian and Army investigators arrested Michael Whyte of Thornton in the 1987 strangulation ...

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death

U.S. 06/14/19, 21:02

Authorities on Friday night said they've arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home.Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell in connection with the death of former state ...

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting

U.S. 06/12/19, 22:56

An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country's most beloved sports hero. Four other suspects were also being pursued ...

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California

U.S. 06/12/19, 19:04

A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig.How could they tell?Well, the Ventura County Sheriff's Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbly letters and numbers. Also, instead of "CALIFORNIA," it read "CALIFAS."This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's ...

Update: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm

U.S. 06/12/19, 18:39

The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular agritourism destination (all times local):5:30 p.m.Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that is ...

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty Los Angeles deputy

U.S. 06/11/19, 19:54

A Utah man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy at a fast-food restaurant, and authorities say they are investigating whether he killed another man an hour earlier in attacks that both appear to be random. Rhett Nelson, 30, of St. George, Utah, was ...

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings

U.S. 06/11/19, 19:19

A homeowner told law officers that two men linked to the killing of five people on an American Indian reservation in Washington state approached his residence and briefly took a child hostage at gunpoint while demanding car keys to make their escape, court documents said. The child managed to escape, as ...

2 charged in connection with 5 deaths on Yakama reservation

U.S. 06/10/19, 20:21

Two men arrested in connection with five slaying over the weekend on the Yakama Indian Reservation were charged on Monday with assault with a dangerous weapon related to fleeing the slayings.James Cloud, 35, and Donovan Quinn Carter Cloud, whose age was not available, briefly held a child at gunpoint, resulting ...

Woman, 2 girls killed after SUV crashes into California home

U.S. 06/10/19, 13:57

A man suspected of being intoxicated crashed his SUV into a home in central California, killing a woman and her two of her daughters, ages 5 and 3, authorities said. A 10-year-old girl also was taken to a hospital with major injuries after the vehicle went through the fence and backyard ...

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:44

A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergeant in line for a promotion.Federal authorities said Friday that 52-year-old Michael Savard is accused of theft or bribery in a program receiving federal ...

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database

U.S. 06/07/19, 15:49

After California detectives used a popular online DNA database to track down a suspect in the decades-old Golden State Killer slayings, other police agencies quickly adopted the same technique.Since that case was cracked last year, at least 50 other killings and rapes have been solved nationwide by using partial DNA ...

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:43

Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms.Court filings showed that Priya Sawhney is due before a judge Friday on false identification and burglary counts ...

Update: Man arrested in Times Square attack plot

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:17

The Latest on a man accused of buying guns as part of a Times Square terror attack plot (all times local):2:15 p.m.Federal prosecutors have charged a New York City man with buying illegal guns from an undercover agent as part of a planned terrorist attack on Times Square.Prosecutors said in ...

Update: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event

U.S. 06/06/19, 18:39

The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in ...

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus

U.S. 06/06/19, 16:59

Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students were arrested Wednesday for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her.San Luis, Arizona, police say 18-year-old Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal had three plastic bags with over 3,200 blue fentanyl pills on her. The ...

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Waco shootout

U.S. 06/06/19, 15:23

An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained.Houston attorney Paul Looney asked District Court Judge Vicki Menard ...

Doctor accused of murder in 25 patient overdose deaths

U.S. 06/05/19, 15:03

A critical care doctor was arrested and charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients authorities say were deliberately given overdoses of painkillers. The charges against Dr. William Husel, 43, form one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the U.S. He pleaded ...

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