Man charged in Boston kidnapping sent for mental evaluation

U.S. 01/23/19, 14:07

A man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman in Boston has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.Victor Pena sobbed during his court appearance Wednesday and will be held without bail. The 38-year-old was arrested Tuesday after police found Olivia Ambrose inside his apartment.Ambrose was last seen near Hennessy's ...

Nurse arrested in rape of woman who gave birth at facility

U.S. 01/23/19, 12:18

A nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at long-term health care facility has been charged with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family who didn't know she was pregnant by giving birth to a baby boy, Phoenix police said Wednesday.Investigators arrested 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland, a ...

Update: Health care center nurse suspect is fired

Health 01/23/19, 12:03

The Latest on the arrest of a suspect charged with sexual assault in the case of an incapacitated woman who gave birth at a long-term health care facility (all times local): 10 a.m. A licensed practical nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility ...

Pennsylvania officer charged with raping women while on duty

U.S. 01/22/19, 20:47

A northeastern Pennsylvania police officer has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted four women while on duty and threatened the women to keep quiet.Wilkes-Barre officer Robert Collins says he plans to fight the charges, telling a judge he passed a lie detector test.The 53-year-old was arrested after his ...

Mom arrested after dead baby found in Amazon site’s restroom

U.S. 01/22/19, 20:07

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful disposal of human remains after her newborn baby was found dead inside a bathroom at an Amazon distribution center in southwest Phoenix last week, police announced Tuesday.Samantha Vivier, 22, was booked into jail and scheduled to have her initial court appearance ...

Update: 4 charged with plotting attack on Muslim enclave

U.S. 01/22/19, 15:37

The Latest on the arrest of three adults and a high school student accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community (all times local):3:15 p.m.Police say three adults and a 16-year-old student plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community and had access to 23 firearms ...

Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’

U.S. 01/22/19, 14:57

A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about "killing as many girls as I see" the same weekend that Women's Marches were held around the U.S.Christopher W. Cleary, 27, wrote he wanted to be "the next mass shooter," because he had never had ...

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

China 01/22/19, 04:33

China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing's relations with Ottawa. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Meng Wanzhou's case was out of the ordinary and Canada's ...

Update: Zimbabwe police arrest leader of largest union

World 01/21/19, 08:01

The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local):3:00 p.m.A spokesman for Zimbabwe's largest trade union said police have arrested the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, Japhet Moyo.He was arrested at the airport in Harare on Monday and lawyers are checking with police to ...

Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police arrest 7

Europe 01/19/19, 15:04

Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers that turned violent on Friday.The attacks occurred after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a regional government plan to regulate ...

Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leaders

America 01/19/19, 00:03

Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.President Ivan Duque said late Friday that he had revoked a decree ...

Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

U.S. 01/18/19, 17:54

A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.The group dug under a steel barrier in seven spots about 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of a border ...

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

U.S. 01/18/19, 16:23

Police have made two arrests in the deaths of three people found shot at a home in western Kentucky.Owensboro police say 30-year-old Arnett B. Baines and 31-year-old Cylar L. Shemwell were each charged Friday with three counts of murder and one count of first-degree assault. Police spokesman Andrew Boggess says ...

Third man arrested in mall shooting that panicked shoppers

U.S. 01/18/19, 15:07

Police have arrested a third person in connection with a gang-related shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people and sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing.Jail records show 20-year-old Flaviano Aguilar was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of riot and obstruction of justice.Police say he was part of a group ...

Australian police arrest man over Israeli student’s death

World 01/18/19, 04:49

Australian police arrested a man Friday for questioning over the death of an Israeli student in Melbourne, while the victim's tearful father visited the flower-strewn crime scene where her body was found.Aiia Maasarwe was slain at 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday shortly after she got off a tram in the Melbourne ...

Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

World 01/18/19, 00:27

Iran's state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington. Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi's court appearance is Friday. It did not elaborate. The newscaster's son has said his mother was arrested Sunday in St. Louis by the FBI on a material ...

Belarusian model who claimed Trump info arrested in Moscow

Europe 01/17/19, 14:51

A Belarusian model who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian interference in the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president was arrested immediately upon her arrival in Moscow on Thursday following deportation from Thailand. Moscow police said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that Anastasia Vashukevich ...

Investigators get tips after 40th anniversary of Gacy arrest

U.S. 01/17/19, 11:55

News coverage of last month's 40th anniversary of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's arrest has meant dozens of more tips for Illinois investigators trying to identify victims.The Cook County sheriff's lead investigator tells the Chicago Sun-Times that about 10 of the 25 tips he's received are worth pursuing. Gacy was ...

US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

World 01/17/19, 05:42

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe said Thursday it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labor leaders after a local doctors' rights group said it had treated 68 gunshot cases and scores of other cases of assault.The U.S. also urged Zimbabwe's government to ...

Iran newspapers, official criticize US arrest of newscaster

World 01/17/19, 04:40

Iranian hard-line newspapers and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are criticizing the arrest in the U.S. of an American anchorwoman from Iran's state-run English-language TV channel.The hard-line Vatan-e Emrooz paper on Thursday criticized the detention of Press TV's Marzieh Hashemi as "Saudi-style behavior with a critical journalist." That's a reference ...

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