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 ...

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation

U.S. 06/04/19, 18:24

The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct.Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn Criminal Court. Frieden is also a former New York City health commissioner.Frieden was arrested ...

61 arrested at tenant protection protest at NY state Capitol

U.S. 06/04/19, 17:28

Sixty-one people have been arrested after protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers in the New York state Capitol.The group marched through the Capitol chanting protests Tuesday before blocking the legislative doors. They were charged with disorderly ...

Key Mueller witness against Trump faces child porn charge

New York 06/03/19, 18:38

A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia's agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump's transition team has been arrested on charges of transporting a dozen images ...

Update: Woman in missing mom case posts bail

U.S. 06/03/19, 14:13

The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local):3 p.m.A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail and is being tracked with a GPS monitoring device.Fotis Dulos is arraigned on charges of tampering with or ...

Missing mom’s estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested

U.S. 06/02/19, 11:53

Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution. New Canaan authorities announced Sunday the arrests of 51-year-old Fotis Dulos ('DOO-lohs) and 44-year-old Michelle Troconis. Both were detained on $500,000 bail and are scheduled to be arraigned ...

Arrest in 43-year-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town

U.S. 06/01/19, 08:27

Word of the arrest — via a friend's text message — hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt."I said, 'You gotta be kidding me,'" Sankey recalled. "And then I told the wife and she couldn't believe it. 'There's no way,' she said. 'Ray down the road?'"Ray Vannieuwenhoven was his next-door neighbor ...

Update: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border

Texas 05/31/19, 19:39

The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Migrant children line up for a meal at the door of the ...

6 linked to ring brought hundreds of pounds of drugs to US

New York 05/30/19, 17:41

Federal prosecutors say six people linked to an international drug ring brought hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and other narcotics into the U.S. from Mexico.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles says Thursday that all six were arrested this week and named in an indictment alleging conspiracies ...

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group

Europe 05/30/19, 11:38

A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, last week that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.A judicial official said Thursday that the suspect claimed to have acted in the name of IS. The group has ...

Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial

Entertainment 05/29/19, 16:27

Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation.In a hearing in U.S. District Court, Judge Federico Moreno said the 21-year-old rapper was a "danger to the community" based on his lengthy criminal record.Black ...

Explains: Why do Serbia-Kosovo tensions persist?

Europe 05/29/19, 09:53

Tensions between Serbia and Kosovo flared this week after Kosovo's police raided Serb-dominated areas in the region's north and arrested scores of people. There have been clashes between Kosovo's police and local Serbs, with several people injured, and two U.N. personnel were detained, including a Russian. Serbia raised its combat ...

Phillies OF Herrera arrested in domestic case, put on leave

Sports 05/28/19, 12:05

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball following his arrest in a domestic violence case at an Atlantic City casino.The commissioner's office put Herrera on leave Tuesday, a day after his arrest on an assault charge at the Golden Nugget casino.Police say ...

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests

World 05/28/19, 03:43

Serbia ordered its troops to full alert on Tuesday as tensions soared in the Balkans amid reports that heavily armed Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province and made several arrests.Serbia's state TV said shots were heard and tear gas was used as Kosovo's special police "burst ...

Update: Serbian security body meets as troops on alert

Europe 05/28/19, 03:05

The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local):10:05 a.m.Serbia's state TV says a meeting is underway of the country's top security body following tensions in Kosovo over arrests in the Serb-populated north.The report says President Aleksandar Vucic will speak in the parliament later on Tuesday about the ...

Burglary suspect found living in ‘modern’ treehouse

California 05/25/19, 15:43

Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside.The Pomona Police Department said a tipster reported Tuesday night that someone was living in the treehouse. Officers in a helicopter used heat-sensing equipment to locate 56-year-old Mark Duda in ...

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

Entertainment 05/25/19, 15:05

A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warrant.Morgan was charged earlier this month with felony allegations of theft, embezzlement, forgery ...

Oregon man arrested after disappearance of mother, young son

U.S. 05/24/19, 20:51

Police in Oregon arrested a man Friday on suspicion of murder and kidnapping following the disappearance of a woman and their 3-year-old son. A search was continuing for the mother and son, but police had little hope they were alive. Karissa Fretwell, 25, of Salem and her son William haven't been heard ...

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:09

Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt.Officers arrested 45-year-old Jonathan Llana about 3:15 p.m. in an area of southern Idaho outside of Pocatello about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from where the suspect crashed ...

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