Diocese says Iowa priest who threatened rape has recovered

Europe 11/28/18, 15:37

A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday defended its decision to continue employing a priest who told police he was trying to rape a woman when he was arrested naked in an Iowa mall in 2013.The Diocese of Sioux City issued a statement for the first time acknowledging the 5-year-old incident ...

Bangladeshi man facing deportation gets reprieve until 2022

U.S. 11/28/18, 12:37

The case against a Kansas man who is fighting deportation to his native Bangladesh will go on until at least 2022.Syed Jamal, of Lawrence, had the first hearing on his recently reopened case Tuesday in Immigration Court in Kansas City, Missouri. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Judge Glen Baker said he ...

Supreme Court weighs constitutional case on excessive fines

Politics 11/28/18, 00:46

Tyson Timbs plunked down about $40,000 on a new white Land Rover in 2013. He spent the remaining $30,000 or so of the life-insurance money he received after his father's death on heroin.Desperate when the money ran out, Timbs sold less than $400 worth of heroin to undercover police officers. ...

Police: Gunman kills 1 at municipal building, is arrested

U.S. 11/27/18, 21:37

A man who may have been having trouble getting permits for work on his property shot and killed a township employee in a government building Tuesday, then paced the hallway with his head in his hands until police arrived to take him into custody, authorities said.The gunman walked inside the ...

Update: US says 42 were arrested in border confrontation

Politics 11/27/18, 17:32

The Latest on the Trump administration's position on the migrant caravans (all times local): 2:30 p.m. U.S. authorities say they made 42 arrests during a confrontation with migrants at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico. That number is lower than initially reported. Rodney Scott, chief of the Border Patrol's San Diego ...

Police arrest passenger in car that fatally struck officer

U.S. 11/27/18, 17:12

A man who was a passenger in a car that fatally rammed a police officer in a Salt Lake City suburb has been arrested on suspicion of murder, burglary and other charges, police said.As suspect Jeffrey Don Black, 43, was being led away in handcuffs Monday night from a police ...

Justices weigh free speech case involving ‘Arctic Man’ event

Politics 11/26/18, 17:05

The Supreme Court on Monday waded into a freedom of speech case resulting from an arrest at Arctic Man, a snowmobile and ski race event that draws thousands to a remote campsite in Alaska. Justices heard arguments in a case with the potential to affect people who might sue police over ...

Federal prosecutors fight effort to unseal Assange charges

U.S. 11/26/18, 16:39

Federal prosecutors are fighting a request to unseal an apparent criminal complaint against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. In papers filed Monday in Alexandria, prosecutors argued that the public has no right to know whether a person has been charged until there has been an arrest. "Any contrary rule would completely undermine the ...

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

America 11/26/18, 00:31

Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border. Mexico's Interior Ministry said ...

49ers LB Reuben Foster arrested on domestic violence charge

Sports 11/25/18, 01:33

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested Saturday night at the team hotel in Tampa, Florida, on charges of domestic violence.An arrest report from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office said Foster was booked into jail at 11:11 p.m. He is being held without bail.Foster was arrested by Tampa police ...

Pakistan arrests 1100 supporters of detained cleric

World 11/24/18, 11:30

Police in an ongoing crackdown arrested some 1100 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric, who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies following the acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, officials said Saturday.Senior police officer Tahir Mahmood said that supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party were picked ...

Pakistan arrests top leader of Islamist party in Lahore

Asia & Pacific 11/23/18, 16:56

The party of a radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with rallies across Pakistan following the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case says he has been arrested by police in the city of Lahore.In a statement, the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party said their leader, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, was ...

Man arrested in Indiana Thanksgiving shooting that killed 3

U.S. 11/23/18, 16:36

Three people were shot to death and another two were critically injured in a possible Thanksgiving home invasion, and a suspect has been arrested, police in northeastern Indiana said Friday.Fort Wayne police said Kameron J. Joyner, 22, was arrested during a traffic stop and is being held at the Allen ...

Immigration agents arrest man who left church after a year

U.S. 11/23/18, 13:45

An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church for 11 months was arrested Friday after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials.Mexican national Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 47, was detained at a Raleigh-area immigration office, according to a U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement news release.The advocacy group Alerta ...

Central African Republic militia leader appears at ICC

Europe 11/23/18, 09:55

A Central African Republic militia leader and lawmaker who goes by the nickname Rambo told the International Criminal Court on Friday he was beaten and tortured after his arrest late last month in parliament.Prosecutors at the global court allege that 43-year-old Alfred Yekatom is responsible for crimes including murder, torture ...

Kosovo police arrest 4 Serbs, sparking protests in the north

Europe 11/23/18, 06:48

Kosovo police arrested three ethnic Serbs, including two police officers, early Friday on suspicion of involvement in the killing earlier this year of a leading Serb politician in the north of the country.The three men were arrested in the Serb-dominated town of Mitrovica, 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the ...

Man arrested after shouting ‘all Jews raise their hands’ on flight

U.S. 11/23/18, 04:26

A man flying on a Delta Airlines flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly shouting for all Jewish passengers to “raise their hands” and identify themselves while the plane was in midair. David Toaff, 37, was arrested after the plane landed at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, where ...

2 dead in Colorado crash involving truck fleeing police

U.S. 11/22/18, 19:11

Police in Colorado say two people have died in a crash involving a suspicious pick-up truck that fled from officers.Fort Collins Police Department spokesman Brandon Barnes said the driver of the suspicious truck was arrested at the crash location.Police work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash at an ...

Kenya holds locals for questioning over Italian’s abduction

Europe 11/22/18, 08:29

A Kenyan police official says authorities are questioning several people who could have "good information" leading to the arrest of the gunmen who abducted an Italian woman in a coastal town.Noah Mwivanda, police commander for the region, told reporters that those taken in for questioning are not under arrest.Tuesday's attack ...

Details of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s life under arrest

Business 11/22/18, 07:26

Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn is in custody in Tokyo after his arrest this week for alleged financial improprieties. Japanese prosecutors have been very tight-lipped about details of their investigation. But on Thursday they confirmed Ghosn is not getting VIP treatment and is subject to the same Spartan conditions ...

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