Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga

Europe 05/13/19, 05:23

Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in LondonA look at key events in the Assange saga:— August 2010: Swedish prosecutor issues arrest warrant for Assange based on one ...

Officials: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges

U.S. 05/12/19, 11:35

Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons charges just before he was to perform at a hip-hop festival.The U.S. Marshals office says in a news release that the 21-year-old Black was taken into custody Saturday at the Rolling Loud Music Festival at Hard Rock ...

Update: Prosecutor: Human decomposition detected in car

U.S. 05/12/19, 09:48

The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local):9:50 a.m.A prosecutor says trained dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the vehicle of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a 4-year-old Texas girl.This undated photo released by the Houston Police Department shows Maleah ...

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death

U.S. 05/12/19, 07:50

The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr's mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner's life. For all the smiles and laugher they shared, there are flashes of Garner being grabbed by a New York City police officer and crying out: ...

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance

Texas 05/12/19, 03:03

The man who reported last weekend that 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted was arrested near Houston in connection with her disappearance and police said they found her blood in his apartment. Derion Vence, who had lived with Maleah and her mother, was arrested Saturday without incident at his brother's home ...

Update: Police: blood in man’s apartment linked to girl

Texas 05/11/19, 21:51

The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local):6 p.m.Houston police say they found "blood evidence" in the apartment of Derion Vence that matches that of the missing 4-year-old girl, Maleah Davis.CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO DERION This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Dept. shows ...

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance

Texas 05/11/19, 19:46

The man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted from him last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday in connection with her disappearance and police say they have found blood in his apartment linked to her.Darion Vence, who had lived with Maleah and her mother, was arrested without incident ...

Airline pilot charged with killing 3 in Kentucky in 2015

U.S. 05/11/19, 17:17

A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary was arrested Saturday in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in Kentucky, the state attorney general announced. Christian R. Martin was arrested Saturday at the Louisville airport, a day after he was indicted by a Christian County grand jury in the November 2015 ...

California woman accused of cruelty to 4 adopted daughters

California 05/11/19, 16:01

A Northern California woman has been arrested on suspicion of abusing four girls she adopted.The El Dorado County Sheriff's office said 63-year-old Patricia Taylor was an adoptive mother to the girls, ranging from 11 to 16 years old, and had fostered and adopted several other children in the past who've ...

4 detained for shooting attack on Argentine lawmaker

America 05/10/19, 10:26

Argentine officials say at least four people have been detained for the shooting attack that seriously wounded a lawmaker and killed a provincial official.Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón were shot Thursday near the country's congressional building by gunmen in a parked car.Security Ministry Cabinet Chief Gerardo Milman told local ...

Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director

Entertainment 05/09/19, 21:28

A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested Thursday in North Carolina after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime.Edwin Hiatt was arrested in Burke County for the 1985 death of Barry Crane in ...

Suspect out of jail after 1,000 guns seized from LA mansion

California 05/09/19, 17:14

A 57-year-old man was released Thursday on bond a day after his arrest during a law enforcement raid on a Los Angeles mansion that uncovered more than 1,000 guns, according to jail records.Girard Saenz was arrested on suspicion of unlawful transportation and of giving, lending or selling an assault weapon, ...

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain

U.S. 05/09/19, 08:14

Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station.Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson tells WLOX-TV both men were arrested Wednesday on charges of accessory after the fact in the capital murder case.Twenty-year-old Dalentez Brice and 21-year-old Joshua Kovach are being held ...

Update: Man arrested, 1,000 guns seized at LA mansion

U.S. 05/08/19, 22:06

The Latest on the seizure of more than 1,000 guns in Los Angeles (all times local):8:05 p.m.Authorities say they've arrested a man after seizing more than 1,000 guns from a mansion in a posh area of Los Angeles.This photo from video provided by KCBS/KCAL-TV shows investigators from the U.S. Bureau ...

Police arrests end sit-in against policing at Johns Hopkins

U.S. 05/08/19, 21:39

Baltimore police arrested seven people on Wednesday as they ended a monthlong sit-in in the lobby of an administrative building at Johns Hopkins University, where a group of protesters have demonstrated against the creation of a campus police force and the institution's contracts with the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement ...

US shuts down dark web marketplace; 2 Israelis charged

Tech 05/08/19, 15:40

A gateway to illegal marketplaces on the darknet has been shut down, the FBI announced Wednesday, and two of its alleged operators have been arrested and accused of making millions of dollars in kickbacks for their services.A grand jury in Pittsburgh returned indictments against the two Israelis on charges of ...

Lawyers: Officer who killed teen was ‘ticking time bomb’

U.S. 05/08/19, 12:51

Lawyers for the family of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month are calling for the officer to be arrested, saying he was a "ticking time bomb" because of problems he had at another department.Family members and attorneys gathered Wednesday in Wethersfield, where officer Layau Eulizier shot ...

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

U.S. 05/07/19, 22:22

Two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver not far from Columbine High School, killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading terror before they were taken into custody, authorities said. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the pair walked into the STEM School Highlands ...

Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe

World 05/07/19, 08:42

Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized.President Maithripala Sirisena said in an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that Sri Lanka is now safe for tourists.It's been just over two weeks since ...

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