Arrests

September 25, 2018 - 4:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chinese citizen living in Chicago was arrested Tuesday for allegedly spying, including by helping with the recruitment of U.S. engineers, defense contractors and scientists for intelligence services in China, federal prosecutors said. Ji Chaoqun, 27, is charged with one count of...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, and Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia, center, listen as American President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 25, 2018 - 1:53 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is slamming Norway for arresting a Russian parliamentary official suspected of spying. Lavrov called the espionage accusations "propaganda" and said "we want to understand what happened with our citizen." Speaking on the sidelines of the...
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In this image made from a Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, video by KTRK-TV, Cody Wilson walks out of the Harris County Jail in Houston. Wilson, the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns, is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl. (KTRK-TV via AP)
September 25, 2018 - 11:26 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An activist who garnered national attention for running a Texas company that sells blueprints for making untraceable 3D-printed guns has resigned from the firm he founded after being arrested on charges of having sex with an underage girl. Cody Wilson tendered his resignation...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Amber Renee Guyger. Guyger, a Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her neighbor inside his own apartment has been dismissed, the police department announced Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The Dallas Police Department fired Guyger weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her own home.(Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
September 24, 2018 - 6:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday, the same day the man was being buried in his Caribbean homeland. Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the Police...
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September 24, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes. Attorney Randall Jackson urged a Manhattan judge Friday to be lenient at Billy McFarland's October sentencing. McFarland pleaded guilty earlier this year to...
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In this Friday, Sept, 21, 2018, photo, Cody Wilson of the U.S., center rear, is seen at a police car in Taipei. Authorities in Taiwan arrested Wilson, who is wanted in the U.S. over an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward, official media reported. The Central News Agency said Taiwanese police found and arrested Cody Wilson in a hotel in Taipei on Friday evening. (Central News Agency via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 8:23 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. The U.S. Marshals...
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CORRECTS ARREST DAY OF WEEK TO THURSDAY, INSTEAD OF WEDNESDAY A map, left marks where a series of rapes in Northern California occurred starting in 1991, is displayed during a news conference Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Suspect Roy Charles Waller, 58, seen in photo at right, was taken into custody in Berkeley by Sacramento Police, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, and faces multiple counts of rape. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
September 21, 2018 - 7:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A married 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006 in what's known as the NorCal Rapist case, Sacramento police announced Friday. Roy Charles Waller of Benicia was arrested without incident at...
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Rescuers retrieve a body from the water near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The death toll rose above 100 after the passenger ferry MV Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported Friday, while a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun. (AP Photo)
September 21, 2018 - 1:26 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would...
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September 21, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship as they were fishing off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation. Cyprus government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said authorities have...
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September 21, 2018 - 3:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of serving in the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors said Friday the German-Algerian woman, identified as Sarah O. for privacy reasons, is accused of membership in a foreign terrorist organization. Prosecutors say she...
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