Arrests

December 16, 2017 - 4:33 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children. The two-week operation netted the largest number of arrests of Boko...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas. The U.S. government posted a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to strengthen border security. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
December 15, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border. Denials of entry for people at official crossings...
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December 15, 2017 - 5:29 pm
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida soccer coach arrested in New York after accusations that he ran away with a teenage girl has been returned to his home state. Online jail records show that 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez was booked Thursday into the Columbia County Detention Facility on charges of...
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December 15, 2017 - 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is one step closer to being released from house arrest after putting up enough property to satisfy a $10 million bond. Barring a paperwork issue, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says she will allow Manafort's...
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December 15, 2017 - 2:02 pm
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida arrested three dairy farm employees on animal cruelty charges following the release of an undercover video by animal rights group showing workers abusing cows. Okeechobee County Sheriff Noel Stephen said three McArthur Dairy workers were arrested Wednesday...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Weber County Sheriff's Office shows Aaron Shamo, 27, who was arrested at his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Shamo, a Utah man charged with running a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement pleaded not guilty Thursday, June 29, 2017. Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring in Utah are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to some $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah cites the digital currency's volatility in court documents pressing for the sale. The bitcoin cache was worth less than $500,000 when 27-year-old Aaron Shamo was arrested a year ago.For federal prosecutors in Utah, sales of seized assets like cars are routine, but bitcoin is new territory, spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch said Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. . (Weber Sounty Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 15, 2017 - 1:39 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah cites the digital currency's...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WELDON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested in the shooting death of a toddler. Weldon Police Chief James Avens told a news conference that 22-year-old Malcolm Artis of Halifax was arrested Thursday in Lithia Springs, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. Avens said Artis is...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Good afternoon! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events...
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This undated photo provided by the Nassau County District Attorney's Office shows Brittney Schmidt. Schmidt and Vincent Fina, who fraudulently pocketed thousands of dollars in donations for a 5-year-old boy with cancer could be looking at three years in prison after missing a court sentencing Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, where they were expected to receive probation. (Nassau County District Attorney's Office)
December 13, 2017 - 3:17 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A couple who fraudulently pocketed thousands of dollars in donations for a 5-year-old boy with cancer could be looking at three years in prison after missing a Wednesday court sentencing at which they were expected to merely get probation. Brittney Schmidt, 31, and Vincent Fina...
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December 13, 2017 - 8:33 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Myanmar Press Council said Wednesday that police have arrested two journalists working for an international news organization on suspicion of possessing "secret police documents" related to the ongoing refugee crisis in Rakhine state. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, employees of the...
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