Arrests

In this July 27, 2018 photo, a university student who did not want to be identified for fear of reprisals from the government shows his scars, the product of surgery to extract a bullet from his shoulder, in Managua, Nicaragua. According to the non-governmental Nicaraguan Human Rights Center, 400 "political prisoners" are believed to still be held in jails, prisons and police stations across the country. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
August 10, 2018 - 5:28 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The 21-year-old agricultural economics student, nearly two months pregnant, had hoped to escape Nicaragua with her boyfriend, but a police officer on a motorcycle blocked their path as they were getting into taxis with other students to go to a safe house. Five police...
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August 10, 2018 - 3:59 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A "horrifying" video circulating on social media shows Cameroon's security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counterterror operation in the Far North region, Amnesty International said Friday, and Cameroon said seven soldiers had been arrested. It...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2004 file photo T-Mobile team leader Jan Ullrich of Germany pedals during his attack in the ascent of the Echarasson pass during the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Valreas, southern France, and Villard-de-Lans, French Alps. On Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 Ullrich has been arrested and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort in a Frankfurt hotel. (AP Photo/Peter Delong, file)
August 10, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. Police spokesperson Carina Lerch said the retired German cyclist was arrested after police were called to the hotel. She said Ullrich...
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This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield says Nicholas was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy. cognizance. Nicholas co-founded Broadcom in the '90s and left the company in 2003. Recently, he has been bankrolling ballot measures in the U.S. that aim to guarantee certain rights to crime victims. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 9:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort. Nicholas was arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy, Las Vegas police...
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The Holy Fire burns in the Cleveland National Forest behind homes along Crystal Ridge Court in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 7:34 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with starting a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and forced at least 20,000 people from their homes refused to go to court Thursday, delaying his initial court appearance. The arraignment for Forrest Clark was supposed to be Thursday, but...
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August 09, 2018 - 3:26 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some officials in Cincinnati are calling for a change to police policy after an officer used his stun gun to shock an 11-year-old Ohio girl suspected of shoplifting from a supermarket. Cincinnati police can use stun guns to incapacitate people as young as 7 years old if they're...
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This Aug. 4 2018, photo provided by James Castellano, of Monroe, N.C., shows a drink he bought from a boy, background, in Monroe. Deputies in North Carolina have arrested a suspect who they say robbed the 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, an incident which led to more than $200 in donations and a riding lawn mower, Tony Underwood of the Union County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. (James Castellano via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 7:42 pm
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the young entrepreneur. Tony Underwood, a spokesman for the Union County Sheriff's Office...
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An ICE bus pulls out of a tomato plant in O'Neill, Neb., after an immigration raid at the plant Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired - and mistreated - immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally. (Paul Hammel/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 7:29 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired — and mistreated — immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally. The investigative arm of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement —...
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FILE - In this Dec.13, 2017 file photo, president of Venezuelan parliament Julio Borges leaves after receiving the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an award given to Venezuela's opposition, in Strasbourg, eastern France. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro implicated Borges, one of the country’s most prominent opposition leaders, in an alleged assassination attempt using drones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
August 08, 2018 - 6:48 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly stripped two opposition lawmakers of their immunity from prosecution on Wednesday, accusing them of having roles in a drone attack that authorities say was an attempt to kill socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The...
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This photo provided by Beaufort County Detention Center shows Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw. Police in South Carolina say Cutshaw speed through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers there was no need to arrest her, because she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl." The Bluffton Police report says Cutshaw slurred her words and failed her breathalyzer test, but she said shouldn't be jailed because she was a cheerleader and a sorority girl. The woman was jailed Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 on charges of drunken driving and drug possession. (Beaufort County Detention Center via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 1:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers they shouldn't arrest her because she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl," police said. Her eyes glossy and bloodshot, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was slurring her words and a breathalyzer showed her blood...
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