Arrests

June 10, 2018 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet. The arrested suspects include citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador. Police found thousands of images of the sexual abuse of minors in the British...
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Legal Aid Society lawyer Jennifer WIlliams, who represents Ecuadorean restaurant worker Pablo Villavicencio, shows the Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal she filed at the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in New York, Friday, June 8, 2018. Villavicencio, who was making a delivery to an Army garrison in Brooklyn, N.Y., wound up being detained June 1 after a routine background check at the gate revealed there was a warrant for his arrest for immigration law violations, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 10, 2018 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked the deportation of a New York pizza shop worker to his native Ecuador after he was arrested while making a delivery to a Brooklyn Army base. Attorneys for The Legal Aid Society obtained the temporary stay for Pablo Villavicencio after...
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June 09, 2018 - 5:59 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian airport officials say an Eritrean detainee of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has died in an apparent suicide in an airport holding area. The officials say Zeresenay Ermias Testfatsion was being held by authorities at Cairo International Airport, awaiting...
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Philadelphia Starbucks Protest
AP Photo/Ron Todt
June 08, 2018 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department on Friday announced a new policy on how to confront people accused of trespassing on private property, two months after coming under fire for arresting two black men waiting for a colleague at a Starbucks. Officers are now instructed to first...
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Tony Montalto, right, father of Gina Rose Montalto, who was killed during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and April Schentrup, left, who's daughter Carmen was killed also, speak to members of the media during a break in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The commission Thursday will discuss diversion programs for students who commit crimes deemed minor. Suspect Nikolas Cruz was referred to a program while in middle school but never completed it. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The school district where the Florida high school massacre happened defended its controversial student diversion program Thursday, telling a commission investigating the shooting that the program has reduced on-campus crime and kept children in school — a claim many members...
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June 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime contestant on reality show "Top Chef" has been arrested on charges he poisoned his neighbor's giant maple tree that's now in danger of dying. Prosecutors say Adam Harvey is due in court Friday after allegedly drilling holes into the trunk of the 60-year-old tree in...
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June 07, 2018 - 11:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested four Iraqis suspected of membership in the Islamic State group, including one who is alleged to have carried out attacks that killed and wounded U.S. troops, officials said Thursday. The men were arrested Wednesday in the western cities of Dortmund and...
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June 06, 2018 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents report making 51,912 arrests in May, the third month in a row the number has topped 50,000. The Trump administration uses the arrest numbers as the best gauge of whether illegal crossings are going up or down. Border arrests fell last year to the lowest...
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June 05, 2018 - 7:48 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Civil rights groups in Oregon are calling for an investigation after a video showed police punching a prone man in the head at least 16 times. The video shows four officers converging on a man standing on a street, then pulling him to the ground, with three officers holding his...
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A government agent takes a suspect into custody during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Castalia, Ohio. The operation is one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 05, 2018 - 7:36 pm
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company were arrested Tuesday when about 200 federal officers descended on the business and carried out one of the largest workplace immigration raids in recent years. The operation was part of the White House's...
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