Arrests

July 10, 2018 - 10:58 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A former chairman of one of Vietnam's largest mobile phone operators and a senior Communications Ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement, the latest to fall in a widening crackdown on corruption by communist authorities. Le Nam Tra, former...
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Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo, gestures she arrives at the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. China on Tuesday allowed Liu Xia to fly to Berlin, ending an eight-year house arrest that had drawn intense international criticism and turned the 57-year old poet _ who reluctantly followed her husband into politics two decades ago _ into a tragic icon known around the world. (Jussi Nukari/ Lehtikuva via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 9:32 pm
BERLIN (AP) — In the fall of 2010, Liu Xia traveled to a prison in northeast China to tell her husband, dissident intellectual Liu Xiaobo, that he had just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. That was the last time she left home as a free woman. Until now. China allowed her to leave the country...
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A wildfire burns up a steep canyon Sunday, July 8, 2018, near La Veta, Colo. (Helen H. Richardson /The Denver Post via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 7:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — An illegal campfire likely ignited another destructive blaze in Colorado, an outcome authorities were trying to avoid across the hot, dry U.S. West by enforcing strict fire rules and closing some public lands. Several people have been arrested in two Colorado wildfires that burned...
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July 09, 2018 - 6:27 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say two protesters were arrested and two federal officers suffered minor injuries in a flare up at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Portland. Protesters have been stationed near the facility for weeks, seeking to end the Trump...
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July 09, 2018 - 11:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Chechnya on Monday ruled to keep a human rights activist in custody despite international criticism of his arrest. The court in the central town of Shali extended Oyub Titiyev's arrest for another six months. Titiyev, the head of Chechnya's branch of Russian human rights...
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July 08, 2018 - 5:24 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has detained a teenage girl who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers. State TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18-year-old gymnast, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that was not her intention,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, The Rev. Michael Pfleger, center, Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, and state Sen. Jacqueline Collins, right, led hundreds in a march down Michigan Avenue, carrying crosses for all those killed by Chicago violence in 2016 and to call for an end to violence in Chicago. Protesters planning to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday, July 7, 2018, say they're trying to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that's claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)/
July 07, 2018 - 11:19 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters plan to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday in an effort to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that's claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Hundreds and possibly thousands of people, including...
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This booking photo provided by Balm Beach County Sheriff's Office shows Chris Brown. The singer walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff’s deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said the entertainer was released after posting $2,000 bond on the battery charge issued by the sheriff’s office in Hillsborough County. No details about the allegations in the arrest warrant were immediately available. (Balm Beach County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 9:44 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff's deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail. A sheriff's spokeswoman said the entertainer was released after...
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Therese Okoumou gestures as she speaks to reporters with her attorney Rhiya Trivedi outside Federal court, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in New York. Okoumou, who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on a busy Fourth of July in what prosecutors called a "dangerous stunt" pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct . A federal judge released Okoumou without bail after her court appearance. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 05, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An unrepentant protester who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on a busy Fourth of July in what prosecutors called a "dangerous stunt" pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct. Activists packed into a Manhattan courtroom cheered when a...
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July 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have reportedly issued an arrest warrant for a 32-year-old Tunisian man on suspicion he aided in a terrorist attack on a Berlin Christmas market in 2016. The Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and broadcasters NDR and WDR reported the warrant was issued Thursday for...
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