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Police arrest fifth man over death of Christchurch teen Connor Whitehead

Police have taken a fifth man into custody in relation to the death of Christchurch teen Connor Whitehead. A police spokesperson said the man was located on Tuesday afternoon at an Avonside property. He was then taken into custody by police at around 5.15 pm. The arrest comes just hours after Whitehead’s parents spoke to […]

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Wellington murder arrest: Man charged over death of Richard Wallace at Strathmore home

A man has been charged with murder following the death of 70-year-old Wellington man Richard Wallace. Detective Senior Sergeant Tim Leitch said Wallace was found dead in his Strathmore Park home on July 22. However detectives now believed he was killed in his home on the evening of July 19. A 52-year-old man was arrested […]

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Police arrest 1 of 2 suspects in Austin mass shooting that wounded 14

AUSTIN, Texas — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street left 14 people wounded early Saturday, two of them critically. The Austin Police Department said in a news release that the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force assisted in making the […]

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Violent arrest by Loveland police of woman with dementia prompts Colorado police to seek training

A few years ago, Jodi Gragg‘s mother-in-law decided that she only needed to tell cashiers a code in order to pay for merchandise. The older woman, who has dementia, would walk up to the counter, recite a number and believe she had legally paid for the items, Gragg said. At least once, Gragg intervened before […]

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Dutch police arrest alleged Asian drug syndicate kingpin

The alleged leader of an Asian drug syndicate and one of the world’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested by Dutch police. Tse Chi Lop, a Chinese-born Canadian national, was arrested at the request of Australian police, who led an investigation that found his organisation dominates the $70bn-a-year Asia-Pacific drug trade. Dutch police spokesman Thomas Aling […]

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Arrest made in connection with two Aurora explosions

Police on Friday night arrested an Aurora man they believe to be behind the recent detonation of two explosive devices in southeast Aurora. Scott Alan Campbell was arrested on investigation of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson and possession of a weapon by a previous offender, Aurora police said in a Saturday morning news release. Campbell […]

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Hong Kong police arrest dozens at protests over delayed election

Hundreds take to the streets to demonstrate against the postponement of legislative election and the new security law. More than 30 people have been arrested by Hong Kong police as riot officers swoop in on pro-democracy protesters – opposed to the postponement of the local legislative election – with rounds of pepper balls. Hundreds of protesters […]

Politics

Ex-White House adviser Steve Bannon arrested in fraud scam

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court. Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and three others “orchestrated a scheme […]

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Indian police arrest 25 people after tainted alcohol leaves 69 dead

Indian police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling “spurious” alcohol that has left at least 69 dead in Punjab. A state government statement said six police officers and seven other government officials have been suspended for failure to prevent the sale of the tainted liquor. A magistrate has started a probe into the […]

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Midway stabbing suspect arrested one week later by Castlegar RCMP

Police say a man was arrested by Castlegar RCMP on Thursday in relation to a stabbing in Midway one week earlier. According to the RCMP, the man was stabbed at a local motel in Midway on June 17, with police and emergency crews rushing to the scene, where the victim was found sitting on a […]