Arrests

State Rep. Bruce Franks chants in front of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center as more than a hundred people wait for the release of almost two dozen people arrested earlier in the day at the Saint Louis Galleria mall, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Clayton, Mo. Demonstrations have been ongoing after a judge's ruling on Sept. 15 that found white former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of a 24-year-old black drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 5:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests following the acquittal of a former police officer in the death of a black man in St. Louis. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Several protesters gather outside the St. Louis County Justice Center to show support for 22 people arrested at an upscale shopping mall...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, women's rights activist and presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, is photographed next to a portrait of her father, business tycoon Assinapol Rwigara, at her home in Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged with forgery, Rwanda police said in a Twitter post Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo, File)
September 24, 2017 - 2:16 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged...
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September 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the northwestern Philippines, sparking a night chase where a Vietnamese boat hit a Philippine navy ship and prompted its crew to fire shots, officials said...
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Protesters defy a security guard trying to prevent the use of an escalator at the St. Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, Mo., after several hundred people demonstrated in protest over the recent acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect, in St. Louis, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Several people were arrested at the upscale Galleria mall where demonstrators marched and chanted among shoppers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported officers briefly cleared the mall after some members of the group became unruly. (Christian Goode/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 9:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests in St. Louis over acquittal of officer in black man's shooting death (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Protests of a white former police officer's acquittal in the killing of a black man in St. Louis moved to the Ritz Carlton hotel in Clayton, Missouri, after...
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A man is pulled away from yelling at protesters as they rally over the recent the acquittal of a white former police officer, Jason Stockley, in the killing of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was a drug suspect, in St. Charles, Mo., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Nearly 150 protesters gathered outside the St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood, but the mall and all its stores had closed early because of the planned demonstrations. Organizers had everyone carpool to nearby St. Charles, which was overrun with thousands of people attending an Oktoberfest event. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 6:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend in the city even though they were not participating in protests over the acquittal of a white former officer...
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This Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017, image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows a van dash camera showing a raccoon on a windshield. Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it late Wednesday night. Police spokesman Lt. Howard Black says the raccoon hopped off the van after Frabbiele stopped it. (Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 7:19 am
RACCOON JUMPS ON MOVING COLORADO POLICE VAN, TAKES A RIDE DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. The Denver Post reports...
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September 23, 2017 - 7:10 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested a popular Indian spiritual guru, the second in the past month, for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman in western India. Police officer Jaisingh Nathawat said the woman, whose parents have been followers of 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya...
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September 23, 2017 - 4:37 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras that were bound for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Police say the 28-year-old man was...
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In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo, Maleeha Ahmed, 28, sits on a sidewalk as she describes being maced by police in a protest in St. Louis. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is suing the city of St. Louis over what it calls "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a former police officer in the killing of a black man. The suit filed Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, accuses police of misconduct by using chemical weapons, interfering with video of police activity and violating due process. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)
September 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man. The suit...
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In this photo provided by the Sanchez family, Magdiel Sanchez is pictured in an undated photo. Sanchez was shot and killed when Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on him in front of his home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he approached them holding a metal pipe. A department official said the police officers didn't hear witnesses yelling that Sanchez was deaf. (Sanchez Family Photo via AP)
September 22, 2017 - 7:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a deaf man by a police officer in Oklahoma City (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The family of a deaf man shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer is calling for the officer's arrest and for independent state and federal investigations...
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