Teen arrested in German tourist shooting

Teen arrested in German tourist shooting

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested the suspects A 16-year-old teenager is facing a slew of charges in the shooting of a German tourist in Canada earlier this month. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced the teenager was arrested last Friday on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation in Alberta.…

Suspect arrested in California wildfires

Suspect arrested in California wildfires

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Evacuations continued as the Holy Fire approached within a half mile of homes on Wednesday Authorities have arrested a man for starting the so-called Holy Fire, which has burned over 9,600 acres through the mountains of Southern California. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, had emailed the local volunteer fire chief…

Four arrested in Portland rival protests

Four arrested in Portland rival protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police maintained a strong presence in the city Four people have been arrested following rallies by right-wing groups and counter-protesters in the US city of Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Police used stun grenades to disperse demonstrators after stones and bottles were thrown at them. At least three people required medical…

Suspect arrested over XXXTentacion killing

Suspect arrested over XXXTentacion killing

Image copyright Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Twitter Image caption Dedrick Williams has also been charged with theft and driving without a licence Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of US rapper XXXTentacion. The suspect, named as Dedrick Devonshay Williams, aged 22, is facing a charge of first-degree murder. The 20-year-old musician, real…

Colombia has arrested Pablo Escobar’s former top hit man — and the US helped bring him in

Colombia has arrested Pablo Escobar’s former top hit man — and the US helped bring him in

Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, aka „Popeye,” right, with Pablo Escobar. Screen grab Authorities in Colombia working with US counterparts have arrested a self-proclaimed former hitman for Pablo Escobar, underscoring how the Andean nation continues to take down key figures in Medellín’s criminal world with help from the United States. Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias „Popeye,”…

Farc leader arrested on drug charge

Farc leader arrested on drug charge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court in New York wants Jesus Santrich (centre) on a drug trafficking charge One of the top leaders of Colombia’s former rebel group, the Farc, has been arrested in Bogota following a request from the United States. Jesus Santrich, a former peace negotiator, is accused of drug trafficking by…

A 15-year-old boy was arrested for threatening copycat killings on Instagram after the Florida high school shooting

A 15-year-old boy was arrested for threatening copycat killings on Instagram after the Florida high school shooting

A sheriff’s vehicle seen outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after last week’s mass shooting. AP An unnamed teenage boy was arrested over threats made after America’s latest mass shooting. Officials say he threatened to kill people and listed numerous schools. All the schools were in the same district as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, where…