police

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Police: California man arrested in brother’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder after his brother was fatally shot during a weekend family birthday celebration in South Los Angeles. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

South Korean police arrest brother of fugitive ferry family boss

By Ju-min Park ANSEONG South Korea (Reuters) – The brother of a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds of school children drowned in April was arrested by police on Friday, police and prosecutors said. Yoo Byung-un, the 73-year-old fugitive businessman and photographer being sought by police, is still on the […]

Police: Burglar arrested at Sandra Bullock’s home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say they arrested a burglar at the Los Angeles home of Sandra Bullock while the actress was there, but she wasn't harmed. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Occupy activist to be sentenced in police assault

NEW YORK (AP) — An Occupy Wall Street activist convicted of assaulting a police officer could get as much as seven years in prison. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Police: Teen wearing stolen tux arrested at prom

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Northern Arizona teenager sporting a stolen tuxedo was arrested at a high school prom after the store owner spotted him in the formalwear. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

South Africa police deploys army to quell protests, 59 arrested

By David Dolan JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa deployed its armed forces overnight to quell post-election unrest in a Johannesburg slum and police arrested 59 people as the ANC government clamped down on disorder following its victory at the polls. While the African National Congress remains popular with South Africa's black majority 20 years after […]

South African police arrest 59 in post-election protests

South African police arrested 59 people after post-election protests in a Johannesburg township turned violent overnight, a police spokesman said on Saturday. Police used rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse protestors in the impoverished Alexandra area who had burned tires and barricaded roads, Brigadier Neville Malila told Reuters. Alexandra was \"calm this morning,\" Malila […]

Fifty-nine people arrested in South Africa post-election protests: police

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Fifty-nine people were arrested after post-election protests in a Johannesburg township turned violent overnight, a police spokesman said on Saturday. Police used rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse protestors in the impoverished Alexandra area who had burned tires and barricaded roads, Brigadier Neville Malila told Reuters. Alexandra was "calm this morning," […]

2 Kenyan police arrested transporting ivory

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan wildlife authorities say two police officers have been arrested transporting illegal elephant ivory as the government cracks down on poaching of the country’s endangered elephants and rhinos. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Police disperse crowd after Belgium bans French comedian event

Police used water cannon on Sunday to disperse a crowd after authorities banned a rally in Brussels that a French comedian accused of anti-Semitism was due to address. Eric Tomas, mayor of the Brussels suburb of Anderlecht, told Reuters he had issued an order prohibiting the “First European Dissidents’ Congress” scheduled to be held in […]