Police arrest 4 men trying to snatch over $500,000-worth of tequila on NYE

Police in Hillsborough County, Florida, have crashed what might have become an especially boozy New Year’s Eve bash when they caught four men emptying a stolen truck of some 996 cases of tequila, worth over half-a-million dollars. Four suspects were apprehended by police as they were removing the haul from a semi-trailer they had just […]

Madam Secretary EPs Discuss Elizabeth's Arrest (?!) in Episode 100

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Madam Secretary‘s fall finale.  After Sunday’s Madam Secretary, it’s never been more clear that Elizabeth McCord is the kind of person who’d make a great United States president. She’s just got to get out of jail first. Yep, the Secretary of State wound up under arrest at the end of the CBS […]

UK police arrest two over Gatwick airport drones

Drones flying around London’s busy Gatwick airport have disrupted air travel since Wednesday evening, but now the Sussex Police Department has announced two arrests connected to the incidents. The airport reopened for service Friday morning, but the Guardian reports that another drone sighting shut down flights for about an hour around 5 PM. Police Superintendent […]

Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of 2 Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi killing

Istanbul’s chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and the deputy head of foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The prosecutor’s office has concluded there is “strong suspicion” that Saud al-Qahtani and General Ahmed […]

A hot PlayStation mic captures sounds of apparent rape, leads to arrest

Enlarge (credit: Rockstar) A recent sexual assault charge in Florida has been linked to a high-tech kind of witness: an online gamer who overheard an apparent rape through an online-gaming headset. A Fox affiliate in Pasco County, Florida, reported that the arrest of 18-year-old Daniel Fabian on November 21 stemmed from a “late June” report […]

'This incident will not define me': Canadian Olympian Dave Duncan on Winter Games arrest

Canadian ski cross athlete Dave Duncan says he wants to set the record straight about what happened the night he, his wife and Willy Raine were arrested over a car theft during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Duncan, in an exclusive interview with CBC Sports, is breaking his silence about the incident that captured international […]

Turkish court lifts house arrest, travel ban of detained US pastor Andrew Brunson

Published time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:42 Edited time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:50 A Turkish court will release imprisoned US pastor Andrew Brunson, who was jailed for alleged terror links following 2016’s failed coup attempt. Brunson’s arrest has soured US-Turkish relations, with Trump pushing for his release. The court passed a 3 years and 1-1/2 month […]

Taiwanese authorities arrest Cody Wilson, intend to deport him

Enlarge / Cody Wilson speaks at the 2015 SXSW Conference for the premiere of the documentary, Deep Web. (credit: Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW) Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson was arrested at a hotel in Taipei City’s Wanhua District at around 6pm local time in Taipei today, according to reports in Taiwanese outlets The Liberty […]