- Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed Updated: May-27-15 12:15 pm
ZURICH - Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.
- 6 of the 7 arrested in FIFA probe oppose extradition to US Updated: May-27-15 12:12 pm
BERN, Switzerland - The Swiss justice ministry says six of the seven soccer officials arrested in a FIFA corruption probe oppose extradition to the United States.
- Former LAPD officer wanted in killing appears in Texas court Updated: May-27-15 11:49 am
EL PASO, Texas - A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico, authorities said.
- 2 people arrested in Taylor County death investigation Updated: May-27-15 11:28 am
BEDFORD, Iowa - Iowa investigators have joined Taylor County deputies in a death investigation.
- Lawyer: Suburban Chicago man to plead guilty in terror case Updated: May-27-15 11:07 am
CHICAGO - An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria says her client intends to change his plea to guilty.
- Police arrest homicide suspect in Lakewood motel Updated: May-27-15 10:34 am
LAKEWOOD, Colorado - Police have arrested a homicide suspect at motel in Lakewood after a standoff lasting over eight hours.
- Dutch police detain motorcycle gang members in raids Updated: May-27-15 10:16 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch police detained 20 people Wednesday, 14 of them members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang, and seized weapons including five rocket-propelled grenade launchers and six automatic handguns.
- Before arrest, 911 caller says NFL player Ray McDonald drunk Updated: May-27-15 9:25 am
SAN FRANCISCO - A 911 caller says NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is drunk in a recording that led to his arrest on suspicion of assaulting a woman holding the couple's baby at his home in Northern California.
- Yuma County Sheriffs arrest son for shooting father Updated: May-27-15 8:49 am
PHOENIX - A 20-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing his father after a domestic violence dispute.
- THE LATEST: Russia: 'Nothing to hide' in 2018 World Cup bid Updated: May-27-15 8:46 am
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- Man arrested after wreck that killed detective's mother Updated: May-27-15 7:25 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police say a 26-year-old man has been charged after leaving the scene of a hit-and-run that killed the mother of a Birmingham police detective.
- Caretaker booked after 8-year-old shoots, injures brother Updated: May-27-15 7:15 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Deputies say an 8-year-old Baton Rouge boy shot his 17-year-old brother as the teen was playing a video game earlier this month.
- Houston-area man accused of conspiring to back Islamic State Updated: May-27-15 6:56 am
HOUSTON - A Houston-area man has been charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group.
- Romanian mayor arrested for bribes, quits ruling party Updated: May-27-15 6:55 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - A former Romanian mayor who once dressed in a Nazi uniform at a fashion show has quit the ruling party weeks after he was arrested and charged with taking bribes.
- Police: Mother, daughter arrested on drug charges Updated: May-27-15 6:50 am
FREEPORT, New York - A Long Island mother and daughter have been arrested on drug charges.
- Police: Portland man sold crack close to school Updated: May-27-15 6:50 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Police have arrested a Portland man they say was selling crack cocaine close to a school.
- Prescott man arrested for trespassing in child's playhouse Updated: May-27-15 6:15 am
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A Prescott man has been found in a child's playhouse and arrested for trespassing.
- Police arrest woman, 24, in 2014 torture death Updated: May-27-15 5:29 am
PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the killing of a man who appeared to be tortured before he was found buried under debris on a Pittsburgh hillside last year.
- Police: Man arrested after choking woman with dog leash Updated: May-27-15 5:14 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Authorities say a Hagerstown-area man has been charged with first- and second-degree assault after a Maryland State Police trooper saw him striking a woman and choking her with a dog leash.
- Appeals court upholds ex-pilot's conviction in groping case Updated: May-27-15 5:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY - An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Utah airline pilot sentenced prison for groping a 14-year-old girl seated next to him during an off-duty flight.
- WNBA's Johnson: Didn't expect arrest after Griner fight Updated: May-27-15 2:27 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with then-fiancee Brittney Griner would become such a big deal.
- Deputies: Man arrested for 3rd DWI; had young son in car Updated: May-27-15 1:35 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The Calcasieu Parish sheriff's office says a 37-year-old man with his 5-year-old son in his car was arrested after he was so drunk he was falling asleep while a deputy spoke with him.
- Auburn lab technician accused of selling 'date rape' drug Updated: May-26-15 10:17 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Auburn University lab technician has been charged with selling a gallon of the "date rape" drug GHB, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
- Murder arrest after woman's burned, cut body found in bath Updated: May-26-15 10:02 pm
LAS VEGAS - Police say they have arrested a Las Vegas man for murder after finding the partially burned and dismembered body of a woman in his apartment's bathtub.
- Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing arrested in Mexico Updated: May-26-15 8:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - Police in northern Mexico have arrested a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight in California.