Law enforcement officials

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Van in Florida has flag, RNC and CNN stickers

WASHINGTON — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The name of the man detained in connection with the pipe bomb scare is Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, according to law enforcement officials. Four officials familiar with the investigation identified the man to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Van in Florida has flag, RNC and CNN stickers

WASHINGTON | Investigators treating packages as ‘live devices,’ not hoax

WASHINGTON — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for clues to the motives behind a mail bomb plot apparently aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the mechanics of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election Day. Law enforcement officials said the devices, containing timers … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Investigators treating packages as ‘live devices,’ not hoax

WASHINGTON | Investigators zero in on crude bombs as clues to motive

WASHINGTON  — Investigators probing crude pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of President Donald Trump are trying to determine whether the devices were intended to detonate or simply to sow fear, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press Thursday. The officials said the devices were not rigged like a booby-trapped package bomb that would explode … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Investigators zero in on crude bombs as clues to motive

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

FRANKFURT, Germany | Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors said Monday that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions. Meanwhile, the country’s transportation ministry said it intended to order 100,000 Opel vehicles recalled, saying Opel had dragged out voluntary fixes. The dpa news agency reported that … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | Trial begins for man charged in ‘Gyspy Hill’ serial killings

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  — A career criminal who authorities believe is the Gypsy Hill Killer faces trial Friday in Northern California for the murders of two young women four decades ago. Law enforcement officials believe Rodney Halbower, 69, is the man who raped and killed six young women during a five-month period in 1976. The … Continue reading REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | Trial begins for man charged in ‘Gyspy Hill’ serial killings

NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women. The two officials said the criminal case involves allegations by Lucia Evans, a former actress who was among the first women to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe