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Cops: They Flashed Fake Badges, Then Robbed Victims

Vasile Alexandru, 19, and Laurentiu Baceanu, 20, faked being ICE agents in California's OC, cops say

(Newser) - On Thursday, two back-to-back robberies in Orange County, California, captured law enforcement's attention for their similar MO: Two men in a blue SUV going up to their victims, claiming they were Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, then robbing them. Now, police in Anaheim say they've detained two men...

Timberlake After Arrest: 'I Know Sometimes I'm Hard to Love'

Singer performs at first concert since being detained on Long Island for DWI, speaks out

(Newser) - Justin Timberlake has finally broken his silence on his DWI arrest earlier this week on Long Island. "It's been a tough week, but you're here and I'm here, and nothing can change this moment right now," the 43-year-old singer told the audience at Chicago's...

Travis Scott After Arrest in Miami: 'Lol'

A 'rowdy' boat party ended in the 33-year-old rapper's arrest

(Newser) - Rapper Travis Scott was arrested early Thursday in Miami after what authorities say was a drunken disturbance on a charter boat. The 33-year-old was reportedly arrested at 1:44am local time at the Miami Beach Marina and booked three hours later into Miami-Dade County Jail on charges of disorderly intoxication...

Justin Timberlake's Mug Shot Is Out
Timberlake's Mugshot Released

Timberlake's Mugshot Released

As is video that appears to show him driving before being pulled over in New York

(Newser) - Justin Timberlake's mugshot has been released by the Sag Harbor Police Department, hours after his arrest early Tuesday on charges of driving while intoxicated in the coastal New York village. Deadline describes the singer-actor's eyes as "bloodshot and glassy." A source tells People that at his...

Justin Timberlake Charged With DWI: 'I Had One Martini'

Singer was pulled over in Sag Harbor, New York, early Tuesday

(Newser) - Justin Timberlake is in some legal trouble: The 43-year-old singer was arrested early Tuesday and charged with DWI, reports the New York Post and the AP . The arrest took place a little after midnight in Sag Harbor, New York, a coastal village in the Hamptons. TMZ reports that Timberlake allegedly...

Arrests Made in NYE Brawl Involving 90210 Actor

Police say a couple was arrested following incident in LA in which minibikers assaulted Ian Ziering

(Newser) - The New Year's Eve brawl in which Beverly Hills, 90210 and Sharknado actor Ian Ziering was attacked by a group of individuals on minibikes in Los Angeles has seen a breakthrough. NBC News reports that two people were arrested Tuesday after search warrants were carried out at two LA-area...

Congo Arrests 3 Americans in Failed Coup

One is the son of opposition leader Christian Malanga, who was killed

(Newser) - The army of the Democratic Republic of Congo said it arrested several foreigners in a foiled coup attempt early Sunday, following attacks on the presidential palace and the residence of a close ally of Congo's president that left three people dead in the capital, Kinshasa. At first, local media...

Scottie Scheffler Makes Tee Time After Arrest
No. 1 Golfer
Plays Great
After Felony

No. 1 Golfer Plays Great After Felony Charges

Scottie Scheffler was able to tee off after being charged with assaulting a police officer

(Newser) - It was definitely an interesting morning Friday for No. 1 golf pro Scottie Scheffler, who, in just four hours, went from being arrested to competing in the PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. The AP reports that the 27-year-old golfer was released by police shortly after 9am local time and did...

Cops, Activists Face Off on EU Campuses Over Gaza Protests

Police detained 125 at University of Amsterdam; protests also in France, Denmark, Finland

(Newser) - Police arrested about 125 activists as they broke up a pro-Palestinian demonstration camp at the University of Amsterdam early Tuesday, as protests that have roiled campuses in the United States spread into Europe. Police in the Dutch capital said in a statement on the social media platform X that their...

In a Mexican Water Hole, Grim Update on Missing Tourists

Authorities say 3 bodies found in Baja California seem to be Aussie brothers, their American friend

(Newser) - A grim update on three missing tourists in Mexico: Authorities on Friday said three bodies have been found in Baja California. Maria Elena Andrade Ramirez, the state's attorney general, said that investigators discovered three decomposed male bodies in a 50-foot-deep water hole on a beach near Santo Tomas, per...

NPS: He Came, He Saw, He Kicked a Bison

Pair of tourists from Idaho Falls arrested after incident in Yellowstone

(Newser) - A visitor's encounter with a bison at Yellowstone National Park ended badly for both bison and man, though it looks like man ultimately got the short end of the stick. NBC News reports that a tourist from Idaho was arrested earlier this month after allegedly kicking one of the...

Inside the Escalating University Protests
Inside the Escalating
University Protests
the rundown

Inside the Escalating University Protests

Arrests aren't just restricted to Columbia's campus

(Newser) - The pro-Palestinian protest encampment at Columbia University, infiltrated by police last week, is back in place, and with it, similar encampments at universities around the country. These, too, are facing police intervention amid the ongoing debate around free speech and antisemitism related to the Israel-Hamas war. More on how the...

LA's Mayor Had a Frightening Sunday Morning

Police arrested burglary suspect after break-in at home of Karen Bass; she and her family are fine

(Newser) - The mayor of Los Angeles is safe after an early morning break-in at her home over the weekend. "Around 6:40am this morning an individual smashed a window to gain entry into the Getty House while occupied," a Sunday statement from the LAPD noted, referring to Karen Bass'...

Country Star Morgan Wallen Ends Weekend in the Pokey

Star arrested in Nashville after cops say he hurled a chair off a bar rooftop

(Newser) - Morgan Wallen had quite the weekend in Nashville, ending his Sunday night out in Tennessee's capital with an arrest. WKRN reports that the 30-year-old country star was detained after allegedly throwing a chair from the rooftop of the six-story Chief's bar, owned by fellow country performer (and Field ...

By Day, He Was a Deputy. After Hours, a 'Double Life'

California sheriff's deputy accused of participating in local biker gang, possessing illegal firearms

(Newser) - Christopher Bingham's day job was punching in as a deputy for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. For years, he also moonlighted as a gun shop owner in the city of Twentynine Palms. But authorities now say his daily activities stretched beyond both of those, and that he...

Spain's Disgraced Ex-Soccer Chief Is Arrested

Luis Rubiales is detained at the airport in connection with an ongoing corruption investigation

(Newser) - Luis Rubiales, the disgraced former president of Spain's soccer federation who kissed a player on the lips without her consent at the Women's World Cup final, was arrested Wednesday as part of a separate corruption probe by Spanish police before being released. The Civil Guard said that Rubiales...

Before Attack in Russia, a 'Secret Warning' From the US

US Embassy warned US citizens to stay away from large gatherings due to potential terror attack

(Newser) - As authorities try to piece together what happened at a mass shooting at Moscow's Crocus City concert hall on Friday that left more than 100 dead and close to 150 injured, at last count, the Wall Street Journal reports on a "secret warning" that was sent from the...

The 'Little Rascals' Arrested for Bank Robbery

Boys ages 11, 12, and 16 allegedly passed threatening note in Houston

(Newser) - Three boys, ages 11, 12, and 16 and dubbed the "Little Rascals," have been arrested for robbing a bank in Houston, authorities confirmed Wednesday, per the AP . Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the youngsters are in custody and have been charged with robbery by threat. Gonzalez said...

Mom Spiked Drink of Son's Alleged Bully: Cops

Texas police say Jennifer Lynn Rossi's homemade concoction landed son's schoolmate in the hospital

(Newser) - A Texas mom has been arrested after police say a concoction she whipped up to push back on kids allegedly bullying her son ended up sending one child to the hospital. USA Today reports that sheriff's deputies were dispatched Tuesday to the Legacy Traditional School-Alamo Ranch in San Antonio,...

Feds Find Goose Intestines Under Dead Rattlesnakes

Feds bust 6 for illegally importing gross stuff hidden under other gross stuff

(Newser) - Six people were arrested in New York on Tuesday on charges of illegally importing goose and duck intestines from China, in some cases by hiding them under packaged rattlesnakes or mislabeling them as pet grooming products on customs forms, federal officials announced. The scheme, which the AP reports also included...

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