Fugitives

FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A Los Angeles judge on Monday, April 3, 2017 rejected a request by Polanski to end his 40-year-old case for unlawful sex with a minor without the director's presence in court, as well as other request that would draw the case to a close. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 03, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Monday rejected Roman Polanski's bid to end his long-running underage sex abuse case without the fugitive director appearing in court or being sentenced to more prison time. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon refused to address how Polanski would be...
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March 30, 2017 - 5:41 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan military official says the hunt for fugitive warlord Joseph Kony will continue in the jungles of central Africa despite U.S. withdrawal from the mission. Army spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire said Thursday that Uganda is thankful for U.S. support over the years in...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from Polanski's attorney on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the latest effort to bring the fugitive director's 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case to a close. Polanski fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing, and his lawyer is now asking a judge to unseal testimony in the case, and also state whether he believes the Oscar winner has already served his incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski's attorney implored a judge Monday to signal how the fugitive director would be sentenced if he returned to Los Angeles to resolve his long-running underage sex abuse case. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon heard arguments in the four-decade-old case but gave no...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from Polanski's attorney on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the latest effort to bring the fugitive director's 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case to a close. Polanski fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing, and his lawyer is now asking a judge to unseal testimony in the case, and also state whether he believes the Oscar winner has already served his incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 20, 2017 - 2:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear new arguments from Roman Polanski's lawyer about why the fugitive director's long-running underage sex case should be drawn to a close. Polanski's lawyer has asked a judge to unseal testimony in the case, and also signal whether the Oscar winner would...
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March 19, 2017 - 12:07 pm
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Key West police detectives nabbed a man wanted in Georgia for an assortment of violent crimes, including felony strangulation and aggravated assault with a weapon — after he used a store rewards card, which tipped authorities off to his whereabouts. The Keynoter reports ( http...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. Los Angeles prosecutors on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, urged a judge to reject Polanski's efforts to unseal sworn testimony in his 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case, arguing the fugitive director must return to a Los Angeles court before his request can be considered. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday urged a judge to reject Roman Polanski's effort to unseal testimony in his long-running sex with a minor case unless the fugitive director returns to a Los Angeles courtroom. The filing argues that Polanski remains a fugitive and other judges have already...
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