Fugitives

Demonstrators try to break down a fence surrounding the Catalonia parliament during a protest in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Plans by Catalan separatist lawmakers to re-elect fugitive ex-president Tuesday received a setback when the house speaker postponed the session, saying the planned parliament meeting would not take place until there were guarantees Spanish authorities "won't interfere." (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
January 30, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalan separatist lawmakers who want to re-elect their fugitive ex-president suffered a setback Tuesday when the house speaker postponed a planned regional parliament meeting, saying it wouldn't take place until there were guarantees Spanish authorities "won't interfere."...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont addresses the media after a meeting with the President of the Parliament of Catalonia Roger Torrent in Brussels on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 25, 2018 - 7:27 am
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says it is seeking legal advice on challenging the proposed candidacy of fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to lead a new Catalan regional government. Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said Thursday that the government has asked the...
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, left, arrives in Copenhagen on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on Oct. 27. (Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 8:48 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is in Copenhagen to attend a university debate and meet with some lawmakers. Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena rejected the country's prosecutor's petition...
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A demonstrator holding a banner reading in Catalan, "Freedom", gathers with others outside the Catalonia parliament during a parliamentary session in Barcelona, Spain Jan. 17, 2018. A new Catalan parliament is meeting following a botched secession attempt last year and amid looming questions about the role that fugitive and jailed politicians will play in the chamber's separatist majority. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
January 17, 2018 - 7:43 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Catalonia's new parliament has elected a pro-secession speaker, thus virtually guaranteeing the chamber's push for independence for Spain's northeastern region will continue. In its opening...
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Members of the Venezuelan Bolivarian Intelligence Service arrive to the Junquito highway during an operation to capture Oscar Perez, according to officials, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Venezuelan special forces exchanged gunfire Monday with the rebellious police officer who has been on the run since leading a high-profile attack in Caracas last year, officials said. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 15, 2018 - 2:22 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan special forces on Monday captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings in the nation's capital last year, officials said. It wasn't clear if...
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Japanese gang member Shigeharu Shirai displays his tattoos at a police station during a press conference in Lopburi, central Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Thai police have arrested the 72-year-old fugitive who was recognized when his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement says Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder charges in Japan in connection with the death of a rival gang member. (AP Photo)
January 11, 2018 - 9:03 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said they have arrested a 74-year-old fugitive Japanese gang member who was recognized when photos of his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement said Shigeharu Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok where he has been hiding for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 file photo, ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont speaks during a press conference at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels. Catalonia’s main separatist parties said Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018 they have agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month, although how to make that legally possible is still up in the air. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
January 10, 2018 - 5:31 am
MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's main separatist parties said Wednesday they have agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month, although how to make that legally possible is still up in the air. Puigdemont, who has been in Brussels since he was sacked in...
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December 30, 2017 - 9:50 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man who authorities say was shot by officers after he rammed several police cars while trying to run from police has been charged after his release from the hospital. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said 30-year-old Nicholas Poulos was taken to police headquarters after being...
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December 28, 2017 - 7:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police have shot and injured a fugitive during a traffic stop in North Carolina. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tell local media they found an out-of-state stolen vehicle near Interstate 77 at around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. After figuring out the driver had warrants for drug and...
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December 23, 2017 - 9:35 am
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was on Massachusetts' most-wanted list in connection with the killings of two men in New Bedford has been captured and returned to the state to face charges. The Bristol District Attorney's office says Carmelo Kercado, Jr., was arrested in Concord...
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