News

Rihanna’s photos lead to arrests

Rihanna’s photos lead to arrests

Rihanna performs at "Le Sporting" in Monaco during her “Diamonds World Tour”. Photo: Associated Press/Lionel Cironneau/File

BANGKOK (AP) — Rihanna has left behind a trail of racy tweets and an incriminating Instagram photograph from a Thailand trip that led police to arrest two men for peddling protected primates.

On a break from her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna stopped in Thailand to visit the island of Phuket, where she befriended some local wildlife.

She posted a link on Twitter to an Instagram photo showing her snuggling up to a furry primate called the slow loris, and tweeted Friday: “Look who was talkin dirty to me!”

The slow loris, native to Southeast Asia, is listed as a protected species.

A Phuket official said Sunday the picture led police to arrest two people Saturday. They could face up to four years in prison if charged with possession of protected animals.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Local

SD Cold Case Closed With Public Help

Marty Jackley 41814

SD Attorney General Marty Jackley said they could not have solved the cold case of the missing Vermillion girls without help from the public.

yesterday in Local

Green Island Added to Missouri River National Recreational River

Rick Clark 41714

The National Park Service officially accepted Green Island from the State of Nebraska as part of the Missouri River National Recreational River

Thursday in Local

Tuition Freeze Deai In Doubt

Iowa state capital

Republicans in the Iowa House have voted to try to change the terms of a deal that would freeze in-state tuition for students at Iowa, Iowa State and U-N-I this fall.

Thursday in Local

More Testimony On “Hush Money”

money in hand

An official from the Iowa state agency under fire for confidential settlements that included “hush money” for laid off workers…

Thursday in Local

Nebraska Water Bill Becomes Law

WaterTap

Legislation that grew out of the work of the Nebraska Water Sustainability Task Force last year has been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.