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In this April 1, 2020, photo, the long hallway inside Naveed Abidi's Bikram Yoga West is empty of members after being closed by the city last week, tipped off by several residents who disagreed with it being an essential health and wellness center in Chicago.

Residents snitch on businesses, neighbors amid shutdowns

Apr. 2, 2020 8:24 AM EDT

OAK PARK, Illinois (AP) — One Tulsa, Oklahoma, bar owner said more than a dozen motorcyclists showed up unannounced, but he served them a round of shots anyway to celebrate a birthday. Another live-streamed a drag queen show on Facebook while up to 20 people drank inside the locked bar, ignoring police...

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington, as Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, listens. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: China reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

Apr. 1, 2020 1:33 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — White House projects between 100,000 and 240,000 U.S....

Patients wearing personal protective equipment stand on line while maintaining social distancing before entering a COVID-19 testing site at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New York. Gov. Police have stepped up efforts to pressure New Yorkers to practice social distancing at the epicenter of the crisis. It's part of a global challenge that law enforcement and health officials say is critical to containing the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

A new beat for police across US: Enforcing social distance

Mar. 26, 2020 10:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In New York City, they've started dismantling basketball hoops to prevent people from gathering in parks and playing. In Lakewood, New Jersey, police broke up a wedding being held in violation of a ban on large gatherings. And in Austin, Texas, officers are encouraging people to call a...

Man cited for careless driving in crash that killed 4

Mar. 9, 2020 2:39 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man has been cited for careless driving in a central Florida crash that killed two adults and two children visiting from Massachusetts, authorities said Monday. Lucas Dos Reis Laurindo, 26, was issued a ticket last week, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release. Federal...

Police cite Nebraska guard after minor traffic accident

Mar. 6, 2020 5:21 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska men's basketball player was cited after leaving the scene of an accident, Lincoln police said. Sophomore guard Cam Mack also was cited Wednesday for negligent driving. County court records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment for Mack. A woman reported to...

Kosovo: 2nd former fighter refuses war crimes court summons

Feb. 25, 2020 11:20 AM EST

VLORA, Albania (AP) — A former independence fighter in Kosovo said Tuesday that he would not submit to questioning by a Netherlands-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war. Faik Zogaj is the second former fighter out of 270 summoned so far to refuse...

FILE — In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, file photo Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Motsoahae Thabane addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Thabane will be charged with the June 2017 killing of his former wife, Lipolelo, a top police official said Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Lesotho's PM fails to show in court to face murder charge

Feb. 21, 2020 6:18 AM EST

MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — Lesotho’s prime minister failed to show up in court on Friday to be charged with murder in the killing of his estranged wife, and police said he might have gone to neighboring South Africa for an undisclosed ailment. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's current wife, Maesaiah, also...