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Fired officer charged with shoving, choking prisoner

May. 14, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

PEVELY, Mo. (AP) — A fired suburban St. Louis police officer who is accused of shoving and choking a prisoner inside a booking area has been charged with a misdemeanor. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jefferson County Prosecutor Trisha Stefanski issued a fourth-degree assault summons Monday for...

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party

May. 8, 2019 6:39 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them of engaging in politics even though their party was dissolved by the Supreme Court a year and a half ago....

C u in court: Text messages now remind defendants to show up

May. 4, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — C u in court. Courts around the country are embracing text messages as a way to nudge people into showing up for their hearings. On any given day, up to half of defendants fail to show up for their scheduled proceedings. No-shows cost the courts time and money, and can cost defendants...

Police: Lincoln man drops gun, shoots self in genitals

May. 3, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 32-year-old Nebraska man is recovering after dropping his gun on a sidewalk, causing it to fire and shoot him in the genitals. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that police believe the man was walking Wednesday night in north Lincoln when a .22-caliber gun dropped out of...

Nets D'Angelo Russell issued summons for marijuana

May. 2, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets All-Star D'Angelo Russell was detained at LaGuardia Airport after a small amount of marijuana was found in his luggage by TSA personnel. A spokeswoman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Russell was issued a summons for possession of less than 50 grams of...

In rambling note to judge, pipe bomb mailer blames steroids

Apr. 23, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump said he abused steroids for over 40 years, an issue his lawyers say they'll cite at sentencing. Cesar Sayoc made the assertion in lengthy and rambling letters to a federal judge that were posted...

Large brawl involving mostly teenagers at Worlds of Fun

Apr. 21, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police say several law enforcement agencies were called to the park Saturday night when an off-duty Clay County sheriff's deputy...

Prosecutors say state police unit had 2 quota systems

Apr. 18, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say troopers in a troubled Massachusetts State Police unit had a second illegal quota system for issuing traffic tickets. Last month, the U.S. attorney's office in Boston described how troopers had to issue at least eight citations per four-hour overtime shift for a...

High school baseball coach charged with assaulting player

Apr. 12, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

WESTWOOD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school baseball coach is facing an assault charge and has been suspended after allegedly grabbing one of his players by the back of the neck to escort him to the dugout. Xaverian Brothers High School said in a statement the incident involving coach Gerry Lambert...

Man charged with shining laser at Patriots QB Tom Brady

Apr. 10, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots' AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Prosecutors said Tuesday that 64-year-old Dwyan Morgan, of Lee's Summit, faces a single...