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Protesters who were arrested by police for breaking a curfew during a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, sit on a sidewalk as they wait to be taken away in a van on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in New York. Floyd, an African American man, died on May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleading for air. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

The Latest: Protesters take to NYC streets after curfew

Jun. 5, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Protesters take to New York City streets after curfew, again. — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tells protesters they...

1 dead, 1 arrested after pursuit, crash in Milwaukee

Jun. 4, 2020 8:50 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One person was killed after an SUV police were trying to stop struck another car in Milwaukee on Thursday. Authorities said the sport utility vehicle was driving recklessly and had people hanging out the windows. The SUV did not stop and struck another car, ejecting a person from the SUV....

FILE - In this Saturday, May 30, 2020, file photo, Brandon McCormick watches during a demonstration in Salt Lake City. McCormick was captured on video aiming a bow and arrow at protesters in Salt Lake City over the weekend was charged with assault and weapon possession on Thursday, June 4, 2020. McCormick, 57, of Taylorsville, was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person, aggravated assault and threatening or using a dangerous weapon in a fight or quarrel. He was reportedly pushed to the ground on Saturday after pointing the bow and arrow at people protesting the death of George Floyd. People then flipped over his car and set it on fire. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Man accused of pointing bow and arrow at protesters charged

Jun. 4, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

A man captured on video aiming a bow and arrow at protesters in Salt Lake City over the weekend was charged Thursday with assault and weapon possession. Brandon McCormick, 57, of Taylorsville, was reportedly pushed to the ground on Saturday after shouting “All lives matter!" and pointing the weapon at...

Nebraska teen gets probation for crash that killed girl

Jun. 4, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The teenage driver of an SUV that crashed last summer in eastern Nebraska, killing a passenger, was sentenced Wednesday to 3 1/2 years of probation. Dylan Maguire, who was 14 at the time of the crash, appeared in court for a hearing before Washington County Juvenile Judge Francis W....

Montana man in fatal drunk driving accident gets 18 months

Jun. 4, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for the drunk driving death of one of his passengers in a car crash in Glacier National Park, a judge said. Leo James Hagan, 20, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and assault resulting in serious bodily injury for...

Northwestern Missouri sheriff dies in on-duty accident

Jun. 4, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The sheriff of a northwestern Missouri county died when his police vehicle crashed as he was responding to help one of his deputies, authorities said. The accident happened around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, killing DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark. The Missouri State Highway Patrol's crash...

Chicago police car crashes into SUV during pursuit, 1 dead

Jun. 4, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police car pursuing a suspect's vehicle slammed into a sport-utility vehicle overnight, killing the SUV's driver and injuring several other people in a second collision, police said. The squad car crashed into a Ford Explorer in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood Wednesday...

Nebraska truck driver killed in northern Kansas crash

Jun. 4, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

JEWELL, Kan. (AP) — A Nebraska truck driver has been killed in a crash in north-central Kansas, authorities there said. The crash happened around noon Wednesday on K-14 Highway in rural Jewell County, killing Scott Sell, 50, of Hastings, Nebraska, Salina radio station KSAL-AM reported. The Kansas Highway...

Authorities release names of victims in Amherst crash

Jun. 4, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two men who died in a head-on crash in Amherst earlier this week. The driver, Euclides Almeida, 42, and his passenger, Ailton Correia, 28, both of Amherst, died when the car they were in collided head-on with a minivan at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday,...

Police: Pregnant woman tried to run car off the road

Jun. 4, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A pregnant New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she tried knocking a car off the road while two children sat in her backseat. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Shaniece Langley was arrested Sunday and charged with abuse of a child and criminal damage to property. According to...