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Ex-New England Patriot Patrick Chung charged with assault

Oct. 26, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was charged Tuesday in Massachusetts with assault and battery on a family or household member. Chung, 34, appeared in court Tuesday for arraignment with his fiancée and parents in attendance....

Virus cut access to courts but opened door to virtual future

Oct. 26, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

Just two reporters were allowed inside a Georgia courtroom to serve as the eyes and ears of the public when jury selection began for the men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery. Pandemic restrictions also kept reporters and the public out of the courtroom during the sex-trafficking trial of...

TikTok star pleads not guilty to double murder in San Diego

Oct. 26, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A TikTok star with nearly a million online followers pleaded not guilty on Monday to shooting and killing his newly estranged wife and a man she was with last week at a San Diego high-rise. Prosecutors said Ali Abulaban had surreptitiously installed a...

After 'Rust' shooting, a look at other notable set accidents

Oct. 23, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to...

Salvini on trial in Italy over 2019 migrant ship

Oct. 23, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

PALERMO, Italy (AP) — Italy’s right-wing former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, went on trial Saturday charged with kidnapping for refusing in 2019 to allow a Spanish migrant rescue ship to dock in Sicily, keeping the people onboard at sea for days. It is the...

Jury gets chance to hear Elizabeth Holmes' bold promises

Oct. 22, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A jury weighing the fate of fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes got its first chance Friday to listen to recordings of her boasting to investors about purported breakthroughs in a blood-testing technology. The technology heralded as a...

Rod Stewart's plea deal on battery charge falls through

Oct. 22, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A plea deal between British rock icon Rod Stewart and Florida prosecutors fell through Friday, meaning he and his adult son are again scheduled to stand trial on charges they battered a security guard during a New Year's Eve bash nearly two years ago. ...

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn set on restoring reputation

Oct. 21, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, the former auto industry superstar whose career screeched to a halt with his arrest three years ago, isn't about to settle into quiet retirement. The former head of the Nissan-Renault alliance fled to Lebanon in late 2019, while out on bail...

Rapper Young Thug sues over swiped bag that had cash, songs

Oct. 21, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug said an apartment concierge let an unknown person take his Louis Vuitton bag holding about 200 unreleased songs and more than $100,000 worth of jewelry and cash. The performer's allegations are in a lawsuit against the company...

Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town

Oct. 20, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement experts and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman. Freeman, a...