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Brown vows to work with police after stun gun incident

Mar. 8, 2019 2:49 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sterling Brown hopes his efforts to work alongside law enforcement on improving practices used during arrests and stops will one day mean other black men don't have to go through what he endured last year. Just more than 13 months after police used a stun gun on him in the early...

Spanish court summons Shakira to answer tax evasion charges

Feb. 26, 2019 8:43 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June. Prosecutors charged the singer in December for not paying taxes in Spain between 2012 and 2014, when she lived mostly in the country...

The Latest: Boeheim warned other cars after fatal accident

Feb. 21, 2019 5:56 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal accident involving Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim (BAY-heim) tried to warn other cars with his cell phone light after striking and killing a man trying to make his way to the median of an...

Racist posts spark police response at Minnesota high school

Feb. 13, 2019 4:41 PM EST

OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — Officials placed a southern Minnesota school on lockdown and called police when tensions over racist comments posted on social media boiled over. Owatonna Senior High School officials say a large group of students started shouting at each other in a commons area Monday over the...

Ex-city spokeswoman faces prosecution under open records law

Feb. 11, 2019 4:31 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A former spokeswoman for the Atlanta mayor's office faces a "first of its kind prosecution" for alleged violations of Georgia's open records law, the state attorney general said Monday. Two citations have been filed in Fulton County State Court against Jenna Garland, who served as press...

Desert attraction temporarily closes after 4 dolphin deaths

Feb. 7, 2019 7:19 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Dolphinaris Arizona opened in the metro Phoenix desert two years ago as marine parks elsewhere were scaling back exhibits amid criticism of the treatment of animals. Animal rights advocates took aim at Dolphinaris as well, saying that putting dolphins in pools on tribal land in the desert...

Saints DT David Onyemata cited for marijuana possesion

Feb. 7, 2019 1:35 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suburban New Orleans sheriff's department says Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata has been cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana. A statement released on Thursday by the Jefferson Parish Sherriff's office says a narcotics agent received a tip that marijuana products would...

Greek farmers vow to keep up roadblocks despite court action

Jan. 29, 2019 3:03 PM EST

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Farmers blocking a key highway in Greece for a second day to demand tax cuts are vowing to keep up their protest despite a summons for leaders to appear in court for transport disruptions. Protest leader Rizos Maroudas on Tuesday accused the left-wing government of seeking their...