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Alaska troopers to cite bear watchers who stop on bridges

Sep. 21, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska troopers said they will begin issuing citations to people found stopping on bridges on Kodiak Island to watch bears. Kodiak Post Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers have responded to multiple calls this summer about drivers and pedestrians stopping on bridges and roads...

High school principal on paid leave after DUI charge

Sep. 17, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

LAGRANGE, Ky. (AP) — The principal of a Kentucky high school has been placed on paid leave after being arrested on charges of driving under the influence. News media outlets report that Oldham County High School Principal Angela Newcomb was arrested early Sunday in LaGrange. An arrest citation says she was...

Arizona lawmaker pleads not guilty to excessive speeding

Sep. 13, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona state lawmaker who was seen on video bragging about driving more than 120 mph (193 kph) earlier this year pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge for speeding Thursday. The Today's News-Herald newspaper reported Thursday that the warrant was issued Sept. 6 after...

The Latest: Speeding Arizona lawmaker surrenders in court

Sep. 13, 2018 10:33 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona lawmaker (all times local): 7 p.m. An Arizona lawmaker who attracted national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving over 120 mph earlier this year has surrendered to authorities after a...

Republican super PAC ad attacks Radinovich's court record

Sep. 12, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican super PAC is attacking Democrat Joe Radinovich in a new ad launched Wednesday that characterizes the Minnesota House candidate's prior violations such as speeding, driving with a suspended license and parking tickets as "crimes" and says he spent his life running from the...

Woman charged with abandoning her blind and deaf dog

Sep. 7, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of abandoning her blind and deaf dog along a road said she planned to return, but authorities said they believe the woman deserted the animal because she could not pay for veterinary services. Tania Connelly, 59, is charged with animal cruelty and was issued a summons...

Family that survived Vegas attack says comfort dog was shot

Sep. 6, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state family that survived the mass shooting last year at a Las Vegas concert says a neighbor shot and killed the dog they got to deal with stress and anxiety from the attack. The neighbor was cited by police for recklessly firing a gun and declined to comment. The...

NBA player J.R. Smith charged with breaking fan's phone

Aug. 31, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA player J.R. Smith is facing charges he broke the cellphone of a fan who tried to take video of him in the middle of the night outside a Manhattan pizzeria. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard, 32, turned himself to police Friday. He was released with a summons to appear in court at a later...

Police: Road rage results in tractor-trailer flipping over

Aug. 29, 2018 7:00 AM EDT

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a road rage confrontation resulted in a tractor-trailer flipping over on a New Jersey highway. Mahwah police say the driver of an SUV thought a truck was being driven aggressively and was recklessly changing lanes on Route 17. Police say the SUV driver pulled in front of the...

Oklahoma judge resigns over accusations of abuse, oppression

Aug. 21, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people for contempt of court has resigned, raising the possibility of litigation to recoup what attorneys said Tuesday could be thousands of dollars in improperly assessed fines. District Judge Curtis...