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Missouri wide receiver arrested, dismissed from team

Oct. 26, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri wide receiver Maurice Massey has been dismissed from the team after being arrested, school officials said Monday. Massey, 20, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of third-degree domestic assault, fourth-degree assault and first-degree property damage, according to the Boone...

Ex-NASCAR driver McClure gets probation in long-delayed case

Oct. 22, 2020 2:41 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure pleaded no contest this week to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge and was sentenced to probation, according to a Virginia prosecutor, in a court hearing that was long delayed by McClure's state lawmaker attorney. The Associated Press has...

In this Oct. 12, 2020 booking photo provided by the Appanoose County Sherrif's Office, in Centerville, Iowa, shows Ryan James McCord. McCord, a former criminal prosecutor in Des Moines County, is charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to pursue meritless criminal charges against his ex-fiancee, a doctor from Iran, that he warned could lead to her deportation. (Appanoose County Sherrif's Office via AP)

Iowa prosecutor charged over deportation threats to doctor

Oct. 14, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prosecutor has been charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to pursue meritless criminal charges against his ex-fiancee, a doctor from Iran, that he warned could cause her deportation. Ryan McCord, 40, was an assistant Des Moines County attorney in Burlington when...

Police: Deputy fatally shoots aggressive man with weapon

Oct. 7, 2020 10:05 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky deputy fatally shot a man who approached him in an aggressive manner with a weapon, police said. The deputy was responding to a domestic dispute in Scott County on Tuesday night and was approached by the man as he arrived, Kentucky State Police said in a statement. The...

This booking photo provided by the Cleveland, Tenn. Police Department shows Albert Haynesworth. Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, by Cleveland, Tenn. police after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. (Cleveland Police Department via AP)

Former Titan Haynesworth charged with domestic assault

Sep. 29, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was arrested Monday after he was accused of threatening and yelling at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Cleveland, Tennessee, police officers responded at 4:34 p.m. to a report that Haynesworth was yelling...

Louisiana deputy shoots, kills man in gunfire exchange

Sep. 25, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

JENA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who was shooting at deputies who had come to arrest him on a domestic violence warrant, Louisiana State Police said Friday. A LaSalle Parish sheriff’s deputy was slightly injured during the exchange of gunfire late Thursday...

Utah officer charged with assault after dog bites Black man

Sep. 16, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer was charged with aggravated assault after ordering a dog to attack a Black man who had put his hands in the air, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Jeffery Ryans was in his backyard on April 24 when police responded to a domestic dispute call. The Salt Lake County...

Woman's remains found in luggage of man visiting relatives

Sep. 16, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — A man visiting relatives in suburban Chicago from Kentucky has been arrested after a woman’s remains were found in several bags of luggage. Police said Melvin Martin Jr., 30, was being charged as a fugitive fleeing prosecution and faces an extradition hearing back to Kentucky,...

Marshall football player acquitted of domestic battery

Sep. 10, 2020 11:51 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Marshall University football player charged with strangulation and domestic battery has been acquitted. The verdict for redshirt senior safety Brandon Lamar Drayton, 23, was announced Wednesday in Cabell County Circuit Court, news outlets reported. Marshall suspended Drayton...

FILE - In this Sept. 2016 file photo, David Robinson poses for a portrait in the visiting area inside Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Robinson who was released from prison after a judge ruled he was wrongfully convicted of murder has been charged with assaulting a woman during an argument at a liquor store. Robinson pleaded not guilty Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, to first-degree domestic assault and tampering with a victim. He was being held without bond in the Cape Girardeau County jail. (Laura Simon/The Southeast Missourian via AP File)

Missouri man wrongfully convicted of murder arrested

Sep. 1, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

BENTON, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man who was released from prison after a judge ruled he was wrongfully convicted of murder has been charged with assaulting a woman during an argument at a liquor store. David Robinson, 52, of Sikeston, pleaded not guilty Monday to first-degree domestic assault and...