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The remains of an outdoor terrace are shown after a jeep collided with it as it sped down a pedestrian zone on Sainte-Catherine Street in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020.

Driver plows car through Montreal pedestrian zone, injures 2

Aug. 8, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — A rogue driver careened a car through a pedestrian-only zone in downtown Montreal and injured two people before driving away Saturday, police said. Constable Raphael Bergeron said the incident occurred just before 3 p.m. when the car smashed through a terrace at the corner of Crescent and...

Giants extend contract of Nick Gates after Solder's opt out

Aug. 1, 2020 1:58 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than a week after left tackle Nate Solder opted out of the season, the New York Giants extended the contract of third-year tackle Nick Gates. The Giants announced Saturday that Gates had signed a two-year extension worth at least $6 million. The Giants also confirmed they...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo, New York Giants coach Joe Judge speaks during a news conference in East Rutherford, N.J. Since taking over as the New York Giants coach in January, Joe Judge has made the team and its welfare his main focus.  His approach to being the head guy for the first time was to be prepared, demanding, disciplined and ready to adjust. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Giants' Judge says sacrifice needed for NFL to have season

Jul. 31, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

New York Giants coach Joe Judge believes the NFL players and coaches will have to sacrifice if the league is going to have a season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since players started reporting to training camp, Judge refused to discuss either individual...

FILE - In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Vorayuth

Key witness in Thai Red Bull heir case dies in road accident

Jul. 30, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Thursday that a witness whose testimony was important in having hit-and-run charges dropped against a heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune has died in a traffic accident. The accident in the northern province of Chiang Mai occurred late Wednesday night, just days...

FILE - In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Vorayuth

Thai PM orders probe into dropping of Red Bull scion's case

Jul. 29, 2020 11:28 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister responded Wednesday to growing public furor by ordering a probe into the dropping of criminal charges against a Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of killing a policeman in a hit-and-run accident eight years ago. The case involving...

AP source: Giants to release Pro Bowl PK Aldrick Rosas

Jul. 26, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Giants are going to release 2018 Pro Bowl placekicker Aldrick Rosas. The person told The Associated Press the team is not ready to announce the move but reports the 25-year-old would not be back with the Giants were accurate. NFL Network was first to report...

FILE - In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Vorayuth

Charges dropped against Thai Red Bull heir in fatal crash

Jul. 24, 2020 6:23 AM EDT

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Prosecutors in Thailand have dropped all charges against a Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who was accused of killing a Bangkok police officer in a 2012 car crash, officials said Friday. Police Lt. Col. Thanawuth Sanguansuk confirmed that all charges against Vorayuth...

Tucson police reveal suspect died in March arrest attempt

Jul. 9, 2020 8:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have concluded that Tucson police officers used an appropriate amount of force in a violent struggle three months ago with a man who died while resisting arrest and told officers several times that he couldn’t breathe. The Tucson Police Department on Wednesday revealed for...

This photo provided by the Monroe County Correctional Center in Bloomington, Ind., shows Christi Bennett on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Bennett, an Indiana woman, was been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that sent one woman to the hospital and caused minor injuries to a man during a southern Indiana protest over the assault of a Black man by a group of white men on June 6.  (Monroe County Correctional Center via AP)

Woman charged in hit-and-run at Indiana protest

Jul. 9, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman was charged Thursday in a hit-and-run crash that sent one woman to the hospital and caused minor injuries to a man during a southern Indiana protest over the assault of a Black man by a group of white men. Prosecutors charged Christi Bennett, 66, with two counts of...

Authorities arrest Indiana woman in hit-and-run that hurt 2 at protest over assault of Black man

Jul. 9, 2020 10:09 AM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities arrest Indiana woman in hit-and-run that hurt 2 at protest over assault of Black man.