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Fireworks go off in front of police, who with protesters in front of police headquarters in St. Louis on Monday, June 1, 2020. The small group of protesters was originally part of a much larger group demonstrating earlier in the afternoon against the death of George Floyd. (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Police say 4 officers shot in St. Louis protests

Jun. 2, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ ST. LOUIS — Police say four officers were hit by gunfire after protests in St. Louis that started peacefully Monday became violent overnight, with...

Police: Man arrested for abducting Tennessee Uber driver

May. 13, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

COHUTTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Florida said they arrested a Tennessee man accused of abducting an Uber driver, who jumped out of the moving car in Georgia. Christopher C. Miller of Cleveland, Tennessee, was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment, hijacking a motor vehicle,...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, the Miami Heat and the Memphis Grizzlies practice before an NBA basketball game in Miami, Fla. If so inclined, NBA teams like Miami, Orlando and Utah could all be back in the gym for voluntary workouts in small groups starting Friday when the league ban on such things expires. None of them will be reopening that day. There's a clear desire for basketball to resume but, perhaps mindful of how rushing back too quickly hurt other leagues around the world, the NBA seems to be taking very cautious baby steps back to the court. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

AP Source: Poll of NBA players shows desire to play, if safe

May. 12, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the results of poll of NBA players taken by their union says there would be “overwhelming” support for any plan that has this season resuming in a safe way amid the coronavirus pandemic. The poll conducted by the National Basketball Players Association was...

Deputies: 1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting after break-in

Apr. 30, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — A home burglary, shooting and crash in Tennessee ended with one man dead, another man wounded and two men charged, authorities said. Daniel Shelton, Jacob Shelton and Gregory Ward went to a home Wednesday evening to confront a resident, the Bradley County Sheriff's Office said in a...

FILE - In this March 5, 1982, file photo, Cleveland Indians left fielder Joe Charboneau gets jammed in the batting cage at Cleveland's spring training camp in Tucson, Ariz. The charismatic Charboneau arrived on the scene as that promising prospect who was the life of the party. His tales were epic off the field — opened beer bottles with his forearm or his eye socket (just once or twice, he cautioned). Once fixed a broken nose with pliers. Stitched up a cut with fishing line. Charboneau sees a little bit of himself in the iconic baseball film “The Natural,” that finished tied for No. 8 in The Associated Press Top 25 favorite sports movies poll. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, Fle)

The Natural: Charboneau's career played like fictional Hobbs

Apr. 24, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

Joe Charboneau sees a little bit of himself in the iconic baseball film “ The Natural.” Outside of the obvious, which is that the former Cleveland Indians outfielder actually appeared in a few scenes of the 1984 film that finished tied for No. 8 in The Associated Press Top 25 favorite sports movies...