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Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

Jul. 16, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

Federal prosecutors said they aren't bringing criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry for those protesting how police treat black suspects. However, prosecutors...

Flyover at Dallas graveside service for H. Ross Perot

Jul. 16, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. Air Force conducted an F-16 flyover in the missing man formation for the graveside service of colorful Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot. The service Tuesday morning at a Dallas cemetery will be followed by an afternoon memorial at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas. Both...

KU's Miles figures he's back where he belongs -- on sideline

Jul. 16, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Les Miles sat for more than hour, a Kansas pin on his left lapel and his LSU national championship ring on his right hand, answering wave after wave of often repetitive questions as he closes in on his return to coaching — and the Big 12 — with the long-suffering...

Services set to remember H. Ross Perot in Dallas

Jul. 15, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Family and friends are set to remember H. Ross Perot, the colorful Texas billionaire who twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, at services in Dallas. A graveside service Tuesday morning at a cemetery will be followed by a memorial service at Highland Park Methodist Church in the...

Retrial begins for former Texas officer charged with assault

Jul. 15, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A retrial is underway for a former suburban Dallas police officer charged with aggravated assault for shooting an unarmed man twice in the back. Former Mesquite officer Derick Wiley was fired after the November 2017 shooting that wounded Lyndo Jones. Authorities say the officer mistook Jones...

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

Jul. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery...

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days

Jul. 15, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma is again favored in the Big 12 after winning the last four conference titles. Kansas is expected to still be on the other end of the standings, even with a new coach that has a national title to his credit. New Jayhawks coach Les Miles, the 65-year-old former Oklahoma State...

DeShields hits 5 3s, scores 26 in Sky's win over Wings

Jul. 14, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Diamond DeShields had a season-high 26 points, matching her career high with five 3-pointers, and Allie Quigley scored eight of her 12 points in the decisive third quarter to help the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 89-79 on Sunday. Jantel Lavender had 16 points, and Courtney...

Donaldson, Acuna Jr. homer in Braves' 5-3 win vs Padres

Jul. 13, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Dallas Keuchel provide a 1-2 veteran punch on an Atlanta Braves team that's otherwise loaded with young stars. Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, Ronald Acuna Jr. had a 455-foot shot and Keuchel pitched seven strong innings to lead the NL East-leading Braves...

Porzingis officially re-signed by Mavs without playing game

Jul. 12, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have officially re-signed Kristaps Porzingis, the 7-foot-3 All-Star selection who still hasn't played a game for them since being acquired in a big deal before the trade deadline last season. The Mavericks announced Friday that the deal was done. Porzingis and the...