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Iowa arrest reviewed after handcuffed Black man has seizure

Jul. 12, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating an eastern Iowa arrest after video posted on social media showed a handcuffed Black man having a seizure and apparently struggling to breathe after officers used pepper spray on him. Dubuque officials said an internal investigation will review the Friday...

Student health boss cited for not reporting doc's misconduct

Jul. 9, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student health director is facing potential discipline from the state medical board for knowing but failing to report at least three sexual misconduct complaints in the mid-1990s about Richard Strauss, the late team doctor now accused of abusing young men at the...

Driver cited in protest incident; town traffic sign changed

Jul. 9, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A look at developments in Massachusetts related to the national reckoning with racism and police brutality: ___ DRIVER CITED IN PROTEST INCIDENT Police in the Boston suburb of Newton have cited a man for driving his pickup truck through a group of young Black Lives Matter demonstrators. The...

FILE - In this July 11, 2019, file photo, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, D-Inglewood, calls on lawmakers to approve a wildfire measure she co-authored, with Assemblyman Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, and Assemblyman Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, before the Assembly in Sacramento, Calif. A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly's return to work from a scheduled summer recess. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's office confirmed five people who work in the Assembly have tested positive for the coronavirus. They include Burke, who is believed to have contracted the virus while on the Assembly floor last month. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

Jul. 6, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess, highlighting the rapid spread of the virus in a state that has imposed new restrictions on bars and restaurants following a...

Fireworks cause fires; Nevada authorities threaten arrests

Jul. 5, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nye County officials are threatening citations and arrests for illegal fireworks that led to some fires across metro Las Vegas. The county Sheriff’s Office made an online plea Saturday night for people to stop using aerial fireworks. Pahrump Valley firefighters had to respond to...

Protest held in Atlantic City, handful of people arrested

Jul. 4, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Fourth of July protest against racial injustice in New Jersey ended following the arrest of seven demonstrators at the Atlantic City Expressway. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the protest began at 1 p.m. Saturday in front of Atlantic City's public safety building, one...

Boulder Police Department seize machete from man

Jul. 4, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A machete was taken from a Colorado man police said was seen waving the knife at cars and climbing on apartment balconies. The Boulder Police Department responded to calls Friday around 10 a.m. near downtown Boulder, reporting a man yelling at cars and swinging a machete, KMGH-TV...

Andrew Stuart wears a bandana as a mask while taking a selfie with his dog, Voltron, on Sunset Blvd, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. Sheriff's deputies in West Hollywood will issue citations to people who are not wearing masks in public, ramping up enforcement that previously had largely been imposed without penalties. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Governor warns California officials to enforce health rules

Jul. 4, 2020 12:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned local elected officials on Friday they risk state sanctions if they don't enforce health orders as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, while about 200 state inspectors fanned out to look for violators over the long holiday weekend. “A local...

Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks volunteer Alejandro Ortiz closes the gate after allowing an overnight camper access to the parking lot at Francis Beach at Half Moon Bay State Park in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Friday, July 3, 2020. California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the parking lots of state beaches to close for the Fourth of July weekend to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Half Moon Bay added to the closure by restricting visitors access to the beach. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP)

The Latest: Calif gov warns local officials on enforcement

Jul. 3, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is warning local elected officials that they risk losing state funding if they don’t enforce health orders as the coronavirus pandemic worsens. Newsom has rolled back or limited some businesses reopening in Los Angeles and 20 other counties, now including...

Chasen Weiss, whose family owns Mel's Drive-In, wears a mask while working, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in West Hollywood, Calif. Sheriff's deputies in West Hollywood will issue citations to people who are not wearing masks in public, ramping up enforcement that previously had largely been imposed without penalties. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Mask up or pay up; cities impose fines for disobeying orders

Jul. 2, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Choosing not to wear a mask in parts of California could cost you. Fines for not making the effort to help curb spread of the coronavirus could set you back $300 in West Hollywood and $100 each in the cities of Santa Monica and Monterey as officials statewide scramble to...