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Teen who recorded Floyd's arrest, death wins Pulitzer nod

Jun. 11, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The teenager who pulled out her cellphone and began recording when she saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer was given a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes on Friday for her video that helped to launch a global movement to...

Official sues over his arrest at police brutality protest

Jun. 05, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee County supervisor has filed a lawsuit against the city and county alleging law enforcement officers violated his civil rights when he was arrested at a protest over police brutality a year ago. The Journal Sentinel reports Ryan Clancy was...

`School of Rock' actor Kevin Clark killed in bike accident

May. 27, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Clark, who played drummer Freddy “Spazzy McGee” Jones in the 2003 movie “School of Rock” with Jack Black, was killed when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle along a Chicago street early Wednesday. Police said Clark, 32, was...

Chicken plant in California cited over past virus outbreak

May. 24, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — California has cited and fined a Foster Farms chicken processing plant that saw a deadly coronavirus outbreak last year, saying the company failed to protect its workers. The state Division of Occupational Health and Safety's penalty of...

Lawmakers focus on justice reform, guns as session wanes

May. 22, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers passed hundreds of bills this week to reform the criminal justice system, boost funding for K-12 schools and ban “ghost guns." They're expected to work long days until May 31, when the four-month legislative session is...

AG asks Kentucky's high court to rehear DUI case

May. 20, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A recent Kentucky Supreme Court ruling will create a barrier to prosecuting many DUI cases, making the roads less safe, the attorney general said as he seeks another hearing. The rehearing petition from Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office came...

Police: Protester charged after blocking path to pipeline

May. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

PEMBROKE, Va. (AP) — A protester from West Virginia was arrested after blockading the path to a Mountain Valley Pipeline worksite, Virginia State Police said. News outlets report that early Tuesday pipeline security staff reported the demonstration involving a disabled...

NC judge accused of nearly hitting protester with SUV

May. 14, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A woman on Friday formally accused a North Carolina appeals court judge of nearly striking Black Lives Matter protesters in downtown Fayetteville last month with an SUV. A criminal court summons orders Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson to...

Iowa Supreme Court: No refunds for wrongly issued tickets

May. 14, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday unanimously rejected the appeal of a man who said the state should refund a $465 fine he paid for a speeding ticket on the heels of an earlier high court ruling that said commercial vehicle patrol officers could not issue such tickets. The...

EU summons Russia envoy over blacklisting of its officials

May. 03, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has summoned Russia’s ambassador after Moscow blacklisted eight EU officials in retaliation for the bloc’s decision to impose sanctions over the imprisonment of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The Russian list announced...