Law enforcement agencies

May 21, 2018 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee hired an FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, marking its latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse policies that are being rewritten in the wake of cases involving Olympic athletes. Wendy Guthrie comes to the USOC after spending the past six...
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Elissa Ennis, former girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, center, walks out of Santa Clara County Superior Court with her attorney Stephanie Rickard, rear, after testifying in Foster's preliminary hearing, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. Foster pleaded not guilty Tuesday, May 8, 2018, to charges stemming from allegations that he attacked Ennis in their home in February. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 17, 2018 - 7:50 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster testified at a preliminary hearing Thursday that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that led to a domestic violence case against him. Elissa Ennis testified she lied because she...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Khaseem Greene (44) sits on the sidelines after an interception during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Former NFL linebacker Khaseem Green says in a lawsuit that police and prosecutors in New Jersey knew a shooter had lied about getting a weapon from the player, but charged him anyway. A gun charge against Greene was dropped in July after an audio recording surfaced of the other man telling detectives he lied about Greene's involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth in December 2016. The Kansas City Chiefs released Greene the day charges against him were reported. The suit, filed Tuesday, May 8, 2018, names the Elizabeth Police Department, and the Union County Prosecutors Office. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 10, 2018 - 5:22 pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL linebacker's career was cut short after authorities in New Jersey fabricated evidence linking him to a gun used in a shooting, the player alleged in a lawsuit filed this week. The Elizabeth police department and Union County prosecutor's office "willfully ignored...
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May 10, 2018 - 12:54 pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuit filed by former NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene against authorities in New Jersey (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Prosecutors in New Jersey have declined to comment on a lawsuit filed by a former NFL linebacker who says he was wrongfully charged by...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. The NFL players' union has filed a non-injury grievance on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid. The NFLPA cites one team appearing "to have based its decision not to sign a player based on the player's statement that he would challenge the implementation of a club's policy prohibiting demonstration” during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 07, 2018 - 2:13 pm
The NFL players' union has filed a non-injury grievance on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid. The NFLPA cites one team appearing "to have based its decision not to sign a player based on the player's statement that he would challenge the implementation of a club's policy prohibiting...
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May 02, 2018 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL players' union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Reid had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem...
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April 29, 2018 - 12:18 am
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president's personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin was questioned this week by the FBI, his manager confirmed Saturday. Fedor Emelianenko was questioned by...
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Former NFL quarterback and social justice activist Colin Kaepernick receives the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 from Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty, right, in Amsterdam, Saturday April 21, 2018. Kaepernick became a controversial figure when refusing to stand for the national anthem, instead he knelt to protest racial inequality and police brutality. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 21, 2018 - 1:33 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented...
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April 17, 2018 - 11:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events at the World Cup. Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika's report to the upper house of parliament says the suspected organizers — described only as "extremists" —...
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April 05, 2018 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has agreed not to conduct surveillance based on religion or ethnicity and to listen to Muslims as it develops new training materials as part of a deal to settle claims it illegally spied on Muslims for years after the Sept. 11 attacks. The agreement...
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