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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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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 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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April 04, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of illegally spying on Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 attacks appears close to being settled. A federal judge said in an order filed last month that the parties had notified him that they had reached an agreement. He...
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Former NBA player Matt Barnes holds Cairo, one of the sons of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, as he speaks at a rally aimed at ensuring Clark's memory and calling for police reform, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The gathering comes nearly two weeks after Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. Barnes, a Sacramento native, who organized the event, announced he was starting a college scholarship fund for Clark's two sons and the children of parents killed by police nationwide. At left, the Rev. Shane Harris holds Clark's other son, Aiden. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 01, 2018 - 5:44 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man in Sacramento (all times local): 9:40 p.m. About 150 people staged a vigil and protest in honor of Stephon Clark outside a sheriff's department office in South Sacramento. The event on Saturday night...
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Salena Manni, the fiancee of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, holds the couple's son, Aiden as she and Clark's uncle, Curtis Gordon attend a rally aimed at ensuring Clark's memory and calling for police reform, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The gathering comes nearly two weeks after Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 01, 2018 - 1:31 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people at a rally urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers. Clark's fiancee, Salena Manni...
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Pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu points to details in a diagram showing the gunshot wounds he found on the body of Stephon Clark who was shot by Sacramento police, during a news conference Friday, March 30, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Omalu was hired by the attorneys of the Clark family to perform the independent autopsy. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 31, 2018 - 10:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds at a rally Saturday, urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers. Clark's fiance, Salena Manni...
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