Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault

U.S. 06/12/19, 10:46

A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery.The Gwinnett County district attorney's office said Wednesday that Michael Bongiovanni pleaded no contest Tuesday.Cellphone ...

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Entertainment 05/24/19, 08:31

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.Batali, 58, wearing his signature red ponytail and ...

4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff game

Hockey 05/15/19, 08:44

Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault just hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff game.Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police posted surveillance images of five suspects online, ...

Doctor charged with driving drunk, striking pedestrians

U.S. 05/15/19, 08:11

Authorities have charged a prominent Massachusetts doctor with driving drunk, striking three pedestrians in a crosswalk and then leaving the scene.Dr. Michael Watkins, a vascular surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, was released on $1,500 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday ...

Charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson dropped

Football 05/14/19, 12:51

Charges against Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson stemming from an altercation in December have been dropped.Loudoun County Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Amy McMullen confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the case against Nicholson has been dismissed. McMullen said attorney ...

Spacey’s lawyers returning to court in bar groping case

Entertainment 04/04/19, 00:09

A judge will consider motions filed by lawyers for Kevin Spacey, who's charged with groping an 18-year-old man on Nantucket in 2016.The Oscar-winning former "House of Cards" actor won't be present for Thursday's hearing at Nantucket District Court.Spacey's attorneys have ...

Ex-Celtic Jabari Bird makes plea in domestic assault case

Basketball 03/11/19, 14:15

Former Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is awaiting sentencing after making a plea in a case accusing him of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.The 24-year-old Bird was released on bail after the hearing Monday pending sentencing May 28.He pleaded to sufficient facts. ...

Prosecutors weigh charges for Pennsylvania official arrested

U.S. 03/08/19, 15:54

Prosecutors said Friday they are weighing criminal charges against an elected official from Pennsylvania after she had an altercation with police officers at a Detroit hotel.Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner interfered with officers as they were preparing to remove her ...

Update: Police says men arrested in Smollett case are black

Entertainment 02/15/19, 15:07

The Latest on the attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A Chicago police spokesman confirms that the two suspects arrested in the reported hate crime involving black actor Jussie Smollett are black. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi also says ...

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