Sunday, August 20, 2017

FEATURED

People gather at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas, two days after the vehicle attacks, in Barcelona, Spain, Friday Aug. 18, 2017.

BY JOSEPH WILSON and LORI HINNANT BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect from the 12-member Islamic extremist cell that ...
This undated photo from the Kissimmee Police Department shows Everett Glenn Miller.

In this July 10, 1945, photo provided by U.S. Navy media content operations, USS Indianapolis (CA 35) is shown off the Mare Island Navy Yard, in Northern California, after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage.

In this July 7, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump smile prior to a concert on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany.

State and local police stand in front of a parade of counterprotesters arriving at Boston Common where a "Free Speech" rally organized by conservative activists was being staged, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

CRIME

lee county sheriffs office

A deputy from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in an officer-involved shooting, the State Attorney’s Office said in a memo released Friday. On Nov. 30, Trey Chenault, ...

a lee county sheriff's office squad car

Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk discusses the new PulsePoint app on Tuesday, November 15 at the Professional Development Center in Naples.


NATIONAL

In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, photo, a boy wearing a traditional headdress rides through the Crow Fair grounds in Crow Agency, Montana.

BY FELICIA FONSECA FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — While much of the country gawks at the solar eclipse, Bobbieann Baldwin will be inside with her children, shades drawn. In Navajo culture, ...
In this Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee sits in Emancipation Park, in Charlottesville, Va.

BY ALAN SUDERMAN RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When 92-year-old Dr. Fergie Reid was a young man growing up in Richmond, he resented the massive statues of Confederate leaders lining Monument ...
Retired New York City Police Deputy Inspector and author Corey Pegues is surrounded by members of law enforcement as he speaks during a rally to show support for Colin Kaepernick, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in New York.

In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, the defaced Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, center, stands at the Duke Chapel in Durham, N.C.

Wyndham Lathem arrives at a police station as he is escorted by Chicago police, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Chicago.

Lily Holtz, 9, of Ashburn, Va, places flowers, as her brother Alexander, 7, and mother, Gracia, look on while they visit the site where Heather Heyer was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

Alexander Holtz, 7, of Ashburn, Va., draws a heart on sidewalk in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, near the site where Heather Heyer was killed. Heyer was struck by a car while protesting a white nationalist rally on Saturday Aug. 12.

This image provided by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 shows a forecast map of cloud cover for the United States for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, and the path of totality of the solar eclipse that day.


SPORTS

Kyle Busch does a burnout after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn.

Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th win at track

BY JENNA FRYER BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he discovered. ...
New York Yankees' Brett Gardner beats out an infield hit as Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez awaits the throw during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Sabathia strong in return from DL, Yankees beat Red Sox 4-3

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo homer and CC Sabathia retired 13 of the first 14 batters he ...
Home plate umpire Chris Guccione points to Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest ‘abusive’ treatment

BY BEN WALKER Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting “abusive player behavior” after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his ...
FILE - This Aug. 23, 2016 file photo shows U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman listening during an interview atop the Empire State Building in New York. Raisman, a 2012 and 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team member, is criticizing USA Gymnastics for the way it has handled itself by overlooking sexual abuse and failing to identify alleged criminal behavior by a former national team doctor, Larry Nassar.

Raisman: scandal marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping change

BY WILL GRAVES ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aly Raisman is ready to talk about “the elephant in the room.” And the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast thinks it’s time USA ...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) calls a play during the first half of an NFL football preseason game against the Houston Texans Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Houston.

Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to Texans 27-23

BY KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots ...


Entertainment

This May 31, 2008 file photo, shows the Miraval property in Correns, near Brignoles, southern France, Saturday, May 31, 2008.
Entertainment

French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau

PARIS (AP) — A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of the chateau in Provence that he ...
In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas.
Entertainment

Taylor Swift left ‘a blank space, baby’ on social media

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a “blank space, baby” across social media Friday — and Swifties went wild. There was no immediate word from the Swift camp on ...
In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, Actor Kal Penn addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Entertainment

Citing Trump remarks, entire president’s arts council quits

NEW YORK (AP) — Another presidential advisory committee is breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and the entire membership of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the ...
In this July 13, 2017 file photo, rapper Meek Mill poses during a portrait session to promote his new album "Wins & Losses," in Atlanta.
Entertainment

Police: Rapper Meek Mill arrested for reckless dirt biking

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say the rapper Meek Mill has been arrested on a charge of reckless endangerment for riding an illegal dirt bike through New York City streets. ...
A film set for the movie "Deadpool 2" sits idle in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.
Entertainment

Details of ‘Deadpool 2’ stuntwoman’s death released

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia’s workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman’s death. The initial report by WorkSafeBC on Friday confirms ...
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