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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota filed a petition Friday seeking a protective order for the 4-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.In the petition, Hennepin County Human Services asked a judge to block Peterson from us ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury has awarded $16 million to the families of four passengers who were killed in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead.The jurors ruled Friday against Sundance Helicopters Inc. in a wrongful death case filed by the ...more

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Brennan Poole held off Matt Tifft to win the 150-mile ARCA Series race Friday night at Kentucky Speedway.Making just his seventh start this season and first on the 1.5-mile oval, Poole started eighth in the No. 15 Toyota and s ...more

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop.Police took the 46-year-old Chapman into c ...more

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ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Courtney Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Texas NHRA FallNationals with a track-record run.Force, a two-time event winner this season, set both ends of the Texas Motorplex record in her Ford Mustang with a 4.03 ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Alex Brundle took the Prototype pole in qualifying Friday for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas.The second-generation British driver turned a lap of 1 minute, 57.809 secon ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Four men have been charged in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after becoming upset with his mother and running from his Chicago home, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday.Derrick Allmon, ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison.Los Angeles County prosecutors say 21-year-old Yovani Rodriguez w ...more

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BELL, Fla. (AP) — Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.The patriarch, Don Spirit, who police say killed his daughter and his six grandchildren before committing suic ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense ...more