• Baylor official accused of throttling reporter cleared

    WACO, Texas (AP) — A grand jury has declined an indictment against a Baylor University athletics official charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly grabbing a reporter by the throat following a football game.

  • Freed by Innocence Project, ex-inmate takes up cause

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jarrett Adams was 17 years old in September 1998 when he made a decision he would regret for the rest of his life.

  • Former high school employees dispute charges in lawsuit

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Former employees at a Tennessee high school say they shouldn’t be held responsible for a December 2015 attack by three of the school’s basketball players against a teammate.

  • Video captured shooting that killed Chicago toddler

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police are examining dramatic video that captured a shooting that killed a toddler and a man authorities say was the intended target.

  • Yahoo issues new warning of potential email account breach

    LONDON (AP) — Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company’s investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users’ data several years ago.

  • Owner of Farmington bond company convicted of fraud

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington jury has convicted a man for extorting money from a woman who secured a bail bond through his company.

  • The Latest: Police: Suspect dead after shooting himself

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a police shooting in Roswell (all times local):

  • APNewsBreak: Grand jury report blasts NY foster care system

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — A foster parent accused of sexually abusing boys in his care could have been stopped years earlier if not for “abysmal” communication among the child-welfare agencies involved, according to a special grand jury report obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Penn State ex-officials seek appeal as criminal trial nears

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three former Penn State administrators facing child endangerment charges for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal have asked a judge for permission to pursue an appeal, barely a month before their scheduled trial.

  • Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader’s half brother

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police arrested a second woman Thursday in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader who was reportedly poisoned this week by two female assassins as he waited for a flight in Malaysia.