• Imam: Pulse shooter prayed at mosque 4 days before attack

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — An imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others.

  • National champion UND men’s hockey team receives rings

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Players, coaches and staff with the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team that won the national title last season have some new bling.

  • This aerial Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, file photo shows a sinkhole in Mulberry, Fla., that opened up underneath a gypsum stack at a Mosaic phosphate fertilizer plant. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has issued an emergency rule requiring public notification of pollution events within 24 hours, a move that comes after it took weeks to notify local residents about the fertilizer plant that leaked millions of gallons of contaminated water into a major aquifer, according to a news release Monday, Sept. 26. (Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

    Neighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates water

    MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida’s main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster.

  • Pallbearers wear a No. 16 jersey in honor of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez as they carry his casket for a memorial service at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Miami. Fernandez was killed in a boating accident Sunday along with two friends. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Family, friends of Marlins’ Fernandez to attend funeral Mass

    MIAMI (AP) — Despite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business.

  • Tim Tebow hits a solo home run in his first at bat during the first inning of  his first instructional league baseball game for the New York Mets against the St. Louis Cardinals instructional club Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.  (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

    Tebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debut

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow homered on the first pitch he saw Wednesday in his instructional league debut against the St. Louis Cardinals club.

  • Florida: SEC clears Powell of suspension for phantom punch

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Jim McElwain says the Southeastern Conference has overturned receiver Brandon Powell’s suspension for throwing a punch.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee (11) makes a move to get past Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith (22) during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

    Jaguars repeating routine, hoping for another win in London

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have settled on a London itinerary, quite possibly for the foreseeable future.

  • Colorado Rockies including Darin Everson, left, observe a moment of silence for Miami Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez prior to a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in San Francisco. Fernandez was killed in a boating accident on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Memorial service set for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez

    MIAMI (AP) — Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team’s ballpark Wednesday, as the farewell for their beloved teammate marched on.

  • Deb Roschen goes through notebooks of evidence of how authorities accessed information about her through law enforcement databases, during an interview in Rochester, Minn., on July 11, 2016. The former county commissioner alleged in a 2013 lawsuit that law enforcement and government employees inappropriately ran repeated queries on her and other politicians over 10 years. The searches were in retaliation for questioning county spending and sheriff’s programs, she says. "Now there are people who do not like me that have all my private information ... any information that could be used against me. They could steal my identity, they could sell it to someone," Roschen said. "The sense of being vulnerable," she added, "there's no fix to that." (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

    A look at police abuse of confidential databases nationwide

    An Associated Press investigation found police officers across the country abuse sensitive law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons totally unrelated to police work. In the worst cases, officers have stalked, harassed and tampered with or sold information they obtained through criminal history and motor vehicle databases. Those resources give officers vital information about people they encounter on the job, but they can also be misused.

  • Correction: Cuban Migrants-Search-The Latest story

    MIAMI (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about the search for missing Cuban migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boat left Cuba on Sept. 21. It left on Sept 20 and capsized on Sept. 21.