• UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from “critical” to “severe,” as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing. More arrests are expected.

  • Jury convicts 2 suspected in death of an Albuquerque woman

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two people suspected in the death of an Albuquerque woman have been convicted by a Valencia County jury.

  • Correction: Killer Nurse story

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story May 25 about the murder indictment against Genene Jones, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the infant for whose death Jones was previously convicted of murder. She was Chelsea McClellan, not McClelland.

  • 7 people who threatened NCAA ref after Kentucky loss ID’d

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seven people have been identified for threatening basketball referee John Higgins after an NCAA Tournament game in March. Information will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI’s Omaha field office, a Nebraska prosecutor said Friday.

    Updated: 7:10 am

  • Illinois men accused of sexually assaulting New Mexico girl

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois men have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl when she lived in New Mexico.

  • Neb WR Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested on pot charge in Florida

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was arrested in Florida on suspicion of felony possession of marijuana this month, but a prosecutor reduced the charge to a misdemeanor.

  • Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing and Nature’s Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with Danica Patrick’s former sponsor.

  • Albuquerque curbs arrests, jail time for minor crimes

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in New Mexico’s largest city arrested and jailed a half dozen people on a recent Wednesday for small-time crimes like criminal trespassing, drinking in public and shoplifting at a local supermarket.

  • Complaint: Arizona man threatened Albuquerque officers

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been arrested on federal charges accusing him of threatening New Mexico police officers, including one who is also a special federal agent.

  • Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said.