• TV footage appears to show deliberate attack on North Korean

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea’s top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia’s investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea’s ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.

  • Charlotte QB Kevin Olsen arrested on rape charges

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen has been arrested on rape charges.

  • 2 University of Charleston players dismissed after arrests

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two University of Charleston football players have been dismissed following their arrest on drug charges at a motel.

  • Finding poison in N. Korea attack may be hardest part

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours.

  • Blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison

    BUTNER, N.C. (AP) — A federal prison official says a blind Egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the United States in connection with a failed plot to blow up landmarks in New York City has died.

  • Was it brother? Lover? Or crime gang? N. Korea rumors abound

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Malaysian police continue their inquiry into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, there’s plenty of speculation surrounding what seems to be one of the stranger killings the world has recently seen.

  • N. Korea, Malaysia lock horns over apparent killing

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A dispute over custody of a slain North Korean’s body pushed two governments further apart Saturday as they tried to navigate the aftermath of what appeared to be the assassination of an outcast member of North Korea’s ruling elite.

  • New Mexico judge rules against underfunded public defenders

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district court judge in southeastern New Mexico has rejected arguments by public defense attorneys that they are too overloaded with work to provide adequate representation to poor defendants facing jail time.

  • Chargers tackle arrested for violating order of protection

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackle King Dunlap is free on $1,000 bond after being arrested inside his girlfriend’s home for violating an order of protection.

  • Former NFL running back Trent Richardson arrested in Alabama

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL running back Trent Richardson is facing a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in Alabama.