• Official: Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

    GLUCKSTADT, Miss. (AP) — Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother’s stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder, authorities said.

  • Man accused in fatal Albuquerque shooting gets prison term

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man arrested in connection with a deadly New Year’s Day 2016 shooting in Albuquerque that was fueled by a game of beer pong has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

  • Family lawyer alleges Vegas officer misconduct in fatal case

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed man who died after a struggle with a police officer outside a Las Vegas casino want the officer fired and brought up on criminal charges for repeatedly using a stun gun and then placing the man in an unauthorized chokehold, an attorney for the family said Thursday.

  • Judge denies release of 38 Studios grand jury records

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island judge on Thursday denied a request to release secret grand jury records from the criminal investigation into the state’s $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the video game company started by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

  • Police investigating death of man who fell at Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who fell over a railing at Wrigley Field.

  • Florida receiver Callaway cited for marijuana possession

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida receiver Antonio Callaway, the team’s top playmaker, is facing a marijuana possession charge.

  • Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies at age 52 in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city’s medical examiner. He was 52.

  • Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa leaders on Thursday called for a peaceful response to a jury’s decision to acquit a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, and said more must be done to fight racial divisions in Oklahoma’s second-largest city.

  • Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates’ Kang over DUI

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison sentence for Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the National League baseball team this season.

  • The Latest: Oklahoma governor appeals for calm after verdict

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the not guilty verdict in the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. (all times local):