• Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $1.5 million awarded this week to the parents of Michael Brown is the latest of several large settlements involving killings of black people by police, but it’s far from the largest.

  • Long after riots, Milwaukee neighborhood sees little change

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The scars of the violence that erupted in a Milwaukee neighborhood after a police officer killed a 23-year-old black man remain visible nearly a year later, reminders of how little things have changed.

  • Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks more pharmacy robberies

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the nation’s opioid epidemic intensified, Indiana cracked down on over-prescribing doctors and “pill mills” catering to people with addictions. The state also took aim at doctor-shopping — the practice of visiting multiple physicians to score more painkillers.

  • Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio to defend reputation at criminal trial

    PHOENIX (AP) — The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year when the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for cracking down on illegal immigration and housing inmates in tents outside in the desert heat was trounced in an election that focused on his own legal troubles.

  • Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 2, wounds 10

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.

  • The Latest: FBI says airport attacker tried to buy gun in US

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a stabbing of a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

  • 5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It’s been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. His appeal is just one of many issues related to the scandal that are still working their way through the courts.

  • Albuquerque police officer faces 2 suits for on-duty crashes

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer who has been in at least five on-duty vehicle crashes in the past three years is facing lawsuits in connection with two of the crashes.

  • Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s federal police said Tuesday that investigators have found evidence President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, raising a new threat that the embattled leader could be suspended from office pending a corruption trial.

  • Albuquerque officer identified in shooting of murder suspect

    SAN RAFAEL, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police have identified the officer involved in the fatal shooting of a man wanted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.