• Attorneys seek grand jury in New Mexico shooting spree

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A preliminary evidentiary hearing has been canceled in the prosecution of Damian Herrera in connection with a June 15 shooting spree across northern New Mexico that claimed five lives.

  • 3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen’s shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times, prompting outrage when a video of the shooting was finally released.

  • Former Oregon tight end sentenced to 30 days for escape

    HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla has been sentenced to an additional 30 days in jail after escaping from custody last month and nearly dying from a drug overdose.

  • 3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and that the officers lied when they said the black teenager “aggressively” swung a knife at them and tried to get up from the ground still armed after he was shot.

    Updated: 8:38 pm

  • Albuquerque woman gets 12-year prison term in murder plot

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman accused of orchestrating the fatal shooting of her ex-boyfriend in 2014 has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

  • Agent Jorge Mendes appears before judge in Falcao tax probe

    MADRID (AP) — Football agent Jorge Mendes has told a Spanish judge that he had no involvement in the financial planning of client Radamel Falcao, who has been accused by a state prosecutor of tax fraud.

  • Utah parents sue schools for lack of girls’ football teams

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of six Utah high school students have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against three school districts that don’t have a girls’ football team.

  • APNewsBreak: Family to sue over black man’s shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The children of a black man gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana’s capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police department.

  • Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school’s lawyers confirmed in a federal court filing.

  • Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages.