• DA to say if he will retry Albuquerque police shooting case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two former Albuquerque police officers charged with killing a homeless camper in a shooting that sparked protests in New Mexico’s largest city and was followed by U.S. Justice Department-ordered reforms won’t face a retrial or any new charges, the newly installed district attorney announced Friday.

  • Iowa State defensive back suspended following assault arrest

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State defensive back Mike Johnson has been suspended from the team following his arrest on a domestic assault charge involving his live-in girlfriend.

  • AP PHOTOS: Brazil’s crowded prisons feed gangs, violence

    BOA VISTA, Brazil (AP) — First, dominate overcrowded prisons. Then, control the streets and international drug routes.

  • Las Cruces police: Restaurant robbery staged by ex-employee

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former employee who reported an armed robbery at a Las Cruces restaurant allegedly is the person who planned the crime and conspired with relatives to stage it.

  • School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of the shooter, Adam Lanza.

  • Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 fans in 2012, becoming one of the world’s deadliest soccer disasters.