• Man arrested in Las Cruces in killing of Santa Fe-area woman

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state police have arrested a 57-year-old man accused of killing a Santa Fe-area woman whose dead body was found in her blood-splattered bathroom of her home.

  • Former Penn State University assistant football coach Mike McQueary leaves the Centre County Courthouse Annex for lunch in Bellefonte, Pa., Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. A civil trial that's set to begin will determine if Penn State should pay for a claim it mistreated the former assistant coach who provided key evidence used to convict child molester Jerry Sandusky.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Lawsuit by ex-coach against Penn State set to get underway

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State lawyer on Monday turned claims in a civil lawsuit against a former coach who offered key testimony against Jerry Sandusky, saying it’s not the school’s fault he can’t find a coaching position but rather a response to the man’s own failure to stop the child sexual abuse he witnessed.

  • FBI moves to dismiss lawsuit over Charleston church shooting

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The FBI is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by survivors of the Charleston church shooting who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.

  • In this May 3, 2014, photo, Trinity Gay, a seventh-grader racing for her Scott County High School team, poses for a photo with her father Tyson Gay, after she won the 100 meters and was part of the winning 4-by-100 and 4-by-200 relays at the meet in Georgetown, Ky. The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay was fatally shot in the neck, authorities and the athlete's agent said Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, and police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting. (Mark Maloney/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)

    More arrests made in fatal shooting of Tyson Gay’s daughter

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay’s 15-year-old daughter, who was fatally shot over the weekend.

  • In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. After a jury deadlocked last year Hernandez, accused of killing six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, is going on trial for a second time, 37 years after Etan vanished while heading to his school bus stop. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool, File)

    A look at case of Etan Patz, missing boy who fueled movement

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children’s movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons. His case also helped usher in an age of parental anxiety. The suspect in Etan’s disappearance, Pedro Hernandez, is now about to be retried on murder and kidnapping charges, after a jury deadlocked last year. He confessed in 2012, but his lawyers say his admissions are false.

  • Albuquerque man gets 4 years for girlfriend’s killing

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man who admitted to killing his estranged girlfriend last year will only serve four years in prison.

  • FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015 file photo shows students participate in rush pass by the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. The house was depicted in a debunked Rolling Stone story as the site of a rape in September of 2012. A defamation trial against the magazine is set to begin on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, over its article about "Jackie" and her harrowing account of being gang raped in a fraternity initiation. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

    Rolling Stone heading to trial over debunked story of rape

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For the first time since Rolling Stone magazine’s shocking story about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia hit shelves two years ago, the public may hear from the young woman at the center of the now discredited article “A Rape on Campus.”

  • In this June 12, 2012, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Mike McQueary arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. McQueary's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against Penn State over how it treated him for complaining about assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy in a team shower is scheduled to go to trial Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, with opening statements in a courthouse near the university campus. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Lawsuit against Penn State in Sandusky case going to trial

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A lawsuit by a former Penn State coach whose testimony helped convict fellow assistant Jerry Sandusky of being a sexually violent predator goes to trial Monday over allegations that the university defamed him and wrongly refused to renew his contract.

  • Hearing on Albuquerque police mistrial set for next month

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors will have to decide by next month if they will retry two former Albuquerque police officers in the death of a homeless man.

  • 4 arrested in Albuquerque 18-year-old’s shooting death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Four people, including two teenage brothers, have been arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting death of an 18-year-old Albuquerque woman.