• Ex-NY Giant Petitgout gets probation for assaulting his wife

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York Giants player who assaulted his estranged wife at their New Jersey home has been sentenced to one year of probation.

  • This undated file handout photo provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Office shows Sandra Bland. A police officer in the small Texas town where Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing. (Waller County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

    Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case

    DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a black woman who later died in a jail cell, was pulled over says the county’s top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny.

  • In this photo provided by Jenny Kitsune Adolffson Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner is pinning a man to the ground who is suspected to have stolen a friend's mobile phone as she said, in Stockholm Sweden, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop her from apprehending the man. (Jenny Kitsune Adolfsson via AP)

    Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn’t stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief.

  • Texas man back in jail, accused of robbing New Mexico store

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Texan man who had just been released from jail is behind bars again in New Mexico for allegedly robbing a store in Santa Fe.

  • A woman walks past the headquarters of 'Zaman' newspaper, after being closed by the government in Istanbul, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The European Union has called the crackdown on media in Turkey "worrying" and warned Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

    EU calls Turkey’s crackdown on media “worrying”

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms.

  • Tahoe celebrity golf fan arrested after touching Timberlake

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A California man was arrested for disorderly conduct after Justin Timberlake said he got too physical with him last weekend during the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

  • Sheriff: Man shoots woman in head; jumps from car

    OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff says a man fatally shot a woman while both were in a moving car, then disappeared for hours before authorities captured him.

  • A demonstrator is taken into custody by police after climbing over a barricade near the AT&T Station, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    More than 50 pro-Sanders demonstrators cited by police

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic convention Monday evening in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders’ treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton.

  • Ex-NFL, Texas A&M standout Mark Wheeler facing drug charges

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL and Texas A&M defensive lineman Mark Wheeler faces drug-related counts after being arrested in a campus parking lot.

  • With Sugar Loaf mountain in the background a soldier patrols near Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 24, 2016. Security has emerged as the top concern during the Olympics, that will kickoff on Aug. 5. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police arrested the last suspect wanted so far in a case of Brazilian sympathizers of the Islamic State who allegedly discussed attacking the Olympic Games next month in Rio de Janeiro.