• In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing in Baltimore.  An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures more than justify a new trial for Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 closing an unusual hearing prompted by the popular "Serial" podcast's extensive re-examination of the murder case. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    The Latest: Prosecutors say Adnan Syed killed ex-girlfriend

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed’s retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular “Serial” podcast (all times local):

  • Leicester City players including Daniel Drinkwater, left, and Leonardo Ulloa, cenre left, clelebrate afrer their 3-1 win against Manchester City in the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Leicester and Riyad Mahrez lead AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) — Leicester and its playmaker Riyad Mahrez took leading honors in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after two Premier League wins in a week against Liverpool and Manchester City.

  • In this Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, Jennifer Garner arrives at the 29th American Cinematheque Awards honoring Reese Witherspoon in Los Angeles.  Garner is asking Kentucky lawmakers to spend $1 million on an early-childhood education program. The star of the TV show "Alias" and movies including "Juno" and "Dallas Buyers Club" testified before the House budget committee on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, on behalf of Save The Children. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Jennifer Garner urges lawmakers to fund children’s program

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner is asking Kentucky lawmakers to spend $1 million on an early-childhood education program.

  • In this June 11, 2015 file photo, Sam Hunt performs at LP Field at the CMA Music Festival n Nashville, Tenn. Hunt is nominated for two Grammys for best country album and best new artist. The Grammys will air live, Monday, Feb. 15, on CBS at 8 p.m. ET.  (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)

    Sam Hunt: Hard to wrap head around 2 Grammy nominations

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It’s hard for rising singer Sam Hunt to wrap his head around earning two Grammy nominations — mainly because music started as a hobby for the 31-year-old.

  • Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball, left, appears in court with his lawyer, Erika Bierma, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Madison, Wisc. Ball will not face felony charges after an apparent argument with his girlfriend. Prosecutors charged Ball on Monday with disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, for an incident at a downtown Madison hotel early Friday. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Ex-Broncos RB Montee Ball won’t face felony in domestic case

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball won’t face felony charges after an apparent argument with his girlfriend.

  • In this file photo made Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Johnny Manziel, left, sits with  Colleen Crowley during a baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Dallas police announced Friday, Feb. 5, 2016,  they were launching a criminal investigation into a domestic violence assault complaint filed against Manziel, who was involved in an altercation last weekend during which he allegedly struck his ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, several times. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Affidavit: Attack left Manziel’s ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

    DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend said in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation she lost hearing in one ear.

  • In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Delmon Young fouls off a pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Major League Baseball player Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

    MIAMI (AP) — Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said.

  • In this Jan. 29, 2016 photo, music producer Dave Cobb poses in the historic RCA Studio A in Nashville, Tenn. Cobb is nominated for non-classical producer of the year and album of the year for Stapleton’s “Traveller” at this year’s Grammy Awards. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

    Producer Dave Cobb goes from outsiders to influencers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Producer Dave Cobb sits on a couch in the cavernous RCA Studio A, a 50-year-old studio on Music Row that was due to be razed to the ground less than two years ago to make room for luxury condos.

  • Correction: Medical Marijuana-Woody Harrelson story

    HONOLULU (AP) — In a story Feb. 5 about actor Woody Harrelson applying for a medical marijuana license in Hawaii, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of another business seeking a medical marijuana dispensary license. It is Blue Planet Healing, not Blue Planet Foundation.

  • Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.