• In this Sept. 20, 2015 file photo, US Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone walks along the sidelines before an NFL football game in Landover, Md. An Air Force spokesman said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, that Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a Paris-bound train in August, is in stable condition after being stabbed in California. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    The Latest: Airman who helped stop train attack called tough

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the stabbing of a U.S. airman who helped stop a gunman on a French passenger train (all times local):

  • Deputy arrests armed ex-student at a New Mexico high school

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a former Espanola Valley High School student is in custody after showing up on campus with a loaded handgun and a knife.

  • Albuquerque man convicted in fatal shooting of a young girl

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has been convicted in the shooting death of an 8-year-old girl in 2013.

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    EU agrees measures to efficiently deport migrants not eligible for asylum, buttress borders

    Updated: 7:00 pm

  • Correction: Family-Meat Cleaver Killings story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about the guilty plea of a man who killed five relatives with a meat cleaver, The Associated Press erroneously transcribed a quote said during sentencing and attributed it to the wrong person. The quote was, according to a trial transcript, “The burning question is why these things happen, but in the sum total of things it really doesn’t much matter,” not, “The question is why he’d do these things. It really doesn’t much matter.” It was said by Assistant District Attorney Mark Hale, not State Supreme Court Judge Vincent Del Giudice.

  • Albuquerque man is convicted on carjacking, firearms charges

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted an Albuquerque man on carjacking and firearms charges.

  • In this March 24, 2015 file photo UEFA President Michel Platini speaks during a news conference at the end of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 file photo FIFA provisionally banned UEFA President Michel Platini for 90 days.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, file)

    With Platini suspended, FIFA election field more uncertain

    LONDON (AP) — From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini’s career in soccer politics could be over.

    Updated: 5:44 pm

  • Douglas County Commissioners Tim Freeman, from left, Susan Morgan and Chris Boice hold a news conference in Roseburg, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. President Obama plans to travel to Roseburg on Friday to meet with victims' families. Obama's calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the shootings did not sit well with many people in this conservative region, where gun ownership is pervasive. The county commissioners tried to tamp down any suggestion that Obama was not welcome. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion — seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.

    Updated: 4:30 pm

  • Thabo Sefolosha, second from left, leaves criminal court in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The professional basketball player was about to give a handout to a man asking for money when police officers took him to the ground and arrested him, a former teammate testified Wednesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Hawks coach: Sefolosha’s character ‘of the highest order’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A jury began deliberating in the criminal case against NBA player Thabo Sefolosha on Thursday, six months after he was arrested outside a trendy nightclub following a confrontation with police.

    Updated: 4:31 pm

  • Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo leaves the Middlesex County Courthouse with his girlfriend Maria Vega after his hearing Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in New Brunswick, N.J.  A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary. (Chris Pedota/The Record of Bergen County via AP) ONLINE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT;  NO ARCHIVING; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Rutgers WR Carroo returns to practice after charges dropped

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice Thursday, two days after criminal charges against him were dropped, and said he is well aware of how lucky he is to be back on the football field.