• Auburn DB Stephen Roberts arrested on misdemeanor charges

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts has been charged with attempting to elude an officer and possessing a firearm without a license.

  • Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police investigating a woman’s report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as a driver to lure her into his car, the most recent of several attacks by phony Uber drivers around the nation.

  • A covered body lies covered in front of a house in Scarborough, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Three people were killed in what Canadian police on Thursday called a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead

    TORONTO (AP) — A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit as a suspect in a string of bank robberies and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday in a bloody crossbow attack that left three people dead in a middle-class Toronto suburb.

  • Durant Police Chief John Haynes, left, and assistant Police Chief James Lee reassure Lexington Medical Clinic employees Lisa Dew, right, and Viola Turner, seated, that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was giving the home of two slain Catholic nuns who worked as nurses at the clinic a through crime scene investigation, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Durant. The clinic office manager and a Durant police officer discovered their bodies inside the house after both nuns did not report for work. Authorities said there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    The Latest: Mississippi community grieves over loss of nuns

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

  • Miller Shealy, a professor at the Charleston School of Law, announces at the school in Charleston, S.C., on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, that attorneys plan to bring a civil rights lawsuit stemming from the 1944 execution of George Stinney. Stinney, executed in Columbia, S.C., was one of the youngest defendants executed in American history and the youngest executed in the 20th century. An all-white jury took only 10 minutes to decide Stinney's fate in the summer of 1944. A South Carolina state judge vacated the conviction almost two years ago. Attorneys announced Friday they will be working with law school students to file a lawsuit on behalf of Stinney's family. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

    Lawyers plan civil suit in ’44 execution of black youth

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys are investigating the possibility of filing a civil-rights lawsuit in the case of a black teenager electrocuted more than 70 years ago for the killings of two young white girls in a segregated South Carolina mill town.

  • Man convicted of lying to become citizen gets nearly 5 years

    ATLANTA (AP) — A man convicted of getting U.S. citizenship fraudulently after prosecutors said he failed to disclose he was a guard at a concentration camp during the Bosnian War has been sentenced to serve nearly five years in federal prison.

  • Correction: LI Highway Accident story

    MANORVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about a vehicle crash that killed six people on Long Island, The Associated Press used an erroneous spelling provided by police. The 10-year-old who died was Cristopher Pinales, not Christopher.

  • This booking photo released Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, shows Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.  (Dallas County Sheriff’s Department via AP)

    Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed reliever Jeremy Jeffress on the restricted list Friday following his overnight arrest on a drunken driving charge.

  • Golf course in Platte vandalized; police seek public’s help

    PLATTE, S.D. (AP) — Police in Platte are investigating vandalism at the town’s golf course.

  • Man strips, drives pickup into Southwest plane in Nebraska

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board.