• Ireland's Olympic Council team leader Kevin Kilty, center left, and chief executive Stephen Martin, arrive at police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Authorities say a company called Pro 10 Sports Management was created to facilitate the transfer of tickets between the Irish Olympic committee and an unauthorized vendor who would sell them for high fees disguised as hospitality services. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    Rio police question top Irish Olympic executives in probe

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two Irish Olympic executives have told Rio police that the head of their national committee, who has been arrested in a Summer Games ticket-scalping probe, was in sole charge of ticketing matters, a chief investigator said Thursday.

  • The Corrections Corporation of America headquarters are shown Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Private prison operator CCA wants to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claims female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Prison company fights to seal documents about strip searches

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America is trying to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claim female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating.

  • A Mississippi Bureau of Investigation agent takes a bag with evidence from the Durant, Miss., home of two slain Catholic nuns who worked as nurses at the Lexington Medical Clinic, to his vehicle, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The clinic office manager and a Durant police officer discovered their bodies inside the house after both nuns did not report for work. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    2 nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday.

  • Florida’s Tabor, Lewis return from weeklong suspensions

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida cornerback Jalen Tabor and tight end C’yontai Lewis have rejoined the team after a weeklong suspension.

  • 2 charged in death of 15-year-old boy who shielded others

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who shielded two girls from the gunfire, a Tennessee prosecutor announced Thursday.

  • Florida shock jock’s lawyers permanently disbarred

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court has permanently disbarred two lawyers accused of orchestrating the arrest of a rival attorney.

  • Police: Father holding son hostage fatally shot by officer

    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who was holding his teenage son hostage in Tennessee.

  • GPS device in stolen cigarette box leads to arrest

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland.

  • Kentucky’s Calipari: Willis won’t miss games despite arrest

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari says senior forward Derek Willis won’t miss any game time despite his June arrest for public intoxication.

  • Correction: Police Shooting-Minnesota story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In stories Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 about a Minnesota police officer’s return to duty following the shooting of a black motorist, The Associated Press cited Baltimore as an example of cities that have recently dealt with police-involved shootings of black men. The April 2015 death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore came from injuries suffered after he was unrestrained by a seat belt in the back of a police van.