• Ohio NFL prospect charged with tampering after bar shooting

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A former Arizona State linebacker who was set to join the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent has been charged with tampering with evidence after a fatal shooting outside a suburban Cleveland bar.

  • North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory pauses while making comments concerning House Bill 2 during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding.

  • Man acquitted in football player slaying awaiting sentencing

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A 23-year-old man who was acquitted of murder and other charges in the 2013 robbery and killing of Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed is free while awaiting sentencing in an unrelated Detroit shooting.

  • In this photo taken Monday, May 2, 2016, Jupiter High powderpuff football players Caitlin Walsh, Megan Mendoza, Haley Osborne and Savannah Tardonia, in front with ball, pose for a group photo in Jupiter, Fla. The clock has run out on what boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powderpuff football game. For 50 years at Jupiter High School, school spirits have been stoked by the annual football game pitting senior girls against juniors in a true test of toughness. But safety concerns prompted the principal to cancel this year's game, and many people in the middle-class suburb on the Palm Beach coast feel blindsided. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)

    School sacks nation’s last tackle powderpuff football game

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation’s last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now.

  • Guns on campus bill becomes law without Haslam signature

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor’s signature.

  • Chiefs gamble on trio of players with background questions

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have put as much faith in their off-the-field detective work as their between-the-lines scouting the past few years, and the result has been draft gems such as Marcus Peters.