• Western Michigan football players accused in home invasion

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Two Western Michigan football players remain in police custody on a preliminary charge of home invasion.

  • In a Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 file photo, Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse, in Bellefonte, Pa.  It’s been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State’s policies and procedures. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)

    A look at Penn State scandal legal fallout after 5 years

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It’s been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, and earlier this month he testified as he seeks to have his 45-count criminal conviction overturned. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State’s policies and procedures.

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  • The sun sets behind collapsed houses in the village of Santi Lorenzo e Flaviano, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Italians bid farewell Saturday to victims of the devastating earthquake that struck a mountainous region of central Italy this week. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    The Latest: Italy probes building codes after deadly quake

    AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on Italy’s devastating Aug 24 earthquake (all times local):

  • Florida State strength coach charged with DUI

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State strength and conditioning coach Vic Viloria has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage.

  • 2 Western Michigan players arrested, suspended from team

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Two freshmen on Western Michigan’s football team have been arrested and suspended from the team.

  • Signs mark a Wal-Mart store and a Spec's liquor store across the street from each other along Loop 336 in Conroe, Texas, in this Aug. 26, 2016, photo. Spec's, one of the state's largest liquor store chains, belongs to the Texas Package Stores Association, a trade group that has received court approval to join the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission in a lawsuit Wal-Mart has filed against the agency that dispenses liquor licenses. Wal-Mart wants to begin selling bottled liquor in Texas but contends it is prevented by TABC rules that are unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Michael Graczyk)

    Wal-Mart takes Texas to court to crack liquor-sales market

    HOUSTON (AP) — Wal-Mart’s court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

  • This is a smartphone photograph taken and released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Durant, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, of Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners who were found dead in their Durant house Thursday. (Warren Strain/Mississippi Department of Public Safety Hand Out, via AP)

    The Latest: Congregation praises investigators working case

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

  • This is a smartphone photograph taken and released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Durant, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, of Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners who were found dead in their Durant house Thursday. (Warren Strain/Mississippi Department of Public Safety Hand Out, via AP)

    Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Saturday, in the latest twist to a crime that has horrified people in the small communities where the women served.

  • Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Feb. 20, 2015 story about an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Associated Press mischaracterized a statement an expert made about proving the cause of an infection. Lawrence Muscarella, a health care and sterilization expert, said he was suggesting an argument hospitals might use when he said, “Proving causation is impossible.” Muscarella said an infection can be proven to come from a hospital instrument.

  • Sharper files notice of appeal in federal rape case

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NFL star Darren Sharper filed a federal court notice Friday that he now plans to appeal his conviction and nearly two-decade sentence in a drug and sexual assault case — a case in which he pleaded guilty.