• Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player sues coach, university

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma State basketball player Stevie Clark is suing OSU, the university’s Board of Regents and men’s basketball coach Travis Ford for allegedly being forced to take psychotropic drugs.

  • In this Jan. 6, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady smiles during a news conference after an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming punishment of the Super Bowl winning quarterback. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Judge’s NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in ‘Deflategate’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge’s ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the “Deflategate” scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January’s AFC championship game?

    Updated: 4:55 pm

  • New Mexico woman arrested after fleeing state with young son

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico woman and her young son who were wanted in an Amber Alert have been found safe in Washington state.

  • Rutgers coach Flood under fire heading into season opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — When Rutgers opens the season against Norfolk State Saturday, coach Kyle Flood seemingly is going to lead the team on the field at Rutgers Stadium.

  • Correction: Prison Riot story

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about an inmate’s murder in a California prison riot, The Associated Press, relying on information from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, reported erroneously the status of co-defendant Willie Tate. Corrections officials say Tate was released in 1976. A different inmate with the same name remains imprisoned.

  • All NYC inmates ages 18 to 21 to be housed in single jail

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year and will be required to take hours of classes, receive counseling and be exempt from solitary confinement.

  • Immigration officials take Kings’ Slava Voynov into custody

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge.

  • Court calls man’s prison term of up to 216 years ‘excessive’

    HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a drug dealer’s prison sentence of up to 216 years, calling it “excessive.”

  • This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

    The Latest: Heated protests after gay couple gets license

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):

    Updated: 1:33 pm

  • Inmates hope to be freed by court from solitary confinement

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The cases of two Penitentiary of New Mexico inmates who have filed petitions to be removed from solitary confinement will be heard in court.