• Lawsuit: Roswell police didn’t ID themselves, shot man

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who says a family member pistol-whipped him during a fight claims he later was wrongfully shot by Roswell police at his home.

  • Correction: Graduate Assistant-Arrest story

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In a story Nov. 29 about a man accused of pulling a teenage family member out school because she wasn’t wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the man is a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Missouri. The man’s job as a graduate research assistant ended in July 14, 2015.

  • Juvenile arrested after fire at California high school

    MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a male juvenile on suspicion of intentionally setting fire to Monrovia High School in Southern California.

  • FILE -- In this July 4, 2014 file photo, a Palestinian carries a photo of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir during his funeral in Jerusalem. A Jerusalem court on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing last year of Abu Khdeir, while delaying a verdict for the third suspect in the case due to a last-minute insanity plea. In Monday’s ruling, Judge Jacob Zaban determined that the third suspect, 31-year-old Yosef Haim Ben David, and two Israeli minors had kidnapped Abu Khdeir from an east Jerusalem sidewalk in July 2014 and burned him alive in a forest outside the city. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)

    Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian teen

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Monday convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose slaying played into a chain of events that led to last year’s Gaza war. The court at the same time delayed the verdict for the third and chief suspect in the case due to a last-minute insanity plea, sparking claims that Israel is too lenient with Jewish assailants.

  • Ex-NZ cricket captain Cairns cleared in fixing perjury case

    LONDON (AP) — Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns was cleared Monday of perjury and perverting the course of justice during a libel action about match-fixing but said he believes his career in the sport is over.

  • William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, arrives at a courthouse for jury selection in his trial, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Baltimore. Porter faces charges of manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. (Rob Carr/Pool Photo via AP)

    High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In Baltimore, this year can be divided into two parts: what came before Freddie Gray died and what happened afterward.

    Updated: 9:31 am

  • Colorado Springs shooting suspect Robert Lewis Dear of North Carolina is seen in  undated photos provided by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover. By the time the shooter surrendered, at least three people were killed, including a police officer and at least nine others were wounded, authorities said.  (El Paso County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Court appearance set for suspect in Colorado clinic shooting

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was due for his first appearance in court Monday, as speculation continued to mount over what motivated the attack and how authorities would prosecute the suspect.

    Updated: 2:50 am

  • Former Espanola councilor gets probation in pistol-whipping

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — A former northern New Mexico city councilor charged with pistol-whipping a man and shooting at his vehicle made a plea agreement that spares him jail time, defense attorneys said.

  • North Carolina football reserve arrested at Raleigh club

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reserve cornerback for No. 8 North Carolina has been arrested on an assault charge hours after the Tar Heels beat North Carolina State, leading to his indefinite suspension.

  • Long wait times plague Social Security disability process

    MIAMI (AP) — Diabetes, arthritis and open-heart surgery have kept Sherice Bennett from working, but she can’t afford her medicine and became homeless while waiting for more than two years for a chance to convince a judge that she qualifies for federal disability benefits.