• In this photo provided by Jenny Kitsune Adolffson Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner is pinning a man to the ground who is suspected to have stolen a friend's mobile phone as she said, in Stockholm Sweden, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop her from apprehending the man. (Jenny Kitsune Adolfsson via AP)

    Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn’t stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief.

    Updated: 1:30 pm

  • Sharper rape case co-defendants enter state guilty pleas

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The criminal case that exposed former NFL star Darren Sharper as a sexual predator moved closer to final resolution Thursday with guilty pleas in Louisiana state court by two co-defendants.

  • Texas man back in jail, accused of robbing New Mexico store

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Texan man who had just been released from jail is behind bars again in New Mexico for allegedly robbing a store in Santa Fe.

  • A woman walks past the headquarters of 'Zaman' newspaper, after being closed by the government in Istanbul, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The European Union has called the crackdown on media in Turkey "worrying" and warned Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

    EU calls Turkey’s crackdown on media “worrying”

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms.

  • Ex NY basketball coach indicted on forged-transcript charges

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former head basketball coach of a New York community college has been indicted on charges he used forged transcripts to help star players transfer to NCAA Division I colleges, prosecutors said Thursday.

  • Iowa court upholds seizure of cash from ex-basketball star

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A court has upheld the seizure of $63,000 from a former professional basketball player suspected of marijuana trafficking.

  • Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, at podium, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray, depicted in mural in background, was arrested after her office dropped the remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in Gray's death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. At left is Gray's father, Richard Shipley. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

    Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore’s police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, authorities abandoned efforts to punish the officers involved.

  • Police officers stand guard as a convoy of ambulances carrying the bodies of drug traffickers drive past by at Wijaya Pura port upon arrival from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, Friday, July 29, 2016. Indonesia executed one Indonesian and three Nigerians on Friday and said it had not yet decided when 10 others convicted of drug crimes would be put to death. (AP Photo/Agus Fitrah)

    Indonesia rebuffs UN, EU appeals to halt looming executions

    CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as many as 10 others are put to death.

  • Gloria Darden, center, the mother of Freddie Gray, wipes away tears at a news conference held by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby after prosecutors dropped remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were awaiting trial in Freddie Gray’ death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

    The Latest: Baltimore’s likely next mayor speaks about Gray

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):

  • NY man pleads guilty to killing son of former NFL player

    WATERVLIET, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to killing the son of a former NFL player in an apartment.