• Marquez Tolbert cries Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 as he listens in Atlanta to testimony in the trial of Martin Blackwell who is accused of pouring boiling water on him and a friend Anthony Gooden, right, as they slept. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Jury convicts Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men

    ATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

  • Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly speaks during a news conference in South Bend, Ind. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of a Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him during an altercation outside a bar. St. Joseph Superior Court Magistrate Elizabeth Hardtke entered the preliminary plea Wednesday for Devin Butler on felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)

    Not guilty plea on felonies entered for Notre Dame CB Butler

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he had the same feelings a parent would have when he heard six Fighting Irish football players had been arrested in two separate incidents over the weekend.

  • U.S Vice President Joe Biden, left, waves after he was greeted by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Biden has arrived in Ankara for talks with Turkish leaders as Turkey launched a military operation to clear a Syrian border town of Islamic State militants. The visit comes at a difficult time for ties between the two NATO allies.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkey to repeat Gulen extradition demand during US VP visit

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president said Wednesday he planned to demand the extradition of the cleric accused of masterminding last month’s failed coup during his meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, right, arrives with his civilian attorney, Eugene Fidell, for a legal hearing at the courtroom on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, on Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl, who disappeared in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. (Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer via AP)

    Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

  • Friends and  family of Daniel Harris gather around a heart drawn onto Seven Oaks Drive during a candlelight vigil to remember Harris, a deaf motorist who was shot and killed by a state trooper, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. Harris, a deaf man who was shot and killed by a North Carolina state trooper after he didn’t stop for the officer’s blue lights was unarmed and likely did not understand the officer’s commands, the slain man’s family says.  (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

    Deaf driver’s shooting death by trooper under investigation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people not to jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase.

  • Suspect in ‘Breaking Bad’ restaurant robbery arrested

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man suspected of robbing a New Mexico hot dog restaurant made famous in the AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad” has been arrested.

  • Bangladesh police arrest prime suspect in publisher’s murder

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh police say they have arrested a leading suspect behind last year’s killing of an American-Bangladeshi writer and blogger amid an ongoing crackdown against radicals blamed for violent attacks on foreigners, liberals and minorities in the country.

  • Wife sentenced for killing 1984 Olympic bronze medalist

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist was sentenced to a potential life sentence on Tuesday for shooting him in what she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.

  • This undated booking photo released by the Western Virginia Regional Jail, shows Wasil Farooqui. The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which Farooqui allegedly shouted "Allahu akbar" while attacking a man and woman. The 20-year-old Farooqui is charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding and is being held without bond at the Western Virginia Regional Jail. Online court records did not list an attorney. (Western Virginia Regional Jail via AP)

    The Latest: Suspect in stabbing says he was hearing voices

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” while attacking a man and woman (all times local):

  • Report: Man keeps $121,000 in Amazon goods he was to deliver

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a driver who refused to deliver $121,000 worth of Amazon items because he said he was never paid.