• In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is looking forward to the return of predecessor Brett Favre on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at Lambeau Field. Favre’s name and retired number will be unveiled on the north facade of the stadium at halftime of Green Bay’s game against the Chicago Bears.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

    Gambling to feature at New York daily fantasy sports hearing

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate at a hearing Wednesday on whether the businesses should be allowed to continue operating in New York.

  • Rockies’ Reyes pleads not guilty to abusing wife in Hawaii

    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes is pleading not guilty to allegations of abusing his wife at a Hawaii resort.

  • Jury deliberates man’s fate in Facebook photo killing case

    MIAMI (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.

  • Not guilty plea in Albuquerque policeman’s shooting death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ex-convict accused of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer last month has pleaded not guilty to violating federal firearm laws.

  • New Mexico man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Sanostee man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and assault charges and could be facing a 15-year sentence in a New Mexico federal prison.

  • In this Oct. 20, 2014 frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Van Dyke, who shot McDonald 16 times, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (Chicago Police Department via AP)

    Chicago officer charged with murder in killing of black teen

    CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.

  • Former state worker pleads guilty in food stamp fraud case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico Human Services Department worker has pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal food stamp program.

  • Jury convicts Oklahoma man for defrauding Broyles Foundation

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted an Oklahoma man for defrauding the charitable foundation run by former University of Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles.

  • Aberdeen schools settle lawsuit with former basketball coach

    ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) — Former Aberdeen High School basketball coach Roy Hazzle accepted $15,000 to settle his discrimination lawsuit against the Aberdeen School District.

  • Appeals arguments in Tom Brady penalty appeal set for March

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has set a March date for oral arguments in the NFL’s appeal of a ruling lifting New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in the “Deflategate” controversy.