• Lawsuit claiming DEA paid New Mexico man in crack tossed

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a New Mexico man who says federal agents wrongfully supplied him with crack cocaine, reigniting his addiction to the drug.

  • In this May 20, 2010, file photo, former Massey Energy Company Chief Executive Officer Don Blankenship pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Health and Human Services subcommittee hearing on mine safety. Blankenship, who goes on trial Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Charleston, West Virginia, faces up to three decades in prison if convicted over how he ran the Upper Big Branch Mine, which exploded in 2010, killing 29 miners.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Ex-coal baron readies for trial in deadly mine explosion

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Don Blankenship ascended from a modest, single-mother upbringing in Appalachia to personally make almost $20 million off coal in one year. He battled unions, spent millions as lead puppeteer behind Republican state politics and fought regulators over safety and environmental rules, which his mines often broke.

  • Sandusky wants subpoena power to look into 2011 case leaks

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky wants a judge to let him explore contacts between prosecutors and a judge who oversaw the grand jury that recommended he be charged with child molestation.

  • In this July 15, 2015 file photo, Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. Prosecutors said Wednesday, Sept. 30, they have declined to charge Caitlyn Jenner in the Feb. 7 collision in California in which authorities said Jenner’s sport utility vehicle crashed into two cars, pushing one into oncoming traffic. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    Prosecutors decline to charge Caitlyn Jenner in fatal crash

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors declined to charge Caitlyn Jenner on Wednesday in a California car crash that killed another driver, citing insufficient evidence to support a case.

  • Judge rules against Guy Lafleur in civil suit

    MONTREAL (AP) — A Quebec Superior Court justice has ruled against Montreal Canadiens great Guy Lafleur in his $2.16 million civil suit against police and the Crown over a 2008 arrest.

  • A makeshift memorial for a newborn who died after being tossed from a seventh floor apartment window, sits in the building's lobby, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. Jennifer Berry, 33, who is accused to have given birth in the bathroom of her boyfriend's apartment before tossing her newborn daughter to her death, is being held without bail Wednesday on a murder charge.  (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)

    Woman accused of tossing newborn to death held without bail

    NEW YORK (AP) — A woman charged this week with tossing her newborn daughter to her death from a seventh-story window had an infant son die seven years ago, and prosecutors have now reopened their investigation into his death, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Judge: Family’s lawsuit against Stewart stays in central NY

    UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart over the death of a driver he ran over during a race will remain in central New York.

  • In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose sits down for an NBA basketball media day news conference in Chicago. The Bulls say the 2011 MVP point guard sustained a left orbital fracture Tuesday, Sept. 29, during the first day of practices. Rose is scheduled for surgery on Wednesday, and a timetable for his return will be determined after the operation. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

    Bulls’ Rose says woman consented to group sex

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says in a court filing that a woman accusing him of sexual battery consented to group sex and became upset because she felt she should be reimbursed for a sex toy.

  • Correction: Freeway Shootings-Charges story

    PHOENIX (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the indictment of the Phoenix freeway shooting suspect, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the timeline of shootings tied to Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. The indictment says the first shooting may have occurred as early as Aug. 22.

  • 1st trial in Freddie Gray case set for Nov. 30

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The first trial in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray will be held Nov. 30, and the other trials are set for early next year.