• In this Oct. 2, 2015 photo, a student walks past the entrance to the Colorado School of Mines, a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science, in Golden, Colo. A graduate of Colorado School of Mines who wanted to cite Bible verses on a football locker-room nameplate for a donation he made is suing his alma mater for rejecting his request. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Colorado college sued for denying Bible-themed donor plaque

    DENVER (AP) — A graduate of a Colorado university who wanted to cite the names of Bible verses on a donor nameplate in a football locker room sued his alma mater for rejecting the request.

  • Lawsuit: Inmate denied treatment after suffering in hot van

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico inmate is suing the Department of Corrections and two state corrections officers, saying they left him and several other prisoners to suffer unattended in a transport van with inadequate ventilation on a hot summer day.

  • Man who shot at Clovis officers gets 40-year prison sentence

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A Clovis man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for shooting at police officers responding to a 2013 disturbance at a home.

  • This Jan. 8, 2013 file photo shows Chicago Police Commander Glenn Evans at a CAPS program event in Chicago. Evans, has been charged with shoving a gun down a man's throat and faces a trial scheduled for December. Evans has been the focus of dozens of excessive-force complaints and cost the city more than $225,000 in legal settlements. including an award for valor he received after throwing himself in front of bullets to save a fellow officer. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Brian Jackson)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

    Chicago police commander to go on trial for tough tactics

    CHICAGO (AP) — When a West Side neighborhood decayed into a deadly shooting gallery, the Chicago police chief said he was sending his “best guy” into the fray to turn back the drug- and gang-fueled violence.

  • Swiss court refuses to release FIFA suspect on bail

    ZURICH (AP) — A Swiss court has rejected a request by one of the imprisoned FIFA officials awaiting extradition to the United States to be released on bail.

  • In this Aug. 13, 2015, file photo, New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson (91) walks off the field following an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. A Missouri judge has continued until next month the criminal case against Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, accused of resisting arrest and traffic counts for a summer police chase in suburban St. Louis. A court hearing was canceled Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.  (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

    Jets’ Richardson completes suspension, due back in court

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A day after New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson’s four-game drug suspension ended, a judge on Monday postponed the Pro Bowler’s hearing on charges stemming from his arrest in Missouri this summer following a police chase.

  • Nonprofit continues fight against Lucas Museum in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A nonprofit group has filed an updated complaint in federal court as part of its efforts to keep filmmaker George Lucas from building a museum along Lake Michigan in Chicago.

  • In this July 5, 2012 photo, Paula Cooper poses for a photograph in the kitchen of the Rockville Correctional Facility in Rockville, Ind. In 1986, Cooper became one of the youngest inmates on death row, a year after the stabbing of 78-year-old Ruth Pelke. In 1989, the Indiana Supreme Court spared Cooper's life, citing a recent state law and a U.S. Supreme Court decision that barred executions of those under 16. (AP Photo/The Times, Sarah Tompkins)  CHICAGO LOCALS OUT; GARY OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: THE TIMES, SARAH TOMPKINS

    Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can’t escape past

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — She slipped out of the house before dawn, leaving behind four handwritten letters.

  • Santa Fe cigarette maker subject of class-action lawsuit

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The company behind a line of cigarettes touted as natural is being targeted in a class-action lawsuit.