• Former Texas Tech player arrested on felony burglary charge

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jail records show one of three Texas Tech football players kicked off the team earlier this month has been charged with felony burglary.

  • Ex=Pennsylvania prep star Herb Pope facing bank robbery case

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania high school basketball star whose legal troubles likely kept him from the NBA will appear before a federal judge in Pittsburgh today on charges he robbed two banks earlier this year.

  • Hacker Guccifer pleads guilty to disclosing Bush emails

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer will serve at least two years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family in 2013 and publicly releasing private family photos.

  • In this Oct. 11, 2008 file photo, Telefonica Black skipper Fernando Echavarri from Spain takes his son onto the yacht before the start of the Volvo Ocean race in Alicante, Spain. Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor says he's "lucky to have survived" after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards were walking to breakfast. Echavarri spoke the Associated Press on Monday, May 23, 2016, three days after the assault, and says "we were confident, but being confident in Rio is not a good thing." Echavarri and members of the Spanish team have been training in Rio for almost two weeks, preparing for South America's first Olympics. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz, File)

    Olympic gold-medal sailor tells of gunpoint robbery in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Spain’s Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards walked to breakfast.

  • City councilman from Alabama shot in robbery in South Africa

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.

  • This photo posted to Twitter on May 8, 2016 by the Arlington Police Department shows a BB gun and fake ammunition that were taken from a drug suspect police say. Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may mistakenly believe that if they're caught, they'll avoid the severe punishment that can come with a serious weapons charge. (Arlington Police Department via AP)

    Texas police say criminals often using imitation weapons

    DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they’re cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may believe — mistakenly — that if they’re caught, they’ll avoid the severe punishment that can come with illegally possessing a real one.