• Baylor’s strict conduct code may have silenced rape victims

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University’s president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school’s faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have driven some victims into silence.

  • With her son Cameron in her arms, Emily Crawford. center, wife of slain DART officer Brent Thompson, walks arm-in-arm with Dallas Cowboys wide receivers Dez Bryant (88) and Cole Beasley (11) as the team walked onto the field for the opening day of NFL football training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Saturday, July 30, 2016. Dallas police Sgt. Tom Sible is at right and Robert Sam Thompson, Brent Thompson's father is second from left, next to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead (13). (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

    Cowboys pay tribute to Dallas police before start of camp

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — In one wave after another, Jason Witten, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant walked arm-in-arm onto the field for the start of the Cowboys’ training camp with families of the Dallas police officers killed by a gunman this month.

    Updated: 7:59 pm

  • Trial in vehicle death of Roswell teacher delayed

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The trial for a man accused of causing a car crash that killed a Roswell school teacher has been postponed.

  • This undated file photo shows Alabama inmate Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in the 1963 church bombing that killed four black girls in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama's parole board is scheduled to consider Blanton for early release during a meeting on Aug. 3. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)

    Former KKK member convicted in deadly bombing up for parole

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. was a young Ku Klux Klansman with a reputation for hating blacks in 1963, when a bomb ripped a hole in the side of 16th Street Baptist Church, killing four black girls during the civil rights movement.

  • City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle

    MUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — Gunfire disrupted a small gathering at a suburban Seattle home, leaving three people dead and a fourth person injured early Saturday, police said.

  • This undated photo posted on Facebook on April 30, 2016, shows Micah Johnson, who was a suspect in the slayings of five law enforcement officers in Dallas, July 7, 2016, during a protest over recent fatal police shootings of black men. Johnson, the Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers, had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report released Friday, July 29, by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him. (Facebook via AP)

    Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him.

  • San Diego Police heavily armed police officers surround a house about a half-mile away, urging a man inside to surrender in San Diego Friday, July 29, 2016. One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night traffic stop, Friday night. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody a short time later and hours later police surrounded the home as they searched for man described as a possible accomplice. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

    Questions remain about killing of San Diego policeman

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack.

  • Chicago Man charged in slaying of basketball standout

    CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 29 about the arrest of a Chicago man in the slaying of a former high school basketball player, The Associated Press misspelled the suspect’s first name. It is Travell, not Travel.

    Updated: 11:44 am

  • Ex-NY Giant Petitgout gets probation for assaulting his wife

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York Giants player who assaulted his estranged wife at their New Jersey home has been sentenced to one year of probation.

  • Police: Girl, 14, slits teen’s throat in hope of first kill

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl tried to kill her brother’s girlfriend, slitting her throat and telling her during the attack that she was a psychopath looking for her first kill, according to investigators.