• In this Jan. 9, 2015 file photo, Joseph Patterson, who was convicted in September 2015 for the 2013 killing of Tyrese Robert Ruffin, the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, is escorted into Minnehaha County Court in Sioux Falls, S.D. A kidnapping trial for Patterson, accused of kidnapping and assaulting the mother of Tyrese Ruffin in Sioux Falls in 2014 while awaiting trial in the boy's death, has been postponed from October 2016 to January 2017. (Joe Ahlquist/Argus Leader via AP, File)

    Kidnapping trial delayed for man who killed Peterson’s son

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A kidnapping trial has been delayed for the man serving life in prison without parole for killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally. Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental fentanyl overdose. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally.

  • Susan Contreras stands next to her bed in a Phoenix-area shelter for victims of domestic violence on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. Contreras is part of a unique program at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix that aims to assist abuse survivors who have suffered head trauma. (AP Photo/Beatriz Costa-Lima)

    Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

    CHICAGO (AP) — There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras’ past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.

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  • AG: 2 say alibi witness in ‘Serial’ case said she would lie

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An alibi witness for a man whose murder conviction was re-examined in the popular “Serial” podcast told two classmates more than 20 years ago she would lie to help him, the Maryland attorney general’s office wrote in court filings Monday.

  • This undated file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff shows Sylville K. Smith. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that the fatal police shooting of Smith on Aug. 13 in Milwaukee that sparked two nights of violence was recorded by two body cameras. Schimel says the videos won't be released until after the county prosecutor decides whether to charge the officer. (Milwaukee County Sheriff via AP, File)

    AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about a fatal police shooting in Milwaukee, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that the Wisconsin Department of Justice is required by state law to investigate officer-involved shootings. The law, in fact, requires an investigation by at least two individuals outside of the police agency involved, which may or may not include the state Department of Justice.

  • Williston teacher and coach accused of sex crime resigns

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston teacher and coach accused of inappropriately touching an 18-year-old girl has resigned.

  • Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Bellefonte, Pa. The second day of Sandusky’s appeal hearing is getting underway on Monday. The former Penn State assistant football coach insists he’s innocent and is seeking to have his 45-count conviction thrown out or to get a new trial. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP)

    Jerry Sandusky’s appeals hearing on sex conviction continues

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A man who says he was the boy observed being sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky in a Penn State shower more than 15 years ago gave conflicting statements to authorities and was considered to lack credibility, investigators said during an appeal hearing Monday.

  • Suspect’s ex-girlfriend lived at Alabama home where 5 slain

    CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — The suspect in the killing of five people at a home in Alabama attacked them while they slept and then abducted his estranged girlfriend and an infant — both of whom were found alive, authorities said Sunday.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, photo Ashik Uddin gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press outside the Al-Furqan Jame mosque in the Ozone Park neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.  The shooting of an imam and his assistant near their New York mosque has unnerved Muslim residents of the Ozone Park section of Queens.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Imam’s shooting death shakes storied immigrant neighborhood

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman, police said, was Hispanic. His two victims were Bangladeshi Muslims, one an imam, shot without provocation on their way home from their mosque.