• 11-year-old boy convicted of killing 8-year-old girl

    WHITE PINE, Tenn. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy in Tennessee has been found guilty of murdering an 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies.

  • Oklahoma City high school wrestler charged with sex crime

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An athlete at an Oklahoma City high school was charged this week with a sex crime after police say an act the boy described as a wrestling maneuver was obscene groping.

  • Feds seek life sentences for courthouse gunman’s children

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking life sentences for the former husband and sister-in-law of a woman fatally shot at a Delaware courthouse.

  • Derek Medina appears in court during his sentencing in Miami on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Medina, 33, was given life in prison for fatally shooting his wife, Jennifer Alfonso, eight times during an argument in August 2013, a slaying that gained international notoriety after he posted a photo of her bloody body on Facebook. (Walter Michot/The Miami Herald via AP, Pool)

    Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

    MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his wife eight times during an argument, a slaying that gained international notoriety after he posted a photo of her bloody body on Facebook.

  • Family blames deputies for death of great-grandfather

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico family says excessive force on the part of sheriff deputies is to blame for the death of an 88-year-old great-grandfather who was distraught, wandering his neighborhood shirtless and wearing only one shoe following the death of his wife.

  • Ex-Broncos RB Montee Ball arrested in domestic case

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball has been arrested on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend.

  • DA rules out charges in handcuffed man’s fatal shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana prosecutors on Friday ruled out any criminal charges in the death of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot while handcuffed behind his back in the rear of a patrol car.

  • A police (Garda) cordon outside the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, after one man died and two others were injured following a shooting incident at the hotel, Friday Feb. 5, 2016.  According to witness reports, two gunmen believed to be armed with assault rifles and disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans during a boxing tournament weigh-in at the Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others. (Niall Carson / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    Gunmen attack boxing fans at Dublin hotel, killing 1

    DUBLIN (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland’s top cocaine-smuggling gang.

  • Authorities investigate a crime scene Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Milton, Fla. The search for a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended in a shootout in the Florida Panhandle early Friday that left the man dead and the woman wounded, authorities said. Blake Fitzgerald died and Brittany Nicole Harper was taken to a local hospital, according to a statement from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. (AP Photo/Melissa Nelson-Gabriel)

    The Latest: Search for Missouri suspects ended in shootout

    MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri couple suspected in a multistate crime spree. All times local:

  • This undated photo provided by Tammy Weeks shows her daughter, Nicole Lovell, posing when she was 10 in Blacksburg, Va. The 13-year-old girl was found dead just across the state line in Surry County, N.C., and two Virginia Tech students are charged in the case. (Tammy Weeks via AP)

    Woman charged in teen’s death says she, too, was bullied

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Natalie Keepers told a judge that she was bullied — just like the 13-year-old girl she is accused of plotting to kill.