• Police: Shooting kills 1, wounds 3 outside Fenway Park

    BOSTON (AP) — Police have tightened security around Boston’s iconic Fenway Park after one person was killed and three others wounded in an early morning shooting.

  • Texas-Arlington beats cold-shooting Grambling State 73-40

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Hervey scored 17 points with 13 rebounds and Texas-Arlington cruised to a 73-40 victory over Grambling State on Wednesday night.

  • FSU official details favorable treatment of players

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State University official who had been in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that her office has handled 20 allegations of rape involving football players in the past nine years.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 photo, referee Greg Knight, center, leans in for a pre-game prayer with other officials before a high school football game in Gentry, Ark. Sports officials across the country are facing increasing scrutiny, with many taking out insurance in case they are attacked by fans or coaches. (AP Photo/Kurt Voigt)

    Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jimmy Woods has been a youth official for nearly 30 years, and he’s lost count of how many football games he has refereed and how many times he’s been yelled at, threatened or insulted.

  • Lamon Reccord, right, stares and yells at a Chicago police officer "Shoot me 16 times" as he and others march through Chicago's Loop Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

  • Jury deliberates man’s fate in Facebook photo killing case

    MIAMI (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.

  • Not guilty plea in Albuquerque policeman’s shooting death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ex-convict accused of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer last month has pleaded not guilty to violating federal firearm laws.

  • New Mexico man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Sanostee man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and assault charges and could be facing a 15-year sentence in a New Mexico federal prison.

  • Police offer update on alleged rape at Husker players’ home

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln will provide an update on their investigation of an alleged rape that happened at the home where Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and receiver Jordan Westerkamp live.

  • Activists compile book of campus rape stories

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two activists featured in the campus rape documentary “The Hunting Ground” have compiled a book of “intensely personal” stories about sexual assault.