• Father charged with murder after 8-month-old dies in car

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A father has been charged with second-degree murder after his 8-month-old daughter died in his overheated car in northern Mississippi, police said Friday.

  • Alton Nolen is led into a courtroom in Norman, Okla., Friday, May 20, 2016. Cleveland County District Judge Lori Walkley put off deciding whether to accept Nolen's request to plead guilty to first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker at a food processing plant in 2014, as a death sentence would still be possible. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Judge delays decision on beheading suspect’s plea request

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Friday put off deciding whether to accept a man’s request to plead guilty to first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker, as a death sentence would still be possible.

  • In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson arrives for court in Joliet, Ill. Jury selection is set to begin Friday, May 20, 2016, in Chester, Ill., in the murder-for-hire trial of Peterson, who is accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

    Jury selection to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jury selection started Friday in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife’s death.

  • Armed police officers work at the main gate of Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, May 19, 2016. British police say they have arrested a man who scaled a wall and got into the grounds of Buckingham Palace. The Metropolitan Police force says a 41-year-old man was detained in the palace grounds Wednesday evening on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Buckingham Palace trespasser is convicted murderer

    LONDON (AP) — A man convicted of murder for beating a homeless man to death climbed over a wall and wandered around the grounds of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was at home, British prosecutors said Friday.

  • In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, speaks with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon during a ceremony for new Israeli Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem. Yaalon announced his resignation Friday, May 20, 2016, citing a lack of 'trust' in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Reports over the past few days indicate that Netanyahu intends to appoint former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman to the post.  (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

    Israel defense minister quits, warns of “extremist” takeover

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister announced his resignation on Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by “extremist and dangerous elements” and that he no longer trusted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following reports that he was to be replaced.

  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, walks with new acting San Francisco Police Chief Toney Chaplin on Friday, May 20, 2016. The new police chief in San Francisco has inherited a daunting job in a city divided by race, where black residents' trust in law enforcement has been frayed by a series of violent confrontations and the perception that officers are hostile toward minorities. (AP Photo/Paul Elias)

    San Francisco police chief out after yet another shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a young black woman was shot dead as police tried to pull her from a stolen car.

  • New Mexico Supreme Court affirms murder conviction

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a Carlsbad man who killed his Texas girlfriend in 2014.

  • In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. The suspect in the April shooting death of Smith is set for a court hearing. More details in the case against Cardell Hayes may be revealed at the hearing on Friday, May 20, 2016, in New Orleans.  (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

    Hearing set for suspect in killing of former Saints star

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With work still being done on the autopsy report on retired Saints defensive end Will Smith, attorneys in the criminal case against the man charged in his death agreed Friday to reschedule an evidence hearing.

  • Florida police officer kills man during confrontation

    MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police detective has fatally shot a man during a confrontation.

  • Prosecutor: Case against Illinois’ Jaylon Tate dropped

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor domestic battery charge against Illinois basketball player Jaylon Tate after concluding there was not enough evidence to convict him.