Crime

February 16, 2019 - 3:11 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton is facing a battery charge after police say he got into an argument with a couple in Miami. The Miami Herald reports the 21-year-old football player posted bond and was released from Miami-Dade County jail. According to police, Walton's car...
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Flamengo soccer club president Rodolfo Landim, right, attends a mass in honor of the 10 teenage soccer players who were killed by a fire at the Flamengo training center last Friday, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The victims were between 14 and 16 years old. Police are still investigating what caused the fire. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 16, 2019 - 12:06 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Within hours of a fire at soccer club Flamengo's training facility that would kill 10 teenage players, the club's president called it "the worst tragedy" in the team's 123-year history. Soccer greats around the world expressed condolences, Rio de Janeiro's mayor declared three...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:46 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The acting president of Michigan State University has apologized to victims of imprisoned sexual abuser Larry Nassar, the former campus sports doctor who molested patients. Satish Udpa was named acting president in January after the forced resignation of interim President...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaks to reporters at his locker at the NFL football stadium in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge says the 6-year-old daughter of deceased NFL player Aaron Hernandez missed a 2014 deadline to opt out of the $1 billion concussion settlement and can't separately sue the league over his CTE diagnosis. Yet Hernandez’s death in 2017 came too late for his family to seek compensation for CTE-related suicides under the class action settlement. 
 (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 15, 2019 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 6-year-old daughter of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez missed a 2014 deadline to opt out of the league's concussion settlement and can't separately pursue a $20 million suit over his diagnosis of a degenerative brain disease, a judge ruled. Yet Hernandez's death in 2017...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:13 am
DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — One of four Maryland teenagers charged as adults with rape in a Damascus High School locker-room attack is set to appear in court. The Washington Post reports a judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the case against the 15-year-old will be tried in adult court or sent to...
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Chicago Bulls forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) dunks the ball as Memphis Grizzlies forward Justin Holiday (7) stands nearby during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Chicago. The Bulls won 122-110. (AP Photo/David Banks)
February 13, 2019 - 11:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. is no longer taking a back seat when it comes to scoring. Porter scored a career-high 37 points on 16-for-20 shooting, Robin Lopez added season-high 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-110 on Wednesday night. Lauri Markkanen added 21 points...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks to the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. Krzyzewski says he has "no knowledge" of a woman's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by a former Blue Devils basketball player and said he believes the school should and will investigate. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
February 13, 2019 - 11:32 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he has "no knowledge" of a woman's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by a former Blue Devils basketball player and he believes the school should and will investigate. Lawyer Nancy Erika Smith has said her client, Meredith Watson, was...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis reacts to a call during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The Magic won 118-88. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)
February 13, 2019 - 12:00 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis doesn't want to play for New Orleans anymore. In a blowout loss Tuesday night, he noticed his teammates may have felt the same way. "We sucked," Davis said. "Nobody was interested in playing, is what it looked like." Davis scored just three points on 1-of-9 shooting...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:16 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A suspended Wyoming basketball player Ny Redding has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Redding entered the plea last Friday in Albany County Circuit Court to two counts of simple assault and one count of battery through his...
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In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, wide receiver Javon McKinley, left, gives his armbands to a fan after the Army All American Bowl high school football game in San Antonio. Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley faces misdemeanor battery and illegal consumption of alcohol charges in connection with an assault on two campus officers. The Indianapolis Star reports Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from court documents that McKinley was unresponsive about 4 a.m. Sunday in an Uber vehicle and the officers were punched while trying to help him to his dorm at the South Bend, Indiana, school. The document says the officers reportedly said they smell alcohol on McKinley's breath. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
February 12, 2019 - 1:02 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame redshirt sophomore receiver Javon McKinley has been charged in an assault on two campus officers. Court documents say McKinley punched the officers around 4 a.m. Sunday as they tried to help him from an Uber vehicle to his dorm at the school in South Bend. The...
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