Police get cooling off period before questioned in shootings

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that s...

Kawhi back in Canada, NBA GMs think he'll go back to finals

Kawhi Leonard was back in Canada, where last season he won a championship. NBA general managers think he's going to win another one this season. They voted the Los ...

Saints' Lattimore keeping string of success in perspective

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Accountability seems to come naturally to Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. He'll castigate himself with the cameras on when he doesn't play well. He'll even ...

Williamson to miss final preseason game with sore right knee

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson won't play in New York in the New Orleans Pelicans' final preseason game because of a sore right knee. The Pelicans said Thursday that the No. 1 pick ...

Gun battle in streets of western Mexico capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An extended gun battle with high-caliber weapons has broken out in the streets of Mexico's Sinaloa state capital. Local news outlet Riodoce reported Thursday that ...

Police: Gang member confesses in mass shooting at festival

NEW YORK (AP) — A 20-year-old gang member has confessed to being one of two shooters in a gunfight that turned a lively summer community festival in Brooklyn into a blood-drenched nightmare, police sa...

The Latest: Police: Man confesses to Brooklyn mass shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a suspect in a mass shooting in New York City that left 1 person dead and 11 others wounded (all times local): 3:25 p.m. ...

South Dakota man charged with manslaughter in loss of fetus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after police say he negligently shot his pregnant wife, leading to the loss of their unborn child. ...

Northern Ireland border communities anxious amid Brexit deal

ON THE NORTHERN IRELAND BORDER (AP) — Eugene Reavey was tired and losing his voice, but the 72-year-old gathered with his neighbors on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland o...

Columbus beats Dallas 3-2, as Stars drop fourth straight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets knew to be successful this season they needed scoring production from their younger players and strong goaltending. On Wednesday night...

Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home

In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the offi...

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on W...

Helen Alfredsson wins Senior LPGA for major sweep

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson added the Senior LPGA Championship to her U.S. Senior Women's Open title, rallying Wednesday at cold and windy French Lick Resort to sweep the two major champ...

Community leaders in Fort Worth ask Justice for reform plan

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Community leaders are calling for a far-reaching plan overseen by a federal judge to radically reform the Fort Worth, Texas, Police Department to address the kinds of abuses t...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...