Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Alabama dropped to No. 9 in The Associated Press college football poll, snapping the Crimson Tide’s record streak of 68 appearances in the top five. ...

The Latest: Charges in stabbing of ex-OSU QB Terrelle Pryor

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on stabbing that injured NFL wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Authorities say a woman has been charged with at...

Filipino indicted for murder after 8 die on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino fishery worker was indicted on Friday (July 12) for murder after a killing spree on the high seas resulted in the death of eight members of a fishing vessel. The ...

The Latest: Ortiz's wife says he 'continues to heal'

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Bost...

DA: Suspect in Ortiz shooting likely wanted in Pennsylvania

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — One of the suspects being sought in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be the same man who's wanted by Pennsylvania authoritie...

Chinese-American man shouts 'Trump save me' after tossing wife off Taiwan airport stairway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Chinese-American man Wan (萬) was arrested for shoving his wife off the fourth-floor staircase in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, he was overheard shouting &qu...

The Latest: Mother detained in infant death, son's injuries

UPLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California woman suspected of killing her baby and tossing her son off a balcony (all times local): 8 a.m. A Southern Californ...

German car attack suspect ordered kept in detention

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a German man who drove into crowds of people and injured eight people in what appear to have been intentional attacks against foreigners has been ordered kept in detention pen...

Officer sings Christmas carol to suspect, ending standoff

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police department relied on a song by famed crooner Bing Crosby to end a Christmas standoff with a man accused of firing multiple shots at officers. ...

University student accused of poisoning roommate

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Lehigh University student was accused Thursday of poisoning his roommate. Yukai Yang, a 22-year-old chemistry major, sickened his roommate with thallium a...

Teen charged in drive-by that preceded Antwon Rose shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh grand jury has indicted a teenager allegedly involved in the drive-by shooting that preceded the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager fleeing a traffic sto...

Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled soci...

Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected of participating in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. ...

Police: Machete-wielding man subdued after standoff at home

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who kept police at bay for more than two hours at a Pennsylvania home threw down incendiary devices that ignited a nearby store and scorched a police patrol ca...

Suspect in Paris hostage-taking placed in psychiatric unit

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says the suspect in a hostage-taking in central Paris has been transferred overnight to a psychiatric unit. The official spoke anonymously Wed...