- Florida cop accused of using stolen tags to avoid tolls
SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) — A police detective faces felony charges for using stolen license plates to avoid tolls on Florida's Turnpike.
- Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road
PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it.
- From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows
NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.
- Missouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.
- Serbian court deliberates rehabilitating WWII commander
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Belgrade court is considering quashing the treason conviction against Gen. Draza Mihailovic for his collaboration with Nazis during World War II, which would politically rehabilitate the controversial Serbian guerrilla commander almost 70 years after he was sentenced and shot to death by communists.
- Officials: Disturbance contained at South Carolina prison
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina corrections officials say they've contained a disturbance at a maximum security prison.
- Rock 'n' roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.
- Widow of slain Briton wants to see 'Jihadi John' on trial
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The widow of a British aid worker killed by Islamic State militants says she would like to see "Jihadi John" captured and put on trial.
- Lawsuits keep alive scandals surrounding ex-governor
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's former first lady, Cylvia Hayes — at the center of an ethics scandal that forced the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber — has launched a legal fight to keep her private emails out of the public eye.
- Driver freed without charges in California train crash
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators said a pickup truck driver who turned on to railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train made a "mistake," while prosecutors released him from jail as they considered whether to pursue criminal charges.
- Lawyer: 2nd autopsy of man shot by Washington police differs
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state says independent autopsy results differ in at least two key details from statements made by authorities investigating the death.
- 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
- 6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by six women who claim he sexually assaulted them.