- FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
- Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots
BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"
- 'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head
NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.
- APNewsBreak: Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairman
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14, U.S. officials said Monday.
- Griffin's triple-double lifts Clippers over Rockets 117-101
HOUSTON (AP) — Blake Griffin had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double to lift the Chris Paul-less Los Angeles Clippers to a 117-101 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
- Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago Bulls came in oozing with confidence, unafraid of LeBron James and convinced they could keep their playoff momentum rolling.
- Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net.
- Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, James
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried.
- Chirinos' sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Rangers past Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers got a much-needed win in a close game and cooled off the hottest team in baseball.