ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Major Leaguer and current television analyst Ray Knight has been charged with assault following an incident in his northern Virginia home.
More than 200 scientists say Congress should protect federal sustainable fishing laws in advance of a key hearing about the future of the way the government manages fisheries.
BOSTON (AP) — A justice on Massachusetts' highest court has denied prosecutors' request to reinstate the murder conviction of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Four of the five Wheaton College football players charged with battery against one of their teammates are scheduled to be arraigned.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — On a foggy night in Foxborough, one thing became crystal clear: The Atlanta Falcons have fallen victim to the dreaded Super Bowl losers' malaise .
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters outside of U.S. Bank Stadium "took a knee" before the Minnesota Vikings game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school football team forfeited its final home game of the season after players joined a brawl in the bleachers.
Notre Dame cracked the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, coming in at No. 9, and Michigan fell out of the rankings for the first time in two years.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The chief executive of Georgia's seaports says a terminal expansion has put the Port of Brunswick on track to becoming the nation's busiest for shipping automobiles.
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Tennis players in Aberdeen are speaking out about a university's announcement that it will remove half its tennis courts to make room for new soccer and football practice fields.
BOSTON (AP) — A Georgia man faces prison after admitting to his role in a scheme to defraud Massachusetts-based Staples Inc. out of more than $1.4 million.
Discriminated against in life, they were forgotten by their community in death, buried in unmarked graves in the back of the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Georgia.
HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Rep. Betty Price says her comments on people with HIV that ignited a national firestorm were "taken completely out of context."
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Tobin leans on a fence and ices his face after riding a bull and a steer minutes apart. A pad on his helmet somehow smacked his face, leaving him with a black eye, one of the many injuries rodeo competitors are used to.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former NFL player and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Troy Smith has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence in Ohio.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — People working to revitalize downtown in the Alabama community of Prattville are looking to a Georgia city for inspiration.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria's devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends.
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained perfect with Houston, pitching seven shutout innings when the team needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as the Astros extended the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on Frid…
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer, citing risks to public safety.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — After fleeing flames that were closing in on him 12 days ago, Donnie Steggal finally returned home Friday — and sifted through the ruins of the Northern California home where he and his wife raised their two children.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state lawmaker and wife of former U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The longtime owner of a Reno car dealership and his wife are contributing $1 million toward the renovation of the University of Nevada's baseball stadium.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a tax code rewrite that promises to add up to $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the coming decade.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A veteran musher in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is accused of stealing four dog kennels from another competitor following this year's race.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University is reinstating a ban on alcohol at fraternity and sorority events more than a month after the death of a student in an alleged hazing incident.
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 152 Afghans sent to the United States for military training during the course of the war against the Taliban have gone AWOL, and the problem, which worsened last year, is unlikely to improve soon, U.S. inspectors said Friday.
BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) — The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A Georgia woman accused of stealing more than $773,000 from the University of Connecticut by hacking into the school's vendor-payment system is in custody.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — The retired Army commander who led recovery efforts in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi in the wake of Hurricane Katrina will speak at a university in Georgia.