SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first known all-girls tackle football league has been formed in Utah featuring a star player who earned an invitation to the Super Bowl three years ago thanks to a highlight video of her exploits against boys.
KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1LDtHwN ) 12-year-old Sam Gordon is part of a four-team league for fifth-graders and sixth-graders that started play last weekend in West Jordan.
MORGANZA, Md. (AP) — Some seniors at a Maryland school aren't feeling lucky, despite ladybugs that swarmed the halls.
Six Chopticon High School seniors face charges, and WTTG-TV in Washington reports one is banned from walking in Wednesday's graduation.
The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office says somone ordered 72,000 ladybugs online. Sgt. Cara Grimbles says a door was forced early on May 20, setting off an alarm and taking this "to a different level...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say an Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day.
Authorities say 33-year-old Maria Hernandez of Idaho, and her brother, 22-year-old Hector Gutierrez of California, face charges of murder with a deadly weapon and conspiracy to commit murder.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Two American Indian tribes are pulling their representatives from the Maine Legislature in protest over their treatment by the state.
Wayne Mitchell, of Penobscot Nation, and Matthew Dana, of the Passamaquoddy Tribe, said Tuesday that they will no longer serve in the Maine House of Representatives. Tribal representatives are not allowed to vote in the full House but can vote at the committee level and introduce bills.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.
A woman, who is identified as the mother of the alleged victim, tells a dispatcher that McDonald is drunk during a 911 call about 3:41 a.m. PDT Monday.
McDonald was later arrested at a San Jose, California, home on suspicion of assaulting a woman who...
CHICAGO (AP) — Twelve people were killed and more than 40 more were wounded in shootings in Chicago during the Memorial Day long weekend.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's office on Tuesday confirmed the 12 deaths. Police say the spate of gunfire injured dozens more, including a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the head at about 8 p.m. Friday on the city's South Side.
Chicago has seen similar spikes of violence on previous Memorial Day weekends. It...