STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State says junior college transfer Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing following a basketball team workout.
The school said Thursday that the 21-year-old forward was pronounced dead at Stillwater Medical Center. Oklahoma State plans to release more details Friday about the death. The Stillwater NewsPress reports (http://bit.ly/29R36QY ) that emergency crews responded to a heat exhaustion call at Boone Pickens Stadium on Thursday....
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — The former sports editor of a New Hampshire newspaper has been sentenced to less than a year in jail on child pornography possession charges.
The Portsmouth Herald (http://bit.ly/2a54CkY ) reports Frank Coppola of Nottingham was sentenced Thursday in Brentwood to a year with eight months suspended after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors. Felony charges were dismissed through the plea agreement.
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama pastor was accidentally shot and wounded by a man trying to shoot another person.
Albertville police say 18-year-old Romeo Campos was arrested on charges including attempted murder after he mistakenly shot the pastor. Police say Campos was trying to shoot a man accused of propositioning a 15-year-old girl related to Campos.
Assistant Chief Jamie Smith says the incident began Wednesday night after Campos...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Texas man who survived a house fire that killed three people a dozen years ago in southern New Jersey is facing charges in the arson.
The Courier-Post reports (http://on.cpsj.com/29RagVE ) authorities said Thursday 30-year-old Jesus Perez-Rivera is charged with felony murder in the deaths of 32-year-old Luis Silva, his 29-year-old wife, Maria, and her 6-year-old son, Carlos Cruz.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The final goodbyes are set for three slain police officers in Baton Rouge.
A Friday morning funeral is set for military veteran-turned-cop Matthew Gerald of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Local sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola's (gar-ah-FOE'-lah) will be remembered at a Saturday funeral. The funeral for another Baton Rouge Police Department officer, Montrell Jackson, is set for Monday.
The mother of the man who shot and killed three law-enforcement officers in Baton Rouge says her son would "pretty much lose it" when he heard about a black man being shot by police in what he considered an unlawful manner.
Corine Woodley said in an interview with PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley on Thursday that son Gavin Long rented a car several times and drove to locations where black men had been shot by police and would tell her: "Somebody has to do something."...
MIAMI (AP) — Health officials were waiting to see whether mosquitoes collected near Miami test positive for the Zika virus. That could help determine whether a local woman is the first person infected directly by a mosquito bite on the U.S. mainland.
Fogging trucks drove through the patient's neighborhood Thursday. Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control Operations Manager Chalmers Vasquez said inspectors are trying to get into every backyard to spray and eliminate breeding...