Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.

"I have a bad...

Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny...

Denver police ticket driver after semi hit bridges

DENVER (AP) — Denver police have ticketed the driver of a semitrailer suspected of striking the bottom of three bridges over Interstate 25.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Stollsteimer continued driving after...

An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped...

The Latest: Police had contact with killer after firing

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Roanoke police had direct contact with on-air shooting gunman Vester Flanagan at...

Saints testing potential of ex-basketball player Manhertz

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton couldn't resist trying out another former college basketball player at tight end.

Who could blame him after the smashing success Jimmy Graham became...

Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder charge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case.

A jury can...

Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday.

A total of 24 people were killed in an...