NEW YORK | The names are mostly known and so are the possible penalties — 50 games for most, perhaps a lifetime ban for one.
Ernest Wallace, of Miramar, Fla., center, mouths words to people sitting in Attleboro District Court, in Attleboro, Mass., while standing next to his attorney David Meier, left, during his arraignment, Monday. Wallace, who pleaded not guilty, is facing an accessory to murder charge in the ca…
ATTLEBORO, Mass. | A man linked to the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez told police Hernandez admitted firing the fatal shots, and a vehicle wanted in a double killing in Boston a year before had been rented in Hernandez's name, according to documents…
CHICAGO | A state law enforcement agency is investigating the son of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after a newspaper determined he is a part-time Harvey police officer who uses an unmarked squad car to provide traffic control for his father, an official said Monday.
In this March 2, 2011 photo, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, left, and his son Mustapha Farrakhan, are seen during ceremonies honoring Virginia seniors, including Mustapha's son, at an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va. A state law enforcement agency is investigat…
BOSTON | In the tight rows of chairs stretched across the Commonwealth Ballroom, the nervousness — already dialed high by two bombs, three deaths and more than 72 hours without answers — ratcheted even higher.
Attorney General Linda Kelly announces new criminal charges related to an ongoing child sex crimes investigation against former Penn State President Graham Spanier and added charges against two former underlings, Timothy Curley and Gary Schultz during a news conference Thursday at the state …
HARRISBURG, Pa. | The "conspiracy of silence" that protected Jerry Sandusky extended all the way to the top at Penn State, prosecutors said Thursday as they charged former university President Graham Spanier with hushing up child sexual abuse allegations against the former assistant football coach.
Sikh temple shooting story: A wire story published in some editions of The Times and on nwi.com on Aug. 5 and 6 contained incorrect information about the Sikh Coalition and bias attacks. The Sikh Coalition is based in New York. The coalition did not say it blames anti-Islamic sentiment for m…
Joe Paterno's family on Monday vowed their own investigation of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, rejecting the findings of a special investigator who concluded the late football coach and other top Penn State administrators concealed Sandusky's sexual abuse of children in order to shield the scho…
AUSTIN, Texas | A federal judge handed Lance Armstrong a quick setback Monday as he went to court to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.
LOS ANGELES | Now that the federal government has closed its investigation of Lance Armstrong, some legal experts are wondering whether the effort to prosecute superstar athletes over doping claims is worth it.
ALBANY, N.Y. | Prosecutors investigating allegations of child molestation against former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine face obstacles that include finding corroborating proof, statutes of limitations on old accusations, and the credibility of the men who accuse him of sex abuse.
Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim was greeted by another loud ovation Friday night before his fourth-ranked Orange met No. 10 Florida with former star Carmelo Anthony in a front-row seat.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. |Syracuse University fired associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine on Sunday in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him.
Every time we think we've seen the last of the trials for civil rights-era atrocities, it seems, prosecutors will parade some stooped, white-haired defendant before the cameras in shackles.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. | The NCAA said Wednesday it has been investigating the relationship between a convicted Ponzi scheme artist and the University of Miami for five months, and the allegations — if true — show the need for "serious and fundamental change" in college sports.
WASHINGTON | Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a…
CROWN POINT | As a long-serving member of Congress in what's shaping up to be a very bad year for incumbents and his Democratic Party, Rep. Pete Visclosky should probably be planning for life after politics. But he's not.
CHICAGO | Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Thursday she has taken steps to make sure nursing homes aren't tipped off to surprise raids aimed at increasing residents' safety.
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