Prison ordered for Michigan man in dirty sock deal

ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — A man who tried to sell a backpack of dirty socks as marijuana has been sentenced to at least one year in a Michigan prison. Michael Suarez was sentenced Thursday for committing fraud through false pretenses. An unarmed robbery charge was dropped....

Rock-throwing that injured teacher results in jail sentences

AP Photo/Ralph Wilson LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. A judge...

ACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body cameras

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department’s effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle – the ACLU of Southern California. The civil liberties organization sent a letter Thursday to the U.S. Justice Department...

AP PHOTOS: Searing images of past crises

AP Photo/Bill Hudson The photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don’t want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. The disturbing image taken this week...

Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a thin strip of packaging film may stick to the...

Review: ‘Transporter’ a cinematic bumpy ride

AP Photo/Bruno Calvo LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character is...

It’s not over yet: What’s next in the ‘Deflategate’ mess

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called “Deflategate.” And it’s not over yet. U.S....

Latest on US Open: American Young rallies again in 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:50 p.m. American Donald Young came from behind again, though this deficit wasn’t quite as daunting. Young dropped the first set Thursday before rallying to beat Britain’s Aljaz Bedene 3-6, 6-4,...

Trump signs pledge to back GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee

AP Photo/Richard Drew WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party’s nominee – whoever it may be. The billionaire businessman announced his...

Black Sabbath announce final tour kicking off next year

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss NEW YORK (AP) — After five decades, Black Sabbath will launch a farewell tour next year. The heavy metal band starring Ozzy Osbourne announced dates for its The End tour, which kicks off Jan. 20, 2016, in Omaha, Nebraska. Osbourne, guitarist Tony...