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  • Authorities investigating after 4 found dead in Texas home

    CROWLEY, Texas (AP) — Officers responding to a report of a suicide attempt found four people dead inside a North Texas home Sunday afternoon, police said. Crowley Police Chief Luis Soler said in a news…

  • Police boss: Less rhetoric, more dialogue needed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city’s police commissioner called Sunday for a “lot less rhetoric and a lot…

  • Ravens back in playoffs, earn AFC wild card

    The Baltimore Ravens are back in the playoffs, while the Seattle Seahawks will be playing at home in them. Baltimore made the postseason in the first five years with John Harbaugh as coach and Joe…

  • South Dakota’s Jewish community small, tight-knit

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The first Jews to settle in what is now South Dakota established themselves in Deadwood during the Gold Rush more than 150 years ago, finding a niche selling hardware, groceries,…

  • Chris Rock and wife Malaak Compton-Rock headed for divorce

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Rock filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock, a statement from his representative confirmed Sunday. The statement went on to specify that Rock and his family request privacy as…

  • Surfer survives shark bite off Central California

    LOS OSOS, Calif. (AP) — A man surfing on the Central California coast was dragged under water by a juvenile great white shark and bitten in the hip on Sunday before he could paddle to…

  • 5 dead in apartment building fire near San Antonio

    CASTLE HILLS, Texas (AP) — Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said. Ten other residents of the Wedgwood…

  • Grand Ole Opry’s Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. Jessie Schmidt, a publicist for the Opry, said in a news release Sunday that Dickens was admitted…

  • Sony: PlayStation back online after 3-day outage

    Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas. But heavy traffic might continue to cause problems for customers seeking to play their favorite games, the company…

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. AIRASIA JET LOST IN STORMY WEATHER OVER INDONESIA It’s the third shock involving a Malaysian aircraft this…

  • Harbaugh, 49ers agree to part ways

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will not return for the final season of his $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011. The announcement came Sunday after a…

  • Long Beach Register folds after 16 months

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The owners of the Orange County Register say they ended publication of the Long Beach Register on Sunday. Freedom Communications launched the Long Beach Register 16 months ago and the…

  • As oil prices fall, Alaska governor halts project spending

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With oil prices dropping, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has halted new spending on six high-profile projects, pending further review. Walker issued an order Friday putting the new spending on hold. He…

  • Arizona police officer killed; suspect dead

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A northern Arizona police officer killed over the weekend was shot repeatedly at close range by a domestic violence suspect after calmly asking the man if he could pat him down…

  • Woman to plead guilty in Texas DA murder case

    KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The estranged wife of a former justice of the peace in North Texas is expected to plead guilty to murder in connection with the 2013 slayings of a district attorney, his…