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Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived....

Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s....

Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) -- Jerry Sanders has been sitting in a jail cell on a relatively minor charge of methamphetamine possession for more than a year - longer than the sentence he could get if he's convicted....

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone....

Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said....

Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave."...

Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat
PHOENIX (AP) -- A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s....

Cosby jury to decide: Serial rapist or con artist's mark
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The jury that will start deliberating Bill Cosby's fate on Tuesday has heard the comedian described over the past two weeks both as a "serial rapist" and a con artist's victim....

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death....

Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help....

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