By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Gil Collar was a guy everybody wanted to be around in high school, friends said: The girls liked his good looks, even his opponents on the wrestling mat became buddies, and adults knew him as courteous and kind.
By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit's police chief stepped down Monday after a week of embarrassing revelations about a sexual relationship with a subordinate, forcing the city to search for a fifth leader in four years for a department dealing with one of
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - The mother of a University of South Alabama freshman killed by a campus police officer says she's been told he never touched the officer who shot him.
Gil Collar of Wetumpka was naked when he was fatally wounded on campus early Saturday. University officials have said he
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A private equity investment group has bought The Tampa Tribune newspaper from Media General Inc. for $9.5 million, the newspaper reported Monday.
The Tribune's longtime corporate owner, Virginia-based Media General Inc., is transferring ownership of the Tribune, its
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Friends of a University of South Alabama student are questioning his fatal shooting by a campus police officer. Colgan Meanor says 18-year-old Gil Collar of Wetumpka was an outgoing athlete who loved wrestling in high school. She says she's shocked over his
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Greece and its international lenders need to agree quickly on a program of reforms so the next tranche of bailout loans can be released, the head of the group finance ministers from the 17 countries that use the euro said
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A car collided with a pickup truck on the Flathead Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana, killing a Washington state man and injuring five others.
The Montana Highway Patrol says a 46-year-old woman from Spokane, Wash., was northbound on Montana Highway 28 south of
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall is to be sentenced. Elizabeth Escalona pleaded guilty July 12 to injury to a child. The young mother is scheduled to be sentenced Monday and faces up to life in prison.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A magnitude-6 earthquake has shaken the Gulf of California coast in Mexico, but there are no reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 11:26 p.m. Sunday local time (2:26 a.m. Monday EST; 0626 GMT) was centered 63 miles (102 kilometers)
SBNATION.COM - As was discussed during a Saturday morning meeting with drivers and crew chiefs at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR is expected to drop the rule that provides guaranteed starting positions in Sprint Cup races to the top 35 in owner points, starting next year.