US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press

Man gets house arrest for trying to extort ex-football star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A quadriplegic man who admitted to trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher "Beanie" Wells has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after a judge concluded that imprisoning the defendant would be too costly for taxpayers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS