LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Former National Basketball Association player Lamar Odom pleaded no contest Monday to a drunken driving charge and accepted a sentence of three years' probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.
In a deal with prosecutors, Odom entered the plea to one misdemeanour count of driving under the influence and was also ordered to pay $1,814 in fines and penalties, Los Angeles city attorney's spokesman Frank Mateljan said. Odom had faced a maximum sentence of six months in jail.
MISSOULA, Mont. - Cody Johnson was head over heels for his new wife, but Jordan Graham was having serious doubts that came to a head when Johnson fell to his death during an argument on a steep cliff in Glacier National Park, prosecutors said Monday.
MOSCOW - A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
The Kremlin-friendly daily Izvestia said the amnesty bill submitted to Parliament by President Vladimir Putin would apply to Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, who have been sentenced to two years in prison on hooliganism charges for their irreverent 2012 anti-Putin protest at Moscow's main cathedral. Their term is scheduled to end in March.
SAN DIEGO - Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he was mayor of San Diego, completing the fall of the former 10-term congressman who barely a year ago achieved his long dream of being elected leader of the nation's eighth-largest city.
LONDON - English football faced renewed concerns about match-fixing Monday after Blackburn striker D.J. Campbell was identified as one of six people arrested in the second police investigation into rigged games opened inside two weeks.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation of inmate abuse in the nation's largest jail system.
A law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the arrests who wasn't authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity confirmed the arrests were made Monday by federal agents.
Federal authorities called a news conference Monday afternoon to announce criminal corruption and civil rights charges filed in the case.
LONDON - British prosecutors say they are charging singer and former U.K. "X Factor" judge Tulisa Contostavlos for allegedly helping supply cocaine to an undercover journalist.
Contostavlos, 25, was arrested in June over allegations of supplying hard drugs after the Sun tabloid ran a story claiming she had acted as a go-between in a deal to sell cocaine.
Prosecutor Baljit Ubhey said Monday that police will charge Contostavlos with "being concerned in the supply of class A drugs."
Contostavlos will appear at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court on Dec. 19.
DENVER - A man who cut off his forearm to free himself from a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon was arrested in Denver on allegations of domestic violence.
Authorities say Aron Ralston and his girlfriend, Vita Shannon, were both booked Sunday on charges of assault and "wrongs to minors." Police say the second charge is used when children are present during an incident but not necessarily hurt.
LONDON - Six people have been arrested after a second investigation into football match-fixing was launched following reports that a player agreed to rig a League Championship game in return for cash.
Britain's National Crime Agency confirmed on Sunday it was examining the allegations after receiving information from The Sun On Sunday.
CAIRO - Egyptian authorities released Saturday two dozen Islamist women and girls convicted for staging a street protest after an appeals court reduced their harsh penalties, including prison terms of 11 years, to suspended sentences.
The initial verdict handed down late last month caused an international and domestic outcry.