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Thursday's NFL Preseason Capsules

Games played on Sept. 3, 2015

NFL PRESEASON ROUNDUP: Chris Boswell kicked four field goals and the New York Giants finished off the preseason with a 12-9 victory Thursday over the New England Patriots, who had already won a much larger victory earlier in the day.

Thursday's MLB Capsules

Games played on Sept. 3, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bryce Harper walked all four times he came to the plate and scored each time as Washington sent Atlanta to its ninth straight loss, 15-1 Thursday night.

2 ordered imprisoned for Ferguson-related bomb plot

Two St. Louis men were ordered Thursday to spend seven years in federal prison for planning a foiled bomb attack targeting the Ferguson police chief, the county’s prosecutor and other officials after last year’s police shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Labor Day drivers to enjoy lowest gasoline prices since 2004

It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer.

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Father of dead boys: ‘All I want is to be with my children’

He is one among many, far too many.

3 shot, 1 killed, gunman sought on Sacramento college campus

Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died in a parking lot next to a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.

Police to examine video in death of Illinois officer

Authorities have recovered video that they hope will provide significant help to detectives searching for three men wanted in the fatal shooting of an Illinois police officer, the lead investigator said Thursday.

Cop fabricated claim that gunman shot at his cruiser

An officer fabricated a claim a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire, police officials said Thursday.

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US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam’s message

Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad.

Royals believe chickenpox cases limited to 2 players

The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend.

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