NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case and he said at the end of the process it will implement new conduct policies.
President Barack Obama says campus sexual assault is "an affront to our basic humanity.'' The White House has unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
A former Illinois prosecutor and University of Illinois football standout accused of suffocating his wife eight years ago has hired two attorneys and will appear with them during his approaching arraignment.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the National Football League has been putting profits ahead of doing what’s right on domestic violence. Bruce Rauner, a team minority owner, is also critical.
President Obama reiterated that he will not commit U.S. troops to fight another ground war in Iraq, adding that U.S. airstrikes, combined with expertise, would be more effective in defeating the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday morning that they had placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list.
UPDATE: Champaign Police report that 37-year-old Michael Alexander of Rantoul, who is a suspect in the First Midwest Bank robbery and others, was arrested September 22nd in Indianapolis. More details available HERE.
World leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency, with France's president urging that there's "no time to lose" and Iraq's new president insisting that extremists must be pursued to their sanctuaries in neighboring Syria.
Vowing justice for murdered aid worker David Haines, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron says his killing by extremist group the Islamic State is "an act of pure evil." A video purporting to show Haines' beheading was released Saturday.
State police say one trooper was fatally shot and another was injured when they were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.