St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's has split with basketball coach Steve Lavin after five seasons.
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: He was drunk before the slaying

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday, telling the jury that he was drunk in the hours before the slaying of her sister's boyfriend.



Tennessee fires men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

The curtain over a wall mural of University of Tennessee head basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, is pulled back Friday, March 27, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, though athletic director Dave Hart says the university never would have hired him if they knew the details of his unethical conduct at Southern Miss program during his tenure there. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA investigation at his former school lingered over Donnie Tyndall before he ever coached a game for Tennessee, and now his unethical actions at Southern Mississippi have led to his firing after only one season.



Apple chief Cook to give his wealth away: Fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks to members of the media at a press event in San Francisco, California, March 9, 2015Apple chief Tim Cook is joining Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and other technology titans who have vowed to donate their wealth to charities, according to a report in Fortune magazine. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change," Cook was quoted as saying in a Fortune story focused on how he has brought his own winning style of leadership to the iconic California company more than three years ago. His net worth was estimated at about $120 million, based on the amount of Apple stock he owns. Cook, 54, last year became the first openly gay chief executive of a Fortune 500 company.



2 charged with murder, kidnapping in alleged baby-theft plot

Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, left, and Mayor Robert Garcia stand during a news conference in Long Beach, Calif., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Southern California authorities have arrested four people in a plot to kidnap two newborn babies. The plot ended with the death of a 3-week-old girl and the shooting and beating of the children’s mothers, police said Wednesday. At left is an image of baby Eliza Delacruz, who was snatched Jan. 3, 2015, in Long Beach by a gunman who wounded her parents and uncle, Luna said. Her body was found the next day in a trash bin near the Mexican border. (AP Photo/The Daily Breeze, Scott Varley) MAGS OUT; NO SALESLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a woman and man with kidnapping and murder in a scheme to steal babies.





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