NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade considered ending his NBA career after last season. Carmelo Anthony was one of the people who told him he needed a proper goodbye. On Sunday, Wade’s final lap around the league even brought Anthony back to Madison Square Garden. Anthony sat courtside at his former home to watch Wade…

By JEFF MARTINJanuary 28, 20191 of 2FILE-In this Jan. 29, 2014 aerial file photo, abandoned cars at I-75 headed northbound near the Chattahoochee River overpass are piled up in the median of the ice-covered interstate after a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29,…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative settlement has ended an eight-day strike by teachers against a Los Angeles-area charter school operator. The agreement reached over the weekend is sending teachers back to classrooms Monday at The Accelerated Schools, which operates three schools with 1,850 students. The teachers struck the charter school operator during the larger…

BAGHDAD (AP) — The leader of one of the most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias in Iraq said Monday that he expects a vote in the coming months by Iraq’s parliament calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops, underscoring the jostling for power between Iran and the U.S. in this key Middle Eastern country. Qais al-Khazali,…

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — An Indonesian immigrant held for more than seven months by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New Hampshire has been released. Etty Tham, of Portsmouth, was detained last spring at an immigration checkpoint on Interstate 93 near Lincoln. She had been held at the Strafford County House of Corrections since June. Tham…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah leadership is calling on the community to report hate speech after signage from known white nationalism groups was found on campus. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Sunday that President Ruth Watkins said a banner was found on Saturday and numerous stickers were placed around campus earlier in…

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada prosecutors are set to announce their plans for the prosecution of a 19-year-old El Salvadoran immigrant identified as the prime suspect in four killings. Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman has been jailed since his arrest more than a week ago. He was charged Thursday with possessing weapons and selling jewelry belonging to…

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm brought more than 5 inches of snow to northern Illinois as the region braced itself for record-low subzero temperatures. Palatine in suburban Chicago saw 5.2 inches Monday morning as the storm created slick roadways. A National Weather Service warning said up to 8 inches were possible by midday. But…

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — The ***** of a U.S. Air Force veteran with no known family and whose Central Texas funeral was not expected to bring any visitors has drawn the attention of a state agency. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush in a statement encouraged the public to attend the service Monday for Joseph…

LONG HILL, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus with students aboard struck a utility pole in northern New Jersey, causing live power lines to fall on the bus though no serious injuries were reported. The accident in Long Hill occurred around 8:30 a.m. Monday. Investigators say the bus and a car apparently collided,…