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Mississippi agency ex-leader pleads guilty in welfare fraud

Sep. 22, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former director of Mississippi's welfare agency pleaded guilty Thursday to federal and state charges in a conspiracy to misspend tens of millions of dollars that were intended to help needy families in one of the poorest states in the U.S. — part of the largest public...

Cartel allegedly killed 2 'lucha libre' wrestlers in Mexico

Aug. 29, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico confirmed Monday that a “lucha libre” wrestler had been found dead over the weekend in the north-central state of Guanajuato. The state prosecutors’ office said the body of a wrestler known as “Maremoto,” or “Tidal Wave,” had...

Teen's death is latest tragedy in flood-ravaged Kentucky

Aug. 10, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

The mysterious death of a high school athlete who spent days helping his fellow eastern Kentuckians clean up from historic flooding has added a new layer of grief to the tragedy. On Wednesday, Aaron “Mick” Crawford was counted as the 38th person to die as a result of flash...

Viral video of Mississippi arrest sparks investigation

Aug. 08, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — An incident involving a white Mississippi Highway Patrol officer and three Black men is under investigation after a viral video showed the officer putting a handcuffed man into a chokehold and wrestling him into a ditch. The video, captured Friday in McComb by...

Basement talk, virtual handshake led to Manchin-Schumer deal

Jul. 29, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin secreted themselves in a basement room at the Capitol. The two men had been wrestling for more than a year in long, failed rounds of start-and-stop negotiations over President Joe Biden's big...

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill using playoff loss as fuel for 2022

Jul. 28, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No quarterback has won more games over his first three seasons with the Tennessee franchise than Ryan Tannehill, who has posted a 30-13 record for the Titans. The problem? He is 2-3 in the postseason. Worse is Tannehill and the Titans losing...

WWE's McMahon says he is retiring amid misconduct probe

Jul. 22, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

World Wrestling Entertainment impresario Vince McMahon announced Friday he is retiring amid an investigation into alleged misconduct involving the flamboyant showman who turned a small wrestling company into a worldwide entertainment business. In a brief statement issued by WWE,...

Sage Karam returns to Pocono for 1st time since fatal wreck

Jul. 20, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

Sage Karam planned to keep it simple, just a bike ride this week through the first turn at Pocono Raceway. An easy outing, no reporters around to ask questions, no fans wondering how he's feeling in his return to his hometown track. Seven years ago, Karam triggered a wreck at the...

2021 NCAA wrestling champ Ferrari no longer with Oklahoma St

Jul. 13, 2022 13:59 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A.J. Ferrari, an NCAA champion with Oklahoma State who suffered season-ending head and leg injuries in a vehicle collision this past season, is no longer with the program. The school announced his departure Wednesday, but did not provide details. But court...

Report: WWE boss McMahon's hush cash bill over $12 million

Jul. 09, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime World Wrestling Entertainment impresario Vince McMahon agreed to pay more than $12 million over the past 16 years to suppress allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity, the Wall Street Journal reports. The amount is significantly larger than what...