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Ex-Kansas City Chiefs coach charged with DUI after crash

Apr. 12, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury after a crash that left a 5-year-old girl critically injured. The Jackson County prosecutor's office said...

AP source: Browns still putting rush on Jadeveon Clowney

Apr. 12, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns appear to be closing in on Jadeveon Clowney. Continuing a pursuit that began with a contract offer Clowney turned down last year, Cleveland remains interested in signing the free agent defensive end, a person familiar with the situation told...

Casa Bonita restaurant in Colorado files for bankruptcy

Apr. 12, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A well-known restaurant in Colorado that has been closed since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in March 2020 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Casa Bonita in Lakewood, famous for its cliff divers, a 30-foot (about 9-meter) waterfall and...

Tennessee State not renewing football coach Rod Reed's deal

Apr. 12, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State announced Monday coach Rod Reed's contract will not be renewed after 11 seasons running the Tigers' football program with former NFL running back Eddie George reportedly poised to replace him. “After thoroughly evaluating the...

CEOs gather to speak out against voting law changes

Apr. 11, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

More than a hundred top executives and corporate leaders gathered online this weekend to discuss their response to restrictive voting laws under consideration in several states and already enacted in Georgia, according to a statement from organizers of the meeting. The...

Vigil honoring S. Carolina shooting victims draws hundreds

Apr. 11, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds gathered Sunday at the vigil for the prominent South Carolina physician, his wife and two of their grandchildren — all dead at the hands of former NFL player Phillip Adams, authorities said — to reflect on the lasting impression they made on their...

Finau gets a call during Masters delay, from Tom Brady

Apr. 10, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Cell phones are almost entirely forbidden at Augusta National, so imagine Tony Finau’s surprise Saturday when he got told during a weather delay that someone wanted to talk with him. It was a FaceTime call. From Tom Brady. ...

Coroner: 6th person dead following South Carolina shooting

Apr. 10, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sixth person has died following a shooting earlier this week at the hands of a former NFL player who also killed four members of a South Carolina family, local officials said Saturday. Robert Shook, 38, an air conditioning technician from...

Mayor pardoned by Trump wins another term in Illinois town

Apr. 09, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

METTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Voters in a small Illinois town reelected a mayor who ran a write-in campaign after President Donald Trump pardoned him in a gambling investigation. Casey Urlacher, the brother of former Chicago Bears star Brian Urlacher, defeated Jess Ray in...

LAPD officer charged with running illegal gambling operation

Apr. 09, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer is among three people charged with running an illegal gambling operation that involved placing bets on this year's NFL Super Bowl, police announced Friday. Robert Felix, a 13-year veteran assigned to the LAPD's Transit...