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Holiday, Sabonis lead Pacers past Magic, 111-106

Apr. 09, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Indiana Pacers shooting guard Aaron Holiday might want to get used to being a top scoring option off the bench after the way he consistently shot in the last few games. Holiday scored 20 points and Domantas Sabonis added 16 points, 15 rebounds and...

Gaetz associate working toward plea deal with prosecutors

Apr. 08, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz's is working toward a plea deal with federal prosecutors investigating a sex trafficking operation, potentially escalating the legal and political jeopardy facing the Florida congressman. The revelation that a...

Beal, Westbrook lead Wizards past Magic 131-116

Apr. 07, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bradley Beal returned from a five-game absence and scored 26 points, Russell Westbrook had his 20th triple-double of the season and the Washington Wizards made a season-best 19 3-pointers in a 131-116 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. ...

Analysis: Results vary in NBA with trades, buyouts

Apr. 06, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee. LaMarcus Aldridge's first game in a month, with Brooklyn, was quite a bit...

Southwest pilot accused of indecent exposure during flight

Apr. 05, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a former Southwest Airlines pilot with indecent exposure for an incident they say occurred during a flight last August. Michael Haak was the pilot in command of the plane during a flight from Philadelphia to Orlando,...

Man arrested after refusing temp check on $15K Disney trip

Apr. 05, 2021 07:16 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Louisiana man who said he spent $15,000 on a Disney World vacation learned to his misfortune that the “the most magical place on Earth” has very real rules to maintain public health during the coronavirus pandemic. Kelly Sills, 47, of Baton...

The game plan: Elite players find paths to pros besides NCAA

Apr. 05, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

There was a “college basketball team” this season with a collection of players who figure to go high in the upcoming NBA draft. It wasn’t Gonzaga or Baylor. In fact, this team was nowhere near the Indianapolis bubble during the NCAA Tournament,...

Man pleads guilty to stalking, killing estranged wife

Mar. 31, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Indiana man was convicted Tuesday of stalking his estranged wife to Florida, shooting her and burying her body in Tennessee. Jarvis Wayne Madison, 62, of New Albany, Indiana, pleaded guilty in Orlando federal court to one count of interstate...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Mar. 31, 2021 08:44 AM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ March 31 The Palm Beach Post on the “anti-riot” bill, which was recently passed by the state House: It is most unfortunate that the Florida House has passed...

2 sought in Seattle woman's death in Texas caught in Florida

Mar. 30, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two women wanted in connection with the death of a Seattle woman in Texas last year have been arrested in Florida, court records show. Nina Tamar Marano, 49, was taken into custody last week in Miami-Dade County and remained in jail Tuesday after waiving an...