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Surging Sparks on roll behind play of Ogwumike, Cambage

Jul. 05, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Sparks have been on roll lately, battling their way to just below .500 after a slow start to the season. Los Angeles (10-11) has won four of its past five games and a big reason why is the play of All-Star Nneka Ogwumike and free agent signee Liz Cambage. ...

Mississippi justices block more DNA tests in death row case

Jul. 04, 2022 07:47 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a death row inmate will not be allowed to seek additional DNA testing on crime scene evidence from the shooting deaths of two college students nearly 30 years ago. Willie Jerome Manning, now 54, remains in the...

Parker scores 21, Howard adds 16 as Dream beat Storm 90-76

Jul. 03, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker had 21 points and nine rebounds, Rhyne Howard scored 16 points and the Atlanta Dream never trailed Sunday in their 90-76 win over the Seattle Storm. Aari McDonald and AD Durr added 13 points apiece for Atlanta (10-11) and Tiffany Hayes scored 10...

WVa nonprofit seeks to educate people about bullying

Jul. 03, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A Marion County, West Virginia, nonprofit wants to empower others about how to identify and stand up against bullying. Communities of Shalom Certified Prevention Specialist Renee Verbanic presented the workshop “Bullying Prevention: Empowering Bystanders to...

Tiffany Hayes helps Dream beat Liberty 92-81 in overtime

Jul. 01, 2022 08:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Hayes made the most of her first game of the season, providing the spark in overtime to lift the Atlanta Dream over the New York Liberty. Hayes, who missed the first 19 games with a right knee injury, scored nine of her 21 points in OT to give the Dream a...

Texas man on death row pleads guilty in 3 cold-case killings

Jun. 29, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man already sentenced to death for a cold-case killing in Oklahoma pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday in the deaths of three girls whose disappearances in Texas also went unsolved for decades. William Reece, 62, pleaded guilty in a courtroom in Galveston...

R. Kelly timeline: Shining star to convicted sex trafficker

Jun. 29, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

R. Kelly's musical accomplishments have been accompanied by a long history of allegations that he sexually abused women and children. Now the R&B singer has been sentenced to spend the next three decades behind bars. A jury found Kelly guilty in September of sex trafficking...

'Silicon Heartland' boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

Jun. 28, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — When President Joe Biden applauded a decision by Intel Corp. to build a $20 billion semiconductor operation on “1,000 empty acres of land” in Ohio, it didn't sit well with Tressie Corsi. The 85-year-old woman has lived on 7 acres of that land since she...

Mistrial in murder case against Baltimore's 'Wheelie Queen'

Jun. 25, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A hung jury has resulted in the mistrial of a Baltimore woman known as the “Wheelie Queen” who was accused of fatally stabbing her girlfriend. Newsoutlets report that a judge declared the mistrial Friday after nine hours of deliberations over two days. ...

Man gets life for hit-and-run that killed man and toddler

Jun. 24, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the hit-and-run deaths of a man and the man's young daughter, who was in a stroller. Shawn Allen, 37, of Canton, remained defiant and maintained his innocence during sentencing in Akron, the Akron Beacon...