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Man gets about 6 months in jail after voter fraud plea

Jun. 20, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A 28-year-old Dallas-area man has been sentenced to about six months in jail after pleading guilty to a charge in an ongoing voter fraud investigation. A statement Wednesday from the Dallas County District Attorney's Office says Miguel Hernandez pleaded guilty to a single count of using an...

Cowboys stress numbers over No. 1 at receiver without Bryant

Jun. 20, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cole Beasley doesn't need a lot of prodding to bring up how much he thinks outsiders will overlook Dallas receivers now that the Cowboys have moved on from Dez Bryant. The new dean of the group sees opportunity rather than uncertainty at a position that lacks a big name, and the...

Ibrahimovic, Rippon, Bird featured in ESPN Body Issue

Jun. 19, 2018 9:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, WNBA star Sue Bird, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon and 63-year-old golfer Greg Norman are among the athletes who will be featured in ESPN the Magazine's 10th anniversary Body Issue. The issue hits newsstands on June 29. Joining them are...

Man on death row for Texas prison worker death loses appeal

Jun. 18, 2018 11:11 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 45-year-old Dallas man on Texas death row for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory. Attorneys for Travis Trevino Runnels had appealed after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2016 rejected arguments...

2 in Dallas charged with murder after 2 bodies found in car

Jun. 17, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Two men are charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two men found in stuffed last month in the trunk of a Cadillac near a West Dallas park. Authorities say 37-year-old Moises Martinez has admitted his role in the homicides and has named an accomplice, 26-year-old Andres...

Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

Jun. 17, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. gave the home folks the knockout he figured they wanted. There just wasn't much of the show he hoped would go with it. Spence stopped Carlos Ocampo to retain his IBF welterweight title, dropping the Mexican challenger with a right hand to the body as the first round...

Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

Jun. 16, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. stopped Carlos Ocampo in the first round Saturday night to retain the IBF welterweight crown. Fighting in front of a home crowd at the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility, Spence improved to 24-0 with his 11th straight knockout and 21st overall. Ocampo crumpled to the...

Astros win 10th in row, Keuchel get HR help to beat KC 10-2

Jun. 16, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A.J. Hinch wiped the sweat from his brow after watching his Astros win their 10th straight game on Saturday, joking that he might get tossed early the next time out to avoid the Kansas City heat. The skipper hasn't been sweating many outcomes lately. Houston's latest solid start...

Altoona native's murder conviction, appeal featured series

Jun. 16, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — When Altoona native Darlie Lynn Routier was convicted by a Texas jury in February 1997 of stabbing to death her young son, Damon, 5, and by implication, her other son, Devon, 6, she reportedly cried out, "I did not kill my babies." Both boys were murdered on June 6, 1996, as they were...

Wings beat Aces behind Cambage's 28 points, 18 rebounds

Jun. 15, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Elizabeth Cambage had 28 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Skylar Diggins-Smith added 20 points and six assists and the Dallas Wings beat the Las Vegas Aces 77-67 on Friday night. It was the fifth time this season Diggins-Smith and Cambage each scored 20-plus in the same game. The pair...