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California county to pay $32M in child welfare settlement

Jan. 31, 2023 14:28 PM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Central California's Tulare County will pay $32 million to settle a lawsuit alleging its child welfare agency failed to respond to reports of abuse involving an infant boy who was hospitalized for malnutrition and suffered brain damage, plaintiffs' attorneys said Monday. ...

AP Source: Tagovailoa to miss Pro Bowl, still in protocol

Jan. 27, 2023 15:27 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol and will not participate in the 2023 Pro Bowl, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because...

Kansas man convicted of threatening to kill congressman

Jan. 19, 2023 22:15 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal court jury convicted a Kansas man who insisted that a death threat he made against U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner was a message from God, amid what authorities have said is a sharp rise in threats against members of Congress and their families. Jurors found...

Seth Jones rallies Blackhawks past Sabres 4-3 in overtime

Jan. 18, 2023 00:21 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Seth Jones was frustrated after he missed the net on a prime scoring opportunity in the second period. The All-Star defenseman felt a lot better when the game was over. Jones scored two goals, including the winner 2:24 into overtime, and the Chicago...

US Rep. Bonamici recovering after being hit by car in Oregon

Jan. 16, 2023 14:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon says she and her husband are recovering at home after being hit by a car in Portland on Friday evening. The Democratic congresswoman and her husband, U.S. District Judge Michael Simon, were struck by a car while crossing...

Tua Tagovailoa ruled out of Dolphins' playoff game vs. Bills

Jan. 11, 2023 16:15 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has not been cleared to return to football activities and was ruled out for Sunday’s playoff game against the Buffalo Bills as he remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol, coach Mike McDaniel said Wednesday. ...

Dolphins clinch playoff berth after beating Jets 11-6

Jan. 08, 2023 23:57 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — After just one successful field goal of 50-plus yards all season, it was only fitting that the Miami Dolphins' playoff hopes came down to a 50-yard kick. “I felt like I owed it to the guys,” said Jason Sanders, whose booming go-ahead kick with 18...

Tagovailoa out, rookie Thompson to start for Miami vs. Jets

Jan. 06, 2023 12:53 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss his second straight game with a concussion and rookie Skylar Thompson is expected to start Sunday against the New York Jets, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel said Friday. The Dolphins also are hoping that...

Football fans grapple with violent side of a beloved sport

Jan. 05, 2023 15:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The harrowing scenes of Damar Hamlin's on-field collapse after suffering cardiac arrest have forced some fans to confront yet again a truth they’ve always known but hated to think about: Football, a game with violence in its DNA, can go from exciting and joyous to dark and...

Miami signs Mike Glennon to practice squad amid QB injuries

Jan. 04, 2023 16:41 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins signed veteran quarterback Mike Glennon to their practice squad Wednesday amid injuries to Tua Tagovailoa and Teddy Bridgewater. Tagovailoa has been out since suffering a concussion in a Week 16 loss to Green Bay. Bridgewater, who...