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FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs throws to the Oakland Athletics during a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Federal prosecutors say a former Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Prosecutors in Texas say Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first appearance Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in federal court. Kay was communications director for the Angels. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Aug. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors in Texas announced Friday. Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first...

Ex-Dallas cop appeals murder conviction in neighbor's death

Aug. 7, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for a white former Dallas police officer have filed an appeal of her murder conviction in the killing of her Black neighbor inside his home. Amber Guyger is serving a 10-year prison sentence for the September 2018 fatal shooting of Botham Jean. She testified at trial that she...

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Adrian Houser throws the ball against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Houser strong, Brewers stop White Sox 6-game win streak, 1-0

Aug. 6, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel saw the potential in Adrian Houser when the two were coming up with the Houston Astros. Outings like this were just what he envisioned. Houser dominated over seven innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the White Sox 1-0 Wednesday night to snap Chicago’s six-game win...

Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker shoots the game-winning basket over Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) in an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

In the NBA bubble, the race for No. 8 out West is quite wild

Aug. 5, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker does not like the notion that the Phoenix Suns, whose playoff chances were beyond slim when the season was suspended, should simply be happy to be in the NBA’s bubble. He sees it quite differently. “People can say we have a nothing-to-lose...

FILE - This Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo shows the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington. Securities regulators are investigating three hotel companies, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020,  that returned tens of millions in federal virus-relief money for transactions going back to 2018. The companies controlled by Dallas hotelier Monty Bennett came under scrutiny after taking tens of millions of dollars from a fund designed to help small businesses survive the pandemic.  (AP Andrew Harnik, File)

Hotels criticized for taking virus money face investigation

Aug. 5, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A group of hotels that took, and later returned, tens of millions of dollars in federal virus-bailout money are under investigation by securities regulators for transactions between companies in the group going back to 2018. The Ashford companies were among the biggest recipients of federal...

Dallas developer facing bribery charges put on house arrests

Aug. 4, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas real estate developer has been put on house arrest after two federal judges found that he violated conditions of his release by contacting a potential government witness in his pending bribery trial. Ruel Hamilton was recorded in January telling a former employee that she doesn't...

Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson (22) grabs a rebound from Dallas Wings' Tyasha Harris, center, as Bella Alarie, right, watches during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

So far WNBA teams scoring at breakneck pace

Aug. 4, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

WNBA teams are scoring at a breakneck pace through the first week of the season with six teams reaching the 100-point mark through the first 24 games. Only once did a team cross the century mark in the same time frame last year. Teams have scored more than 90 nine additional times this year. Teams are averaging...

40 people arrested in Austin during weekend protests

Aug. 3, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forty people were arrested over two nights of weekend protests in Austin, police said Monday. The majority of the 40 arrests were made downtown near the corner of 4th Street and Congress Avenue, the site of a makeshift memorial for Garrett Foster, a man who was fatally shot during a...

Black Dallas church alleges intimidation by pro-police rally

Aug. 3, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A predominantly Black Dallas church active in the “Black Lives Matter” movement alleges a pro-police rally tried to intimidate its members by roaring into its parking lot Sunday afternoon. Organizers of the “Back the Blue Cruise” sponsored by clubs of pickup truck...

Rebecca Gonzales works on applying new stickers on bags of mixed nuts previously planned for Hawaiian flight service at GNS Foods in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. GNS Foods is working on selling bags of nuts to customers through its retail store. Sales to airlines has dropped dramatically due to the stoppage of serving nuts during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Texas company looks to unload 42 excess tons of airline nuts

Aug. 3, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kim Peacock was once the purveyor of first-class luxury, but now her Arlington company has more than 87,000 pounds of nuts and no idea if her airline customers will ever want them again. So GNS Foods of Arlington, a supplier to American Airlines, is trying to unload dozens of pallets of mixed...