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Ex-Seattle safety Earl Thomas arrested over protective order

May. 14, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has been arrested in Texas more than two weeks after a warrant was issued over an alleged violation of a protective order. Beaumont, Texas, television station KBMT reported Thomas was arrested Friday in Orange, where he...

Iowa GOP open to non-Trump prospects as 2024 gets underway

Apr. 22, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's persistent flirtation with another White House run is doing little to discourage other potential Republican candidates from stepping up their activity in Iowa, the state that will formally launch the 2024 nomination process. ...

Lamar returning to Southland Conference after short WAC stay

Apr. 08, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Lamar is going back to the Southland Conference after a short stay in the Western Athletic Conference, announcing plans Friday to return in the 2023-24 academic year to the league in which it was a founding member. The school cited geography in its desire to...

7 charged in deaths of 2 fellow inmates at prison in Texas

Apr. 08, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Seven inmates have been charged with killing two fellow prisoners and wounding two others during a January attack at a federal prison in Texas that led to a nationwide lockdown of the federal prison system. The 15-count indictment filed this week includes...