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Illinois police hope technology helps ID head found in 1993

Jan. 24, 2022 16:02 PM EST

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — Southern Illinois police are hoping technologies not available three decades ago can help them identify a woman whose head was found in 1993 in a state park. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is working with researchers who have performed an...

Buccaneers find Gasparilla style at Pirate Fashions

Jan. 23, 2022 03:13 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tucked on a quiet street, the plain building at 4006 W Cayuga St. is easy to miss — until you spot the pirate flag waving near the entrance of the parking lot. Inside, Pirate Fashions is anything but subtle. A swashbuckling crew of employees saunters around in...

Governor vows state help in cracking down on LA rail theft

Jan. 20, 2022 21:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is promising statewide coordination as law enforcement and prosecutors go after thieves who have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains near downtown Los Angeles for months, leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes. The...

Analysis: Dak Prescott hands it to all the wrong people

Jan. 18, 2022 09:34 AM EST

Dak Prescott kept handing it to all the wrong people. He should have delivered the football to umpire Ramon George instead of to his center Tyler Biadasz before time ran out on Dallas' season, leaving Cowboys fans ruminating the quarterback draw that was called with no timeouts and...

Today in History

Jan. 18, 2022 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2022. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18, 1943, during World War II, Jewish insurgents in the Warsaw Ghetto launched their initial armed...

Heavy snow causes partial roof collapse at Brevard College

Jan. 17, 2022 09:58 AM EST

BREVARD, N.C. (AP) — Heavy snow during a winter storm Sunday caused part of a roof to collapse on a dorm at Brevard College, but all 50 students inside got out safely, authorities said. Emergency crews responded to Jones Hall just after 3 p.m. Sunday. Melody...

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

Jan. 16, 2022 17:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elias Pettersson insisted he never worried throughout a monthlong drought about when his next goal would come. “Sometimes it just doesn't go your way,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of.” The gifted Swede showed Sunday what he's capable...

Jimmy Buffett looks at 50 years after his 1st Key West gig

Jan. 15, 2022 03:11 AM EST

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A profane phone call and Jimmy Buffett’s inability to keep his daily planner organized 50 years ago in Miami set in motion events that changed the music world. Those events made the singer-songwriter one of the most beloved entertainers in America. And one of the...

No NHL boosts Russian hopes for Olympic gold in men's hockey

Jan. 12, 2022 13:46 PM EST

When the National Hockey League and its players agreed to pause the season and participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics, it came with the caveat of pandemic conditions not making it impractical to go to China. Seven weeks before puck drop at what was supposed to be the first Olympics...

49ers-Cowboys playoff rivalry resumes after long wait

Jan. 11, 2022 14:03 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan was a teenager watching on the sideline when the heated playoff rivalry between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers reached a fever pitch with three straight NFC title game matchups. Now Shanahan will take a starring role when one of...