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Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) scores over San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, second from right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Hawks complete late rally to stun Spurs 121-120

Jan. 18, 2020 12:31 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Vince Carter knows how difficult it is to win in San Antonio because he has experienced it for 22 seasons. Competing against the championship pedigree of the franchise, trying to tune out the frenzy of the sellout crowds at the AT&T Center and struggling to overcome the defensive...

Convicted child killer Genene Jones is escorted out of the Bexar County 399th State District Court in San Antonio, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a life sentence that a prosecutor said should ensure she dies in prison. (Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Ex-Texas nurse pleads guilty in 1981 death of 11-month-old

Jan. 16, 2020 7:21 PM EST

A former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty Thursday in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a life sentence that a prosecutor said should ensure she dies in prison. Genene Jones, 69, was imprisoned in 1984 for killing one child and giving an overdose to another....

Correction: Killer Nurse story

Jan. 16, 2020 7:01 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a Sept. 10, 2019, story about a former nurse’s upcoming trial, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was convicted in 1984 in the deaths of two infants. She was convicted in 1984 in the death of a 15-month-old and in the injury of a 4-week-old, who survived. A...

In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 photo, law enforcement officers secure an area at the scene of a shooting in San Antonio, Texas. Three people surrendered peacefully after a more than five-hour standoff that followed the fatal shooting of a man by officers outside a house where the three then refused to come out, police said. (Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

San Antonio standoff ends hours after man killed by police

Jan. 14, 2020 3:57 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three people surrendered peacefully after a more than five-hour standoff in San Antonio that followed the fatal shooting of a man by officers outside a house where the three then refused to come out, police said. A San Antonio officer and a federal officer fatally shot the man shortly...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier reacts after hitting a 3-pointer against the Toronto Raptors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Toronto won 112-110 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

It's halftime in the NBA, and time to look at some trends

Jan. 14, 2020 1:45 AM EST

It’s halftime. The midway point of the NBA regular season arrives this week -- there are 1,230 games between October and April, and after Thursday night’s slate goes into the books 618 games will have been played with 612 left to go. Making statistical judgments after a few games, or even a few...

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg greets supporters after his speech during his presidential campaign in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (Lola Gomez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Aboard Bloomberg bus: Droll wit, swag, Texas-size ambition

Jan. 12, 2020 5:02 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Mike Bloomberg isn't going to be the loudest campaigner in the Democratic primary contest, and he's not planning to spend time talking about his rivals. With the first votes just weeks away, he acts more like he's running in a general election than a primary. While the top Democratic...

Jackson spurs UTSA to 80-70 win over Southern Miss

Jan. 11, 2020 6:45 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson finished with 23 points, six rebounds and four assists and Texas-San Antonio topped Southern Miss 80-70 on Saturday. Jackson sank 7 of 18 shots for the Roadrunners (8-9, 2-2 Conference USA), including three 3-pointers. Keaton Wallace had 16 points and four assists for...

Harden, Young post triple-doubles; Rockets top Hawks 122-115

Jan. 9, 2020 1:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including 22 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 122-115 on Wednesday night. Harden had 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple-double. Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and...

Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe, center, keeps the ball from Golden State Warriors' Jacob Evans left, and Damion Lee, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Antetokounmpo, NBA-best Bucks earn tough win over Warriors

Jan. 9, 2020 1:22 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA and coach Mike Budenholzer still wants far more than what he has seen the past two games. More made shots. More pace. More energy. Better ball movement, too. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds while leading four...

3 plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Jan. 8, 2020 12:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two retailers and a third person face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to import jewelry knockoffs made from the Philippines and then misrepresent the goods as made in the United States by Native Americans. Laura Marye Wesley, 32,...