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Failed Graceland sale by a mystery entity highlights attempts to take assets of older or dead people

May. 25, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The catalyst behind the failed gambit to sell off the iconic Graceland property in Memphis is a mystery. The self-styled investment company also is under fire from a lawsuit alleging fraud, an aggressive attorney general and a community of Elvis Presley...

Curd retires 11 straight and Duke beats Missouri for its first super regional win in program history

May. 24, 2024 17:27 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Cassidy Curd retired 11 straight batters in relief of starter Jala Wright and tenth-seeded Duke beat seventh-seeded Missouri 6-3 on Friday for its first super regional win in program history. Duke (51-6) is one win away from advancing to its first Women’s...

Tennessee attorney general looking into attempt to sell Graceland in foreclosure auction

May. 23, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's attorney general said Thursday that his office is looking into a company's attempt to sell Elvis Presley’s home Graceland at a foreclosure auction, a move that was stopped by a judge after the king of rock n’ roll’s granddaughter filed a lawsuit claiming...

Fate of Missouri man imprisoned for more than 30 years is now in the hands of a judge

May. 23, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge will soon decide the fate of a Missouri man who has spent more than three decades in prison for a killing he says he didn't commit. Christopher Dunn was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1990 shooting death of 15-year-old Ricco Rogers. St....

Rolling Stones to swing through new Thunder Ridge Nature Arena in the Ozarks

May. 23, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

The Rolling Stones and the Ozarks don't seem like the most natural pairing. But nature itself, and of all things fishing, have brought them together. The Stones announced Thursday that they will end their summer Hackney Diamonds Tour on July 21 at Thunder Ridge Nature Arena, a brand...

Missouri prosecutors to seek death penalty in killing of court employee and police officer

May. 22, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri prosecutors said Wednesday that they intend to seek the death penalty against a Kansas City-area man who is charged with murder in the killings of a court employee who tried to serve an eviction notice on him and a police officer who responded. ...

Graceland foreclosure sale halted as Presley estate's lawsuit moves forward

May. 22, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday said Elvis Presley's estate could be successful in arguing that a company's attempt to auction Graceland is fraudulent as he halted a foreclosure sale of the beloved Memphis tourist attraction. Later Wednesday, a statement from someone...

Chiefs' Mahomes: Butker entitled to his beliefs, even though the QB doesn't always agree with him

May. 22, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes said Wednesday that while he doesn't agree with all the beliefs espoused by kicker Harrison Butker during a recent commencement address, the Chiefs quarterback nevertheless respects his teammate's right to make them be known. Butker delivered...

Today in History: May 22, Lyndon B. Johnson outlines 'Great Society'

May. 22, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 143rd day of 2024. There are 223 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 22, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, speaking at the University of Michigan, outlined the goals of his...

Bobby Witt Jr.’s 2 homers and 6 RBIs lead Royals past Tigers 10-3

May. 21, 2024 23:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. homered twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-3 for their fifth straight win on Tuesday night. Maikel Garcia led off the first with a triple and scored on Witt’s infield hit. Witt stole second and scored when Salvador...