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Indigenous hockey cards shed light on First Nations players

Jan. 24, 2023 15:13 PM EST

Ted Nolan finally has his rookie card more than 40 years after making his NHL debut. Better late than never, particularly because it includes a nod to his First Nations heritage. Upper Deck this month unveiled a “First Peoples Rookie Cards" set featuring eight Indigenous hockey...

Shiffrin still chasing Vonn’s record as her win streak ends

Jan. 07, 2023 08:55 AM EST

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup wins record will go on for at least another day. Shiffrin finished tied for sixth in a giant slalom on Saturday to end her winning streak at five races. Shiffrin...

NFL players, communities rally for Bills safety Damar Hamlin

Jan. 03, 2023 22:50 PM EST

With tears beginning to well, Tennessee Titans linebacker Rashad Weaver shook his head and lowered it to his knees, his body swaying as he tried to express what it was like watching friend and former college teammate Damar Hamlin having to be resuscitated back to life on the football field. ...

Plane with 4 aboard lands on Southern California highway

Jan. 02, 2023 15:20 PM EST

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Nobody was hurt when a small plane with four people aboard made an emergency landing Monday morning on a Southern California highway, authorities said. The single-engine Piper PA-28 landed on Cajon Boulevard — also known as Historic Route 66 — near...

Ontario officials: 2 adults, 2 children killed in house fire

Dec. 30, 2022 17:18 PM EST

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — There was no evidence of working smoke alarms in a Hamilton house that caught fire, claiming the lives of four people, Ontario officials said Friday. Two adults and two children died in a hospital after firefighters pulled them from the second floor of the...

Bail granted for 1 of 8 Canadian girls charged with murder

Dec. 29, 2022 15:12 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — One of eight teenage girls charged with killing a 59-year-old man in downtown Toronto earlier this month was granted bail by an Ontario judge Thursday. Toronto police say three 13-year-olds, three 14-year-olds, and two 16-year-olds swarmed and stabbed the man on Dec....

2 charged with murder in killing of Ontario police officer

Dec. 28, 2022 22:02 PM EST

HAGERSVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Murder charges were filed Wednesday against two people arrested after an Ontario Provincial Police officer was shot to death while on duty. Court documents show that Randall McKenzie, 25, and Brandi Crystal Lyn Stewart-Sperry, 30, each faces one count of...

Estranged kids of Canada condo gunman say he was abusive

Dec. 21, 2022 22:07 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Three estranged daughters of a 73-year-old man who fatally shot five people in his condominium community near Toronto said Wednesday that he “was a controlling and abusive husband and father.” The daughters of Francesco Villi said in a statement released by...

Hockey Canada elects a new board of directors after scandal

Dec. 17, 2022 15:26 PM EST

Hockey Canada has a new board of directors. Now the real work begins. The national sport organization’s members elected a slate of candidates to fill nine vacant board seats with a vote Saturday at its annual winter meeting. Retired judge Hugh L. Fraser is Hockey...

So long, California: Major county votes to study secession

Dec. 16, 2022 12:26 PM EST

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — The November elections saw Californians continue to embrace progressive leadership, but voters in one of the state’s most populous counties are so frustrated with this political direction that they voted to consider seceding and forming their own state. ...