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Driver gets $553 ticket for driving with snow on windshield

Dec. 05, 2022 19:04 PM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper issued a $533 ticket to a driver Sunday after the person drove more than 5 miles (8 kilometers) with their vehicle and windshield almost completely covered in snow. Trooper Heather Weatherwax said the State Patrol received a...

Sixers' Harden to return Monday against Rockets after injury

Dec. 05, 2022 18:58 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will return Monday night for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Houston Rockets after missing 14 games with a foot injury. Harden, who spent just more than eight seasons with the Rockets before being traded to Brooklyn in January 2021, last played Nov....

Ex-consultant for ex-U.S. Rep Scott Taylor takes plea deal

Dec. 05, 2022 18:54 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A former campaign consultant for ex-U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor pleaded no contest Monday to three election-related misdemeanor charges in a case involving fraudulent petition signatures. Robert “Rob” Catron will avoid prison time after receiving a...

Vikings defense the extreme case of bending but not breaking

Dec. 05, 2022 18:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Camryn Bynum jumped in front of New York Jets wide receiver Corey Davis for the fourth-down interception just in front of the goal line, preserving another harrowing Minnesota Vikings victory. The second-year safety added that highlight with 10 seconds left to...

North Carolina blackouts caused by shootings could last days

Dec. 05, 2022 18:42 PM EST

CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people braced Monday for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. Across Moore County, many businesses and restaurants...

With 6 straight losses, Bears get breather with bye week

Dec. 05, 2022 18:42 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Cornerback Jaylon Johnson chose to look on the bright side as the Chicago Bears stumbled into their bye. The Bears are reeling with six straight losses after getting knocked off by Green Bay on Sunday. They missed another opportunity to go ahead late in a...

What's at stake as Trump Org. trial deliberations continue

Dec. 05, 2022 18:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s one ballot former President Donald Trump would rather not be associated with: the verdict sheet at his company’s criminal tax fraud trial. Deliberations are set to spill into a second day Tuesday as jurors weigh charges that the Trump Organization helped...

Inslee touts new housing program for Spokane's homeless

Dec. 05, 2022 18:36 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was in Spokane Monday to preview the opening of a new housing project for homeless people, calling the Catalyst Project a step toward ending the state's homelessness crisis. The new housing, in a converted hotel, aims to provide...

Kentucky's Dem governor files for red-state reelection bid

Dec. 05, 2022 18:31 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Fresh off an event trumpeting Kentucky's largest-ever economic development project, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear filed for reelection Monday, touting his work to increase jobs, expand health care and support teachers during a term marred by a pandemic and deadly storms. ...

Blake scores 20, Green Bay beats IUPUI 68-61

Dec. 05, 2022 18:28 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Zae Blake scored 20 points to help Green Bay defeat IUPUI 68-61 on Monday. Blake added three steals for the Phoenix (1-7). Clarence Cummings III scored 16 points, going 6 of 13 from the floor, including 2 for 5 from distance, and 2 for 5 from the line. Garren...