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July 22, 2016 - 7:35am
1 week 18 hours ago

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State says junior college transfer Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing following a basketball team workout.

The school said Thursday that the 21-year-old forward was pronounced dead at Stillwater Medical Center. Oklahoma State plans to release more details Friday about the death. The Stillwater NewsPress reports (http://bit.ly/29R36QY ) that emergency crews responded to a heat exhaustion call at Boone Pickens Stadium on Thursday....

July 22, 2016 - 7:01am
1 week 18 hours ago

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — The former sports editor of a New Hampshire newspaper has been sentenced to less than a year in jail on child pornography possession charges.

The Portsmouth Herald (http://bit.ly/2a54CkY ) reports Frank Coppola of Nottingham was sentenced Thursday in Brentwood to a year with eight months suspended after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors. Felony charges were dismissed through the plea agreement.

The former sports editor of The...

July 22, 2016 - 6:49am
1 week 18 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart has told Donald Trump's supporters they can't take America back, because they "don't own" the country in a riff that mirrored his signature segments on "The Daily Show."

Stewart was back behind a late night desk Thursday night, joining former Comedy Central colleague Stephen Colbert on a live version of CBS' "Late Show."

Stewart took aim at some of his favorite "Daily Show" targets, Fox News and host Sean Hannity, accusing...

July 22, 2016 - 6:48am
1 week 18 hours ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida used a stun gun on a "Pokemon Go" player who resisted arrest when officers chased about 150 people out of Tampa's Ballast Point Park after closing time.

Lt. Ricardo Ubinas said in a news release that everyone except 20-year-old David T. Mastrototaro-Baermude complied with officers' commands to leave the park around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Ubinas says when police attempted to arrest him, he grabbed an officer's arm...

July 22, 2016 - 6:40am
1 week 18 hours ago

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama pastor was accidentally shot and wounded by a man trying to shoot another person.

Albertville police say 18-year-old Romeo Campos was arrested on charges including attempted murder after he mistakenly shot the pastor. Police say Campos was trying to shoot a man accused of propositioning a 15-year-old girl related to Campos.

Assistant Chief Jamie Smith says the incident began Wednesday night after Campos...

July 22, 2016 - 6:10am
1 week 18 hours ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. ROCKY GOP CONVENTION ENDS ON HIGH NOTE WITH SPEECHES FROM TRUMP AND DAUGHTER

Hillary Clinton is now set to snatch the attention from Republicans by naming her running mate, with Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as the leading contender.

2. HOW TRUMP'S REMARKS ON LGBTQ RIGHTS MADE GOP HISTORY

Trump called for...

July 22, 2016 - 6:02am
1 week 19 hours ago

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Texas man who survived a house fire that killed three people a dozen years ago in southern New Jersey is facing charges in the arson.

The Courier-Post reports (http://on.cpsj.com/29RagVE ) authorities said Thursday 30-year-old Jesus Perez-Rivera is charged with felony murder in the deaths of 32-year-old Luis Silva, his 29-year-old wife, Maria, and her 6-year-old son, Carlos Cruz.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office says the...

July 22, 2016 - 4:20am
1 week 19 hours ago

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The final goodbyes are set for three slain police officers in Baton Rouge.

A Friday morning funeral is set for military veteran-turned-cop Matthew Gerald of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Local sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola's (gar-ah-FOE'-lah) will be remembered at a Saturday funeral. The funeral for another Baton Rouge Police Department officer, Montrell Jackson, is set for Monday.

The three were gunned down Sunday in an...

July 22, 2016 - 3:58am
1 week 19 hours ago

The mother of the man who shot and killed three law-enforcement officers in Baton Rouge says her son would "pretty much lose it" when he heard about a black man being shot by police in what he considered an unlawful manner.

Corine Woodley said in an interview with PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley on Thursday that son Gavin Long rented a car several times and drove to locations where black men had been shot by police and would tell her: "Somebody has to do something."...

July 22, 2016 - 3:44am
1 week 20 hours ago

MIAMI (AP) — Health officials were waiting to see whether mosquitoes collected near Miami test positive for the Zika virus. That could help determine whether a local woman is the first person infected directly by a mosquito bite on the U.S. mainland.

Fogging trucks drove through the patient's neighborhood Thursday. Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control Operations Manager Chalmers Vasquez said inspectors are trying to get into every backyard to spray and eliminate breeding...

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