Accidents

July 27, 2017 - 9:57 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a former school swim coach in Texas has been charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl who drowned during practice. Forty-nine-year-old Tracey Anne Boyd is scheduled to appear in court next week on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child by criminal...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers hits a single in the seventh inning of a baseball game as Seattle Mariners catcher Carlos Ruiz looks on, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 26, 2017 - 6:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Sale pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, top prospect Rafael Devers became the youngest Boston player to hit a home run in more than 50 years, and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Wednesday to salvage the final game of the series. Barely 12 hours after the...
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July 26, 2017 - 10:50 am
MADRID (AP) — Former motorbike world champion Angel Nieto has been taken to a hospital on the Spanish island of Ibiza after a crash while riding a quadbike. Nieto's son, Gelete Nieto, tells Spanish national television from outside the hospital that his 70-year-old father "has received a hard hit to...
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July 24, 2017 - 5:45 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four former employees accused in a diesel fuel rebate scam at the nation's largest truck stop chain have struck a plea deal and agreed to cooperate with federal authorities. Pilot Flying J is run by Jimmy Haslam, owner of the Cleveland Browns and brother of Tennessee Gov...
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Kasey Kahne (5) kisses the yard of bricks on the start/finish line after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
July 23, 2017 - 10:54 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne needed a break Sunday — and got it. The 37-year-old driver barely reached the overtime line before the last caution flag came out in a crash-marred Brickyard 400, allowing Kahne to complete a six-hour marathon and snap a long winless streak. He crossed the yard of...
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San Diego Padres' Wil Myers, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
July 23, 2017 - 6:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wil Myers homered for the third straight game against San Francisco, Jabari Blash hit a go-ahead two-run double in the decisive fourth to back Dinelson Lamet, and the San Diego Padres beat the Giants 5-2 on Sunday. Lamet (4-4) struck out six pitching into the seventh in his...
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Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Joey Ivie (74) and cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (33) run drills during an NFL football practice at the team's training facility, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Frisco, Texas. As a seventh-round pick, Ivie can’t rely on talent alone to make the team. Ivie feels the presence of a partner against steep odds: his late sister, Jordan Ivie. Since she died in a car crash when Ivie was a sophomore at Florida, his football life has been for her. (AP Photo/Jaime Dunaway)
July 21, 2017 - 3:25 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — While the rest of the Dallas defensive linemen huddled around the water during a break at minicamp, rookie tackle Joey Ivie continued to work. He crouched into has stance, then rushed toward the goal post, blocking it with his hands. He repeated the move several times until...
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July 21, 2017 - 6:42 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some veterans out to see the Pittsburgh Pirates made it to the game, although their bus didn't. Police officers and nursing home staff pushed the veterans in wheelchairs a half mile after the bus carrying them from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie became trapped...
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July 20, 2017 - 8:35 am
OJ SIMPSON-PAROLE From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Instead of a blurry No. 32, 70-year-old O.J. Simpson will be wearing an inmate uniform with No. 1027820 when the former NFL star turned actor appears before a Nevada parole board today. Simpson's...
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July 20, 2017 - 6:41 am
OJ SIMPSON-PAROLE From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Instead of a blurry No. 32, 70-year-old O.J. Simpson will be wearing an inmate uniform with No. 1027820 when the former NFL star turned actor appears before a Nevada parole board today. Simpson's...
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