Mercedes Taffarel, mother of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala, right, is comfort by Nantes defender Nicolas Pallois during de burial of Emiliano Sala, at the cemetery in Santa Fe, Argentina, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The Argentina-born forward died in an airplane crash in the English Channel last month when flying from Nantes in France to start his new career with English Premier League club Cardiff. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 16, 2019 - 6:51 pm
PROGRESSO, Argentina (AP) — Family, friends, supporters and former teammates paid tribute to striker Emiliano Sala in his small Argentine hometown on Saturday, almost four weeks after he died when the plane he was in crashed into the English Channel. The 28-year-old Sala's body received a hero's...
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Tributes are paid to Emiliano Sala ahead of the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 10, 2019 - 10:28 am
PARIS (AP) — On a day of mourning for Emiliano Sala, Nantes players walked onto the field dressed all in black with Sala's name on their backs as the crowd chanted for him over and over again. "La la la la la la la la, Em-il-ia-no," fans sang, before breaking out in a minute's applause. This was...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:15 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers heading home from the Super Bowl were enduring waits of more than an hour to get through airport security on what city officials have called "Mass Exodus Monday." The airport's general manager, John Selden, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wait times were about an...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, photo provided by WOAY-TV authorities respond after a charter bus carrying a high school girls basketball team rolled over in Oak Hill, W.Va. Berkeley County Schools officials say the bus was carrying a team from Martinsburg High School when it crashed Saturday night on a highway near Beckley. (Dylan Fearon/WOAY-TV via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 1:15 pm
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia girls' high school basketball team is expected to return home a day after its charter bus rolled over. Berkeley County School officials said in a statement 14 people taken to hospitals Saturday night were medically cleared. The bus carrying the Martinsburg High...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2014 file photo, taken with a fisheye lens looking south toward downtown Atlanta, the ice-covered interstate system shows the remnants of a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. The National Weather Service projects that up to an inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow is possible Tuesday in Atlanta, with up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) in far northern suburbs. Forecasters warn of the possibility of ice-glazed roads and highways. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
January 29, 2019 - 4:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta got a mere spritzing of rain Tuesday, hours after a winter weather forecast prompted authorities to close government offices, shutter schools and cancel flights in anticipation of icy streets. But the southern city was experiencing abnormally frosty conditions as fans arrived...
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FILE-In this Jan. 29, 2014 aerial file photo, abandoned cars at I-75 headed northbound near the Chattahoochee River overpass are piled up in the median of the ice-covered interstate after a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, for Atlanta, a city known for its ability to grind to a halt even in relatively light snowfalls. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
January 29, 2019 - 7:03 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on snow coming to Atlanta along with Super Bowl (all times local): 7 a.m. Atlantans awoke to mild weather five days before the Super Bowl, but forecasters say temperatures will soon plunge as a winter storm front moves eastward, threatening to coat the streets in ice...
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January 27, 2019 - 3:22 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning has suffered minor injuries in a bus pileup on a Florida highway. The Florida Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Vincent Lecavalier and two other men were taken to the hospital Saturday following the charter bus crash. Lecavalier's agent...
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January 26, 2019 - 2:45 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Members of the Stanford University track team are safe after their charter bus caught fire in Seattle on Friday. The team was traveling to an invitational track meet at the University of Washington when some students noticed flames at the back of the bus as they traveled northbound...
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One of two footballs that flanked local, state and federal law enforcement officials at a Tuesday news conference about public safety at the upcoming Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta. The city is hosting the game on Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
January 16, 2019 - 1:31 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is "uncharted territory" amid...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:48 am
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in New Jersey. A municipal judge in Rockaway Township on Wednesday suspended the fourth-round draft pick's driver's license for 90 days and fined him $639. New Jersey State Police...
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