Stories by Associated Press

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge

Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pletcher takes pass on Preakness

NEW YORK - The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.
By Associated Press

Thursday, April 16, 2015

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

Applications for US unemployment aid rose last week to 294K; total recipients at 14-year low.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As Jeff Gordon winds down his long career, the kid who grew up idolizing him is just getting started. Kyle Larson is ready to become NASCAR’s next ...
By Associated Press

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Grace laps field in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa - Branden Grace held his nerve while others faltered Sunday, pulling away for a commanding seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
By Associated Press

Virginia beats UCLA to win NCAA men's soccer title

CARY, N.C. - Virginia beat UCLA 4-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless tie to earn the NCAA title Sunday.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Fourth surgery for Stewart called routine

LAS VEGAS - Tony Stewart has undergone a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa.
By Associated Press

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Publix recalls snack mix for improper labeling

NEW YORK - Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.
By Associated Press

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Former GreenJacket shuts down Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the ...
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Vikings' Peterson to plead not guilty to child abuse charge

HOUSTON - A spokeswoman for Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson's attorney said he plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge.
By Associated Press

Penguins star "50/50" for season opener

PITTSBURGH - Evgeni Malkin isn't skating a like a guy who wants to his ease way back from injury.
By Associated Press

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Kershaw will start for Dodgers in Game 4

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Monday he'll go with Clayton Kershaw on three days' rest in Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
By Associated Press

Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

BOSTON - A group working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has honored dozens of current and former Massachusetts Olympians and Paralympians at a special event at a sports bar near ...
By Associated Press

Florida QB Harris faces sexual assault allegation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been suspended while he is being investigated in connection with a sexual assault.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Business news

DETROIT - Cadillac is moving its headquarters to New York next year to be closer to more people living lives of luxury.
By Associated Press

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Falcons make their final cuts

The Atlanta Falcons reached the roster limit of 53 by cutting 10 players, including 2014 draft picks Ricardo Allen and Travian Robertson.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Mariners push Braves' losing streak to eight

SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning that sent the Mariners to a 7-3 win Wednesday.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Pipe burst floods UCLA's court

The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged. A nearly century-old water main burst Tuesday near UCLA and sent more than 20 million gallons of water down storm drains and onto campus.
By Associated Press

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Social Services requests 200 more workers for caseloads

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A deputy director at the Department of Social Services says the agency needs 200 more employees to reach goals for worker caseloads.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

MINNEAPOLIS - Bud Selig maintains Major League Baseball had no idea Alex Rodriguez received a medical exemption to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007.
By Associated Press
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