No. 17 UConn Holds Off Dayton 75-64 In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday. The Huskies (3-0) led by as many as 10 in the...

Court Declines Rehearing Ohio Amish Attacks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thursday notified...

BC-BKC–Akron-Miami Box

Cheatham Jr. 1-6 2-2 4, Evans 1-3 0-0 2, Robotham 4-9 0-0 10, McAdams 0-3 0-0 0, Forsythe 5-15 1-2 11, Ibitayo 1-2 0-0 2, Gladden 1-2 1-2 4, Walters 0-1 0-0 0, Aa. Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Kretzer 4-8 0-0 11, Johnson 2-5 0-1 4, An. Jackson 1-6 0-0 3. Totals 20-60 4-7 51. Thomas 0-0 0-2...

Top Bengals Pick Dennard Starts To Contribute

CINCINNATI (AP) — Top Bengals draft pick Darqueze Dennard is finally getting a chance to contribute as a cornerback. Dennard was in for 21 percent of the plays on defense Sunday during a 27-10 win at New Orleans. The lopsided score provided a chance for the 24th overall pick from...

Man Who Sold Fake Immunity Papers Gets 3 ½ Years

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man who claimed he was the keeper of the seal of St. Peter was sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison for selling 2,000 fake documents that he said would protect buyers from U.S. law and taxes. The sentence imposed on James McBride, 60, was even six months...

Sex Assault Case Reinstated Against Pitcher Reed

DETROIT (AP) — A judge reinstated a sexual assault case against pitcher Evan Reed on Friday, overturning a decision by another judge who found inconsistencies in the alleged victim’s story. Reed is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was playing for the...

Soldier Sentenced To Life In Girlfriend’s Slaying

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier girlfriend has been ordered to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole. Sgt. Montrell Lamar Anderson Mayo was sentenced Friday. He was also demoted to private and...

US Rig Count Up 1 To 1,929

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,929. The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,574 rigs were exploring for oil and 355 for gas. A year ago...

Court Declines Re-hearing Ohio Amish Attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati informed prosecutors and...

Court Declines Re-hearing Ohio Amish Attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati informed prosecutors and...