AURORA, Ill | Aurora attacker took gun to work he shouldn’t have owned

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn’t supposed to have to a job he was about to lose. Right after learning Friday that he … Continue reading AURORA, Ill | Aurora attacker took gun to work he shouldn’t have owned

CHICAGO | The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the attack on Jussie Smollett (all times local): 11 p.m. Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the “Empire” actor played a role in an assault on him last month by what he described as two men shouting homophobic and racial … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Smollett says no truth he played role in attack

WASHINGTON | Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

WASHINGTON (AP) — A colleague of Patrick Caddell says the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency has died. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, after suffering a stroke. That’s according to Professor Kendra Stewart of the College of Charleston, who confirmed the death … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston’s Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City‘s Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O’Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn’s Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State’s Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his hometown. Say this for All-Star Saturday … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky | No. 5 Kentucky upsets No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in top-5 matchup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers’ 19-game winning streak. The Wildcats used a 25-7 surge over a little more than seven minutes for a 62-38 lead, providing a cushion that withstood the Volunteers’ … Continue reading LEXINGTON, Ky | No. 5 Kentucky upsets No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in top-5 matchup

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: OKC’s Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City’s Hamidou Diallo is the NBA’s slam dunk champion. Going over Shaquille O’Neal in the first round, then getting a boost from rapper Quavo in the finale, Diallo soared to the crown by topping New York’s Dennis Smith Jr. … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: OKC’s Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest

CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Joe Harris tops Stephen Curry for 3-point title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Brooklyn’s Joe Harris held off Golden State’s Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest at All-Star Saturday night. Harris made 12 consecutive shots at one point in the final round on his way to a score of 26 points. Curry … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | The Latest: Joe Harris tops Stephen Curry for 3-point title