DENVER | Cleveland Browns beat injury-plagued Broncos 17-16

DENVER  — Baker Mayfield capitalized on Denver’s depleted cornerback corps and dubious decisions in leading the Cleveland Browns past the Broncos 17-16 on Saturday night, keeping alive their slim hopes of ending the NFL’s longest playoff drought. Mayfield’s 2-yard TD toss to Antonio Calloway with just under 12 minutes left provided the winning margin for … Continue reading DENVER | Cleveland Browns beat injury-plagued Broncos 17-16

NEW YORK CITY | Police visit ‘Saturday Night Live’ star after Instagram post

NEW YORK CITY— New York police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” on Instagram. And they visited the “Saturday Night Live” star to make sure he was OK. A police spokesman declined to say where officers met with Ariana Grande’s ex-fiance on Saturday. But … Continue reading NEW YORK CITY | Police visit ‘Saturday Night Live’ star after Instagram post

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Zinke says ‘attacks’ led to his resignation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the departure of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is blaming what he calls “vicious and politically motivated attacks” for his resignation from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Zinke’s departure, set for Jan. 2, comes as the former Montana congressman faces numerous federal investigations … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Zinke says ‘attacks’ led to his resignation

Missouri News: Springfield Tutor, John Paul Sparapani, Sentenced to 30 Years for Sexual Abuse of 10-year-old Student

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri man who worked as a private tutor was sentenced in federal court Friday for sexually assaulting a former 10-year-old student. John Paul Sparapani, 30, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 30 years in federal prison without parole, which is the maximum statutory penalty … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Tutor, John Paul Sparapani, Sentenced to 30 Years for Sexual Abuse of 10-year-old Student

Missouri News: Springfield Woman, Carol A. Hardy a.k.a. Carol A. Johnson, Sentenced to 20 Years for Meth Conspiracy

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri woman was sentenced in federal court Friday for her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Carol A. Hardy, also known as Carol A. Johnson, 49, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 20 years in federal prison without parole. On July 17, 2018, Hardy pleaded … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Woman, Carol A. Hardy a.k.a. Carol A. Johnson, Sentenced to 20 Years for Meth Conspiracy

WASHINGTON | Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 29th goal of the season to extend his point streak to a career-best 14 games and had the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night for the defending Stanley Cup champions’ fifth consecutive victory. Ovechkin has 17 goals and six … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

Missouri News: Ozark Man, Dwight Moody Cox, Pleads Guilty to $2.4 Million Cattle Fraud Scheme

SPRINGFIELD, MO – An Ozark, Missouri man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme in which he falsely claimed that he had purchased thousands of head of cattle under a contract with a Texas company. Dwight Moody Cox, 57, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty … Continue reading Missouri News: Ozark Man, Dwight Moody Cox, Pleads Guilty to $2.4 Million Cattle Fraud Scheme

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Genard Alonzo Toney, Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing, Distributing Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court Friday for producing and distributing child pornography. Genard Alonzo Toney, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 30 years in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Toney to a lifetime of supervised release following incarceration. On May … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Genard Alonzo Toney, Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing, Distributing Child Pornography