Cosby lawyers: Prosecution withheld, destroyed key evidence

PHILADELPHIA/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers are accusing prosecutors of withholding and destroying evidence that could have helped him. Cosby’s lawyers want his criminal sexual assault case dismissed before his April retrial. They say in court papers Thursday that prosecutors only recently informed them of an interview last year with a woman who cast doubts … Continue reading Cosby lawyers: Prosecution withheld, destroyed key evidence

UConn men’s basketball under NCAA investigation

STORRS, Conn./January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The University of Connecticut is the target of an NCAA investigation into its men’s basketball program. University President Susan Herbst said in a statement Friday the school will cooperate in a “thorough and transparent manner reflective of the model athletic and academic institution we continually strive to be.” The university didn’t … Continue reading UConn men’s basketball under NCAA investigation

Trump turns again on immigration; allies bash ‘Amnesty Don’

NEW YORK/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Fearing betrayal on a signature campaign issue, President Donald Trump’s loyalists are lashing out against his proposal to create a path to citizenship for nearly 2 million “Dreamer” immigrants. Trump-aligned candidates from Nevada and Virginia rejected the notion outright. A loyal media ally, Breitbart News, attacked him as “Amnesty Don.” And … Continue reading Trump turns again on immigration; allies bash ‘Amnesty Don’

Trump-eted welcome: military band greets US leader in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Call it Davos, military-style: When the World Economic Forum found out that U.S. President Donald Trump would come this year, they wanted to do something special. So forum founder Klaus Schwab called in a Swiss marching band dating back to the Napoleonic era 214 years ago to serve up a fanfare-like … Continue reading Trump-eted welcome: military band greets US leader in Davos

Nyman crashes in downhill practice, escapes with a tweak

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Steven Nyman crashed in downhill training on the Kandahar course for the second year in a row. This time, though, the American skier escaped relatively unharmed. Nyman had to end his season early last year when he crashed in downhill practice on Jan. 27. On Friday, he went into the net … Continue reading Nyman crashes in downhill practice, escapes with a tweak

Michigan State board to meet after president’s resignation

EAST LANSING, Mich/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Michigan State University’s governing board was set Friday to have its first public meeting since the resignation of President Lou Anna Simon amid an outcry over complaints that the school missed chances to stop former sports doctor Larry Nassar from sexually assaulting young athletes and botched its response to the … Continue reading Michigan State board to meet after president’s resignation

Future Real Estate Leaders Graduate from Realogy’s Brokerage Leadership Succession Program

MADISON, N.J./ Jan. 26, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — A class of 39 future real estate brokerage leaders graduated yesterday from Ascend: The Executive Leadership ExperienceSM, a leadership-specific program powered by Realogy (NYSE: RLGY) for current and future broker/owners who seek a smooth and profitable business succession process. Ascend is an intensive 46-week program offered exclusively to … Continue reading Future Real Estate Leaders Graduate from Realogy’s Brokerage Leadership Succession Program

AP source: Brewers, Lorenzo Cain agree to 5-year deal

MILWAUKEE/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Milwaukee Brewers and free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain have agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal, according to person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. Cain is a former Brewers farmhand who will join Christian Yelich … Continue reading AP source: Brewers, Lorenzo Cain agree to 5-year deal