Chargers safeties Phillips, Watkins ready to step up
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers safeties Adrian Phillips and Jaylen Watkins know that the spotlight is on them while Derwin James is out with a broken bone in his right...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border are being killed under a revised...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor will miss more time because of a sprained left ankle that has delayed his season debut.
Man convicted in American Legion post slaying to face life
CARLSISLE, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted of a slaying in an American Legion post in central Pennsylvania will face a life prison sentence without possibility of parole.
Jurors in Cumberland County deliberated for about 90 minutes Monday before opting for the life term rather than a death penalty for 41-year-old Robert Anderson Jr.
Mets won’t know Cespedes timetable until after opener
NEW YORK (AP) — The timetable for Yoenis Cespedes' return to the New York Mets will remain an unanswered question until after opening day.
The 33-year-old outfielder was limited to 38 games last year. Dr. Robert Anderson operated to remove bone calcification from Cespedes' right heel on Aug. 2 and from the left on Oct. 26.
New Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, Cespedes' former agent, has said it is too early to prognosticate when the All-Star slugger will be back in the lineup.
Bulls’ Valentine has season-ending ankle surgery
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Denzel Valentine had season-ending surgery to stabilize his left ankle.
The Bulls announced Wednesday they expect Valentine to return to full basketball activities in about six months. The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Suit filed over property taxes paid by Michigan lawmaker
NEGAUNEE, Mich. (AP) — Two Marquette residents have filed suit against Michigan Treasurer Nick Khouri in relation to a property tax investigation into a Republican U.S. congressman.
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has 2nd heel operation
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has undergone heel surgery, the second of two foot operations the team hopes will enable him to return at some point next year.
The team said Friday the operation to remove bone calcification in the left heel was done in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Robert Anderson also operated on Cespedes' right heel Aug. 2.
Mets slugger Cespedes scheduled for 2nd heel surgery Oct. 23
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes is scheduled for his second heel surgery in a few weeks, but the oft-injured New York Mets slugger says he can't yet predict how much he'll be able to play next season.
Cespedes had surgery Aug. 2 performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Wisconsin to remove bone calcification in his right heel, the first of two operations expected to sideline the outfielder for eight to 10 months. The procedure on his left heel is set for Oct. 23, five days after his 33rd birthday.
Body of missing teen recovered from Yellowstone River
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a 15-year-old Montana boy who drowned, along with his mother, after his family was involved in a boating accident on the Yellowstone River.
Officials with Park and Gallatin counties say the body of James Robert Anderson III of Bozeman was recovered Sunday near Springdale, more than three weeks after the drift boat he was in hit a bridge pylon in Livingston.
Mets’ Cespedes has first of 2 planned heel surgeries
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes had surgery on his right heel Thursday, the first of two procedures that will likely sideline him for eight to 10 months.
Dr. Robert Anderson removed bone calcification in Cespedes' heel during the operation in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Assistant general manager John Ricco said Thursday that Cespedes will rest for eight to 12 weeks before getting surgery on his left heel.
"The surgery went well as expected, so that was positive news," Ricco said.
Mets OF Cespedes to have heel surgery Thursday
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes is set to have surgery on his heel Thursday, the first of two procedures that will likely sideline him from eight to 10 months.
The Mets announced Wednesday that Cespedes will have surgery to remove bone calcification in his right heel. Dr. Robert Anderson will perform the operation in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Cespedes will later have the same surgery on his left heel.
PHOENIX (AP) — Washington Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton had surgery on his troublesome left ankle Thursday with no timetable given for his return.
The arthroscopic surgery was performed in Green Bay by the Packers' orthopedist, Dr. Robert Anderson, an expert in the field of ankle injuries. Anderson was the third doctor Eaton visited.
Guilty plea entered in death of 6-year-old
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy has pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors.
Thirty-five-year-old Robert Anderson entered the plea to second-degree reckless homicide in the death of Justin Evans. The boy was struck by a stray bullet last July while playing outside his grandmother's home.
RITA J. POTTER, 72, passed away on April 1, 2018. She was born on January 12, 1946, in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Jack Gillette and Lois McAlister. She was preceded in death by her two sons, Johnie and James Potter. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kristin and Michael Sparks of FL; daughter, Donna Jenkins of OH; Grandchildren, KaCee Sorden of FL, who she raised as her own daughter, Johnie II and Rachel Potter of TX, James II, Alesha, Michelle, Hannah and Caleb Potter of WV, Paris Burnett of WV, Nathan Lindsey of OH, Josh Lindsey and Allie Morrison of MD. She is also survived by her brother, Jack Gillette of KY, a special daughter-in-law, Teresa Reyes of TX, and her life partner, Robert Anderson of WV. She was retired from Owens-Illinois in WV. Arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Palm Bay, FL (321-724-2224). Condolences at www.afcfcare.com.
MADISON — A Madison man stipulated Tuesday in federal court to the Sept. 21 armed robbery of Bank Mutual in downtown Portage.
Kenny Furdge, 24, pleaded guilty Tuesday to the Oct. 17 armed robbery of a Stoughton bank and his plea agreement included a stipulation to his robbing the Portage bank as well.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Anderson said $130,000 was taken during the Bank Mutual robbery.
Former Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland won't be joining the Carolina Panthers, and will instead be a free agent.
Breeland failed his physical after suffering a non-football injury in the offseason. Earlier in the week, Breeland had agreed to a three-year, $24 million deal with $11 million guaranteed.
The NFL Network reported Breeland suffered a cut on his foot and won't be able to pass a physical "for months."
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Vikings center Pat Elflein, who left the teams locker room on crutches and with his left foot in a walking boot after the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, will need offseason surgery, coach Mike Zimmer said on Tuesday.
Former Madison man charged with bank fraud and other charges for counterfeit checks
A former Madison man indicted 4½ years ago for crimes including withdrawing cash on a counterfeit check appeared Wednesday in federal court, charged with a dozen felonies.
The indictment against James G. Dudgeon, 59, issued by a grand jury in June 2013, was unsealed Wednesday after Dudgeon's arrest. It charges Dudgeon with six counts of bank fraud, four counts of uttering a counterfeit security, one count of money laundering and one count of wire fraud, all dating from 2008 and 2009.
Lare fire damages International Falls oil refinery
A large fire erupted at an oil refinery in International Falls, where several explosions were heard, authorities said.
The fire broke out bout 7:10 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Oil Company on County Road 332 on the southeast side of the city near the airport.
Nobody was hurt and International Falls Mayor Robert Anderson said no adjacent structures were damaged.
Working relationship: De Blasio, 1897 mayor are cousins
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio won election in 2013 promising a progressive overhaul of public policy. Robert Anderson Van Wyck won the same office in 1897 with a Tammany Hall-backed campaign featuring the slogan "To Hell with Reform."
The two mayors would seem to have little in common, but the genealogy company MyHeritage says it has discovered the mayors are 11th cousins five times removed, sharing an ancestor who was knighted in England in 1487.
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Man dies after falling from boat into southwest Alaska lake
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A southwest Alaska man died after he fell from a boat into a lake.
The body of 35-year-old Bryan Robert Anderson of Naknek was pulled from Lake Aleknagik (ah-LEK-nuh-gik).
Alaska State Troopers took a call on the incident just after 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Bills tackle Cordy Glenn listed week to week with sore foot
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills starting left tackle Cordy Glenn took the next step in addressing lingering soreness in his left foot by receiving an injection.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A visit to a specialist has Buffalo Bills starting left tackle Cordy Glenn feeling reassured regarding a sore left foot that's bothered him for much of the offseason.
"I just wanted to know what was going on," Glenn said Sunday, three days after being examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. "I feel good about the plan we've got in place right now, and I'm just going to stick with that."
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Cordy Glenn's sore left foot checked out fine and the Buffalo Bills starting left tackle is expected to resume practicing next week, a person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press.
Redskins TE Jordan Reed sees specialist for toe injury
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tight end Jordan Reed has left Washington Redskins training camp to see a specialist about his toe injury.
Coach Jay Gruden says Reed traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, to see Dr. Robert Anderson on Tuesday. It was a planned visit.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns finally caught a break. Top pick Myles Garrett only has a sprained foot.
After fearing the rookie defensive end might be out for a significant period, the Browns announced Saturday that Garrett has a lateral sprain in his left foot, but that he's expected to be ready for training camp next month.
Richard Warren Anderson, 76, of Rome, passed away on May 18, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on April 19, 1941 in Rome, the son of the late Robert Anderson and the late Bertha Ortiz. He was a painter most of his life. His passion was fishing.
He is survived by his children, Mark and Shelley Anderson, Melissa and Jody Casteel; four grandchildren; his brothers, Bobby Anderson and John Anderson.
Pedestrian struck, killed by minivan was Las Vegas man
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials have identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a drunken driving suspect in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2jTgIzK ) that the Clark County coroner says 55-year-old Fernando Enrique Vera died in the Jan. 20 crash.
The Las Vegas man was walking when he was hit by a minivan driven by 76-year-old Robert Anderson.
Lockdown lifted at West Virginia prison after killing
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia corrections officials say the lockdown has been lifted at the Mount Olive Correctional Complex where a 66-year-old inmate died after an apparent assault Sunday evening.
Authorities said Eugene Robert Anderson was fatally injured in an outdoor recreation area by one or more inmates.
According to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, the facility was placed on lockdown and a weapon was found.
West Virginia sex offender killed in prison
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia corrections officials say a 66-year-old inmate at the Mount Olive Correctional Complex has died after an apparent assault.
They say Eugene Robert Anderson was fatally injured in an outdoor recreation area about 6 p.m. Sunday by one or more inmates.
According to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, the facility was placed on lockdown and a weapon was found.
Bills receiver Watkins has 2nd operation on left foot
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills star receiver Sammy Watkins is going to spend his second consecutive offseason recovering from surgery for a broken left foot.
The operation took place last week and after team doctors conferred with specialist Robert Anderson, the Bills announced on Friday.
Though the Bills termed the procedure as having gone well, they expect Watkins to be sidelined until the start of training camp in the summer.
Greg Anderson Gregory Robert Anderson, 70, Pocatello, passed away, Jan. 9, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at 3 pm in the Grace Lutheran Church, 1350 Baldy Ave., Pocatello, where family will receive friends one hour prior. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to American Red Cross. Condolences at www.cornelisonfh.com 208-232-0542
Jets place Nick Mangold (ankle) on season-ending IR
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Nick Mangold's season is over — and so might his tenure with the New York Jets.
The star center was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury Thursday after aggravating it during the Jets' 41-10 loss to Indianapolis on Monday night.
He was flying to North Carolina on Thursday to visit orthopedic specialist Dr. Robert Anderson to get another look at his sprained right ankle.
"He's hurting pretty good," coach Todd Bowles said, adding that surgery could be an option.
A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever.
The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids.
Heroin deaths rose 23 percent in one year, to 12,989, slightly higher than the number of gun homicides, according to government data released Thursday.
Mrs. Marsha Steigelman Evans, age 69, of Rome, passed away on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at a Marietta hospital.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel. The Rev. Robert Anderson will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the service time.
$5,000 reward offered in 23-year-old North Dakota cold case
WISHEK, N.D. (AP) — A reward is being offered in the case of two people who went missing 23 years ago while on their way to a North Dakota farm.
Authorities say Kristin Diede and Robert Anderson were last seen on their way to a farm north of Wishek during the late afternoon hours on Aug. 15, 1993.
A van that Diede and Anderson were driving was found abandoned a few days later in Aberdeen, South Dakota.