NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have activated three-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern and cornerback Tye Smith from injured reserve, and linebacker David Long also is back from the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police have identified two people killed in a shooting on Sunday as residents of rural eastern Missouri.
Police on Wednesday identified the victims as 20-year-old...
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A west central Indiana man as been charged with killing his wife whose severed head was found buried in his cellar, authorities said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Newport, a small coastal city, has been a blip on the radar when it comes to confirmed coronavirus cases in Oregon. Until Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seattle is missing two key defensive starters and Los Angeles is without its top pass-catching tight end and starting right tackle again when the Rams host the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A British man who lived in Las Vegas and Texas has pleaded guilty in U.S. court in Nevada to bilking hundreds of thousands of victims out of at least $11 million, prosecutors said...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks starting left tackle Duane Brown and backup running back Rashaad Penny are both active as expected for Thursday’s matchup against the Los Angeles Rams.
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson is looking to transfer from West Virginia less than three months before the start of the season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with outside linebacker D'Andre Walker and linebacker David Long, the first of their six draft picks to get contracts.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams traded back three times and moved up twice in the first two days of the NFL draft. The NFC champions came out of all their machinations with a...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added former West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson to its coaching staff.
Coach Dave Doeren said Sunday that Gibson will be the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach.
Gibson helped develop linebacker David Long into the Big 12 defensive player of the year in 2018 and led the Mountaineers' defense for the past five years. He left West Virginia during the head coaching transition from Dana Holgorsen to Neal Brown.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a man shot while sitting in a car in downtown Providence on the day after Christmas.
Walter Kpan was held without bail after an initial court appearance Thursday on charges including first-degree murder in the Dec. 26 death of 31-year-old David Long. He did not enter a plea.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan cornerback David Long and tight end Zach Gentry are entering the NFL draft, skipping their final seasons of college eligibility.
Long and Gentry made their announcements Wednesday on social media .
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the death of a man shot during a robbery while sitting in a car on a downtown Providence street on the day after Christmas.
Pofinima Mabuo Gweama Jr. was held without bail at an initial court appearance on Monday.
The Pawtucket man is charged with murder in the Dec. 26 shooting of 31-year-old city resident David Long. He was the city's 11th homicide victim of the year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence police have released the name of the man fatally shot while sitting in a car on a downtown street the day after Christmas.
Police on Thursday identified the victim of Wednesday morning's shooting as 31-year-old city resident David Long. He was the city's 11th homicide victim of the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is the unanimous pick for The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year, the fourth consecutive season a player from the conference champion Sooners has won the honor.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma has the Big 12's top offensive player for the fourth season in a row.
Sooners junior quarterback Kyler Murray was selected as the offensive player of the year when the Big 12 Conference released its postseason awards Wednesday. The awards are determined by the 10 league coaches who couldn't vote for their own players.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald is the unanimous choice for Big Ten coach of the year.
The conference on Tuesday announced half its postseason awards based on voting by coaches and media. Fitzgerald led the Wildcats (8-4) to the West Division title after going winless in nonconference play and losing several starters to injuries.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate's first new leader in a dozen years doesn't seem set on rocking the boat inside the Statehouse.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its president pro tem during the Legislature's Organization Day session on Tuesday — the most visible change in what has been a major overhaul of the Senate's leadership over the past two years.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Indiana Legislature's Organization Day (all times local):
The Indiana Senate has a new leader for the first time in a dozen years.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its president pro tem during the Legislature's Organization Day session on Tuesday.
The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The ninth All-America watch of the season features West Virginia's virtually unblockable linebacker, UCLA's bright spot tight end and Temple's rolling Rock.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are still trying to piece together what led a former Marine to open fire at a Southern California country music bar last week, killing 12 people before fatally shooting himself.
Authorities have not publicly shared what motive they think might have led Ian David Long to snap late Wednesday night.
Bar shooting suspect identified as Ian David Long
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A county councilman in northeastern Indiana has been selected to fill the seat of the outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate.
Allen County Councilman Justin Busch defeated Parkview Health public safety director Tom Rhoades on Tuesday at a Republican caucus of Senate District 16 officials in Fort Wayne. Busch is the northeast Indiana director for Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young and has been an aide to other senators.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and the two GOP Statehouse leaders on Thursday called for Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill to resign amid what they called credible claims that Hill drunkenly groped four women, including a lawmaker, at an Indianapolis bar.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate is taking a new job at a high-power law firm.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne joined Ice Miller as a partner on Friday. He is joining the firm's public affairs wing.
The firm says he will focus on growing Ice Miller's presence beyond its anchor offices in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Washington D.C.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The newest appointment to an Indiana commission charged studying the state's alcohol laws may mean cold beer sales won't expand in the state.
House Speaker Brian Bosma appointed former Rep. Bill Davis on Wednesday to lead the Indiana Alcohol Code Revision Commission. Davis served in the Indiana House from 2004 to 2013.
The commission will meet in the summer to continue its two-year study considering potential changes to the state's alcohol laws.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Senate Republicans selected a new leader Monday to replace outgoing President Pro Tem David Long.
Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville was chosen during a closed-door meeting of the Senate GOP caucus — a vote that had been inevitable since Long announced in February that he was retiring from the Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of a May 14 special session (all times local):
Republican Statehouse leaders and Gov. Eric Holcomb have announced their agenda for what they hope will be a one-day special session on May 14.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the closing day of the Indiana legislative session (all times local):
The Indiana General Assembly's annual session came to a chaotic close as lawmakers blew past their midnight deadline to adjourn with major bills still in play.
Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma and GOP Senate leader David Long blamed each other.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican leaders in the Indiana Legislature are backpedaling on gun rights legislation in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida — killing two measures that would have loosened firearm restrictions.
In pro-gun Indiana, it's an unusual look for Republicans who dominate the Statehouse, and for years have championed efforts to loosen gun laws.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican leader of the Indiana Senate says he is opposed to legislation to expand payday lending and allow for rates more than triple what is currently permitted under the state's criminal loansharking law.
"It's treading water and the water is pretty deep," Republican Senate leader David Long of Fort Wayne said Thursday, referring to a payday lending bill that narrowly passed the House last month and is now before the Senate. "... I'm not a big fan of it, personally."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican leader of the Indiana Senate said on Tuesday that he will step down from the Legislature later this year, making him the third high-profile GOP lawmaker to announce their departure from the chamber over the last year.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long said "it is time" for him to move on after roughly 30 years in elected office — first as a member of the Fort Wayne City Council, later as a state senator, and for the last 12 years as the GOP senate leader.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has been mostly quiet about a proposed hate crimes law that was killed in the Indiana Senate this week.
But the Indianapolis Star reports his office worked behind the scenes, pushing for the inclusion of transgender people in the bill — or not passing anything at all.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will remain one of just five states without a hate crimes law after Republican Senate leaders announced Tuesday they were killing a bill that targeted crimes motivated by bias.
Advocates say the move deals a blow to Indianapolis' bid to land a new Amazon headquarters after unexpectedly making the shortlist of 20 finalists. The Republican Statehouse majorities, however, could not overcome opposition within their ranks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The top two Republicans in the Indiana Legislature said Thursday that legislation that would overturn an unusual law and allow more stores to sell cold beer is dead this legislative session.
But both conceded the issue won't go away and suggested that a deal could be struck in the coming years.
"A lot of these things take some time," said House Speaker Brian Bosma of Indianapolis. "Gradualism is a part of legislative achievement."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Repealing Indiana's ban on retail Sunday alcohol sales is a top priority this year, Republican leaders of the state Senate said Monday. But a measure that would allow pharmacies, convenience stores and big box retailers to sell cold — and not just warm — beer faces a far more uncertain fate.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The two most powerful Republicans in the Indiana Legislature said they do not plan to take major action to address a growing crisis in the Department of Child Services during this year's session, which kicked off Wednesday.
The move by House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate leader David Long will help shield Gov. Eric Holcomb while his administration regroups from the first major criticism the Republican has received since taking office roughly a year ago.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the convening of the 2018 Indiana legislative session (all times local):
Republicans who dominate the Indiana Legislature do not plan on taking substantive action during the 2018 session to address the state's troubled Department of Child Services.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For the first time in years, Indiana's Republican supermajorities are returning to the Statehouse without a major legislative goal to accomplish during the annual session that begins Wednesday. That leaves a vacuum some plan to fill with contentious issues and debates that GOP leaders have in the past sought to contain.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state Department of Education is warning Indiana public schools that they could receive less money than expected because of an unanticipated increase in statewide student enrollment.
A department memo described a shortfall of $9.3 million in per-student funding because the Legislature underestimated the number of public school students by about 6,000 when it approved the $7 billion K-12 education budget for this school year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican legislative leaders are casting the Indiana General Assembly's upcoming session as one they want to focus on taking action toward fighting opioid abuse and improving job training opportunities.
Members of the Indiana House and Senate held their annual Organization Day meetings Tuesday, ahead of the 2018 legislative session set to begin in early January and end by mid-March.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican state senator will miss at least a portion of the 2018 Indiana legislative session for an Army Reserve deployment.
The Senate's leader says Sen. Mike Delph of Carmel will be on active duty beginning Dec. 8 for at least 31 days as he's being sent to Puerto Rico for recovery work from damage caused by Hurricane Maria in September.
On a defense that has seen its struggles, West Virginia outside linebacker David Long Jr. is starting to put together a season worth bragging about.
The redshirt sophomore missed the first month after injuring a knee in summer workouts that required surgery. He had a combined 1.5 tackles for losses over his first three games before erupting in a loss to No. 11 Oklahoma State on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana state Sen. Doug Eckerty says he won't run for another term in 2018.
The Yorktown Republican made the announcement in a statement issued Tuesday.
Eckerty did not indicate why he is ruling out another run. But the senator says he is looking forward to spending more time with his time with his family, including his grandkids.