Louisiana coroner releases name of baby found dead in lake

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana coroner’s office has released the name of a baby found dead in a lake after his mother allegedly threw him and his older brother into the water. The child was identified as 10-month-old Joshua Black, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office said in a news release Wednesday night. Police had… Continue reading Louisiana coroner releases name of baby found dead in lake

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It’s Young vs Corral in No. 1 ‘Bama-No. 12 Ole Miss matchup

Lane Kiffin knows what it takes to beat Alabama: Just about everything has to go right. The Mississippi coach and former offensive coordinator for the top-ranked Crimson Tide knows teams can’t match them five-star recruit for five-star recruit. Kiffin’s 12th-ranked Rebels and the nation’s most prolific offense are the latest to take on the challenge… Continue reading It’s Young vs Corral in No. 1 ‘Bama-No. 12 Ole Miss matchup

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Ecuador declares prison emergency after 116 killed in riot

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s president has declared a state of emergency in the prison system following a battle among gang members in a coastal lockup that killed at least 116 people and injured 80 in what authorities say was the worst prison bloodbath ever in the country. Officials said at least five of the… Continue reading Ecuador declares prison emergency after 116 killed in riot

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Raiders, Chargers seek to continue strong starts on Monday

LAS VEGAS (3-0) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (2-1) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE: Chargers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Las Vegas 2-1, Los Angeles 2-1. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 66-55-2. LAST MEETING: Chargers beat Raiders 30-27 on Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. LAST WEEK: Raiders beat Miami… Continue reading Raiders, Chargers seek to continue strong starts on Monday

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Dubai opens Expo 2020 to a world still reeling from pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai opened Expo 2020 in an extravagant ceremony Thursday that bathed the site’s signature central dome in light, a symbolic beacon for the city-state’s hopes that the world’s fair will draw tourists despite the coronavirus pandemic. Delayed a year by the virus, Expo 2020 has over 190 countries taking… Continue reading Dubai opens Expo 2020 to a world still reeling from pandemic

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Churchill Downs to open gaming venue in downtown Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that owns Churchill Downs racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby, placed its own big wager Thursday by announcing plans to open a casino-style venue in downtown Louisville. With its new entertainment facility, to be called Derby City Gaming Downtown, the company is deepening its commitment to a form of… Continue reading Churchill Downs to open gaming venue in downtown Louisville

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