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Friend helps Cowboys keep up with Joneses

By Jim Gazzolo / American Press

Johnny Jones grew up following in the sneakers of McNeese State basketball coach Dave Simmons. Tonight he will lend a hand to his mentor, or at least his voice. Jones, the LSU basketball coach, will be the headline speaker at the second annual McNeese Tip-Off basketball banquet. Last year Simmons ...


Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin addresses the media during a news conference Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore, regarding the deadly shooting at at Umpqua Community College. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP)

Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- The 26-year-old killer who gunned down classmates inside an Oregon college spared a student and gave the "lucky one" something to de ...

Authorities investigate freeway shooting in Phoenix suburb

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Authorities are investigating whether a drive-by shooting on a metro Phoenix freeway is related to a string of recent shootings or an ...

Perry Williams, 47, puts up plywood shutters to cover the windows of the Diamond's International store, in preparation for the arrival of hurricane Joaquin, in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Joaquin unleashed heavy flooding as it roared through sparsely populated islands in the eastern Bahamas as a Category 4 storm, with forecasters warning it could grow even stronger before carving a path that would take it near the U.S. East Coast. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

Aircraft search off Bahamas for ship caught in hurricane

NASSAU, Bahamas -- U.S. Coast Guard aircraft searched Saturday in the waters of the southeastern Bahamas for a cargo ship with 33 people on board that ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Clinton promotes gay rights as a main pillar of 2016 bid

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest statement of support for gay rights in the 2016 presidential race when she pr ...

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In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees stretches before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Brees is trying to work his way back into the lineup after missing last week's game with a throwing shoulder injury. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Saints coach Payton expects QB Brees to start vs Cowboys

METAIRIE -- Drew Brees is expected to return as starter for New Orleans against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the Superdome, Saints coach Sean ...

LSU guard Maea Teuhema (75) looks to block during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Winning won't be an issue, how LSU achieves it - land or air - is the question

You can always tell when LSU is heavily favored in a game — to the point that a Tigers’ loss is all but unthinkable.

Suddenly, it’s ...

Bucs get offense rolling

In a game with more twist, turns, ebbs and flows than could possibly be remembered, the Barbe Bucs finally looked like they’re turning the corne ...

Kinder runs over Iota

IOTA — In a game of inches and momentum, the Kinder Yellow Jackets ran for yards and seized control early Friday in their 51-9 victory over the ...

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David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on

David Cassidy charged with leaving scene of crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former teen idol David Cassidy has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired tag after a ...

In this Jan. 20, 2014 photo, actress Keira Knightley attends the European Premiere of

Keira Knightley's Broadway debut interrupted by man, flowers

NEW YORK -- Keira Knightley's Broadway debut was interrupted when a member of the audience shouted at the actress and threw a bouquet of flowers at th ...

In this Sept. 2, 2015 photo, Steve Martin poses for a portrait in New York to promote his new album

Earls of Leicester win 4 at Bluegrass Awards

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Earls of Leicester took home four awards, including entertainer of the year and album of the year, at the International Bluegrass ...

This Sept. 30, 2015, booking photo provided by the Saratoga Springs Police Department shows Nicholas Brendon, who was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 30, after a fight with his girlfriend. Police say the actor known for his role in the television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” is facing charges of felony third-degree robbery, misdemeanor obstruction of breathing and two criminal mischief counts. (Saratoga Springs Police Department via AP)

'Buffy' actor Nicholas Brendon arrested in upstate New York

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Police say an actor known for his role in the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" has been arrested in upstate New ...

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