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ABA team owner and envied dealmaker Ozzie Silna dies

Ozzie Silna, who turned a fading American Basketball Association franchise into a four-decade windfall of nearly $800 million from the NBA in what's commonly called the greatest deal in sports history, has died at age 83.

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Video on Tunsil's Twitter account seems to hurt draft stock

A bizarre video that was posted on Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account minutes before the start of the NFL draft potentially cost the offensive lineman millions of dollars.

Holts Summit woman gets 10 years in prison

A Holts Summit woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug bust that occurred in October 2013.

Sen. Brown drops out of race for state treasurer

Republican Missouri state Sen. Dan Brown is dropping out of the race for state treasurer.

Police, sheriff set takebacks for drugs

There will be two drug takeback events Saturday.

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QB Goff goes to Los Angeles Rams with No. 1 pick

The Los Angeles Rams have selected California quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, and the No. 2 selection for the Philadelphia Eagles is North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz.

House committee votes to require women to register for draft

Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units.

Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times.

3 tied to San Bernardino shooters accused in marriage scam

Three people closely tied to the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack were arrested Thursday in an alleged marriage fraud scheme involving a pair of Russian sisters.

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Ohio massacre: 1 family, 8 dead, hundreds of tips, 0 answers

From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out and saw four police vehicles rush past. That was only the beginning.

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Raiders owner to Las Vegas: Build it and we will come

Mark Davis was beaming as he posed with fans behind a black and silver "Las Vegas Raiders" banner. He made a few jokes before delivering a $500 million commitment to a new stadium in the city for his team.

Boy with BB gun faced police before being shot

A 13-year-old who was shot by Baltimore police had turned toward the officers with a replica gun still in his hand when one officer fired two rounds, striking the teen in the shoulder and leg, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday.

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NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.

China passes law tightening controls on foreign nonprofits

China passed a law Thursday tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, a move officials say will help the groups but critics charge is the latest attempt by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to the ruling Communist Party’s control.

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Israelis, Palestinians differ on shooting after teens killed

Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint after approaching Israeli troops — with knives, according to Israel — were needlessly killed and could have been subdued without deadly force, their parents, witnesses and an Israeli lawmaker said Thursday.

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South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail

North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three.

Biden cites ‘serious’ progress toward defeating IS in Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group as he returned to the country that’s come to symbolize America’s relentless struggles in the Middle East.

Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

Rangers at Utah’s Arches National Park were investigating large graffiti Thursday that was carved so deeply into a famous red rock arch it might be impossible to erase, officials said.

Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits

A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters.

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Home long thought to be Monroe’s turns out to be guest house

For decades, a modest farmhouse in central Virginia was thought to be what remained of President James Monroe’s home in Charlottesville, Virginia. It turns out, historians were wrong.

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