News for Saturday, April 30, 2016



North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

Jays JV baseball tops Blair Oaks

The Jefferson City JV baseball team had 12 hits Friday, beating Blair Oaks 15-1.

Dog missing 10 years found in Alabama, returning to owner

Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead.

Girls Soccer: Lady Jays win Iowa tourney opener

BURLINGTON, Iowa — The Jefferson City Lady Jays blanked Ankeny (Iowa) 2-0 to open play in their bracket Friday at the Tournament of Champions.

Girls Soccer: Helias goes 2-0 at Iowa tourney

BURLINGTON, Iowa — The Helias Lady Crusaders wrapped up play in the Tournament of Champions with a pair of shutout victories Friday.

Hurdles for Raiders to leap before moving to Las Vegas

Raiders owner Mark Davis pledged this week to relocate his NFL team from Oakland to Las Vegas if a proposed $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium is built.

Marlins star Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Banned for 80 games

MIAMI — To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one thing. “A betrayal,” team executive David Samson called it.

Woman who survived lightning strike feels lucky to be alive

The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap, striking with such force that it cracked the stone observation tower where Appalachian Trail hikers Mollyann Hart and her sister Lauren Bognovitz had taken shelter and blasted them outside into the torrential rain.

American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin

A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin said she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.

US employment costs up modest 0.6 percent in first quarter

Employment costs paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a slightly faster pace in the first three months of the year compared to the previous quarter, as wages and salaries gained steam.

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Hernandez ties Mariners win record with 1-0 decision over KC

Felix Hernandez tied Jamie Moyer's franchise record for career victories at 145 in the Seattle Mariners' 1-0 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Royals' fourth straight loss.

Mississippi to probe Tunsil’s comments about receiving cash

Laremy Tunsil said enough about Mississippi at the NFL draft for the university to launch an investigation into his time at the school. Now, the former Rebel offensive lineman only wants to talk about his new team, the Miami Dolphins. That leaves Mississippi in a difficult positon.

Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation

A former St. Charles County jail guard accused last year of having sex with an inmate has been given a four-year suspended sentence and placed on probation.

No Missouri players selected yet in NFL draft

No Missouri Tigers were selected in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, held Thursday and Friday in Chicago.

Former Pats player gets in dig at NFL

Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk strode to the podium, unbuttoned his jacket to reveal a No. 12 jersey and then name-dropped the three-time Super Bowl MVP whose reputation has been sullied by the scandal known as “Deflategate.”

Multiple charges for man involved in shootout with ranger

A man accused of shooting at several people in a St. Louis park, including a park ranger, is now facing multiple charges.