- Wrestling promoter led double life as informant Updated: May-31-15 11:44 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - Sitting in the living room of his home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Rico Valentino listened as two white supremacists hatched a scheme. What was needed, they said, was a smaller group, a specific target and a specific plan. A bomb.
- Hastert indictment has Illinois hometown sifting memories Updated: May-30-15 6:34 pm
YORKVILLE, Illinois - Before he was U.S. House speaker and second in line to the president, Dennis Hastert was known around Yorkville, Illinois, as Denny the coach, a beloved mentor to youths on the high school wrestling team and in local Scouting groups who organized trips to broaden the students' experiences.
- Paul claims new momentum ahead of second Senate showdown Updated: May-29-15 4:44 pm
CHICAGO - A confident Rand Paul claimed new momentum Friday in his fight against government surveillance programs, just days ahead of his second Capitol Hill showdown in as many weeks.
- Extra security, protest planned for graduation in Valdosta Updated: May-22-15 9:58 am
VALDOSTA, Georgia - Authorities say they will provide extra security during graduation ceremonies this weekend at the Valdosta high school where a student was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat more than two years ago.
- US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition in Times Square Updated: May-21-15 10:32 pm
NEW YORK - The video screens of Times Square shining a spotlight down on him, Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs smiled widely for the TV cameras as he described his goals of the last three years: "Trying to become a better interviewee."
- Wrestler who lost his leg after car crash hopes to recover Updated: May-18-15 12:06 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska high school wrestling champion who lost his left leg after a car accident this spring is looking forward to his recovery and attending the University of Wyoming in the fall.
- Wright shines in debut as Orioles blank Angels 3-0 Updated: May-17-15 5:11 pm
BALTIMORE - Mike Wright's major league debut was over. The right-hander had just turned in a sparkling performance on the mound, and as he headed toward the dugout many of 41,733 fans at Camden Yards stood and cheered.
- Chiefs invite interesting class of rookies to 3-day minicamp Updated: May-16-15 5:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - There is a "Star Wars" expert running post patterns. The son of a pro wrestling great is learning the nuances of blocking. A cancer survivor is huddling with his position coaches.
- Jury recommends decades in prison in Missouri HIV sex case Updated: May-15-15 5:22 pm
ST. CHARLES, Missouri - A suburban St. Louis jury recommended decades in prison Friday for a 23-year-old man convicted of infecting another man with HIV and endangering four others with the disease while attending college in Missouri.
- Wrestling, taekwondo leave umbrella sports body in protest Updated: May-11-15 1:17 pm
Wrestling and taekwondo on Monday became the latest sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations after its president launched a scathing attack on the IOC.
- Pro wrestlers reunite at farm center in Dothan Updated: May-11-15 10:35 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - You had to be tough to make it in the Dothan wrestling circuit.
- 3-time national champ to lead Dickinson State wrestling team Updated: May-11-15 8:26 am
DICKINSON, North Dakota - One of the most decorated wrestlers in Dickinson State University history has been named the North Dakota school's head coach.
- Corgan rocks outside ring as writer for TNA Wrestling Updated: May-07-15 6:54 pm
Billy Corgan is in the mood to write some more hits.
- Police: Toddler slammed to death in mimicked wrestling move Updated: May-07-15 2:46 pm
JERSEY SHORE, Pennsylvania - A man said he was mimicking a professional wrestling move when he inadvertently slammed his girlfriend's toddler to the floor, causing head injuries that killed the boy, police said.
- Officials rethinking hog wrestling at Delaware County Fair Updated: May-05-15 4:00 pm
MUNCIE, Indiana - Muncie and Delaware County officials are reconsidering hog wrestling at this year's county fair following pleas to cancel the event.
- High school student accused of wrestling with officer Updated: May-05-15 6:56 am
RIDGELAND, Mississippi - A Ridgeland high school student has been accused of wrestling with an officer a few days after being accused of streaking.
- 3 Iowa wrestlers facing burglary charges Updated: May-04-15 6:58 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Three wrestlers from the University of Iowa have been kicked off the team after being charged with burglary following a series of break-ins earlier this year.
- Cuban wrestlers to face USA in Times Square Updated: May-04-15 5:41 pm
NEW YORK - The Cuban national wrestling team will face off against the U.S. in an exhibition in New York's Times Square later this month.
- Tulsa Public Schools coach arrested for domestic assault Updated: May-04-15 2:46 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa Public Schools assistant wrestling coach has been arrested on a complaint of domestic assault and battery by strangulation.