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Brewers’ Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Brewers’ Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One by one, the Milwaukee Brewers filed into an auditorium at Miller Park as reliever Josh Hader offered his latest apology for years-old tweets that surfaced during the All-Star Game. Those racist, homophobic social-media messages were thoughtless mistakes he made as a teenager, Hader said. He sought to reassure fellow Brewers that …

David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade’s death

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade’s death
David Spade

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy. Fashion designer Kate Spade was married to David’s brother, entrepreneur Andy Spade. Kate Spade killed herself in June. In an …

Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegation

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegation

PHOENIX (AP) — A decade-old allegation of sexual assault has rocked a Democratic candidate in a primary for a Tucson-based congressional district. Yahya Yuksel is facing calls to end his campaign after the Arizona Daily Star reported the allegation that he raped an intoxicated 16-year-old girl when he was 17. The newspaper said Yuksel was …

Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. pleaded guilty Friday to driving drunk in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .15 or more, causing death. …

Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan

TORONTO (AP) — Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized Friday for a “miscommunication” with four-time All-Star and franchise icon DeMar DeRozan, but Toronto’s traded All-Star guard didn’t seem quite ready to make amends. Speaking for the first time since sending DeRozan to San Antonio for Kawhi Leonard, Ujiri began by saying sorry to DeRozan. The career …

Statue honoring Chris Cornell to be erected in Seattle

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Statue honoring Chris Cornell to be erected in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell will be remembered in the city where he was born. Cornell’s wife on Friday announced a statue will be erected Aug. 29 at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell’s 54th birthday. Vicky Cornell commissioned sculptor Nick Marras to …

Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio
Mark Wahlberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he’s launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg is partnering with businessman Jay Feldman, who owns eight Chevy dealerships throughout southeast and mid-Michigan. They …

Widower wins court battle for estate of ‘Thorn Birds’ author

By 92.3 News | July 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Widower wins court battle for estate of ‘Thorn Birds’ author
Colleen McCullough

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian judge ruled on Friday that best-selling author Colleen McCullough’s widower was the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle. The author of the novel “The Thorn Birds,” which sold 33 million copies worldwide, died on Norfolk Island in 2015 aged 77. Her husband of 32 years, Ric …

4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

By 92.3 News | July 19, 2018 | Comments Off on 4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, 22; Michael Boatwright, 22; Trayvon Newsome, 20; and Robert Allen, 22, on Wednesday, court records showed. According to a …

Brazilian police arrest ‘Dr. Bumbum’ after patient dies

By 92.3 News | July 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Brazilian police arrest ‘Dr. Bumbum’ after patient dies
Denis Cesar Barros Furtado

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police arrested celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado on Thursday, five days after he went on the run following the death of a patient he gave injections to enlarge her buttocks. Known as “Dr. Bumbum” — Brazilian slang for backside, Furtado was arrested at an office complex in Rio …