US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El Chapo

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are sparring over jail conditions that the lawyers claim are so stressful he’s hallucinating about music. The claim was contained in a defense filing last week...

Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth vs Sabres

AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After losing a pair of front teeth, Sidney Crosby wasn’t available to discuss the highlight-reel, one-handed goal he scored in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth. Crosby’s...

Warriors get 28th road win with 112-87 win over Mavs

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez DALLAS (AP) — Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors earned their 28th road win this season, beating the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the Curry brothers. Stephen Curry, two-time MVP...

Angels 9, Reds 1

E_Fontana (2), Renda (3), Wallach (3). DP_Los Angeles 3, Cincinnati 0. LOB_Los Angeles 5, Cincinnati 7. 2B_Marte (3), Fontana (2), Renda (4), Barnhart (1). HR_Young Jr. (1), Raburn (3). CS_Revere (2), Peraza (2). WP_Ramirez. Umpires_Home, Dana DeMuth; First, Chris Guccione;...

Flyers-Jets Sums

First Period_None. Penalties_Giroux, PHI, (tripping), 3:54; Morrissey, WPG, (holding), 19:54. Second Period_1, Philadelphia, Weal 4 (Simmonds, Giroux), 4:28. 2, Winnipeg, Perreault 9 (Scheifele, Wheeler), 7:02 (pp). Penalties_Schultz, PHI, (delay of game), 5:17; Provorov, PHI,...

Police: Mom let 2-year-old handle gun before fatal shooting

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman arrested after her 2-year-old son picked up her loaded handgun and fatally shot his 9-year-old brother said she previously allowed the younger boy to practice pulling the trigger of the weapon when it was unloaded, Phoenix police said Tuesday. Landen...

Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott's streak, beat Flames

AP Photo/Molly Riley WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals defeated the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 on Tuesday night. The top line of Ovechkin, Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom...

Jerry Krause, Bulls' GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77

AP Photo/Mark Elias CHICAGO (AP) — Respected and reviled in his hometown, this much can’t be argued when it comes to Jerry Krause: He helped take the Chicago Bulls to heights few teams have reached. Krause, the general manager of the Bulls during a 1990s dynasty that...

The Latest: Ex-halfway House Official Denies Wrongdoing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on fraud allegations against a southern Ohio halfway house (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A lawyer for a former southern Ohio halfway house facing allegations of illegal spending says his client denies any wrongdoing. Attorney Jonathan Marshall also...

Columbus Police: 100,000 Dash Cam Files Accidentally Deleted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say they’re investigating an employee’s accidental deletion of about 100,000 dashboard camera video files. The police agency in central Ohio says its Columbus Police Technical Services Bureau learned last week of the mass deletion...