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Chief: 2 shot after Georgia high school graduation ceremony

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting between people leaving a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. A Clayton County Police statement said “one person is now confirmed deceased” after the shooting, which...

The Latest: 1 killed, 1 wounded outside Georgia graduation

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Police in metro Atlanta say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting between people who had just attended a high school...

Police: Two shot, one fatally, after high school graduation ceremony in Georgia

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police: Two shot, one fatally, after high school graduation ceremony in Georgia.

Mets beat Diamondbacks 3-1 behind deGrom, Conforto

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom matched a career high with 13 strikeouts, Michael Conforto went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Friday night. Wilmer Flores drove in one run and scored another to help the Mets win a series opener...

Courtney Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Courtney Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park. Force had a 3.911-second run at 321.73 mph her Chevrolet Camaro SS during the second qualifying session of the day. The season...

Syracuse recruiting director Asil Mulbah leaving for Bills

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse’s director of recruiting operations is leaving the Orange for a position with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills. Asil Mulbah announced on Instagram that has accepted a position in Buffalo’s scouting department. “Excited to...

Authorities ID Trucker Found Dead In Alabama As Ohio Man

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified the trucker found dead at an Alabama gas station earlier this week as a 55-year-old Ohio man. AL.com the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office as saying Friday that the man is Derry S. Anderson. Anderson was found dead in the...

Crean completes Georgia coaching staff, hires 3rd assistant

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean has completed his staff, hiring Amir Abdur-Rahim as his third assistant. Abdur-Rahim spent the last four seasons at Texas A&M and has worked at the College of Charleston, Georgia Tech and Murray State. Abdur-Rahim, who grew up...

Jets sign third-rounder DL Nathan Shepherd to 4-year deal

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Nathan Shepherd, the team’s third-round draft pick out of Fort Hays State , to a four-year deal worth the slotted amount of $3.4 million. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound native of Ontario, Canada, was...

In Gee Chun leads LPGA Tour’s rainy Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take the lead in the suspended second round of the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship. Three-quarters of an inch of rain fell overnight, delaying the start of play an hour. Storms developed again in...