Alex Presley, Orioles agree to minor league contract

SARASOTA, Fla. — Alex Presley and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract, and the outfielder will report to major league spring training. The 32-year-old has a .263 average in eight seasons with Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Houston, Milwaukee and Detroit. He hit .314 with three home runs and …

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US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway. Police released a statement Monday saying the case is being investigated as a homicide. Police say officers found the worker’s body inside the government vehicle early Monday morning …

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Rhode Island GOP state senator charged with extorting sex

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in the Rhode Island Senate page program. The indictment was unsealed as Senate Minority Whip Nicholas Kettle was arraigned on two counts of extortion in Providence Superior Court. Kettle, 27, …

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June Shannon: I’m Going BLIND!

Mama June only just got hot. We hope that she spent plenty of time admiring her new shape in the mirror, because she might never again see her reflection. In the clip below, June Shannon's boyfriend walks into the room to ask June what's wrong. It turns out that she's going blind. …

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Ex-soccer coach jailed for 30 yrs for abusing young players

LIVERPOOL, England — A former English youth soccer coach was jailed Monday for 30 years for abusing 12 young footballers after the judge called him the “devil incarnate.” Barry Bennell, a former coach at Crewe and scout for Manchester City, was convicted at Liverpool Crown Court of 50 child sexual …

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