Statement from Steve Simon on UK grass-court events

Statement by Steve Simon on WTA’s course of action following Wimbledon’s and the LTA’s decisions to ban Russian and Belarusian players The atrocities happening to millions of innocent people in Ukraine because of Russia’s unprovoked invasion are horrific and appalling. The WTA strongly condemns Russia’s ongoing attack. First and foremost, we want nothing more than … Read more

Katy ISD teacher confirmed as victim in deadly stabbing; 41-year-old woman’s husband in custody

KATY, Texas (KTRK) — A woman stabbed to death inside her home Friday morning was employed with the Katy Independent School District, deputies and school officials confirmed to Eyewitness News. The 41-year-old victim’s husband is accused of committing the killing and is in Harris County Sheriff’s Office custody. Neither the victim nor the suspect has … Read more

Nancy Pelosi will be denied communion over abortion rights, S.F. archbishop says

WASHINGTON — The San Francisco archbishop issued a notice Friday that he would no longer allow House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to receive Communion, an escalation of his feud with the Catholic Democrat over abortion politics. In a public notification to Pelosi, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone wrote that he had warned Pelosi in April that she must … Read more

Love Rival Accused of Killing Star Cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson Just Before Austin, Texas Gravel Locos Race

When Anna Moriah Wilson’s friend arrived home to her Austin apartment late on May 11 to find Wilson lying on the ground unconscious and covered in blood, it left the cycling world in shock. The 25-year-old Vermont native, known to her friends as Mo, had only arrived in Texas the day before to compete in … Read more

Dallas Stars’ Rick Bowness stepping down after three seasons as head coach

Rick Bowness is stepping aside as Dallas Stars head coach after three seasons, the team announced on Friday. Bowness, 67, had his two-year contract expire after the Stars were eliminated by the Calgary Flames in seven games in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Assistant coaches Derek Laxdal, John Stevens and Todd Nelson … Read more

15-year-old arrested in stray bullet death of 11-year-old Kyahara Tay in the Bronx

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Kyahara Tay, who was gunned down by a stray bullet in the Bronx Monday. He was identified at a Friday afternoon press conference as 15-year-old Matthew Godwin. He was arrested at around 2 am inside the lobby of the … Read more