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Concussion symptoms end Gerron’s Austin Peay career

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Concussion-related issues have caused Austin Peay running back Otis Gerron to end his college career. Gerron had rushed for a team-high 596 yards last season despite missing most of two games because of a concussion. He left Austin Peay’s 52-6 loss to Southern Mississippi last week ...

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Soft cheese linked to listeria death in Ohio

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — A California company has recalled several brands of soft cheeses after they were linked to 24 illnesses around the country over the last five years, including a 2012 death in Ohio. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that ...

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Search resumes for tangled blue whale off California coast

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — Whale watch boats and the Coast Guard are resuming their search off Southern California for a blue whale entangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line. Federal marine officials said Sunday that they are seeking assistance from boaters and pilots who may spot the ...

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Man staged deaths of 2 wives as accidents

SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press   DENVER (AP) — A man accused of pushing his wife to her death off a cliff as they hiked in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park to celebrate their anniversary might have killed his first wife in what also appeared to be a freak accident nearly ...

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Freddie Gray’s family settles with city for $6.4M

JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press   BALTIMORE (AP) — The parents of Freddie Gray reached a tentative $6.4 million settlement with the city of Baltimore, nearly five months after their 25-year-old son was critically injured in police custody, sparking days of protests and rioting. The deal, announced Tuesday, Sept. 8, appeared ...

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Clarksville mom sentenced in baby’s drowning death

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Clarksville woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the death of her 8-month-old daughter, who drowned in a bathtub after being left alone. The Leaf-Chronicle reports (http://leafne.ws/1IDQUeV) Judge John Gasaway sentenced Nicole Pamblanco to the minimum time allowed under state law for ...

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