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Founder of Idaho Aquarium gets prison for trafficking in sharks

KEY WEST, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Ammon Covino, whose family operates three aquariums, was sentenced to a year in prison for illegally taking marine animals from a federal refuge in Florida.

California man confesses to more than 30 slayings

DECATUR, Ala., June 14 (UPI) -- A 52-year-old California man confessed to killing more than 30 men for a Mexican drug cartel, authorities said.

Actress tracks down father's alleged killer 26 years later

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- An actress used the Internet to track down the man New York City police allege killed her father 26 years ago, police said Tuesday.

Man gets $8,000 for Disneyland error

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- A paraplegic Los Angeles man, who was trapped when a Disneyland ride stopped working, was awarded $8,000 in U.S. District Court.

Errani reaches Acapulco quarterfinals

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed and defending champion Sara Errani moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday with a straight-sets triumph at the Mexican Open.

Sara Errani wins Acapulco opener

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded defending champion Sara Errani of Italy continued to roll Tuesday with a win over Alexandra Cadantu in the first round of the Mexican Open.

Disabled Disneyland visitor sues over ride

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A quadriplegic visitor to Disneyland says the California theme park failed to evacuate him from a broken ride and endangered his health.

COL FB: Texas 42, Texas-El Paso 13

EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Colt McCoy connected on 20 of 29 passes for 282 yards and four touchdowns Saturday when No. 10 Texas beat Texas-El Paso 42-13.

Schnyder wins at Pilot Pen

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Patty Schnyder of Switzerland won her first-round match Monday at the Pilot Pen tennis tournament, fighting her way past American wild card Jill Craybas.
Radwanska opens defense of Stockholm title

Radwanska opens defense of Stockholm title

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 29 (UPI) -- Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska cruised to a straight-set victory Tuesday at the $145,000 Nordic Light Open tennis tournament in Sweden.

Venus Williams rolls on at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 28 (UPI) -- Defending champion Venus Williams was among Saturday's third round women's winners at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London.
Sharapova out at Wimbledon

Sharapova out at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 26 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Maria Sharapova was routed in straight sets Thursday during second-round play of The Championships at Wimbledon.

Russian Kirilenko takes Barcelona title

BARCELONA, Spain, June 15 (UPI) -- Russian Maria Kirilenko trounced Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-0, 6-2 Sunday to win the Barcelona KIA tournament in Spain.

Kirilenko makes Barcelona final

BARCELONA, Spain, June 14 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Maria Kirilenko of Russia beat unseeded Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 7-5, 6-3 in Saturday's semifinals at the Barcelona (Spain) KIA tennis tournament.
Cohen-Aloro takes rare semifinal spot

Cohen-Aloro takes rare semifinal spot

BARCELONA, Spain, June 13 (UPI) -- Stephanie Cohen-Aloro qualified for her second career WTA semifinal Friday at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.

Kirilenko manages to make KIA quarters

BARCELONA, Spain, June 12 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko was pushed to a third set Thursday before she advanced at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.

Wild-card entrants advance at Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, June 11 (UPI) -- Wild-card entrant Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez upset fifth-seeded Pauline Parmentier at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.

Medina Garrigues repeats at Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain repeated as Strasbourg International champion Saturday, beating Slovenia's Katarina Srebotnik.
China pins Fed Cup hopes in Zheng

China pins Fed Cup hopes in Zheng

BEIJING, April 25 (UPI) -- China, anchored by Jie Zheng, who is set to play three times this weekend, goes against Spain in search of a first trip to the finals of the Federation Cup.

4 denied compensation for prison time

PERTH, Australia, March 23 (UPI) -- Four Australian men who admitted beating up a drunken man have been denied compensation for the time they spent in prison charged with killing him.

Cornet, Zakopalova win Acapulco openers

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Frenchwoman Alize Cornet and Czech Klara Zakopalova won their first-round matches Tuesday in the $180,000 Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament.

Top-seed Schiavone makes Gastein semis

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone had to battle past Agnes Szavay Friday to make the semifinals of the $175,000 Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.

Schiavone among Gastein semifinalists

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone earned a quarterfinal victory Friday in the $175,000 Gastein Ladies clay-court tennis tournament in Austria.

Schiavone makes Gastein quarterfinals

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 26 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone was pushed to a third set Thursday before advancing to the quarterfinals of the $175,000 Gastein Ladies tennis event in Austria.

Szavay keeps on winning in Austria

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 25 (UPI) -- Agnes Szavay of Hungary dropped just one game Wednesday in her first-round match at the $175,000 Gastein Ladies tennis event in Austria.
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