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Texas man convicted of child sexual assault chugs mystery liquid as verdict read, dies

DENTON, Texas — A Texas man died Thursday after drinking an unidentified, cloudy liquid from a water bottle as a Texas jury found him guilty of child sexual assault. Edward Leclair, 57, was standing trial in Denton, Texas, about 40 miles northwest of Dallas, on five counts involving one victim. He was convicted on all five counts, CBS News reported.

2-time champ Simona Halep advances to Toronto final

TORONTO — (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the National Bank Open’s final, beating Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. The 15th-seeded Halep won the tournament in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. Pegula was seeded seventh. Brazil’s Beatriz...

Browns backup QB Brissett moves into Watson's starting spot

CLEVELAND — (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has jumped ahead of Deshaun Watson on Cleveland's depth chart. Maybe for a while. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Brissett will take the majority of snaps with Cleveland's first-team offense starting Sunday, a move necessitated by Watson's pending suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy for sexual misconduct allegations.

Chicago teen grazed by bullet while completing driver’s education test

CHICAGO — A Chicago teen executing a three-point turn during a driver’s education examination was wounded when a bullet grazed her head Thursday, authorities said. According to the Chicago Police Department, the 17-year-old girl was navigating a Ford Focus in the Roseland neighborhood of the city when people standing on a nearby corner opened fire at a passing car, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Amy Grant postpones remainder of fall tour after bicycle accident

Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Grant postponed the remainder of her fall concert dates after she was hospitalized following a bicycle accident in late July. The “Baby Baby” singer, 61, struck a pothole on July 27 while riding near Harpeth Hills Golf Course in Nashville, Tennessee, according to The Tennessean. She was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, according to her representatives.

Anne Heche: Los Angeles police end investigation into car crash

The Los Angeles Police Department announced that it has ended its investigation into the car accident that took the life of actress Anne Heche. Heche, 53, died Friday from injuries she sustained when her vehicle crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5, according to the Los Angeles Times. Officials said she is brain dead and on life support pending evaluation for organ donations, according to The Associated Press.