Cespedes, Syndergaard help Mets rout Phillies again, 12-1

He was trailing 2-1 when Neil Walker, just back from the paternity leave list after the birth of a baby girl, worked a nine-pitch walk to load the bases with two outs in the fifth. He scored both times, first ahead of Flores' third career slam and th... More..

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz defeats Tim Canova in CD 23, wins another term
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Debbie Wasserman Schultz defeats Tim Canova in CD 23, wins another term

The former Democratic National Committee chair was accused by erstwhile Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of rigging the system for Hillary Clinton . "I'll concede that Debbie Wasserman Schultz ...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Kerry arrives for Bangladesh talks amid terrorism concerns

After talks on Syria with Russian and United Nations officials, Kerry planned to depart Geneva later Sunday for meetings with Bangladeshi officials, opposition and civic leaders who are coping with a series of ...More..

by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Sandoval camping for National Park Service's 100th birthday

The bureau, part of the already established Department of the Interior, was given sole responsibility for protecting and maintaining the 35 national parks that existed at the time . The National Park Service i...More..

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' at Pulse nightclub in Orlando
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' at Pulse nightclub in Orlando

He told dispatchers he heard more than 10 gunshots. The mass shooting on June 12 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was a tragedy that was heard across the entire world. "I'm gonna stay on the phone with...More..

Police investigating surge in heroin overdoses in Cincinnati
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Police investigating surge in heroin overdoses in Cincinnati

The state reported Thursday that accidental drug overdoses killed an average of eight people per day in OH previous year. Dealers labeling street drugs with various names as a form of branding is typical, a...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

US home prices rise in June at slowest pace in 10 months

Portland, Oregon, led the gainers with price appreciation of 12.6 percent. Similarly, the 20-City Composite increased 5.1% annually, down from May's increase of 5.3%. That suggests there are still many homeowne...More..

Donald Trump to give speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Donald Trump to give speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday

After Donald Trump spent a week waffling and "softening" over his immigration policy, I said, "The only thing left is for him to casually tell us that "build the wall" was meant kind of metaphorically all alo...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Multiple tornadoes hit IN and Ohio Wednesday

National Weather Service surveys Thursday should determine whether additional storm damage in other areas was caused by tornadoes or high winds in severe thunderstorms. The tornado was an EF3 with winds reachin...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Legend Juan Gabriel was scheduled to perform in the Valley next month

Legendary Mexican musician Juan Gabriel has died at the age of 66. Gabriel's career spanned genres and more than three decades. The star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Mexican superstar Juan Gabri...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Rare opportunity for Libertarians Johnson, Weld

The 62% figure comes from a 25 August 2016 poll conducted by Quinnipiac University. Weld told Boston Herald Radio he was optimistic about getting onto the debate stage, saying, "Once we get announced we are...More..

Los Angeles airport back to normal after panic-filled night
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Los Angeles airport back to normal after panic-filled night

The Federal Aviation Administration said it is temporarily holding all Los Angeles-bound flights that have yet to leave airports in Minnesota or anywhere west of it. He said staff told people to shelter in plac...More..

Driver jailed in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Driver jailed in Minnesota crash that killed 2 firefighters

Two firefighters have been killed and several others injured in a fatal crash in Blaine, Minnesota on Saturday. Two firefighters, 23-year-old James Shelifoe and 25-year-old Alan Swartz, were killed in the cra...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Crews make major gains against Southern California wildfire

On Friday, the San Bernardino National Forest announced that 37,000 acres have burned and the fire has been contained to 26 percent. Firefighters initially struggled to get the towering flames under control b...More..

EMS transports 41 patients from crash near New Orleans
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

EMS transports 41 patients from crash near New Orleans

Two people were killed and 41 were injured when a charter bus driven by a person without a license crashed into vehicles at the scene of a previous minor accident on Interstate 10, according to the Louisiana St...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Ithaca College student fatally stabbed on Cornell campus

Nazaire was declared dead at Cayuga Medical Center after emergency crews weren't able to revive him at the scene. Also treated by school medics for non life threatening stab wounds was a male student who was ...More..

Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem

There were no injuries among the 99 passengers and five crew members, Southwest Airlines said. Photos taken aboard the flight showed the Boeing 737-700's engine inlet completely torn away, revealing extensive...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Judge blocks North Carolina restroom restriction

Pat McCrory and legislative leaders by granting a partial preliminary injunction against the law known as House Bill 2. The judge also seems to poke holes in the law itself, saying laws against "indecent e...More..

Tennessee police officer shot and killed while responding to domestic disturbance
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tennessee police officer shot and killed while responding to domestic disturbance

Berrong said Stalans had been locked out of the house when his father had been warned that he returning to the home with a firearm. When the officers arrived, they parked around 70 yards behind the house and ...More..

Stephen Roberts: Auburn S Stephen Roberts faces weapons charge
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stephen Roberts: Auburn S Stephen Roberts faces weapons charge

Roberts was released from the Lee County Detention Center later Wednesday night on bond. "Gus [Malzahn] is aware", an Auburn spokesperson told ESPN. He is expected to play a big role for the team after he r...More..

Online fishing, hunting license sales halted in Northwest
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Online fishing, hunting license sales halted in Northwest

Fish and Game spokesman Mike Keckler said Thursday the agency is working with its vendor, a Dallas, Texas, -based company called Active Network, to determine if hackers gained access to personal information. Id...More..

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Lawyer Requests New DNA Tests
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Lawyer Requests New DNA Tests

Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey have been behind bars for almost 10 years, each convicted of homicide in the death of Halbach, a freelance photographer who disappeared October 31, 2005. Steven Avery's attor...More..

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

Schulman's statement reads , in part: "The decision to cancel to our December 28 women's basketball game at North Carolina was made as a result of concerns over the HB2 law , which prevents transgender peop...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

At Least 8 Tornadoes Touched Down in Indiana

One of them belonged to 45-year-old Mark Martinez, who was out picking up his daughter from school and returned to find everything but the bedrooms on one side of his house destroyed. Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnigh...More..

Libertarian Gary Johnson cleared to appear on Ohio's ballot
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Libertarian Gary Johnson cleared to appear on Ohio's ballot

Alabama voters will have five choices for president when they cast their ballot: Democrat Hillary Clinton , Republican Donald Trump , Green Party candidate Jill Stein , Johnson and Democrat Rocque de la Fu...More..

EU rejects US concerns of bias in company tax investigations
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

EU rejects US concerns of bias in company tax investigations

The Commission is investigating a tax deal Apple was granted for setting up headquarters in Ireland. The US regulator said action by Brussels would make it into a "supra-national tax authority" overriding the...More..

Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware park
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware park

More information will be provided at the conclusion of the investigation, State Police said. Werner, 59, of Felton, Del., had completed the required safety training, and was nearing the end of the course when...More..

Federal officials confident in Obamacare exchanges despite lack of choices
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Federal officials confident in Obamacare exchanges despite lack of choices

Open enrollment through the federal exchange, online at HealthCare.gov, begins November 1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, which is HealthCare.gov's second-biggest biggest state in terms of customers, is as...More..

Milwaukee Imposes Curfew to Quell Unrest After Police Shooting
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Milwaukee Imposes Curfew to Quell Unrest After Police Shooting

But Monday night, August 15, was much quieter after a citywide curfew for teenagers took effect at 10 p.m. Police said there were six arrests and no reports of major property damage. The mayor would like Wi...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Air Force One defended the timing of the trip, saying the "President is used to people trying to score political points even in situations where they shouldn't". In 2...More..

Chicago police refute Trump's claim he talked to commanders
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Chicago police refute Trump's claim he talked to commanders

I mean, I could tell you this very long and quite boring story but when I was in Chicago , I got to meet a couple of very top police. How do you stop this? "How do you stop this?'" Trump told O'Reilly. "By g...More..

Crews gain ground on California wildfire
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Crews gain ground on California wildfire

Officers took Anthony Pashilk, 40, into custody Monday and charged him with 17 counts of arson in Northern California. Last year's Rocky fire, which started about 9 miles east of Lower Lake and burned for two...More..

Child dead, 3 injured in extra-alarm blaze in South Chicago
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Child dead, 3 injured in extra-alarm blaze in South Chicago

The fire began at approximately 1:37 am local time in a South Chicago neighborhood. Firefighters extinguished the blaze at around 4:30 a.m., and initially said three people were unaccounted for - includin...More..

Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police

Mr. Obama's remarks came after he met with residents and toured areas of Baton Rouge hit by the floods. "When it comes to a home that is lost, FEMA money is not created to replace insurance or make people w...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Stanford bans hard liquor from undergraduate parties

The ban, which exempts parties hosted by student organizations as well as residences with 100% graduate students, means students can not consume mixed drinks at on-campus parties, while shots are prohibited cam...More..

Bridgewater resumes throwing, with Vikes QB depth a concern
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Bridgewater resumes throwing, with Vikes QB depth a concern

Right guard Brandon Fusco, who missed the first two preseason games because of an undisclosed injury, returned to practice on Saturday. No reason for concern even though Bridgewater was a last-minute scratc...More..

Trump is Hillary's gift that keeps giving
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Trump is Hillary's gift that keeps giving

The Journal's editorial board, which generally favors Republicans, has been critical of Trump and has questioned his conservative credentials, but its warning on Monday was its strongest attack yet. Low-inco...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn said last week after the shooting that the video shows Smith holding a handgun and turning toward the officers during the encounter. Schimel said the Division of Criminal Invest...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Trump says GOP must improve its outreach to black voters

Trump's Tuesday trip will not be the only attention Texas is getting next week from the presidential campaigns. Conway was named to her post last week in a shake-up in which the campaign chairman, Paul Manaf...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Upton hits pair of 3-run homers, Tigers beat Red Sox

The baseball just barely missed clearing the wall in the center field, and Upton, not realizing that he had in fact not hit a home run, was busy with his celebration trot. Justin Verlander (13-7) allowed one r...More..

Local volunteers aid in Louisiana flood survivors
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Local volunteers aid in Louisiana flood survivors

The Red Cross said they do not accept clothing donations. A spokesperson says the website launched around the time hurricane Katrina hit. Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with se...More..

McAuliffe to Restore Voting Rights to 13K Virginia Felons
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

McAuliffe to Restore Voting Rights to 13K Virginia Felons

Eric Branch, 49, shows off his restoration of rights papers signed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, after a ceremony dealing with the restoration of rights at the Virginia Civil Rights memorial at the State Capitol i...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

New Mexico police officer shot, killed during traffic stop

A hitchhiker who was in the vehicle won't be charged, the spokeswoman said. Chavez was shot in the neck and airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, where he later died. The Lexus was spotted b...More..

Vols ranked ninth in AP Top 25 poll
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Vols ranked ninth in AP Top 25 poll

That season the Huskies finished unranked at 7-6. In a way, the 2016 season will pick up where 2015 left off: Alabama is No. 1 and Clemson is 2. Oklahoma and Florida State round out the Top 4 with LSU and O...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

5 found dead in southern Alabama home, man confessed

Burch said he expects Dearman to be charged with "five or six counts of capital murder". Dearman, accompanied by his fahter, then went to the Green County Sheriff's Office in MS to turn himself in, according t...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Clinton Foundation Set To Lose Major Donors

Ambassador to Lebanon because they had business interests in the country. The former president said the foundation would continue its work but refocus its efforts in a process that will take up to a year to c...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Gawker's flagship website to close after Univision deal

Nick Denton told his staff on Thursday that Gawker .com will shut down. Twitter immediately went berserk in an unholy melange of shock, sadness and Schadenfreude. "If you want to ascribe blame, blame Denton...More..

5-year-old taken from her home in Watkins, Minn
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

5-year-old taken from her home in Watkins, Minn

They believe Zachary Todd Anderson, 26, took the girl. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office said Anderson is likely driving a 2002 white GMC Sierra with license plate 107-KMT. Anderson may be wearing a black ...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Woman charged with cyber stalking Kris Jenner

A nurse's assistant was desperately keeping up with every minute of Kris Jenner's life. Posing as Kris, Bankston allegedly sent explicit messages to Caitlyn Jenner and told a friend she had cancer and needed ...More..

Family in quadruple slaying likely beat with hammer
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Family in quadruple slaying likely beat with hammer

Dibon Jab Toone, 39, was taken into custody around midnight Tuesday near Richmond, Va. Toone was charged with one count of murder in the death of Garlette Howard, 32, and three children ages 11, 7 and 6. Police...More..