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Big cross-border tunnel is found linking Tijuana, San Diego

May. 16, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of an underground smuggling tunnel on Mexico's border, running the length of a football field on U.S. soil to a warehouse in an industrial area. Investigators discovered the tunnel last week about half a mile (0.8...

Father, son, convicted of drug charges, sent to prison

May. 16, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A father and his son have both been sent to prison for more than 12 years for their roles in a large-scale drug trafficking organization that distributed cocaine and opioids in New England, federal prosecutors in Massachsetts said Monday. Isaac Cardona, 34, and Rafael...

Schwindel's go-ahead hit in 9th lifts Cubs over Arizona

May. 15, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Schwindel figured he got the best of the bargain with his broken-bat, go-ahead single. “I'll trade a bat for a hit any day," Schwindel said. Schwindel had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona...

LEADING OFF: Canó joins Padres, Kershaw out, Kirby back home

May. 13, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ 2B OR NOT 2B Robinson Canó has found another job in the majors, signing with San Diego less than a week after being released by the Mets. The Padres plan to use the 39-year-old...

Padres: No cancer found during Bob Melvin's prostate surgery

May. 13, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres say no cancer was found when manager Bob Melvin had prostate surgery on Wednesday. Melvin, 60, was recovering at home Friday after being released from the hospital, the team said. Melvin said Tuesday that he didn’t think he...

Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic

May. 13, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Over the past three decades Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like none other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido,...

Bracing for her future: Human medicine rescues giraffe

May. 12, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Over the past three decades Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like none other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido,...

Padres manager Bob Melvin has prostate surgery

May. 11, 2022 22:34 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin had prostate surgery Wednesday. The team announced Melvin's surgery during its 7-5 loss to the Chicago Cubs. It had no further details and said it likely won't have any updates until next week. Melvin said Tuesday...

Cubs SS Hoerner leaves game after colliding with umpire

May. 11, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Nico Hoerner came out of Wednesday's series finale against the Padres with a sprained right ankle an inning after colliding with second base umpire Dan Iassogna in center field. Hoerner was on the ground in pain after the collision in the...

Rivas' key hit vs hometown Padres lifts Cubs to 7-5 win

May. 11, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs first baseman Alfonso Rivas had quite the homecoming. Playing against his hometown San Diego Padres for the first time, Rivas hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning to lift the banged-up Cubs to a 7-5 victory on Wednesday. ...