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NYPD probing officer who blared 'Trump 2020' from patrol SUV

Oct. 25, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department said it is investigating after an officer was seen on video Saturday saying “Trump 2020” over a patrol vehicle's loudspeaker, a violation of department rules. Commissioner Dermot Shea tweeted Sunday that the officer's behavior was “One...

A helicopter makes a water drop on the East Troublesome Fire, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 in Granby, Colo.  The East Troublesome Fire has consumed over 200,000 acres with 4 percent containment ahead of an impending winter storm. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP)

Snow, cold weather puts damper on Colorado wildfire

Oct. 25, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Snow and cold weather on Sunday put a damper on a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in northern Colorado and burned part of Rocky Mountain National Park, but fire officials warned it would not be enough to put out the blaze. A day after strong winds helped push the fire...

during the == inning in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rays' rally joins Buckner, Bevens among wild Series endings

Oct. 25, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It was improbable enough that little-known Brett Phillips would get the big hit for Tampa Bay against Dodgers All-Star closer Kenley Jansen. What followed was outright inconceivable. Phillips’ tying single with two outs in the ninth inning turned into a game-ending hit when...

Authorities: Man steals police car in NJ, crashes it in NYC

Oct. 25, 2020 2:12 PM EDT

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — A man who stole a police cruiser from an accident scene in northern New Jersey eventually led authorities on a pursuit into New York City that ended when the driver crashed into a parked car, officials said. Frank Suarez, 31, of Bayonne, was charged Sunday with reckless endangerment,...

Tampa Bay Rays' Brett Phillips (14) gets the game winning hit against Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series notes: Phillips delivers big hit for Rays

Oct. 25, 2020 1:47 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Phillips was acquired by Tampa Bay in a trade with Kansas City in August. It seemed like a minor move right up until late Saturday night. The 26-year-old Phillips came up with the biggest swing of his career in Game 4 of the World Series, hitting a two-out single in the ninth...

Today in History

Oct. 25, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 25, the 299th day of 2020. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1910, “America the Beautiful,” with words by Katharine Lee Bates and music by Samuel A. Ward, was first published. On this date: In 1760,...

A policeman checks documents of a driver at central Syntagma square in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Greece's government has imposed a nightly curfew in greater Athens and other areas with high infection rates as well as a mask requirement. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

The Latest: New outbreak delays easing of rules in Melbourne

Oct. 24, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia’s Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered city. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews withheld any announcement on an easing on Sunday as the state...

Medina, New York City FC beat Impact 3-1, end winless streak

Oct. 24, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jesús Medina, Maximiliano Moralez and Tony Rocha scored in a 20-minute span and New York City FC beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Saturday night. Medina gave New York City the lead for good in the 68th minute, when he chipped home an empty-netter from the top of the 6-yard box. NYCFC...

Man rescued after falling 12 to 15 feet in sidewalk collapse

Oct. 24, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighters rescued a man Saturday after a sidewalk partially collapsed, sending him tumbling 12 to 15 feet into a hole. The collapse happened shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Third Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx, officials said. Firefighters were able to get to the...

Voters line up in front of the Yonkers Public Library in Yonkers, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 as the first day of early voting in the presidential election begins across New York state. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)

In-person early voting begins across New York

Oct. 24, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In-person voting in the presidential election began across New York state with long lines building as polling stations were flooded Saturday with people who simply couldn't wait another moment to cast a ballot. In some spots, voters reported waiting for hours. The line to vote snaked for a...