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Deer District shootings leave Milwaukee leaders at the brink

May. 17, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

Milwaukee's mayor and police chief on Tuesday pleaded with citizens and lawmakers to help address ongoing gun violence punctuated by shootings outside an NBA playoff game that left 21 injured. Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said police have arrested 11 people varying in ages from 19 to...

Seville on alert: 150,000 expected for Europa League final

May. 17, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — More than 5,000 police officers and security personnel are on high alert in Seville as the Spanish city braces for up to 150,000 supporters of Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt arriving for the Europa League final. Streets are being closed, barriers are being...

Cypriot police probe car arson, fan attack after soccer game

May. 09, 2022 05:35 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Six cars were deliberately set ablaze a short distance from the soccer stadium where league leader Apollon Limassol played second-place APOEL Nicosia, Cypriot police said Monday. Police said the arson attack occurred 30 minutes before the end of Sunday's...

Dodgers' Bauer suspended 2 seasons over alleged sex assault

Apr. 29, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was given an unprecedented two-season suspension without pay Friday by Major League Baseball for violating the league's domestic violence and sexual assault policy, a charge he denied. He vowed to overturn the discipline before an arbitrator. ...

MLB suspends LA Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for 2 seasons under its domestic violence and sexual assault policy

Apr. 29, 2022 15:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — MLB suspends LA Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for 2 seasons under its domestic violence and sexual assault policy.

Georgia man 2nd rioter convicted of seditious conspiracy

Apr. 29, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Georgia man affiliated with the far-right Oath Keepers militia group became the second Capitol rioter to plead guilty to seditious conspiracy for his actions leading up and through the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection. The sentencing guidelines for Brian Ulrich, who...

Hudson, Goldschmidt lift Cardinals over D-backs 8-3

Apr. 28, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson pitched six shutout innings, Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 Thursday night. St. Louis star Nolan Arenado had two hits after deciding to appeal a two-game suspension from Major League...

Louisiana man guilty in 2018 death of LSU basketball player

Apr. 12, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder for the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State University basketball player during a 2018 street brawl in the state's capital. Dyteon Simpson, 23, of Baker, was found guilty of second-degree murder, which carries a mandatory...

Juvenile is accused of fatal shooting at an Albuquerque park

Apr. 10, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a southwest Albuquerque park two months ago, according to police. Police said the teen is facing a murder charge in the Feb. 26 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Vincent Phuc Loc Le at...

PSU student arrested in fatal shooting in Portland, Oregon

Apr. 05, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland State University student turned himself in to law enforcement after a woman was shot and killed near the school. KOIN-TV reports that deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keenan Harpole at a family property in Bend, Oregon,...