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The Latest: Nunez's 3-run homer gives Red Sox 8-4 lead

Oct. 23, 2018 11:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez's three-run homer off Alex Wood gave the Red Sox an 8-4 lead in the seventh inning. Manny Machado's sacrifice fly against Ryan Brasier had pulled the Dodgers to 5-4 in the top half. With runners on second...

Records: Suspect in Utah university killing was sex offender

Oct. 23, 2018 11:30 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah student and track athlete who was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend had filed a police complaint against him after she learned he was a sex offender and broke off the relationship, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators had been working to build a...

Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

Oct. 23, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police took steps on Tuesday to stave off retaliatory attacks by street gangs after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for his friend and a fellow rapper killed earlier in October. Five others were injured in the...

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

Oct. 23, 2018 9:19 PM EDT

HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted its arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler killed in a road accident, and to rest weary, blistered feet and try to heal illnesses and injuries...

Turkish president: Saudis must name masterminds of killing

Oct. 23, 2018 9:04 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday in remarks that carefully ratcheted up pressure on a country that is a source of investment for Turkey, but also a rival for...

Authorities assess items found in search for missing girl

Oct. 23, 2018 8:57 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are assessing several items that volunteers found Tuesday during an expanded search for clues that might lead to a missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed, but none of them yet seem to be linked to her disappearance, a sheriff said. Barron County...

Convicted killer denied retrial despite twin's confession

Oct. 23, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man found guilty of fatally shooting a rival street gang member in 2003 will not be granted a retrial even though the convicted man's twin claims that he committed the crime and not his brother, a judge ruled Tuesday. In 2016, Kevin Dugar's twin, Karl Smith, claimed he was the one...

Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

Oct. 23, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Tuesday reversed an order barring the media from reporting on search warrant documents in the case of a surgeon charged with sexual assault, a lawyer said. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones made the ruling after The Associated Press and an...

Sentencing resumes for Texas woman accused of starving son

Oct. 23, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Friends and family members are urging leniency for a Texas woman convicted of attempted murder for withholding food and nutrients from her son. Danita Tutt was convicted last week but a jury acquitted her of two counts of injury to a child, which was related to allegations from...

Police: Man pointed gun at girlfriend over late baby shower

Oct. 23, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been arrested after police say he pointed a loaded gun at his pregnant girlfriend when her baby shower at their home went longer than planned. Bell County Jail records show 42-year-old Raymond Allen Strange of Harker Heights was jailed Tuesday on a...