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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 54, Republic 0 Anacortes 55, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 0 Arlington 27, Stanwood 6 Auburn Mountainview 41, Auburn 26 Bainbridge 48, Sequim 10 ...

US police departments clamoring for de-escalation training

Sep. 25, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

SACO, Maine (AP) — Angry over being fired, a former employee slashed the tires of his boss’ vehicle and still held the knife when police officers arrived. Three officers positioned themselves at a safe distance as the man yelled and ranted. One officer had a stun gun,...

Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 4-2, keep pace in NL West race

Sep. 25, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tony Gonsolin's second pitch of the game was smoked by Arizona's Josh Rojas before Los Angeles left fielder A.J. Pollock robbed a potential extra-base hit, leaping at the warning track to snag the line drive. Gonsolin raised his arms in the air, then...

4 shot near California train station, suspects at large

Sep. 25, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people were shot — three of them critically wounded — near a Southern California train station on Friday night, authorities said. The suspects remain at large. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were called to the train station in the...

Ex-California pastor gets 14 years after $33M fraud scheme

Sep. 25, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California pastor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for masterminding a church-based investment scheme that bilked hundreds of victims of more than $33 million. The former pastor of the Westminster-based...

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Sep. 25, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies reached a deal with the U.S. Justice...

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

Sep. 25, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — It’s the premier martial arts group in Europe for right-wing extremists. German authorities have twice banned their signature tournament. But Kampf der Nibelungen, or Battle of the Nibelungs, still thrives on Facebook, where organizers maintain multiple pages, as well as...

Firefighters hope cooling temps help battle California blaze

Sep. 25, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters hope shifting winds and cooling temperatures over the next few days will aid their efforts to battle a destructive wildfire in a drought-stricken forest in California’s far north that has displaced thousands of people and burned at least 100 structures....

Ahead of 1-year anniversary, SC county honors fallen officer

Sep. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Less than two weeks ahead of the one-year anniversary of his death, Horry County Council members voted to pass a resolution to honor former Myrtle Beach police officer Jacob Hancher. Hancher, who was 23 when he was shot and killed by John Aycoth,...

Woman accused of reaching for gun is killed by police

Sep. 24, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman on a porch was shot by four Indianapolis police officers and killed Friday after refusing orders to not touch her gun, authorities said. The shooting occurred while police were towing a car that might have been involved in an earlier...