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Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. to begin rehab assignment

Aug. 05, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A San Antonio either Saturday or Sunday, San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin said. Tatis took batting practice with the Padres at Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon and then left for...

Former Texas police chief gets 15 1/2 years for bribery

Aug. 05, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A former West Texas police chief was sentenced Friday to 15 1/2 years in prison for taking bribes for a multimillion-dollar contract for a city vendor. A federal judge sentenced former San Angelo police Chief Timothy Ray Vasquez, 52, in San Angelo after a...

DeMarre Carroll reunites with Budenholzer as Bucks assistant

Aug. 02, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have hired former NBA player DeMarre Carroll and former Utah Jazz assistant coach Vince Legarza as assistant coaches. Carroll will be reunited with Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer after playing for him with the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-15. His...

Guatemala arrests migrant smugglers wanted by the US

Aug. 02, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

HUEHUETENANGO, Guatemala (AP) — At dawn, police and federal agents with cover from helicopters flying overhead raided a large ranch nestled among the mountains of northern Guatemala, not far from the border with Mexico. Unlike the ranch’s impoverished neighbors, inside...

Southlake Carroll pitcher Griffin Herring tops 6A all-state

Jul. 30, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Southlake Carroll pitcher Griffin Herring took player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A all-state baseball team. Herring was 13-1 with a 0.24 earned run average in leading the Dragons to the state title. The LSU...

94 migrants escape suffocation in truck in Mexico

Jul. 28, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico said Thursday that at least 94 migrants had to bash their way out of a suffocating freight trailer abandoned on a highway in the steamy Gulf coast state of Veracruz. Carlos Enrique Escalante, the head of the state migrant attention office,...

Principal of school where massacre occurred placed on leave

Jul. 26, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The principal of the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers has been placed on administrative leave, her attorney said. Robb Elementary School Principal Mandy Gutierrez was placed on paid administrative leave Monday by Uvalde...

2 indicted in migrant death-trailer case that left 53 dead

Jul. 20, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

Two men were indicted Wednesday in the case of a hot, airless tractor-trailer rig found last month with 53 dead or dying migrants in San Antonio, officials said. A federal grand jury in San Antonio indicted Homero Zamorano Jr., 46, and Christian Martinez, 28, both of Pasadena, Texas,...

Driver, another man indicted in case of 53 migrants who died in San Antonio during smuggling run

Jul. 20, 2022 20:41 PM EDT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Driver, another man indicted in case of 53 migrants who died in San Antonio during smuggling run.

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 18, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. July 17, 2022. Editorial: Operation Lone Star’s cost is out of control At a legislative hearing in Austin last week, lawmakers from both parties grumbled about the murky costs of Operation Lone Star, Gov. Greg Abbott’s exorbitantly...