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Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Dec. 6, 2019 3:04 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a...

Gillespie scores 24 points, No. 8 Florida State women win

Dec. 5, 2019 11:29 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie has made clutch shots in late-game situations. She did it again and again Thursday night. Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half as No. 8 Florida State remained undefeated by rallying to take a 78-68 victory over No. 19 Michigan State....

Zuccarello leads streaking Wild to 5-4 win over Lightning

Dec. 5, 2019 11:19 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild kept rolling along with a pair of lightning-quick responses against Tampa Bay. Mats Zuccarello had a goal and two assists as the Wild won their fifth consecutive game, 5-4 over the Lightning on Thursday night. Joel Eriksson Ek, Jason Zucker, Carson Soucy and Victor...

Gillespie scores 24 points, No. 8 Florida State women win

Dec. 5, 2019 10:25 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half and No. 8 Florida State remained undefeated by rallying for a 78-68 victory over No. 19 Michigan State on Thursday night. Valencia Myers scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half as the Seminoles (8-0)...

Colts, Bucs in must-win mode to keep playoff hopes alive

Dec. 5, 2019 8:09 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts know what it takes to thrive under the pressure of a race for a playoff berth. The young Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to learn. A year after staging a torrid stretch run to make the postseason in their first season under coach Frank Reich, the Colts (6-6) find...

Source: Four dead, including UPS driver, after chase, shootout involving stolen UPS truck at busy Florida intersection

Dec. 5, 2019 8:08 PM EST
MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Source: Four dead, including UPS driver, after chase, shootout involving stolen UPS truck at busy Florida intersection.

Sherman says 49ers radio analyst apologized to him, others

Dec. 5, 2019 7:00 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said team radio analyst Tim Ryan personally apologized to him and several players for comments Ryan made regarding Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on a sports talk show. Ryan was suspended by the team for Sunday’s game against...

Police: Multiple dead in shootout with officers after chase involving stolen UPS truck in Florida

Dec. 5, 2019 6:32 PM EST
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Police: Multiple dead in shootout with officers after chase involving stolen UPS truck in Florida.

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Dec. 5, 2019 5:47 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel Gomez, 38, set...

Former FAA inspector gets 6 years for bribery, fraud scheme

Dec. 5, 2019 5:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A former Federal Aviation Administration safety inspector in South Florida was sentenced Thursday to six years and three months in prison for his part in a bribery and fraud scheme. A federal jury in Miami found Manuel Fernandez, 42, guilty in June of 21 criminal counts, including bribery,...