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Epstein's purported madam now a focus in sex abuse cases

Aug. 18, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — She's been called Jeffrey Epstein's madam, the woman who recruited girls for his sexual appetites, and at times his social planner and household organizer in places ranging from New York to Palm Beach, Florida. Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a British publishing magnate who died under...

Brosseau's RBI single in 13th lifts Rays past Tigers 1-0

Aug. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Brosseau came through in the 13th inning to finish a long night and end an extended scoring drought by the Tampa Bay Rays. Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th drove in Eric Sogard to give the Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night in a game in...

Jaguars receiver Lee practices for 1st time in nearly a year

Aug. 17, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced Saturday for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason. Lee was removed from the physically unable to perform list and took part in drills for the first time since getting carted off the field...

Rosen gets start in Dolphins' 16-14 loss to Buccaneers

Aug. 17, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Brian Flores gave second-year quarterback Josh Rosen a shot against Tampa Bay's first defensive unit and liked what he saw. Rosen was a surprise starter and went 10 for 18 for 102 yards during the first half in the Dolphins' 16-14 loss to the Buccaneers on Friday night. "I...

Soldier killed in Niger ambush receives posthumous medal

Aug. 16, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The family of a U.S. soldier killed during a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger has received his Silver Star Medal in South Florida. Maj. Gen. John Deedrick presented the award Friday evening to the family of Army Sgt. LaDavid Johnson during a ceremony at Miami Gardens City Hall....

Arrest made in Miami causeway bicyclist shooting

Aug. 16, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man has been arrested two days after a bicyclist's fatal shooting on a Miami causeway. A Miami police arrest report says 41-year-old Kadel Piedrahita was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault. Piedrahita's attorney Sabino...

Reports: Stowaway found on flight from Havana to Miami

Aug. 16, 2019 9:32 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a stowaway was found hiding in the cargo section of an airplane that arrived from Havana to Miami International Airport. Video shared on Twitter early Friday showed crew members surrounding the man on the ground after the Swift Air private charter landed in Miami shortly after...

Bellinger hits 40th but Dodgers lose to Marlins, 13-7

Aug. 15, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The rout-filled Dodgers-Marlins season series ended Thursday afternoon, and look who's laughing now. Last-place Miami turned the tables on NL West leader Los Angeles, winning 13-7 despite giving up four home runs, including Cody Bellinger's 40th. "It wasn't a good day of pitching for us,"...

Kershaw strikes out 10, shuts down Marlins in 9-1 win

Aug. 14, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — An additional day of rest helped Clayton Kershaw to one of his most dominant outings of the season. Kershaw struck out the first seven batters he faced and matched a season high with 10 strikeouts in seven shutout innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 9-1 on Wednesday...

WR Stills says he and Dolphins owner agree to disagree

Aug. 14, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he and team owner Stephen Ross have agreed to disagree. Last week Stills objected to Ross hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, and said there was a contradiction in the Dolphins owner supporting both the president and racial equality....