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Stroman's 8 innings, backhand grab lift Mets over Rox 2-1

Apr. 18, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched eight innings of one-run ball and made a dazzling defensive play, catcher James McCann threw out Trevor Story attempting to steal second for the final out and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Sunday. J.D. Davis...

Iowa man arrested after fleeing from police, crashing car

Apr. 18, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old Iowa man was arrested after he crashed a stolen vehicle while fleeing from authorities. The Bremer County Sheriff's office said the pursuit started around 4:50 a.m. Sunday while a deputy was investigating a report of a suspicious...

Teens age 15, 16, charged in Delaware carjackings

Apr. 18, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged four teenagers in a series of violent carjackings, including one in which the victim was struck with her own car. Police on Sunday said they charged two 16-year-old boys, a 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl...

Police: Texas man allegedly crashed Indiana State Police car

Apr. 18, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man wanted on a warrant in Texas allegedly stole and crashed an Indiana State Police car after a high-speed interstate chase, authorities said late Saturday. A state trooper in Indianapolis investigating “suspicious activity” with a 1999 Ford...

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Apr. 18, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charmed voters by portraying himself as a successful entrepreneur who could revive the struggling...

Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters

Apr. 17, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters who smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set fires during demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, caused significant damage, and authorities urged downtown businesses to review security video to help police apprehend more rioters. ...

Milwaukee thieves targeting catalytic converters

Apr. 17, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thieves in Milwaukee are targeting catalytic converters on people’s cars. As of April 11, thieves had stolen 497 car parts, up 19% from the same time last year, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Police don’t break the parts out by category,...

Riot declared in Portland protests after police kill man

Apr. 17, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to...

Investigators: 3 Savannah house fires are linked to arsons

Apr. 16, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three houses that burned in Savannah earlier this month are believed to have been set on fire by burglars. Georgia Insurance Commissioner John King said Thursday that investigators have ruled the fires to be arsons and believe they are linked. The...

Wisconsin man gets 40 years for killing outside bar

Apr. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who killed a bar patron after robbing the place was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Casey Cameron, 38, pleaded no contest to felony murder-armed robbery and six counts of reckless endangerment in the October 2019 robbery of...