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Sánchez homer caps Yankees comeback in 10-7 win over Orioles

May. 20, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap a New York rally fueled by Baltimore gaffes, and the Yankees pulled out a 10-7 victory Monday night. Gleyber Torres homered twice for the Yankees, who trailed 6-1 after four innings and 7-3 after six. At that point, the...

Fort Worth fires police chief after incident in Washington

May. 20, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald was fired Monday following an incident in Washington, D.C. that city officials said was the latest to bring his "judgment and leadership" into question. City Manager David Cooke announced Fitzgerald's ouster at an afternoon press conference,...

Pediatrician indicted on 65 charges after rape accusation

May. 20, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland pediatrician accused recently of raping a patient has since been indicted on 65 additional charges, including nine counts of child sex abuse. Frederick County police and prosecutors say a grand jury has indicted Dr. Ernesto Torres after 11 more victims came forward after an...

Trial starts for 14-year-old accused in woman's rape, death

May. 20, 2019 8:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A trial is set to begin for a Maryland teenager accused of raping and killing his 83-year-old neighbor. WBAL-AM reports 14-year-old Tyrone Harvin appears in court Monday on charges of rape and murder in the death of Dorothy Mae Neal. Neal found beaten unconscious in her Baltimore apartment...

Pedestrian struck and killed in Maryland

May. 19, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Maryland state police say a pedestrian has been struck and killed by a driver who thought he had hit a deer. Police said 26-year-old Adrian Harris was struck early Sunday morning walking in the southbound travel lane of Route 301. Harris was found on the grass median and was...

Preakness winner War of Will likely to run in Belmont

May. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Owner Gary Barber called trainer Mark Casse for the fourth time in 11 hours since War of Will won the Preakness. Only this time, Casse was in the middle of holding court with reporters the morning after his first Triple Crown victory. "All's good and we're going to the Belmont?" Casse said...

Bystander shot during argument outside Maryland store

May. 19, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A 21-year-old bystander was shot during an altercation between two other men outside a Maryland convenience store. Howard County Police said officers responded to Sam's Mart for a report of a shooting just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday. They found a man who had been struck by a bullet as he...

Mother shares daughter's journey with rare liver disease

May. 19, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Before her second birthday, an Annapolis girl went through two surgeries and a liver transplant, a medical journey that began when her mother noticed bruises across her stomach. Trinity Ramirez, who is now 7, sat beside her grandmother recently and held tight to her iPad with a...

Horsing around: Riderless colt races to Preakness finish

May. 18, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness. Taking one of the most memorable trips in the 149-year history of Pimlico Race Course, Bodexpress followed the leaders without a rider on board and at one...

War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

May. 18, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-respected trainer got that...