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Alligator euthanized after breaking through Miami home fence

Apr. 22, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Officials say they were forced to euthanize an 11-foot (3.3 meters) alligator that broke through a chain-link fence into the backyard of a Miami home. The Miami Herald reports firefighters, police and officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission tried to capture the...

Strasburg Ks 11 in 8 innings as Nationals beat Marlins 5-0

Apr. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg walked off the field after a 1-2-3 eighth inning, and when his manager and teammates lined up in the dugout to punctuate his performance with a round of handshakes, he ignored them and made a beeline down the steps toward the clubhouse tunnel. Strasburg wanted to keep...

2 killed, 1 injured in Miami Beach boating crash

Apr. 21, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two people have been killed and one has been injured after a boat crashed against a Miami Beach jetty and capsized. Rescuers continue to search for a possible fourth passenger. News outlets say Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews found one person on the rocks who was going in and out of...

Granderson homers, Marlins tag Scherzer in 9-3 win over Nats

Apr. 20, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Less than 24 hours after firing their hitting coach, the Miami Marlins broke out against one of baseball's best pitchers. Curtis Granderson homered and the Marlins roughed up Max Scherzer in beating the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night to win a series for the first time this season....

Mike Pagliarulo fired as Marlins' hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, who rank last in the majors in runs. Pagliarulo had been with the team since 2017. Assistant hitting coach Jeff Livesey was promoted to interim head hitting coach, and Eric Duncan was made the assistant hitting coach....

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The first run came home on an error. The lead was seized with a bases-loaded walk, and a hit batsman scored the other run. It was an offensive outburst, Marlins-style. Even in victory, Miami's offense was so unimpressive that afterward Mike Pagliarulo was fired as hitting coach. The Marlins'...

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

Apr. 19, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a shotgun and...

Rebuilding Dolphins take win-later approach into draft

Apr. 18, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Since last season the Miami Dolphins have parted with their top three quarterbacks, their leading rusher and top receiver, three veteran defensive ends and three starting offensive linemen, while adding no marquee free agents. They went 7-9 in 2018 and are widely expected to be worse next...

ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback

Apr. 18, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney's quarterback situation at Clemson seems settled for a while. Not many of his colleagues around the Atlantic Coast Conference can say the same thing. Ten schools faced questions of varying degrees of urgency at QB this spring. Eight of those schools lost a starter from...

Former police officer gets 15 years in drug trafficking plot

Apr. 18, 2019 4:43 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former Miami police officer has been sentenced to 15 ½ years in prison for her involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy. Court records show that Schonton Harris was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court. She previously pleaded guilty to conspiring with other officers to possess...