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Arkansas man dies during diving trip in the Florida Keys

Jul. 18, 2019 7:07 AM EDT

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — A man from Arkansas died during a scuba diving trip in the Florida Keys. Monroe County Sheriff's officials say 45-year-old Charles H. Boone of Quitman, Arkansas, fell unconscious when he got back aboard a rental boat after diving 112 feet (34 meters) off Islamorada on Tuesday...

Arkansas man dies after scuba diving in the Florida Keys

Jul. 18, 2019 6:05 AM EDT

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — An Arkansas man is dead after scuba diving to a depth of 112 feet (34 meters) off the coast of the Florida Keys. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports 45-year-old Charles Boone of Quitman, Arkansas, died Tuesday night after being airlifted from Islamorada to a Miami hospital....

Paddack takes no-hitter into 8th as Padres beat Marlins 3-2

Jul. 17, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paddack said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder and a tragedy on his mind, and the emotions of the occasion brought out the best in the San Diego Padres rookie. Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a...

Padres' Paddack loses no-hitter in 8th inning on Castro's HR

Jul. 17, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack of the San Diego Padres lost his no-hit bid when the Miami Marlins' Starlin Castro led off the eighth inning with a home run. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only team in the majors to never throw a no-hitter. Paddack opened the eighth...

Florida migrant teen detention center sees dramatic downsize

Jul. 17, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The nation's largest facility for migrant children has released hundreds of teens to relatives in recent days, easing overcrowding at the South Florida center that has come under intense criticism from Democratic lawmakers who call it cramped and regimented. The company that runs the Homestead...

Anderson's 3-run HR helps Marlins beat Padres, 12-7

Jul. 16, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto won with less than his best to stay unbeaten, while the San Diego Padres lost again to reach a new low. Yamamoto needed 99 pitches to get through five innings but gave up only two earned runs to help Miami win 12-7 on Tuesday night. The Padres (45-49) lost their...

Florida sued over sanctuary policy ban

Jul. 16, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The city of South Miami and a coalition of immigrant advocates sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday over a new law that forces local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration officials. Activists representing farmworkers, Haitian immigrants, and asylum seekers warned...

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2

Jul. 14, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jeff McNeil joked with manager Mickey Callaway moments before leading off the game about hitting a home run on the first pitch. Callaway requested McNeil have an 11-pitch at-bat ending with a homer, but McNeil had other plans. "I just laughed and I said I'll do it on the first pitch," McNeil...

Cano's two-run homer in the 8th lifts Mets past Marlins, 4-2

Jul. 13, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Manager Mickey Callaway said before the Mets played Saturday night that he was not concerned with Robinson Cano's lack of power thus far. Why not? "Because I knew he was going to hit a bomb tonight to win it," Callaway quipped. "You guys didn't realize that?" Cano hit a tiebreaking, two-run...

Dolphins assistant Caldwell to take leave for health issue

Jul. 13, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell will take a leave of absence to address health issues that he says "require my full attention." Caldwell was hired in February to be the Dolphins' assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. He was expected to help in the development of...