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Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984

Jun. 15, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr's first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The last time Michigan made it this far, a...

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie

Jun. 15, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside to conduct health assessments, but it was not immediately clear whether...

Texas sheriff's sergeant dies after found with head injuries

Jun. 15, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff's sergeant who died shortly after being found in his car with head injuries apparently suffered a medical emergency and wasn't shot, as deputies initially suspected, authorities said Saturday. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office determined that Sgt. Keith...

The Latest: Texas sheriff's sergeant suffered medical crisis

Jun. 15, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff's sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff's sergeant who died after being found in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and apparently strike his head. The Tarrant County medical...

It's a photo finish on road race up Mount Washington

Jun. 15, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The annual race up the highest peak in the northeastern United States ended Saturday in the first photo finish atop the summit of cold and windy Mount Washington. Brittni Hutton, 29, of Lubbock, Texas, led the entire race but Heidi Caldwell, 27, of Craftsbury Common, Vermont,...

It's a photo finish on road race up Northeast's highest peak

Jun. 15, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast has ended in the first photo finish. Twenty-nine-year-old Brittni Hutton, of Lubbock, Texas, led the entire race but 27-year-old Heidi Caldwell, of Craftsbury Common, Vermont, caught her at the finish line Saturday. Both...

It's a photo finish on road race up Northeast's highest peak

Jun. 15, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — The annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast has ended in the first photo finish. Twenty-nine-year-old Brittni Hutton, of Lubbock, Texas, led the entire race but 27-year-old Heidi Caldwell, of Craftsbury Common, Vermont, caught her at the finish line Saturday. Both...

1 killed, 1 hurt when small plane crashes north of Houston

Jun. 15, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — One person has died after a single-engine plane experienced engine trouble and crashed north of Houston. The Texas Department of Public Safety says a female passenger died at the scene while the pilot was airlifted to a Houston hospital. They were the only two aboard and their...

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara

Jun. 15, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara. Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay a wreath at the couple's gravesite. George Bush...

No crying foul: Hogs put 2018 flub behind them on way to CWS

Jun. 15, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in his mind's eye. Oregon State was batting in the top of the ninth inning with two outs and a runner on third...