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Josef Martinez ties MLS single-season record with 27th goal

Aug. 19, 2018 6:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez scored his 27th goal to tie the MLS season record and help Atlanta United beat the Columbus Crew 3-1 on Sunday. Julian Gressel set up Martinez's scoring opportunity with a steal in the Crew's half of the field. He passed it up to Martinez, who broke down a pair of defenders...

Police: Father was texting when he ran over toddler twice

Aug. 1, 2018 10:19 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police in west Georgia say a father was texting when he ran over his toddler son twice in his driveway. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports 24-year-old Trenton Cook is charged with second-degree homicide by vehicle and failing to exercise due care, both misdemeanors. Columbus police...

Correction: Trump-Russia-Oligarch's Influence story

Jul. 6, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story July 5 about Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Vekselberg had hired Michael Cohen as a consultant. It was the New York investment firm headed by his cousin, Andrew Intrater, that hired Cohen. A corrected...