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Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

Jun. 20, 2018 9:49 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Three-year-old Genesis Gonzalez Lopez giggled excitedly as she played with her father at a sunny Utah park, zipping down a slide again and again into his arms. The happy scene this week in Provo, south of Salt Lake City, was a far cry from what the pair experienced on Thanksgiving, when...

Barreto's 3-run homer leads Oakland's barrage in 12-4 win

Jun. 20, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five home runs. Back-to-back twice. The Oakland Athletics put on quite the power display in beating the San Diego Padres 12-4 on Wednesday. Light-hitting Franklin Barreto got the barrage started when he connected for a 424-foot, three-run home run in the second inning off rookie lefty Joey...

Piscotty's homer ties it, Lowrie's homer wins it for A's

Jun. 20, 2018 2:23 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were down to their last strike when Stephen Piscotty hit a tying home run off closer Brad Hand, who was San Diego's only All-Star last year. Jed Lowie then hit a two-run shot with two outs in the 10th to lift the Athletics to a 4-2 victory Tuesday night. Hand was...

Metal singer jailed in wife's murder plot back with band

Jun. 19, 2018 3:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heavy metal singer convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend. Tim Lambesis and his Christian-inspired band As I Lay Dying performed together Saturday for the...

Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

Jun. 18, 2018 3:09 AM EDT

On the morning of June 18 two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were 21-46. Now they're atop the NL East. Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected, and after Sunday's 4-1 win over San Diego, the Braves lead second-place Washington by 3 1/2 games. At 42-29, they're...

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

Jun. 14, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday at his home in the San Diego...

Cal incoming LB Fatilua suffers serious spinal cord injury

Jun. 13, 2018 10:45 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California incoming freshman linebacker Chris Fatilua has suffered a serious spinal cord injury. Fatilua's family issued a statement through the school on Tuesday. The family says the injury stemmed from an accident Monday afternoon in San Diego and that Fatilua's long-term...

Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on suspicion of burglary

Jun. 12, 2018 3:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating the circumstances of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr.'s arrest on suspicion of burglary. The department told the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday that Winslow has given inconsistent and varied statements relating to...

Tijuana's 'Little Haiti' stalled but migrants planting roots

Jun. 11, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Brightly colored clothes air from lines strung between rudimentary plywood-sided homes. Cinderblocks stacked chest-high form the skeletons of unfinished houses, and a pile of unused rebar lies in the dirt patio. A billboard puts a name to what has become something of a neighborhood...

Richard takes no-hit try into 7th, Padres beat Marlins 3-1

Jun. 10, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sure, Clayton Richard has thought about throwing the first no-hitter in Padres' history. He gave it good try Sunday. Richard became the latest San Diego pitcher to flirt with a no-hitter, losing his bid with two outs in the seventh inning during a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins. "You look at...