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Haase's two-run HR allows Tigers to hold off Giants 3-2

Jun. 29, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Haase hit a two-run homer to break a 1-all tie in the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Wednesday. It was Haase’s fifth home run of the season and his second in the last three games. Miguel Cabrera also...

Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion mayhem reigns

Jun. 29, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

For a not small segment of the audience for “Minions: Rise of Gru,” only one thing really needs to be said. The Minions are in it. That's enough. Now five films and 12 years into the “Despicable Me” series, the appeal of the bug-eyed, overalls-wearing, banana-yellow henchmen...

Yastrzemski's bat, glove help Giants hold off Tigers 4-3

Jun. 29, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run single and made a beautiful catch in the outfield on Miguel Cabrera's sharp liner, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Giants lefty Carlos Rodón (7-4) allowed one run and seven hits in...

Ex-US Air Force sergeant pleads guilty in deputy killing

Jun. 28, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A former Air Force sergeant linked to an extremist movement and convicted last month in the 2020 killing of a federal security officer in the San Francisco Bay Area pleaded guilty to killing a sheriff's sergeant a week after he attacked a federal building. ...

Anti-Black, gay, Asian bias fuel California hate crime surge

Jun. 28, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hate crimes driven by homophobia and racism resulted in a 33% surge in reported incidents in California last year, following a similar spike in hate-driven attacks the year prior and confirming what officials have been hearing anecdotally since the pandemic began, the state's...

Charissa Thompson to host Amazon Prime Video TNF coverage

Jun. 28, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime Video is turning to an experienced host for its coverage of “Thursday Night Football”. Amazon announced Tuesday that Charissa Thompson will host the pregame, halftime and postgame coverage for its first season as the exclusive home of the primetime...

Airbnb makes global party ban permanent, saying it works

Jun. 28, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb is making permanent its ban on parties at homes listed on the site for short-term rentals. The San Francisco company believes the ban has worked, saying Tuesday that reports of parties at listed properties have dropped 44% from a year...

3 killed as train hit car were headed to funeral fundraiser

Jun. 27, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into their car in Northern California were headed to a fundraiser at a vineyard for a Brentwood resident who died less than a week ago. The crash occurred Sunday around 1 p.m. in a rural area near...

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

Jun. 27, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who shot and killed a passenger on a San Francisco subway commuter train will be charged with gun crimes but not homicide in what was “clearly" a case of self-defense after he was attacked with a knife, his attorney said Monday. Javon Green, 26, will...

Mahle ends long drought, Reds thump Giants 10-3

Jun. 26, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Sunday. Nick Senzel singled three times to pace Cincinnati on a day when every Reds starter had at least one...