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It's his bag: Bradfield blazes trail as premier base stealer

May. 25, 2022 03:06 AM EDT

Enrique Bradfield Jr. has always been fast. That doesn't mean base stealing came naturally to him. The Vanderbilt sophomore is widely regarded as the most exciting player in college baseball, his reputation burnished two weeks ago by his steal of home with his team down a run with...

$2.3 million stolen from Wisconsin Republicans is recovered

May. 24, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — All of the $2.3 million stolen from the Wisconsin Republican Party by hackers just before the 2020 presidential election has been recovered, including nearly $600,000 obtained by the FBI and given back to the party last month, the state party executive director said Tuesday....

Son, grandson charged in North Carolina diner owner's death

May. 24, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of a North Carolina diner owner have been charged in an assault which led to her death, a sheriff's office said. WLOS reported Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin said Austin Amos Kennedy Byrnside, 22, was charged with...

Vegas in casino manager slaying suspect balks at court date

May. 23, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested in Southern California as a fugitive in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager refused to appear in court Monday for a hearing on murder and other charges. A Las Vegas judge ordered court officials to bring Samuel Fredrick Schmid to...

Workers fend off attempted heist of California jewelry store

May. 23, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Four intruders armed with hammers attempted to rob a Southern California jewelry store but were blocked by employees who fought back. The Orange County Register reports four people dressed in black burst into Princess Bride Diamonds at noon on Sunday...

Burglary attempt ends with 1 dead of gunshot wound

May. 23, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

SKYWAY, Wash. (AP) — Deputies have launched an investigation after a burglary attempt ended with a fatal shooting in south King County on Monday morning. Police received a call shortly after 3 a.m. from a homeowner saying an intruder broke into their house in Skyway, KOMO-TV...

Rural Texas official arrested, charged with stealing cattle

May. 22, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

MENTONE, Texas (AP) — The top elected official in a rural and sparsely populated West Texas county has been arrested after being accused of stealing cattle. Loving County Judge Skeet Jones, 71, and three other men were arrested on Friday on charges of livestock theft and engaging...

No arrests made yet in fatal shooting of Albuquerque woman

May. 22, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police still are investigating a shooting at a gas station in March that left an Albuquerque woman dead. They said a man and three teenagers are suspects in the case, but no arrests have been made yet. Two of the suspects were going to a city...

Police: Trooper shot armed man during traffic stop

May. 22, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) — State police in western Pennsylvania say a trooper shot and killed an armed man during a traffic stop after a reported theft from a mall over the weekend. Police said troopers were called to the Washington County mall at about 6 p.m. Saturday after the...

Suspect fleeing police jumps in pond, never resurfaces

May. 21, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A burglary suspect in Florida trying to escape police officers jumped into a pond and never resurfaced, authorities said Saturday. Police officers had responded to reports of vehicle burglaries at an apartment complex in Bradenton, Florida early Saturday and...