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Evidence in Chauvin case contradicted first police statement

Apr. 23, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Moments after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, copies of the original Minneapolis police statement began recirculating on social media. It attributed Floyd's death to “medical distress” and made no mention that the Black...

Slumping Yankees rally from early hole to down Indians 6-3

Apr. 22, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — There were quality at-bats. There was energy. There was urgency. For one of the first times in this young season, the New York Yankees played up to their payroll. “Tonight we showed what we are," shortstop Gleyber Torres said...

GOP-backed voting law rewrite in Ohio offers mix of changes

Apr. 22, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A significant rewrite of Ohio's election laws will call for prohibiting off-site ballot drop boxes, eliminating a day of early voting and tightening Ohio's voter ID requirement while also adding new conveniences to elections, such as allowing absentee ballot requests...

Man pleads guilty in fatal shootings of 8 from Ohio family

Apr. 22, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

A man pleaded guilty Thursday in the murders of his child’s mother and seven members of her family in 2016 — a grisly crime that spread terror across their rural Ohio community and stirred rumors of drug dealers and hit men before authorities concluded it stemmed from a custody dispute. ...

Release of body camera videos varies - from hours to months

Apr. 22, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In Columbus, Ohio, it took five hours. In North Carolina, it requires a court order. In New York City, police can wait up to a month — sometimes longer. As the U.S. debates the future of policing, the policies that govern the release of body...

Peralta's 7 RBIs help D-Backs overcome 6 HRs, top Reds 14-11

Apr. 22, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Peralta hit a three-run triple in a six-run 10th inning to finish with five hits and a career-best seven RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame six Cincinnati home runs to beat the Reds 14-11 Thursday. Carson Kelly followed Peralta with a...

Man pleads guilty in killings of 8 from Ohio family, says he'd testify against his 3 relatives charged in the murders

Apr. 22, 2021 16:58 PM EDT
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Man pleads guilty in killings of 8 from Ohio family, says he'd testify against his 3 relatives charged in the murders.

Garrett: Browns' defense 'scary' with Clowney and him

Apr. 22, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like one of those rabid Browns fan, Myles Garrett is salivating at the team's potential after seeing the free agent additions made this winter. With Jadeveon Clowney coming aboard, Cleveland's defense will be better. Maybe even dangerous. ...

Freeman seeking more disruption from Notre Dame defense

Apr. 22, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame is counting on its new defensive coordinator to groom a hungry unit in hopes of another trip to the College Football Playoff and the school’s first national championship since 1988. “We want to be aggressive in what we do,” said...

West Virginia signs DePaul grad transfer Pauly Paulicap

Apr. 22, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has added DePaul forward Pauly Paulicap as a graduate transfer. Coach Bob Huggins announced Paulicap's signing Thursday. The 6-foot-8 Paulicap will bring defensive help to the Mountaineers, who ranked eighth in...