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NEW YORK (AP) — John Saunders, the versatile sportscaster who has hosted ESPN's "The Sports Reporters" for the last 15 years, has died, the network announced Wednesday. He was 61. Saunders joined ESPN in 1986. The Canadian did play-by-play, led NHL Stanley Cup and World Series...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It took more than seven years after Ernest Smith was gunned down outside his New Orleans home in the spring of 2006 until his widow was arrested and charged in his death, but she had been on police radar early on. "Please be advised that the beneficiary, Emma...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hot tub's faulty wiring ignited one of California's most destructive wildfires, a blaze that killed four people, sent four firefighters to the hospital and destroyed more than 1,300 homes last year, officials said Wednesday. The California Department of...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the man who has been scaling the front of Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Police have removed a man from the facade of the 58-story Trump Tower in New York City. Special operations officers could be seen...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man began scaling the all-glass facade of Trump Tower on Wednesday using large suction cups. The climber had a backpack and used a harness and rope stirrups to fasten himself to the side of the 58-story Manhattan skyscraper. He appeared to be at least 10...
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor has dropped charges against a man who was accused of trying to shoot a police officer to avoid arrest, saying he thinks the two officers who were there lied about what happened and that their supervisor covered it up so that the...
HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two law enforcement officers in western Arkansas (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he is mourning the loss of a Sebastian County sheriff's deputy shot and killed in the line of duty. Sheriff Bill...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former Guatemalan soldier suspected of helping carry out a massacre of more than 160 people in 1982 during the country's civil war was deported from the United States on Wednesday after a court refused his plea to stay because he fears for his life...
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — Police searched Wednesday for a man they said threatened two nurses at gunpoint at a secure mental health care hospital, then took off with his girlfriend, who was a patient. Elliott Ravert, 18, demanded nurses unlock the housing unit where Alicia...
Now this is the way to start the college football season. The usual steady stream of games from Thursday through...
Now this is the way to start the college football season. The usual steady stream of games from Thursday through...
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has firmly rejected the notion of a second referendum on the...
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera is out of the starting lineup for the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday against the White...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jaden and Willow Smith thank their famous parents for inspiring them to change the world. The...