BOSTON | Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

BOSTON  — In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of “The Steal,” Dave Roberts’ stolen base in the 2004 AL Championship Series that kick-started the Red Sox comeback against the New York Yankees and ended Boston’s 86-year title drought. “We used to have … Continue reading BOSTON | Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

HEBER, Utah | Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

HEBER, Utah— A man suspected of driving under the influence remained jailed without bond Sunday in Utah after a crash killed six men in a pickup truck, authorities said. Jamie Don McKenzie, 41, was being held at Wasatch County Jail for investigation of six counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of driving under the … Continue reading HEBER, Utah | Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, possibly gang-linked

JACKSONVILLE, Fla  — Six people have been wounded, some seriously, in what is being investigated as a possible gang-related shooting blocks from the NFL stadium in Florida where the Jacksonville Jaguars were hosting the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, said the shooting erupted near a … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, possibly gang-linked

SOUTH BEND, Ind | Garth Brooks’ concert at Notre Dame success despite weather

SOUTH BEND, Ind — Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend. And it appears they really wanted to be at the event in northern Indiana. It was the first such concert in the stadium’s 88-year history. The Indianapolis Star reports that … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind | Garth Brooks’ concert at Notre Dame success despite weather

WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists make some gains in local votes

WARSAW, Poland — The Polish governing populist party that has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions made some gains in local elections on Sunday, according to an exit poll, which also said that a pro-EU opposition candidate won Warsaw’s mayoral race outright in the first round. The Ispos survey said that Rafal Trzaskowski, a former … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists make some gains in local votes

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico | The Latest: Trump hits Democrats again over migrant caravan

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 2:45 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is again hammering the Democratic Party over a mass caravan of Honduran migrants that has resumed its northward march through Mexico. Trump has seized on the caravan … Continue reading CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico | The Latest: Trump hits Democrats again over migrant caravan

WASHINGTON | US general shot in last week’s Taliban attack

WASHINGTON  — The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot in a Taliban attack that killed two Afghan leaders in Kandahar province last week. U.S. military spokesman Cmdr. Grant W. Neeley provided no other details. The Washington Post reported earlier Sunday that Smiley was recovering after suffering at least one … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US general shot in last week’s Taliban attack

KANSAS CITY, Kan | The Latest: Logano wins 1st stage at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan  — The Latest on NASCAR’s elimination race from Kansas Speedway (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Joey Logano has won the first stage of NASCAR’s elimination race at Kansas Speedway. Logano had to get past Penske teammate Ryan Blaney in the closing laps to earn the stage victory. Logano earned 10 points for … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan | The Latest: Logano wins 1st stage at Kansas Speedway