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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 8 4 .667 — Boston 9 5 .643 — New York 9 5 .643 — Tampa Bay 7 8 .467 2½ Toronto 2 11 .154 6½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 8 5 .615 — Chicago 7 6 .538 1 Cleveland 7 7 .500 1½...
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Prep sports: Lakota, Ranzenberger batter Black Knights

VAN BUREN — Lakota’s first three hitters in the order combined to go 11 for 15 with seven RBIs as the Raiders topped Van Buren 10-2 for a nonleague softball win on Tuesday. Jenna Ranzenberger had two singles, a double, a home run and three RBIs out of the leadoff...
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Prep basketball: Loomis hired as FHS boys coach

Thom Loomis, a retired school administrator who has been a longtime coach in several area sports, has been named Fostoria High School’s new head boys basketball coach. Loomis, a 56-year-old former Redmen basketball player, was approved for the position at Tuesday...

Jury In Vegas Mulling Evidence In Bundy Ranch Standoff Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury ended a second full day of deliberations Tuesday with no verdict in the trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s ranch in April 2014. The U.S....

Police: Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

Fresno police members walk near a shooting scene Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Fresno, Calif. (John Walker/Fresno Bee/via AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Three men were having a seemingly ordinary day in downtown Fresno, California, before they were singled out at random and killed...

The Latest: Jury Ends Day Of Deliberations In Standoff Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of six men charged in an armed standoff with federal agents (all times local): 4:05 p.m. A jury has ended a second full day of deliberations with no verdict in the federal trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff...

EPA seeks to derail cleanup of coal power plant pollution

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is once again seeking to scuttle cuts to pollution from coal-fired power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court in Washington to postpone consideration of 2012...

Marc has the stats, Pau has wins in Gasols’ playoff battle

FILE – In this April 15, 2017, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) is defended by San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (14) and center Pau Gasol during the second half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in San Antonio. Pau and Marc...

US VP Pence warns North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, front, waves to U.S. servicemen and Japanese Self-Defense Forces personnel on the flight deck of U.S. navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, at the U.S. Navy’s Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19,...

Phelps on comeback: ‘We’ll see if I get that itch again’

FILE – In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Michael Phelps and his wife, Nicole Johnson, smile during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles. If Phelps returns to competitive swimming, the demands of training would...