7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A gunman went on a drive-by shooting rampage in a Santa Barbara student enclave and at least seven people were killed, including the attacker, authorities said. Investigators believe a gunman driving a black BMW acted alone in the shootings...
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China launches anti-terror drive after bombing

In this Friday, May 23, 2014 photo, paramilitary policemen on their armored vehicles parade on a street in Urumqi, China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang. Authorities on Saturday announced the first arrest in a bombing in China’s Muslim northwest and said they were...
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Election under threat in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian armed militants guard a checkpoint blocking the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Ukrainians vote Sunday in an early presidential election that could be a crucial step toward resolving the country’s crisis,...

Prosecutor: Ohio Village Police Chief Arrested

GLOUSTER, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say a southeastern Ohio police chief has been arrested on obstruction of justice charges. Athens County prosecutors did not immediately release additional details on the arrest of Chief Luke Mace. He is the police chief in the village of...

Arena Football League

___ Portland 55, San Antonio 40 Cleveland 54, Philadelphia 52 San Jose 52, Spokane 34 Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Iowa at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Arizona at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m. Portland at Spokane, 10 p.m....

In Ukraine heartland, politics second to money

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the roiling debate over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatist attacks have turned increasingly bloody, neither the country’s richest man nor some of his dirt-poor compatriots have much time for patriotism, ethnic feuding or...
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40 years ago at French, Evert won 1st major title

AP Photo/Anonymous PARIS (AP) — Asked whether a particular moment stands out from her run to the 1974 French Open championship, the first of her 18 career Grand Slam singles titles, Chris Evert let out a loud laugh. “I’m embarrassed to say that my only memory is...

Police: Teen killed cabbie for rejecting his route

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old who believed he was being ripped off shot and killed a northeastern Pennsylvania cab driver who refused to take his shortcuts, police said. Aazis Richardson was charged with murder Friday night, hours after police said he shot...

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence 2, Springfield 1, OT Saturday, April 26: Springfield 3, Providence 2 Tuesday, April 29: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Saturday, May 3: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Friday, April 25: Manchester 2,...

Frazier’s 3-run HR Leads Reds Over Cardinals 5-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier needed one at-bat to get used to his new place in the order. Moved into the second spot as Cincinnati tries to get through its stretch of injuries, Frazier struck out his first time up against Shelby Miller. The next time, he had the swing that...