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Flare-up keeps San Diego fire situation tenuous

A structure burns during a wildfire Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Escondido, Calif. One of the nine fires burning in San Diego County suddenly flared Thursday afternoon and burned close to homes, trigging thousands of new evacuation orders. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) A structure burns...
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Jeter pulled early, Yankees hold off Mets 1-0

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (2) leaves the baseball game in an eighth-inning double switch in which New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi brought in relief pitcher David Robertson, and shortstop Brendan Ryan in place of Jeter, in the Yankees’ 1-0 shutout of the...
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Burned body found in Southern California fires

A structure burns during a wildfire Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Escondido, Calif. One of the nine fires burning in San Diego County suddenly flared Thursday afternoon and burned close to homes, trigging thousands of new evacuation orders. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) A structure burns...
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Pacers clinch series with 93-80 win over Wizards

Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson (1) heads toward the basket past Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat from Poland, center left, during the first half in Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014. (AP...
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Mets rookie deGrom gets 1st hit by team’s pitchers

New York Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin (26) congratulates Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom after deGrom hit a third-inning single in a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York, Thursday, May 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) New York Mets first base coach Tom...
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Marlins ace Fernandez to have Tommy John surgery

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez works the first inning against the San Diego Padres during a baseball game on Friday, May 9, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez works the first inning against the San Diego...

Sentencing delayed in Iraqi wife’s beating death

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed by more than a month for an Iraqi immigrant convicted of the beating death of his wife in what police initially believed was a hate crime. A San Diego Superior Court judge rescheduled sentencing Thursday for Kassim...
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Browns making plans for Gordon absence

In this Oct. 13, 2013, photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin stands on the field as players warm up for an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas. The Cleveland Browns have agreed to contract terms with free agent wide receiver Austin,...
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Florida mom guilty of killing her teenage children

Julie Schenecker, right, listens to her defense attorney give closing arguments before Judge Emmett Lamar Battles on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Tampa. Schenecker, 53, is accused of killing her two teenage children Calyx, 16, and Beau, 13, in 2011. The jury began deliberations...
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Long start for Washington prep pitcher: 194 tosses

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Rochester High School pitcher Dylan Fosnacht rests between the 13th and 14th inning of a District IV 1A baseball tournament first-round game against La Center, at Rochester High School in Rochester, Wash. Fosnacht threw 194 pitches as he...