Justice Dept. seeks pause on agreement with Baltimore police

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department late Monday asked a federal judge for more time to “review and assess” a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore police department, saying it needed to determine how it might conflict with the crime-fighting agenda...

The Latest: North Carolina beats Gonzaga to win title

AP Photo/David J. Phillip GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the championship game of the NCAA Tournament between North Carolina and Gonzaga (all times local): 8:40 p.m. North Carolina has its sixth NCAA basketball championship. The Tar Heels survived an ugly, foul-filled...
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Pipeline owner says Alaska spill was less than 3 gallons

AP Photo/Mark Thiessen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life, probably dumped less than three gallons (11 liters) of crude oil into the ocean, the pipeline’s owner said...

Phillies 4, Reds 3

E_Cozart (). DP_Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 2. LOB_Philadelphia 9, Cincinnati 7. 2B_Kendrick, O.Herrera, Saunders, Galvis, Duvall. 3B_Hellickson, Hamilton. HR_C.Hernandez, Galvis, Gennett. CS_Kendrick. SF_Hamilton. S_Feldman. Hellickson pitched to 1 batter in the 6th HBP_by...

Hernandez Leads Off Opener With HR, Phillies Beat Reds 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cesar Hernandez opened the Phillies’ season with a homer, Jeremy Hellickson drove in a run with his first career triple and Philadelphia beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 in rain Monday. Hernandez connected on Scott Feldman’s eighth pitch, and the...

AL Champion Indians Rally In 9th, Win Opener 8-5 At Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians opened their American League title defense by rallying for an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. Making his first opening-day start for Texas, Yu...

Report: Excessive force continues at massive jail complex

NEW YORK (AP) — Guards at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, one of the biggest correctional facilities in the world, continue to use excessive force like “head strikes, wall slams and violent takedowns” at an alarming rate, according to a report released...

California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers gave initial approval Monday to a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials, a measure that proponents said rebukes President Donald Trump for his immigration crackdown. It makes...

SKorea still hoping to see NHL players in Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year’s Winter Games despite the National Hockey League’s insistence it won’t happen. A spokeswoman for the Pyeongchang 2018 organizing committee said...

Man Charged In College Student’s Slaying Pleads Not Guilty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with aggravated murder, rape and other counts in an Ohio State University student’s slaying and with separate counts related to several armed robberies has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-nine-year-old Brian Golsby is charged in Reagan...