Utah judge at rape sentencing: Ex-Mormon bishop a 'good man'

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge is facing a deluge of complaints after calling a former Mormon bishop convicted of rape an “extraordinarily good man” who did something wrong, a judicial oversight organization said Friday. The criticism began around the time...

Schwartz's late goal gives Blues 2-1 win, 2-0 lead on Wild

AP Photo/Stacy Bengs ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jaden Schwartz scored with 2:27 remaining during a 4-on-4 situation and the St. Louis Blues beat the Wild 2-1 on Friday night to leave Minnesota with a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. Joel Edmundson had the first goal for the...

Crosby, Penguins edge Blue Jackets 4-1 for 2-0 series lead

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan’s decision to throw together Sidney Crosby, Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel was two parts pragmatism and one part experimentation. The Pittsburgh Penguins were banged up in mid-March and needed a spark. So...

Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

AP Photo/John Bazemore ATLANTA (AP) — Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball’s newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday night in the regular-season debut for SunTrust...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 14: Manchester 3, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 15: Adirondack at Manchester, 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22: x-Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25:...

Brewers Win 4th Straight With 10-4 Rout Of Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eric Thames homered for the second straight night and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Friday night. Thames’ third home run of the season capped Milwaukee’s four-run sixth inning against a Cincinnati...

Train stuck in tunnel 3 hours, then stun gun sparks stampede

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man...

N. Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in a massive parade in the capital city on Saturday celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il Sung. North Korean state television showed Kim,...

Homeless Man Pleads Guilty In Slaying Of Other Homeless Man

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A homeless man charged in the death of another homeless man whose body was found burning outside an Ohio church last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says 41-year-old Dale Dudas pleaded guilty...

The Latest: Victim shocked by Utah judge remark in rape case

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist an “extraordinary, good man” while sentencing him (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A woman says she is shocked by a Utah judge’s comments in which he called a man convicted of sexually...