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McVickers testify about the night Britteny Kyle died from a gunshot wound

Three McVickers, cousins and good friends, jumped into a vehicle on a cold February night in 2017, thinking it would be great fun to spend the night barhopping.

Substance abuse creating need for more foster families

Simply put, "foster families are ordinary people that are doingexceptional work," according to Laurie Deist. And Deist said she needs more people to step up and help locally as cases of addiction continue to rise in Somerset County.

About 400 take part in free golf outing for veterans at Somerset Country Club

The Somerset Country Club attracted around 400 to a golfing event honoring veterans on Monday. The event started eight years ago, and it’s grown enormously during that time.

Rockwood youth renovating veterans memorial to earn Eagle Scout badge

A young man in Casselman has taken it upon himself to update a veterans memorial that honors the sacrifices of all the people who’ve come from the community who served in the armed forces.

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LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series 2-2 with Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston…

Torres homers twice of Colon as Yankees beat Rangers 10-5

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit two of the four Yankees homers off Bartolo Colon and New York won 10-5 on Monday night to deny the Texas Rangers starter a milestone victory only three days before his 45th birthday.

Brewers hit 3 HRs off Greinke, beat Diamondbacks 4-2


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson needed a slight tuneup in the first inning and then kept on motoring.

Machado hits 15th homer as Orioles edge White Sox 3-2


CHICAGO (AP) — Manny Machado, Adam Jones and Mark Trumbo homered, helping Andrew Cashner and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Monday night.

Thurman scores winning run in 10th, Clinton beats Burlington 4-3 in walk-off finish


CLINTON, Iowa (AP) -- Louis Boyd was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, giving the Clinton LumberKings a 4-3 victory over the Burlington Bees on Monday.

LSU to open SEC Tournament Tuesday in Hoover


The teams met earlier this season on March 29-31 in Baton Rouge, and the Tigers won two of three games over the Bulldogs.

After Senate primary loss, Blankenship tries third-party bid

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An undeterred Don Blankenship wants to continue his fight to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. But if he gets the opportunity, it could end up helping Manchin instead.

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition


SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition.


LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey's home debut with Reds


A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday:

Orioles INF Machado draws attention in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Manny Machado and Albert Almora Jr. played together in the backyard when they were kids, dreaming about winning a World Series together.

ACM graduates nearly 300 at 56th commencement exercises


Allegany College of Maryland recognized the achievements of nearly 300 students when it conducted its 56th commencement exercises Saturday, on the Cumberland campus.

Three area students named Chamber scholarship award winners


The Somerset County Chamber of Commerce has named Micah James Bender, Seth Shaffer and Derek M.J. Zolla as recipients of this year’s Chamber Scholarship. Each student will receive a $500 award.

WVU Potomac State College Life Science Club plants maples on quad


Life Science Club plants maples on quad: Members of the Life Sciences Club at West Virginia University Potomac State College in Keyser, West Virginia, recently planted two October Glory Maples on the quad in recognition of Arbor Day. From…

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.

Vargas sharp after being skipped, Mets beat Marlins 2-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Vargas returned to the rotation with five excellent innings, AJ Ramos pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 on Monday night.

Alvarez, Smith lift Charlotte over Norfolk 12-6


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Eddy Alvarez homered and tripled, driving home three runs and scoring a couple as the Charlotte Knights topped the Norfolk Tides 12-6 on Monday.

Kerr honored for excellence on court, cooperation with media


Golden State's Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given to an NBA coach in recognition of his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court.

Melendez has 6 RBI, leads Lexington to 18-2 win over Rome


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- MJ Melendez drove in six runs, while Nick Pratto and Brewer Hicklen drove in three apiece as the Lexington Legends beat the Rome Braves 18-2 on Monday.

AP Source: Islanders to hire former Devils GM Lou Lamoriello


NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello is coming to the New York Islanders, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday.

At 90 and with health issues, T. Boone Pickens says there is ‘frustration’ but also ‘acceptance’

The T. Boone Pickens who had everything and did everything now aspires at 90 to be what he was at 88.


Police search past nightfall for suspects in officer's death

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PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Rifle-toting police swarmed into a Baltimore suburb where a female officer was fatally injured Monday, searching for suspects believed to be armed after witnesses reported hearing a pop and seeing the officer run…

Thompson hits walk-off single in 10th, Hickory beats Delmarva 2-1


HICKORY, N.C. (AP) -- Bubba Thompson hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning, as the Hickory Crawdads beat the Delmarva Shorebirds 2-1 on Monday.

Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story


ATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 20 about potential Democratic presidential candidates and their campaign activity in 2018, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former Vice President Joe Biden was planning to campaign in North…

Olt's run leads Pawtucket to 5-4 win over Scranton/WB


PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) -- Mike Olt scored the decisive run on a forceout in the eighth inning, as the Pawtucket Red Sox beat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 5-4 on Monday.

Jets sign fourth-rounder TE Chris Herndon to 4-year deal


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Chris Herndon, their fourth-round draft pick, to a four-year contract.

Man kills himself at San Francisco airport in mezzanine jump

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a man killed himself in front of hundreds of passengers at San Francisco International Airport after jumping from a mezzanine level to a baggage area.


Lee, Kwon on South Korea's injured list ahead of World Cup


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Veteran forward Lee Keun-ho has been ruled out of South Korea's World Cup squad a day after star midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon was sidelined because of an injury he picked up playing for his French club…

What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.

NioCorp oferece contrato para a Rockwell Automation na unidade revolucionária de processamento, mineração e minerais críticos no Nebraska


MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--mai 21, 2018--A NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB, OTCQX: NIOBF), uma desenvolvedora de superligas metálicas, concedeu à Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) um importante contrato para projetar, desenhar e adquirir…

Rogers hits walk-off homer, Erie beats Reading 4-3


ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Jake Rogers hit a walk-off solo homer, as the Erie SeaWolves defeated the Reading Fightin Phils 4-3 on Monday.