State & National News

March 30, 2015 - 2:11am
11 min 2 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) with testimony from medical examiners who'll describe the fatal injuries to two people, including an 8-year-old boy.

The prosecution is expected to rest its case on Monday in the first phase of the trial. The same jury that considers 30 federal charges against Tsarnaev will hear additional evidence during the trial's second phase to...

March 30, 2015 - 1:22am
11 min 2 sec ago

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will take the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial.

Shayanna Jenkins on Monday is expected to talk about a box she disposed of from their basement the day after Odin Lloyd was killed in 2013. Lloyd was dating Jenkins' younger sister.

Jenkins was compelled to testify under a grant of immunity. She wore her engagement ring on the stand Friday, although she rarely...

March 29, 2015 - 11:40pm
11 min 1 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.

D.J. Augustin scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who snapped a four-game road skid. Steven Adams had 13 points and 16 rebounds, and Dion Waiters scored 18 points.

Oklahoma City pulled away with a dominant fourth quarter and stayed 2 1/...

March 29, 2015 - 11:38pm
11 min 1 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — NBC Sports Network analyst Brian Engblom needed stitches after taking a puck to his forehead late in the second period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.

Penguins star Sidney Crosby tipped Brenden Dillon's outlet pass over the glass with 1:42 left in the period. The puck deflected right at Engblom, who was broadcasting from the ice-level area between the teams' benches at CONSOL Energy Center....

March 29, 2015 - 11:27pm
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March 29, 2015 - 10:57pm
11 min 1 sec ago

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup.

Captain Michael Clarke carried the World Cup trophy and, as the players mounted the stage in front of thousands of fans at open-air Federation Square, they smiled wanly and waved to the crowd.

Clarke was asked what the over-riding emotion was on the day after...

March 29, 2015 - 10:47pm
1 hour 11 min ago

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jonathan Toews deflected in the winning goal with 31 seconds left in regulation to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Sunday night.

Andrew Shaw, Brad Richards and Patrick Sharp also scored for Chicago.

Dustin Byfuglien scored twice on the power play and Blake Wheeler recorded his fourth short-handed goal of the season for Winnipeg. Andrew Ladd picked up two assists.

Corey Crawford...

March 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
2 hours 50 min ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four.

Allen, who scored a career-high 28 points in the regional semifinal win over Stanford on Friday, followed that by making 10 of 16 shots and dropping seven assists. She was named the Most Outstanding Player of the regional.

Michaela Mabrey scored 14 points and...

March 29, 2015 - 10:34pm
3 hours 21 min ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Perron and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second home game in as many days, 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.

After the Penguins killed off the final 3:52 of overtime while short-handed — the result of Patric Hornqvist's high-sticking double-minor — Perron and Crosby beat Sharks backup goalie Alex Stalock to his stick side on Pittsburgh's first two attempts of the shootout....

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