May 2, 2016

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Prince’s former band to reunite for some shows

MINNEAPOLIS — Prince’s old band is reuniting for some live shows following his death. Members of the Revolution made the announcement in a video posted online Tuesday. Five band members appear in the video, sitting on a couch. Guitarist Wendy Melvoin says the group’s members decided, after spending “three or four days together” grieving Prince’s Read More…

UConn coach Auriemma on the mend after hospital stay

NEW YORK — Geno Auriemma is feeling a lot better. The UConn women’s basketball coach spent a few days in the hospital last week after taking himself off a plane on April 16. “It started the week of the Final Four. It got worse when I got home,” Auriemma told The Associated Press on Tuesday Read More…

PRIMARY 2016: Clinton’s wins take her 90 percent toward nomination

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton rolled to victory in four more states Tuesday, putting her 90 percent of the way toward clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner expanded her all-but-unstoppable march with wins in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware. But Bernie Sanders stopped her from sweeping the night with a win in Rhode Island. Read More…

PRIMARY 2016: ‘I consider myself the presumptive nominee,’ Trump declares

NEW YORK — Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner important momentum in his push for the presidential nomination even if his pathway has little room for error. The New York billionaire scored wins in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island Read More…

Twins 6, Indians 5: Minnesota walks off against Tribe again

MINNEAPOLIS — For the second day in a row, the Cleveland Indians lost to the Minnesota Twins on a walk-off hit. Cleveland closer Cody Allen allowed three hits, including a walk-off RBI single by Miguel Sano, and the Twins won 6-5 over the Indians on Tuesday night. A night earlier, the Indians’ bullpen suffered the Read More…

Autopsy results released in Pike County shootings: Seven of eight victims shot multiple times

COLUMBUS — Seven of eight relatives who were killed in their southern Ohio homes had been shot multiple times, including one who was shot nine times, according to autopsy results released Tuesday. Some also had bruising, which matched a report from a 911 caller who said two appeared to have been beaten up. The Hamilton Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, April 26

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. How front-runners view upcoming contests Donald Trump aims for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries, while Hillary Clinton is already looking past Democratic rival Bernie Sanders. 2. Storms could bring powerful tornadoes to plains Read More…

Trump, Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries

PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump is aiming for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries Tuesday, including Pennsylvania, leaving his rivals pinning their hopes of stopping the Republican front-runner on a fragile coordination strategy in the next rounds of voting. For Democratic leader Hillary Clinton, wins in most of Tuesday’s contests would leave little Read More…

UPDATED: Manziel indicted on misdemeanor domestic assault charge

DALLAS — Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner and Texas A&M star was accused by ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley of hitting her and threatening to kill her during a night Read More…

Severe weather could bring hail, tornadoes to Great Plains

OKLAHOMA CITY — School districts and authorities are bracing for the possibility of a severe weather outbreak that could bring powerful, long-track tornadoes and large hail Tuesday to the Great Plains. The most dangerous weather — heavy winds, tornadoes and hail as large as baseballs or softballs— will likely take aim at a 70,000-square-mile area Read More…