1 dead after carjacked vehicle chased by police crashes in San Francisco

One person was killed Tuesday and others were injured when a driver accused in a carjacking crashed after a pursuit by officers, police said. The carjacking happened around 10 a.m., and a police chase started after the stolen city-owned truck was spotted by authorities, Officer Robert Rueca, a San Francisco police spokesperson, told reporters. One … Read more

‘Really impressive.’ Top Dodgers pitching prospect Bobby Miller shines in victorious debut

Dodgers rookie pitcher Bobby Miller reacts after recording the final out in the fifth inning of his major league debut against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday in Atlanta. (John Bazemore / Associated Press) In his major league debut Tuesday night, Bobby Miller’s triple-digit fastball came as advertised. Over the five strong innings against the Atlanta … Read more

Ecuador election council sets presidential vote for Aug. 20

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s National Electoral Council announced on Tuesday that early presidential elections would be held on Aug. 20 after President Guillermo Lasso dissolved the National Assembly by decree last week and brought forward the vote scheduled for 2025. Lasso’s decision to dissolve the opposition-led legislature came as lawmakers tried to impeach him … Read more

‘I’m gonna fight this guy’

Khamzat Chimaev has relocated to Dubai with his team where he’s practicing patience. “UFC told us we’re gonna fight in Abu Dhabi,” Chimaev said in a video posted to his YouTube channel on Tuesday, “so that’s what I’m waiting for.” Chimaev has been raring to get back in the octagon since his last fight, a … Read more

North Carolina gerrymander ruling gives electoral gift to GOP in Congress

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina redistricting ruling has set up a possible electoral windfall for congressional Republicans in preserving their U.S. House majority next year, declaring that judges should stay out of scrutinizing seat boundaries for partisan advantage. While Democrats only need to flip five GOP seats overall to regain control, experts say … Read more

Reggie Crawford, Giants’ two-way prospect, added to Low-A San Jose roster

Two-way prospect Crawford to join Low-A San Jose originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea MINNEAPOLIS — Reggie Crawford, perhaps the Giants’ most unique prospect in recent history due to his two-way ability, is now just days away from making his debut in Single-A. San Francisco announced Tuesday that Crawford wrapped up his rehab assignment in extended … Read more

1st seditious conspiracy sentences in Jan. 6 attack to be handed down for Rhodes, other Oath Keepers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and members of his antigovernment group will be the first Jan. 6 defendants sentenced for seditious conspiracy in a series of hearings beginning this week that will set the standard for more punishments of far-right extremists to follow. Prosecutors will urge the judge on Thursday to put … Read more