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Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

Sunday, August 30, 2015 8:49 AM

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Sunday, August 30, 2015 8:47 AM

Shannon J. Miles was charged Saturday with capital murder in the fatal shooting of Darren Goforth, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000

Sunday, August 30, 2015 8:44 AM

A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months.

Arbour’s success with 1 team stands out to Bowman

Saturday, August 29, 2015 12:55 PM

Of former Islanders coach Al Arbour’s numerous NHL achievements, one stands out to his former coaching colleague and mentor, Scotty Bowman.

Spinoff ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ strolls into view Sunday

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:46 PM

AMC, in rebuilding mode after the departures of flagship series “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men,” already placed a 15-episode order for season two, a vote of confidence that the spinoff will prove a winner.

Manager credited with saving dozens in massive motel blast

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:42 PM

A fast-acting manager who evacuated a Washington motel minutes before a massive explosion is being credited with saving dozens of lives, including some who were staying in rooms that were reduced to rubble.

Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:38 PM

Shoppers are visiting the company’s stores more often and spending more on each trip, the Minneapolis-based discount-store chain said Wednesday.

‘Deflategate’ judge says Brady suspension in jeopardy

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:33 PM

A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL’s four game suspension of Tom Brady over “Deflategate” is in jeopardy as the star New England quarterback returned to practice.

Brewers minor leaguer says he’s gay; MLB lauds his courage

Sunday, August 16, 2015 4:21 PM

The Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer becomes the first openly gay active player on a team affiliated with Major League Baseball.

Disney teases ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Toy Story 4′ at fan event

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:30 PM

Beanstalks will grow, animals will walk upright, oceans will part, a forgetful fish will remember her family, and toys will fall in love in Disney and Pixar Animation’s upcoming films.

US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremony

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:27 PM

U.S. and Japanese cities linked by World War II marked the 70th anniversary of the conflict’s end by vowing to remember the past and promote peace.

Bloomington officials warn of coyote attacks on small dogs

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:24 PM

Police and animal control officers are warning pet owners in the Bloomington area about a rash of coyote attacks on small dogs.

The Latest: Mickelson closes ground at PGA

Saturday, August 15, 2015 3:21 PM

Phil Mickelson has made up a lot of ground in the third round at the PGA Championship. Lefty finished the day at 6 under and moved to 5 under for the tournament.

DNR says Minnesota wolf population holds stable around 2,200

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:26 PM

Minnesota’s wolf population remains above the state’s minimum target of at least 1,600 and above the federal goal of 1,251 to 1,400.

4th night of Ferguson protests brings confrontation, arrests

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:23 PM

Police arrested nearly two dozen people in Ferguson during a protest that stretched into early Tuesday marking the anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.