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Red Sox legend David Ortiz out of ICU, remains in ‘good condition’

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Former Red Sox great David Ortiz was released from the intensive care unit on Saturday, just one day shy of two weeks since he was shot in a blundered murder attempt in the Dominican Republic. The Red Sox issued a statement Saturday afternoon from Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, saying the future …

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City in Oklahoma ordered to boil water after possible E. coli contamination

iStock/kirilllutz(KINGFISHER, Okla.) — A northern Oklahoma town was warned against consuming public water without boiling it first after a city well tested positive for E. coli. bacteria. Residents in Kingfisher, about 50 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, were told to boil their water to kill potential E. coli bacteria or other possible “disease causing agents” …

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Man’s body found with apparent gator bite marks, South Carolina authorities say

iStock/Joe Pearl Photography(KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C) — A man whose body was found in a pond behind his South Carolina home may have been attacked by an alligator, according to authorities. Deputies from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to the man’s home on Kiawah Island, a barrier island about 30 miles south of Charleston, Saturday …

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Stranger allegedly asked Nashville couple for directions before fatal stabbing

Nashville.gov(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) —  Police are searching for a Connecticut man in connection with an attack on a husband and wife over the weekend that left one dead and the other seriously injured. Leigh Ann Zirkle, 58, and her husband Donald Zirkle, 59, were sitting on their back porch in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday afternoon when …

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Predators trade All-Star Defenseman PK Subban to the Devils

Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Nashville Predators have traded All-Star Defenseman P.K. Subban to the New Jersey for defenseman Steve Santini, defensive prospect Jeremy Davies, a 2019 second round pick and a 2020 second round pick, the teams announced. Subban played for the Predators for the past three seasons after being traded …

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Scoreboard roundup — 6/21/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUESt. Louis 5, L.A. Angels 1AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 4, Houston 1Boston 7, Toronto 5, 10 InningsCleveland 7, Detroit 6Chicago White Sox 5, Texas 4, 10 InningsMinnesota 8, Kansas City 7Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 3Seattle 10, Baltimore 9 NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 5, Chicago Cubs 4Pittsburgh …

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Meet Boris Johnson: The controversial figure who could become the UK’s next prime minister

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(LONDON) — There is a peculiarly British phrase for all those things that split opinions to the extent that no one, no matter how indifferent, has to pick a side. Named after a particularly divisive condiment to spread on your breakfast toast, the saying goes: “It’s like Marmite – you either love it …

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Dominican Republic official pushes back as US State Department hikes number of American tourist deaths to 10

iStock(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — Dominican Republic Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia pushed back on reports of a pattern of suspicious deaths of American citizens Friday, as the U.S. State Department hiked the official number of Americans who have died there in the last year to 10. The tourism minister said the number of Americans …

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Family of missing Utah college student pleads for help finding her

Find MacKenzie Lueck/Facebook(SALT LAKE CITY, UT) — The family of a University of Utah student who has been missing since landing at the Salt Lake City airport in the early hours of June 17 is pleading for help in locating her. Mackenzie Lueck, 23, texted her parents that she had landed safely in Salt Lake …

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Slain 4-year-old Maleah Davis to be laid to rest in pink ‘My Little Pony’ casket

Trey Ganems SoulShine Industries(HOUSTON) — The last journey of a 4-year-old Houston girl, whose tragic death captured the interest of strangers across several states, will end on Saturday as hundreds are expected to attend her funeral. Maleah Davis, the gap-toothed child who loved pink and the “My Little Pony” character Rainbow Dash, will finally be …

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