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David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped

Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped

Source: nytimes.com

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor The shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-20

Victim of brutal subway attack thought he ‘was going to die’ The victim of a bloody subway attack told the Post he thought he was “not coming out alive” when his attacker pulled out a 6-inch kitchen knife during the assault. “He tried to stab me over and over,” said Roberto Hernandez, 39, who was riding a northbound D train at 1:45 a.m...
00:26 2019-09-10

David Ortiz shooting: What we know Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot at close range in a club in the Dominican Republic. A previous version of this video misidentified Ortiz.       ...
19:13 2019-06-10

Suspected mob boss killer thought victim was ‘prominent member of the deep state’ The man accused of gunning down a Mafia kingpin on Staten Island wasn’t intending to kill a mob boss that day, his lawyer says. In his eyes, Anthony Comello was taking out “a prominent member of the deep state” — whom he allegedly tried to “arrest” at first. “He a...
10:13 2019-07-22

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

Man charged as accomplice in David Ortiz shooting A man has been charged in relation to the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. It's believed Féliz Garcia was driving the motorcycle carrying the gunman who shot Ortiz in a bar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday night. (June 12)       &...
09:13 2019-06-12

Red Sox send their best wishes to ex-slugger David Ortiz BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox are sending their best wishes to former teammate David Ortiz, who was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Red Sox officials say they are doing everything they can to support the slugger. He was expected to take a medical flight to Boston some time on Monday. Red...
23:13 2019-06-10

David Ortiz to Be Transferred to Boston After Shooting Ortiz, who was shot in the back by a gunman in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night, had serious injuries but was stable enough to be transported, the Red Sox said....
23:26 2019-06-10

Yankees duo glad to see David Ortiz ‘looking healthy’ BOSTON — Two Yankees capitalized on a rare day off to visit a wounded friend … who also happens to be an enemy of their team. David Ortiz, the iconic, retired Red Sox slugger who was shot in his native Dominican Republic on June 9, welcomed countrymen Edwin Encarnacion and Gary Sanchez to his ...
10:52 2019-09-07

Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, authorities confirmed. The suspect, who has not yet been named, was in custody by Tuesday night, according to Julieta Tejeda, a spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office on the ...
16:26 2019-06-12

David Ortiz undergoes third surgery after shooting Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has undergone a third surgery for complications resulting from being shot in his native Dominican Republic, the team said Thursday. The 43-year-old retired All-Star went under the knife earlier this week — a month after he was mistakenly targeted by hitmen at the Dial Bar...
00:00 2019-07-12

David Ortiz may have been targeted by hired killers Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was targeted for a hit carried out by two local police officers, according to a report. Law enforcement sources have confirmed the planned assassination to the Daily Mail. The person behind the hit attempt has not been identified. Police have...
02:13 2019-06-11

Mom of suspect in David Ortiz attack says he’s a fan of the Red Sox icon The man in custody for the shooting of David Ortiz couldn’t have been involved in the attack — because he’s a fan of the baseball legend, the suspect’s mom said Tuesday. “My son is a calm, hardworking boy,’’ Justina Garcia told local media in the Dominican Republic, where Ortiz was badly wounded Sun...
00:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz flown to Boston after being shot in a bar David Ortiz left the Dominican Republic aboard an air ambulance bound for Boston after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native country       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
15:39 2019-06-11

Police: David Ortiz shooting was a $30K hit gone wrong Police say a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the shooting that wounded David Ortiz, who was sitting near the intended victim.       ...
13:52 2019-07-01

Obama tweets ‘get well soon’ to David Ortiz after shooting Former President Obama joined the throng of well-wishers sending love to shot baseball legend David Ortiz on Monday. “Get well soon, Papi,” Obama tweeted alongside a photo of him getting a personalized Red Sox shirt from the slugger when the Boston team visited the White House in 2014. &...
00:39 2019-06-11

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
02:13 2019-06-15

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
10:00 2019-06-10

David Ortiz in first public appearance since being shot Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, making his first public appearance since being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, threw out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Red Sox and New York Yankees game Monday at Fenway Park in Boston....
11:26 2019-09-10

David Ortiz Shooting: Six Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the six detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
02:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz ‘Resting Comfortably’ After 2nd Surgery in Boston Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany, said he was expected to remain at the hospital for several days while investigators in the Dominican Republic continued investigating the shooting....
00:39 2019-06-12

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities have busted four more people in the botched hit job on former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — including a woman and two inmates, according to police and local media. Lanny Estefanny Pérez Reyes — a woman also known as “The Venezuelan” — was taken into custody late Thursday alongs...
04:13 2019-06-15

Man behind David Ortiz shooting arrested: Dominican police Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández during the June 9 shooting at a bar in the capital of Santo Domingo....
00:26 2019-06-29

David Ortiz takes his first steps after multiple surgeries Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took his first steps Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery to address injuries from his shooting over the weekend in the Dominican Republic, a spokesman said....
23:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday, according to CNN. Still, “He’ll be ...
23:13 2019-06-11

David Ortiz undergoes more surgery in Boston after shooting Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from exploratory surgery in Boston as investigators in his native Dominican Republic try to figure out who shot him and why       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Wife: David Ortiz’s condition upgraded to ‘good’ BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded from “guarded” to “good” condition by his doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital as he recovers from gunshot wounds. The Red Sox issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of his wife, Tiffany Ortiz. She says...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pedro Martinez breaks down during interview about David Ortiz Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday as he paid tribute to former Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who is recovering from wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting in the Dominican Republic. “I don’t have enough words to describe who David is, what David means to base...
15:00 2019-06-11

The Latest: 2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office in the Dominican Republic says a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz...
06:00 2019-06-12

Dominican prosecutors reportedly ID man who funded David Ortiz hit Prosecutors have identified the man who provided the financial backing for the David Ortiz hit, according to reports. It’s unclear if Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota — who is still at large — simply funded the June 9 assassination attempt or ordered it as well, but court documents ob...
04:13 2019-06-18

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-06-13

6 Suspects Have Been Arrested in the Shooting of Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s mos...
13:26 2019-06-13

David Ortiz transferred out of intensive care after shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, his wife, Tiffany, said Saturday....
11:26 2019-06-23

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connected to two New Jersey robberies, according to reports. Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase, 31, one of the four ...
10:13 2019-06-13

Baseball's David Ortiz out of ICU, in good condition after shooting Retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been moved out of intensive care and was in good condition, his wife said in a statement on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was shot in the Dominican Republic and moved to a Boston hospital....
03:52 2019-06-23

David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Three months after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, Ortiz addressed the fans before the Red Sox-Yankees game on Monday, thanking teammates and opponents for their support....
10:00 2019-09-10

Alleged mastermind behind David Ortiz shooting arrested The alleged mastermind behind the shooting of retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic has been arrested, according to a report. Victor Hugo Gomez Vasquez was arrested in the capital Santo Domingo, the Boston Globe reported, citing authorities in the DR. Additional details are e...
21:26 2019-06-28

David Ortiz makes first public appearance since he was shot Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, making his first public appearance since being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, threw out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Red Sox and New York Yankees game Monday at Fenway Park in Boston....
12:39 2019-09-10

Second arrest made in connection to David Ortiz shooting A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic said a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz. There is no public indication the man is the suspected shooter. Spokeswoman Julieta Tejeda reported the arres...
09:13 2019-06-12

Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz Video indicates new level of sophistication in attack on OrtizEx-Red Sox slugger was shot on Sunday in Dominican RepublicDominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two ot...
23:13 2019-06-12

David Ortiz moves out of ICU two weeks after being shot in Dominican bar Red Sox fans have plenty to cheer about Saturday night. Beantown hero David Ortiz has been moved out of the intensive care unit, two weeks after he was shot in a botched hit job in his native Dominican Republic. “David was moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He re...
01:39 2019-06-23

Dominican authorities bust three more in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic now have nine suspects connected to the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in custody, including a woman, it was revealed Thursday. Among the suspects were six who were arrested on Wednesday — including the suspected gunman, Rolfi Ferreira Cruz — and three ...
17:39 2019-06-14

David Ortiz has successful second surgery in Boston after shooting Former Red Sox great David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston overnight — and later “flashed a smile’’ when talking with his family, a report said Tuesday. Ortiz — a k a “Big Papi,” who was shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday night — had “exploratory’’ surgery as s...
22:00 2019-06-11

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good,' his wife says David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to "good" by doctors more than a week after the former Boston Red Sox star was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-06-19

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
09:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz underwent a third surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has had a third surgery, coming weeks after a gunman shot him in the back in his native Dominican Republic, his wife said in a statement Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-11

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz will be flown from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston as soon as possible aboard a team jet, a report said Monday. ESPN reporter Enrique Rojas tweeted that the Red Sox plane was about to land on the island in the afternoon and that Ortiz’s do...
20:00 2019-06-10

Jon Lester angrily reacts to David Ortiz’s shooting: ‘That was a hit’ Jon Lester reacted with anger and love to David Ortiz’s shooting. Lester also offered his opinion on what he believes happened to his former Red Sox teammate, likely based on the surveillance video of the shooting. “Utter shock. That was no robbery, that was a hit, and they better get to...
19:26 2019-06-10

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single bullet into the baseball star’s back and through his stomach, according to officials. “Please don’t let me die, I am a good man,̶...
08:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic “They called to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred,” Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, told ESPN....
06:00 2019-06-10

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic The father of David Ortiz says the former Boston Red Sox slugger has been shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

David Ortiz doing ‘fine’ after surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was in stable condition and doing “fine” Monday after a gunman ambushed him in the Dominican Republic, according to a report citing his family. “He is out of surgery and stable; he is resting,” Ortiz’s dad Leo Ortiz told ESPN. “Big Papi wil...
15:00 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooting of David Ortiz there on Sunday night is an example of why that’s the case. “It’s the reason why m...
01:13 2019-06-11

David Ortiz gets police escort to Massachusetts hospital David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” was transferred from his native Dominican Republic to a Massachusetts hospital late Monday. The ex-Boston Red Sox slugger — who was wounded in an ambush-style shooting attack in Santo Domingo on Sunday — was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital v...
07:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz arrives to Boston in serious condition after shooting Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz landed in Boston in an air ambulance Monday night after a targeted shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo forced doctors in his home nation of the Dominican Republic to remove his gallbladder and part of his intestine.   ...
05:52 2019-06-11

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz being transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Another suspect arrested in connection to David Ortiz shooting An 11th suspect in the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was apprehended by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Franklin Junior Meran was busted for allegedly renting one of the cars used in the June 9 shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo, authorities said. Ten other suspects, incl...
09:26 2019-06-19

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz transported to Boston after shooting David Ortiz was flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. The post Red Sox say plane carrying David Ortiz has landed in Boston. appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz’s wife thanks his friend for ‘quick thinking’ after shooting David Ortiz’s wife on Thursday praised the “quick thinking” of a friend who rushed the former Red Sox star to the hospital in a Rolls-Royce after he was shot in a botched hit job at a Dominican Republic bar. “I want to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitu...
21:26 2019-06-13

David Ortiz sends Fenway Park into hysteria with first pitch BOSTON — Red Sox fans haven’t had much to cheer about this season, as the team has had a disappointing year following their World Series victory last season, but that changed Monday night. David Ortiz threw out the first pitch to Jason Varitek before the final game of the series against the Yankees ...
08:39 2019-09-10

Dominican prosecutors say David Ortiz was not intended target in shooting The Dominican Republic’s chief prosecutor said Boston Red Sox icon David Ortiz was not the intended target of the attack but was merely the victim of a hit gone wrong.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

Reports: Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great hospitalized but in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday, according to media reports.       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

David Ortiz 'resting comfortably' after undergoing second surgery, wife says Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz underwent a second surgery at a Massachusetts hospital and is stable and resting following being wounded in a shooting in the Dominican Republic....
02:39 2019-06-12

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
07:52 2019-06-10

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "The Surgeon."...
15:52 2019-06-14

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine, according to his spokesman, Leo López....
08:13 2019-06-11

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-Star....
08:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz shooting: What we know about the incident, and former Red Sox star's condition Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Here's what we know about the incident, and Ortiz's condition.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Suspect in David Ortiz Shooting Was Wanted in New Jersey, Police Say Prosecutors in New Jersey said Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz, who is suspected of being the gunman in the Ortiz shooting, had been indicted in connection with two armed robberies....
06:13 2019-06-15

David Ortiz: Former Boston Red Sox star recovering from surgery after shooting Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is "able to sit up" and "take some steps" as he continues his recovery from surgery after being shot in the back....
09:00 2019-06-13

Suspect in custody in shooting of retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz Police in the Dominican Republic were investigating why a man shot and wounded former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz as he sat in a nightclub late on Sunday, police and the team said....
05:52 2019-06-11

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his nose and doctors by his side — as he recovers at a l...
00:39 2019-06-11

David Ortiz was rushed to hospital in friend’s Rolls-Royce David “Big Papi” Ortiz was rushed to the hospital in a black Rolls-Royce owned by a wealthy friend, who said he first thought the gunfire was fireworks. “It did not sound like a shot,” said Eliezer Salvador, according to the Dominican Republic newspaper Diario Libre. Salvador, also known as El...
23:52 2019-06-10

Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported....
11:00 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shares first photo of himself since being shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz posted on Instagram the first photo of himself since being shot in the Dominican Republic in June.       ...
22:39 2019-08-26

Video shows sophisticated attack on ex-slugger David Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage indicate that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortíz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars that staked out Ortíz as he chatted at a bar on...
18:26 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz expected to be transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care of you,’’ Ortiz, a k a “Big......
20:00 2019-06-10

Look: Ex-teammates show support for David Ortiz after former MLB star's shooting The Major League Baseball community is showing support for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, who was shot in the back in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night....
19:52 2019-06-10

Fans pray for David Ortiz at Fenway Park ceremony Fans prayed for MLB great David Ortiz at Fenway Park on Monday, as the former Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” recovers from an ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic. The team led the moment of reflection before their game against the Texas Rangers, videos posted on...
03:13 2019-06-11

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons flee in terror. The former Boston Red Sox slugger can be seen at an outside table with another man on Sunday when a gunman runs up behind him — a......
16:39 2019-06-10

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities say former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said. Dominican police officials said Ortiz was at the Dial Ba...
10:39 2019-06-10

Suspects offered $8K for hit on David Ortiz, alleged shooter in custody A group of crooks were offered $8,000 USD to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic — and the alleged gunman is now in custody, local authorities announced Wednesday. Police said they’ve now detained six people allegedly involved in the attempted slaying at a Santo Domi...
06:00 2019-06-13

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-06-13

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at an amusement center in the Dominican Republic, ESPN reported. The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a local hospital in Santo Domingo. His condition is unclear. “They called to tell me that David is injured...
04:52 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in back: Dominican police Ortiz's father, Enrique (Leo) Ortiz, told ESPN's Enrique Rojas that "David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred."...
07:26 2019-06-10

Judge: 1 year of prison for suspect in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston. A judge on Monday ordered a man nicknamed “Bone” to one ye...
05:00 2019-06-18

David Ortiz shot in botched hit job ordered for his friend: authorities The David Ortiz shooting was a case of mistaken identity by a group of bungling hit men who were targeting one of the Red Sox great’s friends — but got confused because they were both wearing white pants, officials reveled on Wednesday. The roughly $8,000 assassination was ordered against the retire...
06:52 2019-06-20

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot due to mistaken identity: Dominican AG Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday....
06:52 2019-06-20

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
07:39 2019-06-20

David Ortiz is in good condition, out of intensive care: wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement distributed by the Red Sox on Saturday that the ex-Boston slugger remains hospitalized and is in good condition, almost two weeks after he was shot in the back while at a club in the Dominican Republic....
01:13 2019-06-23

Dominican police arrest ‘mastermind’ in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity. Police said Friday that Víctor Hugo Gómez was detained in the Caribbean ...
20:52 2019-06-28

David Ortiz's friend was target of the shooting, authorities say. He was sitting next to him More than a week after David Ortiz was shot as part of what police have called a murder-for-hire plot, authorities in the Dominican Republic now say the former Red Sox star was not the intended target....
16:39 2019-06-20

Dominican authorities to reveal mastermind in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities say they’ll announce this week who wanted “Big Papi” dead — and why. In a new statement about the botched shooting of revered former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the Dominican Republic’s Attorney General’s office promised release a “full narrative of how the case happened,” ABC...
17:52 2019-06-16

David Ortiz’s children post heartfelt Father’s Day messages David Ortiz’s children and wife posted heartfelt Father’s Day messages on Instagram to the retired Boston Red Sox slugger, who was shot and wounded at a club in the Dominican Republic last week. “A late Happy Father’s Day to my day one,” Alexandra Ortiz, 18, wrote in a post on the social media site ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
09:26 2019-06-18

Wife: David Ortiz in good condition, out of intensive care BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz’s wife says he has moved out of intensive care. Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement distributed by the Red Sox on Saturday that the ex-Boston slugger remains hospitalized and in good condition, almost two weeks after he was shot in the back while at a club in the Domini...
03:26 2019-06-23

Police arrest man they say ordered shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz Former baseball player still recovering in hospitalOrtiz shot in what police say was case of mistaken identityPolice say actual target was cousin of alleged member of cartelAuthorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Friday that they have arrested the man behind the shooting of Boston Red Sox...
22:52 2019-06-28

Cops: David Ortiz's Shooting Was An Unlikely Case Of Mistaken Identity Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez announced new findings Wednesday afternoon in the non-fatal shooting of Red Sox all-timer David Ortiz last month in Santo Domingo. The story, to this point, has already been fairly surprising, involving somewhere around ten co-conspirators, a ...
04:39 2019-06-20

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according to prosecutors, he wasn't the intended target....
07:39 2019-06-20

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in the Dominican Republic said....
06:39 2019-06-20

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
20:52 2019-06-18

Man linked to David Ortiz shooting to be charged with accomplice to attempted murder The first arrests in the Sunday night shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz on the streets of Santo Domingo have been made, according to reports. Motorcyclist, Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia, who had a 2017 arrest for drug possession, was one of several people in custody as of Tuesday afternoon, as The...
03:26 2019-06-12

Accused David Ortiz shooter indicted on drug charges in New Jersey The bumbling Dominican hitman who allegedly confessed to accidentally shooting baseball legend David Ortiz was indicted in New Jersey Thursday for conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine, federal prosecutors said. Accused hitman Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, 25, was also indicted on charges of possessing...
23:00 2019-06-20

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wed...
18:39 2019-06-20

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

Mariano Rivera opens up about David Ortiz shooting: ‘He has a great heart’ Former Yankee great Mariano Rivera opened up to The Post on Tuesday about the shooting of David Ortiz, saying, “It’s hard to see that happen to a guy like him. “He has a great heart, a giving heart,” Rivera said of the retired Red Sox baseball legend, who was badly wounded in a shooting in......
22:00 2019-06-11

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz moved out of intensive care as he recovers from shooting Former Red Sox star David Ortiz was moved out of the intensive care unit at Mass General, his wife announced via a team statement Saturday.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

David Ortiz hires former Boston police chief to probe his shooting Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has hired a former Boston police commissioner to investigate the shooting that nearly left him dead in his native Dominican Republic, according to a report. Ortiz, 43, has not discussed the June 9 shooting at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo with authoriti...
21:52 2019-08-26

Dominican Republic police arrest 2nd suspect in David Ortiz shooting Dominican Republic police arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz, a national police spokeswoman said Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-12

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, according to authorities. Ortiz, 43, was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in the eastern part of Santo Domingo on Sunday night when a gunman fired once at c...
21:52 2019-06-11

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
01:26 2019-06-13

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
03:00 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered, but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
05:26 2019-06-13

Pedro Martinez breaks down in tears while talking about David Ortiz shooting Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night while talking about the shooting of his friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate, David Ortiz.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

How Dominican cops rounded up ‘crew’ suspected of David Ortiz shooting Red Sox great David Ortiz was the victim of a botched hit job carried out by a crew of would-be assassins paid about $8,000 to gun him down, authorities in the Dominican Republic revealed Wednesday Police said they’ve now detained six people in the attempted slaying at a Santo Domingo bar Sunday, in...
06:00 2019-06-13

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
11:39 2019-06-18

David Ortiz’s legacy and ‘aura’ through the eyes of one shaken Hall of Famer Hall of Famer John Smoltz, who knows from auras, sat in a Yankee Stadium broadcast booth Monday afternoon and thought back to the first time he witnessed Big Papi in full splendor, down in the Dominican Republic. “Just the whole David Ortiz aura is unbelievable,” Smoltz said, before preparing to cal...
15:00 2019-06-11

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice Department said....
03:26 2019-06-21

Red Sox legend David Ortiz throws out first pitch in first public appearance since he was shot David Ortiz threw out the first pitch before the Red Sox's game against the Yankees in his first public appearance since he was shot in June.       ...
05:13 2019-09-10

Cops making ‘important progress’ in David Ortiz shooting probe Red Sox legend David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston, then took his first steps soon after on Tuesday — as Dominican Republic cops said they have made “important progress’’ probing his shooting. “Big Papi’’ had an “exploratory’’ operation at Massachusetts General Hospital right after bein...
04:00 2019-06-12

Watch: Pedro Martinez brought to tears while describing David Ortiz Pedro Martinez was brought to tears while talking about his former teammate and friend David Ortiz, who is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic....
23:26 2019-06-11

Retired baseball star David Ortiz released from hospital after shooting Retired Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz has been released from the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic last month, a representative for the Red Sox said....
19:39 2019-07-31

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
16:26 2019-06-18

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
07:52 2019-06-10

David Ortiz throws out first pitch at Fenway Park months after shooting David Ortiz made a surprise appearance at Fenway Park on Monday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Boston Red Sox played their final game of the season against the rival New York Yankees....
14:39 2019-09-10

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
15:00 2019-06-18

David Ortiz Expected to Make a Full Recovery From Gun Shot Wound USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale explains the reactions of the baseball community after David Ortiz was shot.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Cops grill inmate suspected of planning David Ortiz shooting A prison inmate in the Dominican Republic may have helped plan the assassination attempt on baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a new report. Authorities are questioning José Eduardo Ciprian Lebrón about Sunday’s attack on Ortiz — in which a gunman ambushed the former Red Sox slugger in ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Cops announce 14th suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting Dominican Republic police made another arrest this weekend over David Ortiz’s shooting — the 14th since the former Red Sox slugger’s mistaken-identity ambush, according to authorities. Junior Cesar La Hoz Vargas was busted Saturday, accused of renting the apartment where accused ma...
17:00 2019-06-30

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
14:26 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
14:13 2019-06-18

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circulating online, accusing him of hiring the peop...
20:39 2019-06-12

Mastermind behind shooting which left David Ortiz wounded arrested, officials say Authorities in the Dominican Republic arrested the mastermind behind the shooting that left Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz wounded earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
21:26 2019-06-28

Dominican police say they've arrested man accused of being behind David Ortiz shooting Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández.       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Who is Victor Hugo Gomez, the alleged mastermind behind the David Ortiz shooting? The mastermind behind the attack that saw former baseball star David Ortiz seriously wounded orchestrated the shooting from the United States where he is wanted by US authorities, the attorney general of the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
03:52 2019-06-20

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz has third surgery to address complications from a gunshot wound David Ortiz underwent a third surgery to address complications from a gunshot wound he suffered more than a month ago at Dominican Republic bar.       ...
19:26 2019-07-11

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
21:39 2019-06-10

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
14:39 2019-06-12

Cabbie who allegedly drove hit men knew David Ortiz pal was intended target: report Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe a local cab driver knew that the David Ortiz shooting was going to happen, with investigators saying he allegedly drove some of the suspected hit men to the scene — and later confirmed to cops that the slugger was not the intended target, a report ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-11

David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates over the government claim that the national hero was not the intended target of the shooting that left him seriously wounded....
11:26 2019-06-22

David Ortiz shooting shakes Yankees pitcher: 'It's the reason why my mom doesn't want me to go back' A shooting in the Dominican Republic that left former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz wounded on Sunday resonated with many players across baseball and left a permanent mark on one pitcher....
02:39 2019-06-12

Man who drove David Ortiz to the hospital describes holding his hand as they sped from the scene The man who drove former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic described holding his hand in the car as they sped away from the scene in his SUV....
10:13 2019-06-12

For the Dominican Republic, six U.S. tourist deaths, the shooting of David Ortiz and an image problem In a country of azure waters and white sand beaches — which attracts more American visitors than France — cancellations are up, hotel officials say, and the government has launched a public-relations campaign....
17:52 2019-06-12

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-14

David Ortiz shooting raises questions about drugs and baseball in Dominican Republic Bajos de Haina, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — When David “Big Papi” Ortiz began his major-league baseball career with the Seattle Mariners just two weeks after his 17th birthday in 1992, he did what many new prospects do in this baseball-mad country — he bought his family a new home with his $10,000 si...
05:00 2019-09-01

David Ortiz needed third surgery after suffering complications from gunshot wound, wife says Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz underwent a third surgery for complications after suffering a gunshot wound in a shooting at a Dominican Republic bar last month, his wife said Thursday....
18:26 2019-07-11

Watch: Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz throws out first pitch at Fenway Park Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz made a surprise appearance Monday night at Fenway Park, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch months after being shot....
04:26 2019-09-10

David Ortiz shooting suspect wanted in 2017 New Jersey armed robberies Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, who police said admitted to shooting David Ortiz, is connected to two 2017 armed robberies in Clifton, New Jersey.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger was having an affair with his wife, according to a report. Three law enforcement sources have confirmed the motive to the Daily Mail. The local drug l...
23:52 2019-06-10

Police Arrest David Ortiz Shooting Mastermind, Who Was Allegedly Trying To Get His Cousin Killed Dominican Republic officials announced today that they have arrested the 12th and likely final person connected to the June 9 shooting that hospitalized David Ortiz. Texas resident Víctor Hugo Gómez Vázquez was identified as the mastermind last week, and today he was brought into custody in Santo Do...
23:52 2019-06-28

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of Dominican Republic shooting, police say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting earlier this month in his native Dominican Republic, officials said Wednesday....
05:01 2019-06-20

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from near point-blank range duri...
16:39 2019-06-10

David Ortiz shot for $8G bounty, police reveal, as investigators try to piece together motive for hit Police in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday a half-dozen men, including the gunman, were arrested in the plot to kill one of the nation’s biggest sports heroes David Ortiz....
21:13 2019-06-13

Footage shows moments leading up to David Ortiz’s point-blank shooting Newly released surveillance video in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shows a meeting between suspects in two cars and the accused motorcycle driver, according to a report. The video provided by Dominican Republic authorities shows the brief meeting before Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcí...
20:26 2019-06-13

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shooting suspect indicted on drug conspiracy charges in New Jersey New Jersey man Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, suspected of shooting David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, was indicted on drug conspiracy charges Thursday.       ...
01:13 2019-06-21

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
05:52 2019-06-11

Intended target in David Ortiz shooting claims he doesn’t have a ‘single enemy’ The man who cops identified as the intended target in the David Ortiz shooting says he has no idea why someone would want to kill him, claiming in a recent interview that he doesn’t have “a single enemy” — not even a cat. “I’m just a businessman,” David Fernández told Zol 106...
02:52 2019-06-21

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic bar over the weekend....
23:52 2019-06-14

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Ortiz was shot “in an amusement center” in Santo Dom...
08:26 2019-06-10

David Ortiz's accused shooter, suspected cohorts led into court in helmets, bulletproof vests Newly released photos show the nine suspects in the botched hit on the life Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being escorted into a Santo Domingo courtroom wearing police helmets and bulletproof vests....
00:26 2019-06-16

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
00:26 2019-06-11

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez told reporters the target was another man, dre...
01:39 2019-06-20

Police Describe Some Pretty Unexpected Details In Ongoing Investigation Of David Ortiz's Shooting David Ortiz was flown from Santo Domingo to Boston Monday, where he received further medical attention following emergency surgery in the Dominican Republic after he was shot there Sunday night. The good news is, Ortiz is reportedly up and moving around and speaking with family, and is mostly out of...
08:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting. The post Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting appeared firs...
00:39 2019-06-11

Retired baseball star David Ortiz hires private investigators after shooting: media Retired Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz has hired a private detective agency to find out why someone shot him in the back as he sat in a bar in his native Dominican Republic in June, the Boston Globe reported late Sunday....
10:13 2019-08-26

Eddy Feliz Garcia, suspect in David Ortiz shooting, charged with ‘attempted homicide’ A suspect in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was charged with “attempted homicide” and “criminal association” in connection to the violence in the Dominican Republic, a report said. Eddy Feliz Garcia confessed to having a role in Sunday’s shooting but...
07:39 2019-06-12

Video Shows Sophisticated Attack on David Ortiz, as Ex-Slugger Remains in Intensive Care (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars, indicating a new level of sophistication in the...
19:52 2019-06-12

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after being stabbed in Hackney...
15:13 2019-06-21

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
02:39 2019-06-12

11th suspect arrested in David Ortiz's shooting as details emerge on who allegedly paid for attempted hit Dominican Republic authorities arrested an 11th suspect in the murder-for-hire plot against former Rex Sox player David Ortiz as details emerge on who allegedly paid for the attempted hit....
07:52 2019-06-19

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting       ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Trump Administration Planning to Deport Victim of Domestic Violence to Country Where She Fears for Her Life A mother of two named Kenia is set to be deported from the U.S. after seeking asylum there from violence in El Salvador in 2004, BuzzFeed News reported Wednesday. She has lived in the U.S. for 15 years, but she could be deported as soon as Thursday because of the Trump administration’s rapidly escal...
06:26 2019-08-29

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
20:26 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz 'stable, awake' after second surgery in Boston David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night from the Dominican Republic.       ...
06:26 2019-06-12

Boston Red Sox Legend David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz Said to Be Resting After 2nd Surgery in Boston Legendary Boston Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz was “resting comfortably” Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery in Boston to repair wounds he received after being shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night....
03:00 2019-06-12

David Ortiz 'making good progress,' including taking a few steps, wife says Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been able to sit up and take a few steps over the past 24 hours, according to his wife, Tiffany.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz 'stable, awake' after second surgery in Boston, police make arrests David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night from the Dominican Republic.       ...
09:39 2019-06-12

David Ortiz 'damn interested' to find answers about shooting, hires ex-Boston Police commissioner to investigate Dominican authorities announced that Ortiz's shooting was a case of mistaken identity, but the former MLB star has started a private investigation.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

Opinion: From Big Papi to 'big brother,' David Ortiz's baseball impact a true love affair David Ortiz was shot through the back in Dominican Republic and is in stable condition after surgery. Here is why no player may be as loved.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Doctors upgrade David Ortiz's condition to 'good' after shooting David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to ‘good’ by his doctors, his wife Tiffany said in a statement as he recovers in a Massachusetts hospital.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

David Ortiz to hospital staff after being shot: 'Please don't let me die. I have four children.' Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz detailed the fear he experienced in the aftermath of being shot in the back on June 9.       ...
01:39 2019-09-15

Rising grime star Yizzy highlights knife violence in haunting video where he plays a stab victim to show 'life is precious' A rising grime star has portrayed himself as a stab victim in a haunting music video to show that knife victims are more than just "nameless statistics."...
11:13 2019-08-04

Expect the unexpected: David Luiz and Arsenal’s new defensive chaos | David Hytner Arsenal’s potency up front looks like it will be matched by fragility at the back, and the only certainty seems to be that they will be entertaining to watchIt is not the sort of admission with which a member of the goalkeepers’ union ought to be comfortable. In the throes of a discussion about Arse...
21:52 2019-09-02

David Allen was given oxygen treatment, left the ring on a stretcher, and sent to hospital after his stoppage loss to the 6-foot-8 heavyweight David Price Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images David Allen was sent to hospital after his 10th round stoppage loss to domestic rival David Price. Allen was outclassed by a well-schooled Price and was pulled out of the fight by his trainer Darren Barker, who threw the white towel into the ring ...
01:26 2019-07-22

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on Highway 11 south near Beattyville. Vires is 6’...
13:52 2019-06-07

Indians 'thankful' boy, 3, escaped serious injury The Indians said the team, especially Francisco Lindor, "are very thankful" that a 3-year-old boy hit by a foul ball on Sunday is "doing well" and isn't showing any signs of serious injury....
02:00 2019-07-24

Germany: Escaped cobra captured after 5-day hunt A highly venomous snake spent several days on the loose in a German town, prompting authorities to evacuate several houses. It was eventually spotted by a worker who had been mowing the grass....
19:26 2019-08-31

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
06:52 2019-05-30

Dog who escaped NJ car wreck collared after 2-week search A dog who escaped from a car crash at the Jersey Shore that landed its owner in the hospital has finally been found and returned home — more than two weeks after the “devastating” ordeal, according to reports. “I can finally mentally heal now that he is home with me,” Gabrielle McMillan, 23, of Litt...
22:52 2019-07-09

BREAKING: Escaped homicide suspects captured PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday. The couple has been on the run since Aug. 26, when they escaped from...
17:26 2019-09-12

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated kidnapping, went missing Wednesday from his work detail at the West Tennessee State Penite...
20:39 2019-08-12

Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his hands up and was arrested as he came out of a soy...
20:39 2019-08-12

Are the escaped murder suspects still in Arizona? Authorities think so Author: Michael Doudna KPNX A pair of escaped murder suspects from Arizona who have been on the run for nearly 10 days may be getting help, the U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday. Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were being transported from Rochester, New York, to Tucson when they ove...
22:39 2019-09-06

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police and his owner. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30...
01:13 2019-07-09

Escaped African serval captured, taken to Albuquerque zoo The escaped African serval, who was recently spotted near Hyde Memorial State Park in New Mexico, has been captured and taken to the Albuquerque BioPark zoo....
21:52 2019-09-06

Authorities search for inmate who escaped on a tractor The search for an inmate who escaped from a prison in Tennessee entered its fifth day Sunday as panicked residents wondered whether he's still in the area and authorities received hundreds of tips....
18:00 2019-08-11

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
04:26 2019-06-11

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad's sex trafficking underworld The decline of ISIS in Iraq has given rise to another evil: human trafficking networks that thrive on the spoils of war, the displaced and the desperate....
17:13 2019-07-03

Watch: One escaped zebra captured in Texas; another still missing Police in Texas said one of two zebras that escaped from a ranch was safely captured while running loose in the streets, but the second African equine remained missing....
18:39 2019-08-08

New photographs released of escaped Tucson murder suspects PHOENIX, Ariz. — The United States Marshals have released new photographs of two Tucson murder suspects who escaped from custody earlier this week. Courtesy: U.S. Marshals Service Blane and Susan Barksdale were being transported back to Tucson when they escaped by overpowering the transport te...
10:13 2019-09-01

How a Wall Street banker escaped the grind and wrote a novel Meet Allegra Cobb. Her life is a mess, and you can blame most of it on her job. Like many bankers who are just starting out, Allegra works gruelling hours every week, seldom leaves the office before 10 p.m., and is perpetually on call. There’s little opportunity for the Noho resident to date, hang o...
23:26 2019-07-07

Former inmates not surprised murder suspects escaped from contractor TUCSON – Two former prisoners said they were not surprised a private contractor let two murder suspects escape. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite inmates to the Tucson jail from all over the country. Last week, the News Four Tucson Investigators reported STS was violating its...
06:39 2019-08-30

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
01:39 2019-06-30

| Escaped deadly cobra terrorises German town A deadly cobra was on the loose in the German town of Herne on Tuesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass....
23:13 2019-08-27

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vettel's in Canada has been dismissed as comparing "apples and oranges"...
15:52 2019-07-01

Escaped prisoner, murder suspect captured in Tennessee A convicted kidnapper charged with the death of a corrections administrator after escape from prison in Tennessee is back in custody Sunday following a four-day manhunt, the Tennessee Bureau of Correction announced....
03:26 2019-08-12

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
21:52 2019-07-05

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
17:52 2019-07-05

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. According to the Newport Police Department, Iles’ ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Tip leads to capture of escaped suspects of Tucson murder PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday after a tip led authorities to Punkin Center in Tonto Basin. The two ...
21:39 2019-09-12

Apartments evacuated as authorities search for escaped cobra Authorities in a German city said they evacuated about 30 residents from an apartment block after a venomous cobra escaped from a home and was spotted slithering in a hallway....
01:52 2019-08-30

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal without a permit. Spong is the World Boxing Organizat...
21:00 2019-08-16

Tennessee authorities capture escaped inmate suspected of murder The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that 44-year-old Curtis Ray Watson was caught hours after a confirmed sighting of him in the west Tennessee community of Henning, where he escaped from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-08-12

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
23:52 2019-08-11

Zebra that escaped Texas ranch dies after being airlifted by cops A zebra that busted out of its Texas ranch has tragically died after it was airlifted home following a stunning two-hour police chase, local authorities said. Dramatic footage shows the animal swinging wildly from a harness attached to a helicopter after cops tranquilized it near San Antonio on Wedn...
01:00 2019-08-09

Search for escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson stretches into second day Curtis Ray Watson escaped a Henning, Tennessee, prison Wednesday. He is considered a person of interest in the death of a prison administrator.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
09:52 2019-08-11

Team USA Escaped With A Win Over Turkey, But It May Have Cost Them Jayson Tatum's Ankle Team USA should’ve lost to Turkey in their second group-stage game today at the FIBA World Cup, and though they were handed a 93-92 win by some last-second incompetence, the victory may have come at a price. On the very last play of overtime, Jayson Tatum sprained his ankle after throwing a pass and...
01:39 2019-09-04

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in targeted attacks. HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware tha...
01:00 2019-05-31

Digital signs provide alert on escaped homicide suspects TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Digital signs on Arizona highways alert the public that a married couple suspected in a Tucson killing remained at large after overpowering two guards and escaping while being extradited from New York to Arizona. Tucson police said 56-year-old Blane Barksdale and 59-year-old wif...
20:00 2019-08-28

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must turn himself over to a county jail by July 14. An a...
13:13 2019-07-03

Backpacker escaped horrific kidnapping by posting cries for help on Facebook A backpacker has revealed she managed to escape by sending Facebook messages after being kidnapped by a farmer and raped in a pigsty. Davine Arckens, 24, was chained and assaulted over two days after being abducted by twisted hobby farmer Gene Charles Bristow in South Australia. And the ingenious yo...
18:52 2019-06-17

Vettel escaped Monza qualifying penalty due to rules technicality Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel escaped a penalty for going off track in Q3 at Monza because of a technicality in the wording of the relevant regulations...
15:13 2019-09-08

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
22:13 2019-07-11

Manhunt searching for escaped kidnapper Curtis Ray Watson from Tennessee prison Tennessee authorities began the second day of a statewide manhunt Thursday, for a convicted kidnapper who they say escaped from prison and may have killed an administrator....
03:39 2019-08-09

Watch: Herd of 75 escaped bison evades capture in New York state Authorities in New York state said a herd of 75 loose buffalo are proving difficult to capture and are believed to have split up into smaller groups....
00:39 2019-08-01

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
04:13 2019-06-10

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
21:13 2019-06-13

Navajo County Sheriff’s searching for escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona Wanted poster for Robert Collins. HEBER, Ariz. – The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking an escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona. According to NCSO, Robert Collins fled from bounty hunters Wednesday at the midtown Circle K in Heber, Arizona. Collins was last seen ru...
17:26 2019-09-12

Escaped prisoner suspected of murdering, sexually assaulting warden is captured A dangerous inmate suspected of murdering a corrections officer he sexually assaulted before he broke out of a Tennessee prison was arrested on Sunday on the fifth day of a massive manhunt. “CAPTURED!” the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) tweeted alongside a photo of a grim-faced...
22:00 2019-08-11

Look: Escaped snake found wedged between fence posts in British town Animal rescuers in Britain said a member of the public received an unusual surprise when they found a 5-foot boa constrictor stuck between fence posts....
18:26 2019-09-03

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
15:26 2019-07-04

Some Foreigners Detained In Greater Noida For Illegal Stay Escaped: Cops "Some" of the 60 foreigners, detained in Greater Noida for staying in the country without valid travel documents, escaped from police custody on Thursday night, officials said....
09:13 2019-07-12

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
05:39 2019-05-22

US Marshal: Escaped murder suspects had hours-long lead on authorities PHOENIX (AP) – Two fugitives being transported across the country to face murder charges overpowered two security guards, tied them up and got a head start of several hours before anyone knew they escaped, authorities said Thursday. The husband and wife were still at-large three days after the...
06:39 2019-08-30

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
17:52 2019-06-15

Gilroy Garlic Festival survivors also escaped Las Vegas massacre in 2017 Alicia Olive had a unique perspective when shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. “Oh man, this is not happening again,” Olive told KTXL-TV. Olive and two friends — brothers Christopher and George Cook — have now survived two deadly evenings: Sunday’s festival in...
22:13 2019-08-01

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio de Janeiro state authorities said on Tuesday....
08:00 2019-08-07

White supremacist gang leader who escaped from Arkansas jail has been captured The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

Kevin James replaces Simon Pegg as the escaped convict villain in Becky Some weird casting just got weirder: According to Deadline, Kevin James is going to replace Simon Pegg as the villain in Becky, an “action thriller” starring The Haunting Of Hill House’s Lulu Wilson and directed by Bushwick’s Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion. The movie is about a rebellious teenager...
04:26 2019-07-10

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set to be released from Piedmont Correctional Institut...
05:00 2019-08-14

FBI offering reward for information leading to arrest of escaped Tucson murder suspects UPDATE: The U.S. Marshall service is offering up to a $10,000 reward, per fugitive, for information leading to the arrest of Blane and Susan Barksdale.  Anyone with information about their whereabouts can call the FBI Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324), 9-1-1, or 88-CRIME. ———...
03:13 2019-08-29

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
01:52 2019-08-12

Two escaped inmates, including leader of white supremacist gang, recaptured in Arkansas The leader of a white supremacist gang and a fellow inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail have both been recaptured, according to authorities.        ...
17:00 2019-08-02

Holy crap, a 3-foot python escaped in a Wisconsin high school and no one can find it Being a high school student is stressful for many reasons, but students at Fond Du Lac High School in Wisconsin now one more thing to worry about as they begin attending classes for the year: a python that broke free from the school’s science lab. As the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, the...
01:00 2019-09-06

Escaped Georgia prison gang inmate James 'Hot Rod' Owenby is captured by police, officials say A Georgia inmate involved in a prison gang and who bears the nickname was taken into custody Thursday morning after escaping in broad daylight by stealing a truck during his time assigned to a work detail, officials say....
22:26 2019-08-01

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering the staff members who responded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a tweet....
17:26 2019-07-21

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
18:26 2019-08-11

Maybe the universe isn’t as old as everyone thought We like to think we’re the center of the universe, but in the grand scheme of things, humans have only been around for a tiny, almost impossibly small fraction of the age of Earth. Our planet and our solar system have only been around for about one-third as long as the universe itself, or so w...
17:39 2019-09-13

Eve: 'I thought of rap as a sisterhood. It was not like that' As she launches her first album in six years, Eve talks about life at the top of the 00s rap scene – and educating her white, British billionaire husband about life as a black womanOn a balmy night in Paris recently, Eve found herself hiding in the corner of a nightclub. The opening bars of her 2001...
13:00 2019-07-19

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks: 'We are truly blessed' all on board escaped plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. issued his first public statement following the plane crashed that involved him and his family last week.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

'This is not happening again!' 3 who survived Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting escaped Las Vegas in 2017 Three people who survived a mass shooting in Las Vegas returned to an outdoor concert Sunday. The venue: The Gilroy Garlic Festival.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

'Doomsday preppers' accused of abusing adopted twins who escaped from Florida farm Wakulla residents are surprised to learn of the Doomsday couple charged with abusing their adopted twin daughters.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a platform that’s unwilling or unable to improve its user experience in any meaningful way. Call it an oc...
22:39 2019-07-17

4 Things Dustin Said About You…Just Thought You Should Know… Okay, I seriously hate to tell you this, but I figured you need to hear these four things Dustin said about you… it’s definitely better you hear it from a friend…...
17:39 2019-07-09

The art dealer who can't see: 'I always thought someone would find me out' Influential Berlin gallerist Johann König’s new memoir details how his blindness has helped him understand good artWhen gallerist Johann König sold his first artwork at the tender age of 21, he had a secret he only reluctantly shared with his buyer. Severely sight-impaired as a result of a freak acc...
13:39 2019-06-21

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
03:52 2019-06-12

Charles Leclerc 'crossed a line' and escaped penalty because he drives for Ferrari, says Toto Wolff Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has accused Charles Leclerc of crossing the line in his bid to hold off Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix and said he might have been handed a penalty away from Ferrari's home circuit....
14:52 2019-09-09

Dayton firefighter: ''I thought it was a mistake' The women and men of Dayton Fire Department Station 11 spent the early hours of Sunday morning on a horrifying task: searching for victims in the aftermath of a mass shooting....
07:39 2019-08-10

Marianne Williamson says liberals are 'mean' and lie: 'I thought the right did that' Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson suggested in a new interview that she was surprised to find liberals are "so mean" and even lie -- lashing out at the party's treatment of her spiritually tinged campaign. ...
19:00 2019-09-05

The AFC is worse than we thought, and more NFL Week 1 takeaways The Jaguars and Browns were among the early disappointments. Also: The Rams' offense is changing, and Mike Zimmer appears to have gotten his wish with the Vikings....
04:26 2019-09-10

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’ Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilantThe risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of the cancer.The findings of th...
08:13 2019-08-30

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
17:39 2019-05-21

Lil Nas X appears to come out as he says: 'Thought I made it obvious' Lil Nas X has said he wanted to open up about his sexuality before the end of Pride Month by sharing a message on Twitter appearing to confirm he is a member of the LGBTQ community....
18:26 2019-07-01

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy' - Azarenka "Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son."...
16:13 2019-05-21

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientific settlements in the not-so-distant future. With that in mind, researchers are trying to figure out ...
01:13 2019-07-24

Ortiz has third surgery after complications Former Red Sox star David Ortiz had more surgery because of complications from a gunshot wound, his wife said in a statement. Ortiz is in "good spirits," she said....
19:26 2019-07-11

Suarez thought his 'career was over' after Chiellini bite "Luis Suarez has revealed that he thought his career was over after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup landed him a four-month ban."...
22:39 2019-06-15

Predatory pediatrician may have been more awful than originally thought Attorneys for the numerous victims who were reportedly sexually abused at the hands of Big Apple pediatrician Dr. Reginald Archibald spoke out Thursday — claiming that a report released last month by the hospital where he worked only scrapes the surface of his predatory behavior. Archibald, wh...
10:39 2019-06-21

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
20:13 2019-06-13

Parents Thought They Wanted Tech in Every Classroom. Now They're Not So Sure. Over the last decade, American schools embraced technology, spending millions of dollars on devices and programs; some parents question how much it’s helping....
23:00 2019-09-03

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
19:26 2019-06-27

Lil Nas X Confirms He's Gay: 'Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious' On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay....
17:26 2019-07-01

Doctor Who Could Return to Our Screens Sooner Than We'd Thought The cast of Enola Holmes continues to grow with a reckless abandon. Dana Lee discusses his role in Birds of Prey. Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite could get a western remake. Daisy Ridley teases her epic duel in The Rise of Skywalker. Plus, what’s to come on The Handmaid’s Tale, and another look at Will Smit...
17:13 2019-07-03

Bernadette Peters: 'Every role I've played, I've thought – that's me!' The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriouslyCafe Luxembourg, the closet-sized New York bistro Bernadette Peters chooses for our lunch, opened in 1983 and seems almost unchanged. That also goes for Peters, although she has been...
08:00 2019-05-30

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue brushes that humans can use to lick their cats. An...
17:13 2019-07-03

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on their whereabouts....
15:39 2019-06-11

Ten years ago, I thought Britain was becoming more tolerant. I was wrong Sarfraz Manzoor recalled the racism of his childhood in Luton in his memoir Greetings from Bury Park. As a film adaptation is released, he asks how much has really changedBoris Johnson was still a backbench Conservative MP and Donald Trump was a property developer and reality television star in the ...
15:13 2019-07-06

The Houston Texans thought they didn’t need a GM. They were wrong. Criticism is mounting that the Texans didn’t get enough for Jadeveon Clowney and gave up too much to get Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills in Saturday’s trades....
04:00 2019-09-02

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
23:13 2019-07-14

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E.T., a new study puts a bit of a damper on its whereabouts. A study entitled “A Limited Habitab...
23:52 2019-06-11

Ron Goldman’s sister: I thought about ‘taking out’ O.J. Simpson Kim Goldman said Wednesday that when she saw O.J. Simpson a few years after his acquittal in the murders of her brother and Nicole Brown Simpson 25 years ago, she briefly thought about running him down. “I was by myself in my car. I saw that gait … that I had been following for so......
20:39 2019-06-12

Bank of England: No-deal Brexit not as bad as we thought The negative impact of a no-deal Brexit will not be as severe as originally thought because of improved planning by the government, businesses and the financial sector, the Bank of England has said....
00:00 2019-09-05

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
15:26 2019-06-06

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
15:26 2019-07-17

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00 2019-06-04

Another trophy for Liverpool, but also food for thought for Klopp Liverpool have won the UEFA Super Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea over 120 minutes. Jürgen Klopp starts his season with silverware, but he may not have liked everything that he saw in Istanbul....
05:00 2019-08-15

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically overheating our planet for the last couple of centu...
00:13 2019-08-02

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:26 2019-07-10

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off one of the most daring heists in modern history, died Tuesday. ...
02:52 2019-07-11

Off-duty Philly cop shoots panhandler he thought had a gun An off-duty Philadelphia cop shot a panhandler who approached his car because he thought the man was carrying a gun, according to reports. The detective, who was driving an unmarked car and wearing civilian clothes, was stopped in traffic soon before 9 p.m. in the Kensington neighborhood when the ma...
09:00 2019-05-23

She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a venomous bite....
05:00 2019-08-25

How we met: ‘When I saw his profile picture, I thought: “What have I agreed to go on a date with?”’ Charlotte and Jack Cook live in Cambridgeshire. Charlotte, 25, is a teaching assistant for children with special educational needs. Jack, 31, is a land agentThe first time Charlotte and Jack met – as her first shift at a clothes shop ended and his began – they talked for about 15 minutes and Charlot...
17:26 2019-08-19

Cazorla: I thought about quitting, but you have to follow your dream "Santi Cazorla said he was close to quitting football as a result of his serious injuries - but is now revelling in his return to the Spanish national side."...
10:52 2019-06-06

Chrissy Teigen Says She Never Thought of Herself "as a Real Model" Chrissy Teigen has come a long way from relying on free burritos. Today, fans know the 33-year-old star as a standout voice on social media, a host, a model, a cookbook author, John......
22:13 2019-05-24

Rick Scott Sucks Even More Than Humanly Thought Possible Because of former Florida governor and current U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, nearly half a million people in Florida who would otherwise be covered by Medicaid are uninsured. It turns out that not only was Scott indifferent to the uninsured, he also might be the worst politician with regards to HIV and AIDS...
12:52 2019-09-12

'I thought the market would be down more' — Cramer says he's not running away from stocks yet 'Not everything should be thrown out here" on China's currency devaluation and subsequent plunge on Wall Street, says CNBC's Jim Cramer....
21:52 2019-08-05

Cowboys video shows just how little they thought of Giants As if the Giants didn’t suffer enough in their season-opening loss to the Cowboys, it became public on Monday just how easy the Cowboys thought the victory was. The Giants traveled to Dallas and had their secondary brutally exposed for its youth and inexperience in a tough 35-17 loss. The Cowboys’ o...
17:52 2019-09-10

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:13 2019-06-03

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
19:00 2019-07-24

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One of today’s greatest technology mysteries is not how Bitcoin works, but who created it. On October 31, 2008, someone, somewhere, published Bitcoin‘s whi...
17:52 2019-08-21

The great Australian cafe war: he thought he was the best customer ever ... but was he? When Fraser Harvey crowned himself his local coffee shop’s No 1 customer he thought he had no competition. He was wrongIt all started on Monday when Fraser Harvey walked into his local cafe in Melbourne’s city centre. To mark his constant visits to the Sensory Lab outlet on Collins Street, he put up...
10:52 2019-08-23

Eastern US cities are spewing more methane into air than we thought WASHINGTON — Older US east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It’s probably not a safety problem because what’s coming out doesn’t reach explo...
21:39 2019-07-23

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said memories of Giancarlo Stanton's jaw being broken by a pitch from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago crossed his mind when he took a pitch to the face on Saturday....
19:39 2019-07-21

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of living longer with exercise, avoiding tobacco, and other healthy lifestyle choices, losing weight is oftentimes the best thing an obese person can do....
02:26 2019-08-13

Blind date: ‘He was late. I thought I’d been stood up’ Jordan, 25, critical care nurse, meets Jack, 26, PAWhat were you hoping for?A new experience and an interesting story to tell my mum. Continue reading......
08:00 2019-07-20

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
01:13 2019-08-10

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.        ...
16:26 2019-07-22

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
17:39 2019-05-21

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrutiny. It’s being reported that at least three of Fa...
14:39 2019-08-23

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
13:26 2019-05-27

I was beautiful on the outside but still thought of myself as ‘the one-breasted monster’ | Clare Dea I vowed to never tell anyone about my condition but I felt like a fraud. Then I realised that my story can help othersI can distinctly recall the overwhelming sense of shame that I felt, as I stared back at my 15-year-old self’s imperfect reflection in the dance school mirror. All I wanted was to be...
06:00 2019-09-09

Red Sox, fans rally around Ortiz after shooting Ortiz is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday and is expected to be flown to Boston sometime Monday for further treatment....
03:13 2019-06-11

'Mastermind' in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting in which former baseball star David Ortiz was shot on June 9....
01:52 2019-06-29

Red Sox legend Ortiz stable after shooting in DR Former Red Sox slugger and Dominican star David Ortiz is expected to make a full recovery after being shot at a club in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, his father told local reporters....
09:52 2019-06-10

Ortiz remains in 'guarded' condition in ICU Red Sox legend David Ortiz remained in guarded condition in the surgical intensive care unit at a Boston hospital Thursday morning, his wife, Tiffany, said in a statement released by the team....
20:13 2019-06-13

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston....
09:26 2019-06-18

The Latest: Ortiz’s father: Son is out of danger SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that injured former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (all times local): 1:15 a.m. The father of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says his son is out of danger after being wounded in a shooting at a bar in the Dominican Repu...
07:26 2019-06-10

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet....
00:13 2019-08-30

Marc Jacobs On His Fashion Legacy: “I Never Thought Of Myself As Cool” Restlessly inventive and always provocative, Marc Jacobs has redefined American cool for the past three decades. Tim Blanks talks to the visionary designer in the August issue of Vogue...
02:39 2019-07-05

One of Detective Pikachu's Grossest Moments Is Even Weirder Than You Thought Detective Pikachu’s trailers were full of wonderfully cute (and occasionally freaky) Pokémon—but one of the biggest reactions came with the debut of Lickitung. Or rather, Licktung’s ginormous, gross tongue as it slathers Tim Goodman’s face with saliva. It turns out there’s actually a much creepier f...
19:01 2019-05-28

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi Rabbats, 35, from East Sussex, is one of the unluck...
19:52 2019-06-11

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists were worried could have happened to the astronauts d...
20:26 2019-07-17

Earth's last magnetic-pole flip took much longer than we thought The last reversal of Earth's magnetic poles happened long before humans could record it, but research on the flow of ancient lava has helped scientists estimate the duration of this strange phenomenon....
23:26 2019-08-08

New research on Tunguska finds such events happen less often than we thought Enlarge / The famed Tunguska event of 1908 scorched a five-mile swath of trees and caused many to fall away from the center of the blast in a distinct radial pattern. (credit: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Image) Last month marked the 111th anniversary of the Tunguska event, a blast tha...
15:52 2019-07-17

She thought she had a customer service job but soon discovered she was working for cybercriminals Arnica Valka was one of the world's most notorious cybercrime villages. In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's "Kingdom of Lies," one former hacker from the town explains how she got drawn in....
15:13 2019-06-11

A woman in Missouri thought she had water in her ear but it was actually a venomous spider Miles Boyer/Shutterstock Susie Torres, from Kansas, City, Missouri, went to the doctor on Tuesday thinking she had water in her left ear. Instead, doctors found a dime-sized, venomous, brown recluse spider living there. Thankfully, the spider didn't bite Torres, or lay any eggs. Visit INSIDER's ...
08:52 2019-08-24

She Thought She Had Water In Ear - It Was A Venomous Brown Recluse Spider The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday and assumed it had been caused by an allergy shot....
12:26 2019-08-24

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for thousands of years. Now, a large group of researchers say they’ve unpacked the evolutionary history of this disease, all the way back to the first dog...
23:00 2019-08-01

'Plane crash' that led to police search now thought to be meteor Glowing object flying through the air led to land and air search in south-west EnglandA fireball in the sky that led to a land and air search being launched in south-west England amid fears of a light aircraft crash is now thought to have been a meteor.Members of the public called emergency services...
22:00 2019-09-08

On second thought, maybe the Game Of Thrones showrunners won't be at Comic-Con this week Although HBO’s blockbuster Game Of Thrones ended earlier this year—you may have heard about it on one of your favorite petition sites—that didn’t stop the series from carving out a choice piece of real estate at San Diego Comic-Con this year, announcing a short while ago that it’d be performing a so...
05:52 2019-07-18

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media she came across the apparently ambiguous creature at night in recent weeks and decided to take it in, ...
22:13 2019-06-13

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
15:00 2019-05-21

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
02:39 2019-07-04

Ancient footprints show Neanderthals may have been taller than thought The biggest collection of Neanderthal footprints yet discovered offers a window on their social structure, and shows that their group was filled with children...
01:13 2019-09-10

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
04:13 2019-08-22

Corey Ballentine is overcoming tragedy ‘worse’ than many thought He was told the bullet lodged in his body would set off the security alarms at airports, but so far it has not. There were no stitches administered to close the wound, but that does not mean the healing process was seamless for Corey Ballentine. The rookie cornerback is one of the loudest stories of...
04:26 2019-08-28

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop....
17:52 2019-07-31

Glaciers Are Melting Underwater. It’s Worse Than Previously Thought Underwater ice melt from glaciers could be happening much faster than previously thought, according to new research published in the journal Science. That’s a dangerous finding as melting glaciers linked to climate change threaten to raise sea levels dramatically by the end of the century. The...
17:52 2019-07-31

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manchester United.Jamie Jackson: Did you feel betrayed...
11:26 2019-06-03

Everyone Thought Of The Same Joke Ahead Of Apple's iPhone 11 Launch The Apple event is scheduled to start at 10:30 pm today and as the time draws closer, a flurry of jokes have surfaced on social media. Take a look at some of the funniest ones....
08:00 2019-09-10

Maybe we are alone after all: Planets that could sustain alien life much rarer than thought So, maybe we are alone after all. The number of planets in the universe that could sustain life is much smaller than had been thought, scientists said.        ...
03:01 2019-06-12

She Thought She’d Married a Rich Chinese Farmer. She Hadn’t. Pakistan has charged dozens of people with trafficking women to China as wives. Rabia Kanwal was one bride who says she was lied to. In China, her husband has a different story....
10:26 2019-05-27

The Fast and Furious Green Eclipse Was Even Faker Than You Thought The Hollywood wackiness of Paul Walker’s snot green Mitsubishi Eclipse from the first Fast And Furious movie goes much deeper than that goofy “Danger To Manifold” display. Did you know the car’s exhaust note in the movie was actually a mix of a supercharged CRX and a turbo Integra?...
20:52 2019-07-15

Plate tectonics began nearly 2 billion years before we thought Earth’s continents may have been shifting for 2.5 billion years, according to a study of ancient rocks that finds plate tectonics evolved far earlier than we thought...
06:39 2019-08-08

4 Icy Hot Commercials Where It Was Extremely Clear Shaq Thought Icy Hot Was Dog Repellent While basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has been Icy Hot’s spokesperson for over a decade, it seems like he’s always had the wrong idea about what the topical pain reliever actually does. Here are four commercials where it was extremely clear Shaq thought Icy Hot was dog repellent....
21:13 2019-09-11

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working with them – share their storiesFor Muntaser, it’s the memory of militiamen raiding his village in Darfur. For Ahmad, who fled Afghanistan as a child, i...
22:52 2019-08-31

Swinging 60s surrealist Penny Slinger: 'Collectors thought I came with the art' She made psychic dolls houses, erotic wedding cakes and full-frontal collages. But the world wasn’t ready for her powerful personal visions. Is ‘Lady Picasso’ about to get her dues?Penelope Slinger has never done anything by halves. She remembers drawing her first “really accomplished” picture in 19...
18:39 2019-06-27

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
21:26 2019-08-02

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
20:13 2019-07-10

What Charli XCX Really Thought About Joining Taylor Swift's Tour This will not sit well with Swifties. Charli XCX is reflecting on her time on Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour. Back in 2018, the Grammy winner invited Charli and Camila Cabello......
00:39 2019-08-07

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on him for his Independence Day speech, calling it......
09:52 2019-08-18

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
18:00 2019-05-21

She thought buying a billboard would get Tyler Perry’s attention. She already had it. Actress Racquel Bailey bought billboards near Tyler Perry studios so the director, seeking to chance to work with him. He dismissed her actions but turned around and hired her....
01:26 2019-08-25

She thought buying a billboard would get Tyler Perry’s attention. But he was already a fan. Actress Racquel Bailey bought billboards near Tyler Perry studios so the director, seeking to chance to work with him. He dismissed her actions but turned around and hired her....
20:39 2019-08-24

Ayoub Hassan death: Teenage murder accused escaped from West Kensington stabbing scene on 'Boris Bike', court told A 16-year-old boy accused of murdering another teenager behind a Waitrose in west London by stabbing him in the heart made his getaway on a "Boris Bike", a court has heard....
21:26 2019-08-20

Sean Connery says he's 'lucky' to have escaped Hurricane Dorian unharmed Sean Connery revealed he rode out the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from his Bahamas mansion with his wife.        ...
16:13 2019-09-07

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
11:26 2019-05-29

DA: Suspect in Ortiz shooting likely wanted in Pennsylvania One of the suspects being sought in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be the same man who's wanted by Pennsylvania authorities on a charge of attempted homicide....
18:13 2019-06-13

Ortiz en route to Boston after leaving hospital A day after he was shot at a club in Santo Domingo, David Ortiz has left the Dominican Republic hospital where he underwent surgery and is en route to Boston on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
03:13 2019-06-11

Police arrest mastermind in Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
21:26 2019-06-28

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-20

DR AG: Ortiz shooting case of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting at a nightclub in his hometown on June 9....
05:26 2019-06-20

MLB notebook: Ortiz throws out 1st pitch at Fenway Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston....
08:39 2019-09-10

Red Sox, Big Papi fans rally around Ortiz after shooting The Boston Red Sox and their fans are rallying around David Ortiz, a day after the popular former slugger known as Big       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
04:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: Ortiz’s wife says he ‘continues to heal’ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and “continues to heal and make progress....
23:39 2019-06-13

Ortiz returns to Fenway to throw out 1st pitch Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees in Fenway Park....
08:39 2019-09-10

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Ex Red-Sox star Ortiz upgraded to 'good' condition The condition of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded to good by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he remains in the intensive care unit....
21:13 2019-06-18

Plot that wounded Ortiz unraveled because of many mistakes The plot that resulted in baseball superstar David Ortiz getting shot in the back unraveled within hours, mostly because the crew of hired killers made so many mistakes...
08:26 2019-06-21

Ex-Red Sox star Ortiz shot in back, expected to be OK David Ortiz, a three-time World Series champion during his career with the Boston Red Sox, was shot in the back Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, national police told CNN....
09:52 2019-06-10

Police: $30,000 offered in shooting that wounded Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police say a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the shooting that wounded baseball slugger David Ortiz, who was sitting near the intended victim. National Police spokesman Frank Félix Duran Mejía told a news conference on Sunday that the all...
22:39 2019-06-30

Suspected mastermind in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
01:52 2019-06-29

The Latest: Red Sox offer all resources to Ortiz family The Boston Red Sox say they've been notified by the family of David Ortiz that the former slugger sustained a gunshot wound to his "lower back/abdominal region" and is recovering after surgery       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
05:00 2019-06-11

Nunez talks with Ortiz, 'embarrassed' by shooting Eduardo Nunez, who is friends with fellow Dominican native David Ortiz, has talked to the former Red Sox star, who was shot in what Nunez calls an "international shame."...
22:26 2019-06-12

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical distress is in doubles – and he insists the pro...
06:26 2019-06-29

South Dakota mom thought she had kidney stones but was pregnant with triplets A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets said she didn’t discover she was pregnant until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones....
07:52 2019-08-18

P.T. hack reveals a horror game that's somehow even scarier than we previously thought P.T., the “Playable Teaser” for a Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro-led Silent Hill that never was, is the closest video games have come to digitally recreating a nightmare. From a first-person perspective, players walk the endlessly looping hallways of a seemingly empty house to the sound of a wa...
19:39 2019-09-09

Ring’s surveillance partnership with law enforcement is deeper than previously thought Amazon’s Ring has finally come clean about its partnership with law enforcement agencies in the US. The doorbell-camera company — which was acquired by the retail giant in February 2018 — disclosed that it has inked deals with 407 agencies to “facilitate conversations around crime and safety among a...
01:26 2019-08-30

NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought Scientists just threw a monkey wrench in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life by redefining what a “habitable planet” is. A team of researchers led by NASA astrobiologist Edward Schwieterman recently published a study indicating that the habitable zone (HZ) for life includes far fewer pl...
20:39 2019-06-12

Russians (not North Koreans) thought to be behind $530M Coincheck hack The $530 million hack that blighted Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck in January 2018 may have been carried out by Russian hackers. A virus thought to be used in the hack has been found on employee computers and is linked to Russian hacker groups, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The hackers alle...
21:26 2019-06-17

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, black gloves and balaclavas, brought their metal trunc...
03:39 2019-07-22

Thought the mobile revolution was rough? Here’s what it really takes to harness AI (VB Live) The first thing AI needs to transform is your company infrastructure. Join this VB Live event to learn how to break down silios and harness the power of AI.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-09

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
16:39 2019-06-12

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
15:00 2019-05-21

Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn’t find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones. KOTA-TV reports Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, gave birth to the healthy triplets on Aug. 10. Giltz says th...
04:39 2019-08-18

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her then-two-year-old son would enter a hyperbaric ox...
15:00 2019-08-16

Mets botch apology to 1969 players they thought were dead The Mets apologized to Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson of the 1969 Mets, both of whom were included in a video montage of deceased players a day earlier during a 50th anniversary celebration of that World Series winning team. Both are still living. Before Sunday’s 8-5 win over the Braves, a message ran ...
08:39 2019-07-01

Tiger Woods: I've always thought reaching Nicklaus' major record was possible "Tiger Woods was speaking to GOLFTV in his role as an exclusive content partner for the new digital destination for golf fans all over the globe. Visit GOLF.TV and follow @GOLFTV to learn more about live PGA TOUR programming and exclusive content from Tiger Woods and Francesco Molinari."...
19:26 2019-05-21

'I Thought the World Was Ending': What's Fueling the Amazon Rainforest Fires Deforestation has been rising since 2015 as Brazil’s recession pushed poorer Brazilians into illegal logging. More than 43,000 fires have burned in the region this year, pitting environmentalists against a defiant president and reviving conspiracy theories about foreign interference....
07:00 2019-08-31

Adwoa Aboah: ‘I thought I was hideous. I wanted to jump out of my skin’ The supermodel turned mental-health activist on how battling dyslexia, drugs and depression helped her find her voiceAdwoa Aboah’s clothes are causing a stir, and not – as you might expect from one of the world’s most recognisable models – in a fashion sense. Her team are worried that her black hood...
11:39 2019-06-15

What Khloe Kardashian Really Thought About Tristan Thompson's Birthday Wishes Khloe Kardashian was just as surprised as many people were when her ex Tristan Thompson penned her a sweet birthday tribute. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star turned 35 on......
22:00 2019-06-28

Body Of Man, Thought To Have Fallen From Plane, Found In London Garden The body of a man thought to have been a stowaway who fell from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways flight on its way into Heathrow Airport has been found in a garden in London, police said on Monday....
14:00 2019-07-02

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:13 2019-07-02

Man charged in U.S. anthem assault thought Trump wanted it: lawyer Attorney Lance Jasper told the Missoulian he will seek a mental health evaluation for Curt Brockway, who convinced himself that he was following the president’s orders....
01:26 2019-08-09

The 11-Foot-8 Bridge Claims Another Sacrifice to the God of Things That Are Taller Than You Thought It’s happened again! Durham, North Carolina’s most famous, dynamic, and charismatic bridge-citizen, the 11 Foot 8 railway bridge, has once again demanded a sacrifice, and once again the Great Trucker has provided. This time, it’s a “bucket truck,” one of those work trucks with a mechanical arm to ra...
00:13 2019-07-03

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
18:00 2019-05-21

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
15:52 2019-05-21

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change....
22:52 2019-06-19

Europe’s Mars lander parachute problems may be worse than thought Enlarge / If the ExoMars spacecraft successfully lands on Mars, it will deploy the Rosalind Franklin rover. (credit: ESA) In October 2016, Europe's small Schiaparelli lander entered the Martian atmosphere and attempted to touch down on the surface of the red planet. Due to an altitude measurement ...
22:13 2019-09-10

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
20:39 2019-06-03

Officials thought she died of an overdose. Now they say husband put heroin in her cereal Prosecutors believe that Jason Harris killed his wife by putting heroin in her cereal. The Michigan man is also charged with hiring a hitman.        ...
18:26 2019-08-29

Steve Smith Thought Of Phil Hughes After Being Hit By Archer Bouncer Steve Smith, who suffered a concussion after being hit on the neck by Jofra Archer during the second Ashes Test, thought of the death of Phil Hughes when he was struck....
02:26 2019-08-29

Someone Thought This Cleveland Browns-Themed Kia Stinger GTS Was A Good Idea I have nothing against the Cleveland Browns, that I know of. I often forget they exist, and one of my esteemed Deadspin colleagues even says the team is “a hot pick to be good this year.” (He doesn’t totally buy it, though, because they’re the Browns. In my very limited football knowledge, in which ...
00:39 2019-09-03

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the climate...
15:13 2019-07-05

This thought experiment explains how quantum computers can time travel You know how sometimes you find yourself facing off against an enemy spaceship in a Wild West-inspired laser duel where whoever fires first wins? What if I told you that a group of researchers (a murder of physicists?) came up with a way for you to manipulate the very fabric of time and space so tha...
04:52 2019-08-29

A Georgia attorney thought a man hit his Mercedes with a golf ball. He ran him over and killed him, DA says An Atlanta attorney has been charged with murder after he allegedly struck and killed a real estate investor he says hit his car with a golf ball.        ...
01:52 2019-08-26