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Defendant in Jewish site shootings trial seeks postponement

A white supremacist charged with killing three people last year at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City asked a judge on Tuesday to postpone the defense part of his trial until evidence he requested arrives in the mail.

Police: Tourists took photos of San Francisco murder suspect

Police investigators testified Tuesday that tourists captured photographs of a murder suspect moments before and after he is alleged to have randomly shot to death a young woman on a waterfront pier.

Softball: Blair Oaks 9, St. Elizabeth 0

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons rode the pitching and hitting of Payton Staggs to a season-opening, 9-0 win against St. Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Los Angeles looks at harsher penalties for child sex buyers

Officials in Los Angeles County are adopting a get-tough tactic to deter men from soliciting sex from girls who are forced into prostitution — charging them with crimes that could mean prison time and registration as a sex offender.

Theater shooting victims speak freely at gunman’s sentencing

Scores of victims of James Holmes’ deadly attack on a Colorado movie theater, now free to vent their feelings before the judge, are describing haunting flashbacks, relentless survivor’s guilt and searing physical pain that endures three years later.

Utah boy survived night alone by curling up in warm rocks

A 10-year-old boy found safe after more than a day alone in remote eastern Utah backcountry said Tuesday he remembered the survival skills his father taught him and curled up between rocks still warm from the sun to survive the cold mountain night.

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Pham gets 3 hits, Cardinals win 80th in 9-1 rout

The Cardinals batted around in a four-run first and went on to rout the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on Tuesday night.

Funeral Saturday for Ferguson girl killed by gunfire

Funeral arrangements are now in place for the 9-year-old girl killed when someone shot into a Ferguson home last week.

Detective testifies to school grad’s ‘divine inspiration’

The attorney for a young man accused of raping a fellow student at an elite prep school in New Hampshire questioned police tactics, suggesting Tuesday that his client had been treated unfairly.

California cardinal accused of drunken driving in Hawaii

The former archbishop of San Francisco has been arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of drunken driving.

Heat forecast as help joins fight against Washington fires

Firefighters in Washington state were grateful Tuesday to learn reinforcements were arriving from Down Under as they kept a wary eye on rising temperatures and winds that threatened to expand what’s already the largest wildfire on record in the state.

Injured Nelson working with young Packers wide receivers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The shock of being out of the year has already worn off for Jordy Nelson.

Wayne signs with Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Reggie Wayne said he was talking to several NFL teams before deciding to sign a one-year contract with the New England Patriots.

Gurley back on field for Rams

ST. LOUIS — Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley didn’t get a lot of reps during Tuesday’s practice, but the No. 10 overall pick in the 2015 draft took another step forward in his return from knee surgery.

Key players on Chiefs missing time

KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Chiefs have not had that moment in training camp or preseason when everyone notices a player hobbling to the sideline or flat on the field, and there is a collective gasp.

Missouri man pleads not guilty to abuse charges

A southeast Missouri man who has portrayed Santa Claus at events has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of abusing a child.

Annual Boost BBQ event set for Thursday

The 23rd annual Goldschmidt Cancer Center Boost BBQ is set for 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds.

Bottom of order shines as Helias beats Battle

Entering the softball season, the Helias Lady Crusaders had a pretty good idea of what they were going to get out of the top four hitters in the lineup.

Lady Falcons volleyball win in return to home court

The season is only one match old, but already the Blair Oaks volleyball team has done something last year’s squad didn’t. The Lady Falcons played their first match in their home gym since October of 2013, defeating Linn 25-8, 25-7 on Tuesday.

Softball: Linn 2, Jamestown 1

Hayley Dorton drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Linn Lady Wildcats to a 2-1 win against Jamestown on Tuesday.

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