Rangers Score Five in the 8th to Nip A’s 8-6 – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (AP) — Jonah Heim hit a two-run home run with two outs in the eighth to cap a five-run rally, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics, 8-6, on Saturday. Trailing 6-2 after being held down by starter Cole Irvin, the Rangers took advantage of the A’s struggling bullpen. DJ Peters hit a … Read more

Firefighters Advance on Blaze That Shut California Highway – NBC 7 San Diego

Firefighters were making progress on a wildfire that jumped across a Southern California freeway and spread across dry hillsides while a new blaze forced residents of a Northern California community to evacuate. The fire broke out Saturday afternoon near Castaic in northern Los Angeles County. Pushed by 10-15mph (16-24 kph) winds, the blaze chewed through … Read more

Emma Raducanu wins US Open women’s title

Emma Raducanu completed her historic run through the U.S. Open by beating Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 for her first Grand Slam title. Raducanu was already the first player in the professional era, dating to 1968, to come through the qualifying rounds to reach the final of a major tournament. The 18-year-old from Britain then won … Read more

The Queen congratulates Emma Raducanu on her ‘remarkable’ Open victory

T he Queen has hailed Emma Raducanu’s “remarkable achievement at such a young age” penning a tribute to her “outstanding performance” at the US Open. The monarch was moved to write an open letter to the 18-year-old, saying: “I send my congratulations to you on your success in winning the United States Open Tennis Championships. … Read more

Furman defense smothers Tennessee Tech in 26-0 victory

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Devin Wynn rushed for 93 yards and two touchdowns, and the Furman defense held Tennessee Tech to 121 totals yards, 26 in the second half, as the Paladins defeated the Golden Eagles 26-0 on Saturday. Hamp Sisson, the reigning Southern Conference offensive player of the week, completed 17 of 29 passes for … Read more

High temperatures forecast through weekend in county

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Blue skies were seen across much of San Diego County Saturday morning as high pressure across the southwestern United States expands into Southern California through the weekend, the National Weather Service said. There may be some cumulus buildup over the southern mountains Saturday afternoon but the chance of any rainfall from … Read more

La Stella, Belt Lead Giants Past Cubs 15-4 for 6th Straight – CBS San Francisco

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy La Stella and Brandon Belt each hit three-run homers, and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Chicago Cubs 15-4 on Saturday for their sixth straight win. La Stella finished with three hits, including a double, five RBIs and scored three runs for surging San Francisco, which improved to a major-league best … Read more

3 people injured in Humboldt Park shooting

CHICAGO — Three people were injured in a shooting in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon, according to police. Police said the individuals were in the 1100 block of North Kildare Avenue when they sustained gunshot wounds from an unknown direction. A 32-year-old man was struck to the back and taken to Stroger Hospital … Read more

Donald Trump Jr. Says Father Could Reveal Intel About Aliens, Area 51 During Boxing Fight

In an apparent effort to boost television ratings, Donald Trump Jr. has said that his father, former President Donald Trump, could reveal intelligence about aliens and Area 51 during the Holyfield vs. Belfort boxing fight in Florida on Saturday night. The former president and his eldest son are scheduled to provide commentary from ringside for … Read more