• Yankees CF Aaron Hicks sits out due to Minnesota shooting
    Reuters

    Yankees CF Aaron Hicks sits out due to Minnesota shooting

    New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks pulled himself out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays due to the emotional distress he is feeling over the shooting of a Black man in the Minneapolis area. Hicks was slated to play center field and bat sixth for the game at Dunedin, Fla. But he informed manager Aaron Boone that he was unable to play due to the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn. "Aaron is hurting in a huge way," Boone told reporters.

  • Knoxville school shooting: Police officer among ‘multiple gunshot victims’
    The Independent

    Knoxville school shooting: Police officer among ‘multiple gunshot victims’

    Suspect reported killed and another person taken into custody for questioning

  • Tribune Publishing

    County has vaccinated nearly a quarter of its population against virus

    Apr. 12—Nearly a quarter of Frederick County's population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as anyone 16 or older in Maryland became eligible to receive a shot Monday from any vaccine provider. According to the Frederick County Health Department, more than 87,000 county residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, accounting for roughly 33 percent of the population. More ...