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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) looks on during batting practice before a game between the Phillies and the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two days of simulated action against Jerad Eickhoff and Phillies minor league pitchers, newcomer Bryce Harper will face competition in an actual spring training game Saturday afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater. The plan is for Harper to be the Phils'...
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Nouman Raja sits between defense attorney Scott Richardson, left, and paralegal Debi Stratton as attorney Richard Lubin gives his closing arguments in Raja's trial, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool
March 07, 2019 - 9:41 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A fired Florida police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder Thursday for the fatal 2015 shooting of a stranded black motorist, becoming the first officer in the state to be convicted of an on-duty shooting in 30 years. Nouman Raja, 41, now faces...
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Cruise ship hit by sudden 115 mph gust tilts
Aaron Black
March 06, 2019 - 8:24 am
By Christina Zdanowicz and Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- There was no warning. One moment passengers were sitting at a piano bar on their huge cruise ship slipping through the water off the East Coast and seconds later the ship started tilting. And tilting. And tilting. It went from curious to scary...
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Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper
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Jay Scott Smith
March 04, 2019 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As merchandise for the new Phillies star Bryce Harper flies off the shelves, fans are also thinking of flying to Clearwater, Florida, to get a first look at the team in spring training. Anyone planning to head to the Sunshine State should be prepared to spend — ticket...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft could be charged as early as Monday with soliciting prostitution, according to the State Attorney's Office in Palm Beach County, Florida.
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February 28, 2019 - 10:01 pm
By Jay Croft, CNN (CNN) -- Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of soliciting prostitution in Florida, court records show. Attorneys for Kraft, 77, electronically filed the plea Monday in Palm Beach County Court. It seeks a nonjury trial. Kraft...
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Jasmine Grace Marino, of Nashua, N.H., a former massage parlor prostitute, stands for a photograph, in Somerville, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
February 28, 2019 - 8:49 am
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — They're nestled amid bustling downtowns and tucked into nondescript strip malls across quiet suburbs. Brothels posing as massage parlors and Asian spas have been part of the American landscape for decades, hidden in plain sight. But the Florida...
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Kristen Johanson
February 25, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Patriots' owner Robert Kraft was officially charged Monday in a Florida prostitution sting involving day spas. Authorities say they have a video tape showing the encounter, hours before the AFC Championship game in January. They say, Kraft is seen naked, hugging a...
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Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas is headed for the Western Caribbean out of Galveston, Texas.
Carolyn Poirot/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT/Sipa USA
February 18, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN (CNN) -- "Golden Girls" fans have been given the biggest gift, but they'll have to get on board next winter to see the card attached. Picture this: A special Western Caribbean Cruise cruise celebrating the iconic sitcom has just been confirmed for next winter, and it...
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The Phillies' equipment truck departs Friday around noon for spring training in Florida.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
February 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's an annual harbinger of spring: The Phillies' equipment truck departs Friday around noon for spring training in Florida. This is a day Phillies equipment manager Dan O'Rourke marks on his calendar: The day the tractor trailer is loaded up and heads down I-95,...
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Michael Ertel
Steve Cannon/AP, file
January 24, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's top elections official abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface posing as a Hurricane Katrina victim. Secretary of State Michael Ertel, who had been on the job less than three weeks, resigned just hours after he testified...
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