Daytime burglars hit Batesville, police look for tips

first_imgBatesville, In. — Batesville Police major Brad Wessel says detectives are investigating two more residential burglaries.Police say sometime between 7:30 a.m. and noon Friday, October 12 burglars hit a home in Farmington Estates in the 300 block of Abby Lane. On the same day, thieves hit another residence in the Hillendale area on White Oak Drive. Police say that crime occurred between 6:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. No one was home at the time of the burglaries.The residents reported cash, jewelry and miscellaneous items missing.Any information, no matter how small, can be left confidentially by calling 812-934-3131 and if you see a crime in progress call 911.last_img

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Angels agree to deal with reliever Blake Wood ahead of arbitration deadline

first_imgThe Angels agreed to a one-year $1.45-million deal with reliever Blake Wood, just hours ahead of Friday’s deadline for offering arbitration to eligible players.Wood, 32, was a likely candidate for an early signing because the Angels were interested in keeping him, but his projected arbitration salary of $2.2 million was perhaps a little high.In situations like that, teams try to reach agreements early at lesser amounts, or else non-tender the player.Wood pitched just 17 innings for the Angels after they claimed him from the Cincinnati Reds on waivers in August. Although he had a 4.76 ERA, his 22 strikeouts and four walks encouraged the Angels to bring him back. As expected, the Angels offered arbitration to their other 10 eligible players: starters Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Tyler Skaggs, Andrew Heaney and JC Ramirez, relievers Cam Bedrosian, Blake Parker and Jose Alvarez, catcher Martin Maldonado and first baseman C.J. Cron. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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USMNT cancels Qatar camp because of Middle East security concerns

first_imgU.S. Soccer has canceled the upcoming USMNT camp in Qatar after tension in the Middle East region increased following the death of Iranian general Qasem Suleimani.A U.S.-led drone strike killed Suleimani in Iraq on Thursday. There are fears Americans will be targeted in the Middle East region as retaliation. The U.S. football governing body decided to scrap the camp Friday, releasing a statement through its official media channels.MORE: Goal.com’s World Team of the Decade for the 2010s”Due to the developing situation in the region, U.S. Soccer has decided to postpone traveling to Qatar for the Men’s National Team’s scheduled January training camp,” the U.S Soccer statement read.”In the meantime, we are working on alternative arrangements in preparation for the match against Costa Rica on February 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif.”We are working with the Qatar Football Association to find an opportunity in the near future for our team to experience Qatar’s world-class facilities and hospitality.”[email protected] statement on the #USMNT’s 2020 January Camp: pic.twitter.com/zl15icyzex— U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) January 4, 2020There is no official threat to Americans in the Middle East but the situation could change rapidly as the U.S and Iran continue to have conflict.The USMNT had planned to use the Aspire Academy training facility in Doha from Jan. 5-25 with the 23 U.S.-based footballers and two foreign-located players expected to attend the camp. Some staff and equipment had already been sent to Qatar for the initial event. The camp will now be held at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., beginning Jan. 6, the USMNT announced late Friday. The USMNT also has an exhibition match scheduled against UEFA Nations League finalist the Netherlands on March 26 in Eindhoven.Having missed qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the USMNT is looking to build to make sure it is involved in Qatar 2022; however, it was beaten 1-0 by Mexico in the 2019 Gold Cup final and only just squeezed through the CONCACAF Nations League group following a 2-0 defeat to Canada.last_img read more

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