Minertree/iStock/ThinkStock(BALTIMORE) — Eight people were on board a recreational boat when it crashed near a Baltimore, Maryland, bridge early Sunday morning, leaving two women dead and six people injured.

The 40-foot boat collided with a concrete pillar that was about 50 yards away from the Francis Scott Key Bridge, according to Candy Thompson of Maryland Natural Resources.

The two victims were identified as Wendy Lawson, 41, and Kimberly Ervin, 45, both from Baltimore, according to the Maryland Natural Resources Police.

At least one of the victims was not wearing a life jacket, according to Thompson.

Six people were hospitalized, Thompson said.

The pillar, approximately 10 to 15 feet in height and width, acts to protect the bridge from wayward incoming vessels, Thompson said.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, and it was unclear whether alcohol was involved, Thompson said.

There were 130 boating accidents in Maryland last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources, that left 12 people dead and 96 injured.

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Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — One of the biggest dominoes has fallen in the lead up to the Major League Baseball trading deadline as the Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals announced a deal Sunday that sent ace Johnny Cueto to the defending American League champions.

Cueto, 29, was considered one of the top pitchers available this month. Word came out on Saturday that a deal to the Royals was nearly completed before one of the players involved had a medical issue that halted the trade.

Still, on Sunday, the two teams came to an agreement and the deal was made official. The Royals acquire three left-handed pitchers in the move, Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed.

Finnegan factored in for the Royals in the postseason last year, but had been pitching in Triple-A for Kansas City.

Cueto finished second in last year’s National League Cy Young Award voting.

In eight seasons, Cueto has won 92 games in Cincinnati.

For the Royals, who made the postseason for the first time in nearly 30 years last season, acquiring Cueto is a sign that they hope to capitalize on their chance to win big this year. They currently stand 6.5 games ahead of the Minnesota Twins in the American League Central and hold the best record in the American League.

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@ccyr17 posted this photo to Twitter on July 25, 2015: “Those in Vegas wondering what the smoke is… Fire at the Cosmopolitan pool.” @ccyr17(LAS VEGAS) — Saturday’s fire at the Bamboo Pool of The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas is believed to have been accidental, officials say.

Fire investigators know where the fire started, they say, but they continue working Sunday to determine what sparked it. Clark County Assistant Fire Chief Sandra Baker said the blaze is believed to be accidental, and that the investigation could take about one week.

The pool was reopened on Sunday, but an area of the rooftop pool deck was walled off. Guest rooms on the 14th floor, the same floor as the pool deck, were closed Sunday.

No one was burned in Saturday’s fire, though two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

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@ccyr17 posted this photo to Twitter on July 25, 2015: “Those in Vegas wondering what the smoke is… Fire at the Cosmopolitan pool.” @ccyr17(LAS VEGAS) — Saturday’s fire at the Bamboo Pool of The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas is believed to have been accidental, officials say.

Fire investigators know where the fire started, they say, but they continue working Sunday to determine what sparked it. Clark County Assistant Fire Chief Sandra Baker said the blaze is believed to be accidental, and that the investigation could take about one week.

The pool was reopened on Sunday, but an area of the rooftop pool deck was walled off. Guest rooms on the 14th floor, the same floor as the pool deck, were closed Sunday.

No one was burned in Saturday’s fire, though two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

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Minertree/iStock/ThinkStock(BALTIMORE) — Two people are dead and six others injured after a pleasure boat crashed into the base of a bridge near Baltimore.

The Coast Guard says the 37 foot boat crashed into the base of the Key Bridge just after 3 a.m. Sunday. Four people were thrown from the boat, including two women whose bodies have now been recovered.

Two others were pulled from the water and crews rescued four others who were also on the boat.

There was no damage to the bridge.

Officials said this crash was a reminder of the dangers of boating at night.

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Minertree/iStock/ThinkStock(BALTIMORE) — Two people are dead and six others injured after a pleasure boat crashed into the base of a bridge near Baltimore.

The Coast Guard says the 37 foot boat crashed into the base of the Key Bridge just after 3 a.m. Sunday. Four people were thrown from the boat, including two women whose bodies have now been recovered.

Two others were pulled from the water and crews rescued four others who were also on the boat.

There was no damage to the bridge.

Officials said this crash was a reminder of the dangers of boating at night.

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JaysonPhotography/iStock/ThinkStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Police in San Francisco police are looking into an officer-involved shooting near the San Francisco International Airport.

Authorities say a man crashed a vehicle then ran from police.

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says the suspect later confronted an officer then was shot by the officer. “The suspect continues to come at the officer. One of the other officers can hear the suspect saying, ‘Shoot me, shoot me, shoot me.’ A second round is fired; it strikes the off — the suspect in what apepars to be the abdomen. He goes down.”

The suspect is said to be in serious but stable condition.

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iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
San Francisco 2, Oakland 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit 5, Boston 1
Toronto 8, Seattle 6
Baltimore 5, Tampa Bay 1
Chicago White Sox 10, Cleveland 3
Kansas City 2, Houston 1, 10 innings
NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 5
Texas 7, LA Angels 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia 5, Chicago Cubs 0
Washington 9, Pittsburgh 3
NY Mets 15, LA Dodgers 2
St. Louis 1, Atlanta 0
Cincinnati 5, Colorado 2
Arizona 2, Milwaukee 0
San Diego 3, Miami 1

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John Roman/iStock/ThinkStock(LAFAYETTE, La.) — The theater, time and date of a screening of the film “Trainwreck” was written down inside a journal found in the motel room of the gunman who killed two women and wounded nine other people at the theater earlier this week, state police said Sunday.

Along with the journal, police found wigs and glasses inside John Houser’s room, said Louisiana State Police Colonel Michael Edmonson. He added that writing the time and date of the film added to the belief that the shooting was premeditated.

“That means something to us,” Edmonson said.

Wigs and glasses were also found in Houser’s car. Edmonson added that it was still unclear why Houser, who police have described as a drifter, chose the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette.

Investigators believe Houser, 59, planned to escape after the shooting Thursday night. He died from a self-inflicted gun wound after authorities quickly responded to the theater.

Houser had likely been staying in Lafayette since earlier this month, according to police.

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MarkRubens/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — The Coast Guard continues its search Sunday for a pair of teenagers last seen two days ago after leaving for a fishing trip off the coast of Florida.

Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old, left Friday morning for the Bahamas in their 19-foot, single-engine boat, said the Coast Guard. The teenagers checked in with their parents at 11 a.m. and were Snapchatting photos of the boat and their fishing gear about noon.

The teenagers were last seen at 1:30 p.m. buying more than $100 worth of fuel at a marina in Jupiter, Florida.

The boys were reported missing by their parents about 5 p.m. Friday.

“Both boys have their boaters certification,” said Pamela Cohen, Perry’s mother. “Perry has been on about since he was seven.”

“This is (Austin’s) fourth boat,” said Carly Black, Austin’s mother. “He’s been around boats since before he could walk. We’ve been going to the Bahamas since he was 8-months-old.”

The Coast Guard expanded its search Sunday, although rough seas overnight made the search conditions difficult.

“From my understanding, the boys are avid fisherman. They’ve been fishing their whole entire lives,” said Coast Guard Petty Officer Mark Barney. “But at the same time, they are still 14-year-olds.”

The families have now raised up to $60,000 as part of a reward fund for anybody who can help them find the teenagers.

“Both boys have siblings that are really looking forward to them coming home,” said Cohen.

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