Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 to split the four-game series at Safeco Field. Chris Colabello clubbed a two-run homer for Minnesota, which went 4-and-3 on its road trip to Anaheim and Seattle and is 6-and-4 overall since the All-Star break. Kyle Gibson gave up five runs in five frames as he slipped to 2-and-3 with the loss.
Jury selection begins in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband of eight days.
Bitter cold and ice are being blamed for thousands of canceled flights and the death of a 5-year-old.
A look at the news making headlines today, Monday Dec. 9.