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Morning Rain/Bat Boy Dies After Being Struck by Bat/Manhunt for Cop Killer

Rainy Monday morning. (Source: WOIO) Rainy Monday morning. (Source: WOIO)

Rain and some thunder continue to work their way through Northeast Ohio and will continue to threaten us as "hit and miss" showers through much of the day.  We will be treated to glimpses of sunshine as temperatures top in the low 80s.  Clouds will be on the decrease tonight as lows slip to around 60.  Tuesday brings intervals of sun and clouds our way along with high temperatures only approaching 80 degrees.

WICHITA, KS (KSNW/CNN) - A 9-year-old bat boy for a summer collegiate baseball team died Sunday after he was accidentally struck in the head with a bat Saturday during the National Baseball Congress World Series.Liberal Bee Jays announced the death of Kaiser Carlile in a post on Facebook early Sunday morning. "With the permission of the family, and with much sorrow and a very broken heart, I regretfully inform everyone that Kaiser Carlile passed away earlier this evening," the post announced.Jim Parks has been coming to the NBC World Series for 60 years, and never has he seen an incident quite like this. "Nothing like it, not at all," he said.Parks said Kaiser went to retrieve a bat, running right by another batter taking practice swings during the third inning of the game. "He was swinging, and it hit him in the helmet, knocked him down," Parks said. "He got back up, but he went right back down again." Parks said everybody came over to check on the boy. Luckily emergency crews were close by, already helping Janice Van Dyke, who was having a dizzy spell. "Over the speakers came a child had been hit at the ballpark," Van Dyke said. "The one lady working on me finished working on me while the other one grabbed her defibrillator and her oxygen and ran out." Van Dyke said it was a blessing emergency crews were so close and able to get to Kaiser's aid right away."They were here for me, and I'm fine, but being on the property made them able to get to that boy sooner," she said.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer during a drug deal. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Officer Sean Bolton, 33, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said at a Sunday news conference. "He's a coward," Armstrong said of Wilbourn. "You gunned down, you murdered a police officer, for less than 2 grams of marijuana. You literally destroyed a family." Armstrong said Wilbourn was a passenger in a 2002 Mercedes Benz that was parked illegally in a southeast Memphis neighborhood Saturday night. Armstrong said Bolton saw the car and shined his squad car's spotlight on the vehicle. Bolton then got out of his car and walked toward the Mercedes, Armstrong said. Wilbourn got out of the Mercedes, confronted Bolton, and they got into a physical struggle, Armstrong said. Wilbourn then took out a gun and fired it, striking Bolton multiple times, Armstrong said. The officer died at a hospital. Wilbourn and the driver then ran away, Armstrong said. The driver later turned himself in to police, and police described him as a person of interest in the case before he was released without being charged. Armstrong said Bolton interrupted a drug deal in progress. Officers found about 1.7 grams of marijuana inside the car, which likely would have just resulted in a misdemeanor citation and a fine for Wilbourn, Armstrong said.

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