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Several injured when commuter bus overturns near LAX

Jun. 27, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus crash clipped a parked truck and flipped onto its side Monday morning near Los Angeles International Airport. Three people were hospitalized in critical condition, including the driver of the truck, El Segundo Fire Chief Deena Lee told...

Podcast dramas morph to TV shows in Hollywood reappraisal

Jun. 27, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Listened to any good television shows lately? If you're glued to a scripted podcast drama, you may be auditioning a potential TV series — a result of Hollywood’s demand for small-screen material and the realization that podcasts beyond nonfiction are a...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs receives lifetime honor at BET Awards

Jun. 27, 2022 03:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a speech about his own inspirational dream for the Black community, Sean “Diddy” Combs channeled the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. while accepting the BET Awards' highest honor Sunday night. After Combs received his Lifetime Achievement...

LAFC hopeful Bale can join club within a couple weeks

Jun. 26, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful...

Arango, Palacios score in LAFC's 2-0 victory over Red Bulls

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios scored three minutes apart in the second half as Los Angeles FC pulled away for a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. MLS-leading LAFC improved to 10-3-3 with its fourth shutout of the season and capped a...

M's, Angels get in big brawl after inside pitches, 8 ejected

Jun. 26, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels engaged in a lengthy full-team brawl in the second inning Sunday after tensions over two days of inside pitches boiled over. Both managers and six players were ejected after the brouhaha, which stopped and...

CA--California Digest

Jun. 26, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select California stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of California and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and...

Man held for alleged torch attack during abortion protest

Jun. 26, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police arrested a man they said attacked an officer with a “makeshift flamethrower" or torch during a demonstration against the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Michael Ortiz, 30, was arrested Friday night when he allegedly burned an officer who was...

Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3 despite Ohtani blast

Jun. 26, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight night, Seattle manager Scott Servais was not going to let Mike Trout make an impact with runners on base. The ninth-inning decision worked, but it might result in some bad blood for awhile between the Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. ...

Abortion rights protesters fill California streets

Jun. 25, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, one of several protests across California decrying the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn abortion rights. Marchers gathered near LA City Hall starting around 10 a.m. carrying signs...