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California woman says she drowned children to protect them

Apr. 16, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman admitted to drowning her three young children because, she said in a jailhouse television interview, it would keep them away from their father amid a bitter custody battle. Liliana Carrillo told KGET-TV that she wanted to...

2 documentaries up for Oscars tell stories of nonagenarians

Apr. 16, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

The Oscar isn’t the only one celebrating its 93rd trip around the sun at the Academy Awards ceremony this year. The shorts category features two documentaries, “ A Concerto is a Conversation ” and “ Colette,” about fellow nonagenarians who have led extraordinary and extraordinarily...

LA Phil's Dudamel to become music director of Paris Opera

Apr. 16, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the Paris Opera while continuing his commitment to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The Paris Opera and the Venezuelan director announced the appointment Friday. “Opera has long played...

Price earns 1st regular-season save, Dodgers top Rockies 7-5

Apr. 16, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and Max Muncy each hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Thursday night as David Price earned his first regular-season save. Muncy’s two-out drive in the seventh inning off reliever Yency...

Standoff with man suspected of killing California woman

Apr. 16, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of driving from Washington state to California in order to kill his estranged wife was taken into custody late Thursday night after an hours-long standoff with Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, authorities said. James...

Jaylen Brown scores 40, Celtics beat Lakers 121-113

Apr. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Brown...

Dodgers gather at Jackie Robinson statue to pay respects

Apr. 15, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manager Dave Roberts and the Los Angeles Dodgers started Jackie Robinson Day, several hours before Thursday night's game against the Colorado Rockies, with a private tribute to the Hall of Famer and civil rights advocate. Wearing their No. 42 jerseys...

12-time Oscar nominee Diane Warren hopes for 'awesome' win

Apr. 15, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a dozen and more reasons, Diane Warren would be overjoyed to win a best original song Oscar for her work in “The Life Ahead” starring Sophia Loren. A trophy for the Italian-language film's song, “Io Si (Seen),” would be Warren’s first...

Disabled nominees hope their Oscar moment becomes a movement

Apr. 15, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for people with disabilities. “I’ve always seen that stage with its stairs as a symbol that they don’t expect people who had mobility issues to be...

Turner powers Dodgers past Rockies 4-2 for 5th straight win

Apr. 15, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner utterly destroyed a plate of nachos and splattered a fan's jacket with cheese when the veteran slugger's home run ball landed in the first row at Dodger Stadium. When Turner got back to the dugout and saw the replay, he hailed a...