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Folsom rehab nurse arrested for alleged sex abuse of patient

Nov. 12, 2019 1:57 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Sacramento man working as a nurse at a rehab facility on suspicion of sexually assaulting a drugged patient. The Folsom Police Department said Monday 61-year-old Gregory Harms, of Sacramento, was arrested Friday and booked into the Sacramento County...

Male babysitter gets 9 years in prison for molesting boys

Nov. 12, 2019 1:45 PM EST

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Redwood City man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for molesting young boys when he was working as a part-time babysitter. The Mercury News reports 32-year-old Angel Leopoldo Gutierrez Monney was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison and ordered to register...

Counterfeit airbags seized at Southern California airport

Nov. 12, 2019 1:29 PM EST

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says its officers seized eight counterfeit Honda airbags at Southern California's Ontario International Airport. The agency said Tuesday the fakes were found in September during an enforcement examination of express air cargo packages. Automotive...

Singer Andrea Bocelli: 'Absurd' to shun opera legend Domingo

Nov. 12, 2019 1:08 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated. "I am still appalled at what happened to this incredible artist,"...

Mistakes doom 49ers and create tight NFC West race

Nov. 12, 2019 11:28 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers' safe lead in their division. Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo's hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to rally for a...

Uber fights LA's suspension of scooter, bike rental permit

Nov. 12, 2019 10:11 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Uber subsidiary Jump is fighting the suspension of its permit to rent electric scooters and bikes in Los Angeles. The city suspended Jump's operating permit in October for not complying with a rule requiring such companies to transmit data on the start and end point of each trip in...

Wreck jams I-15 in Southern California's Cajon Pass

Nov. 12, 2019 9:56 AM EST

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have extinguished a fire ignited by a crash on Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass east of Los Angeles. The San Bernardino County Fire Department tweets that the fire erupted early Tuesday morning when a big rig and another vehicle went over the side on the northbound 15 near...

Ricky Gervais returning to host the 2020 Golden Globe Awards

Nov. 12, 2019 8:28 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards. Gervais memorably hosted the Globes from 2010 to 2012, skewering many of the attendees with irreverent jokes. He also lampooned the organization that hosts the Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association....

Seahawks knock 49ers from unbeaten ranks with 27-24 OT win

Nov. 12, 2019 3:43 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers' kick split the uprights. After a wild overtime that featured a rare Wilson interception, a missed field goal by San Francisco and a questionable decision from 49ers coach...

Leonard leads Clippers past Raptors in 1st game vs old team

Nov. 12, 2019 2:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard wasn't at his best against his former team. His new teammates knocked down big shots and won anyway. Leonard struggled on 2-for-11 shooting and had nine turnovers, but Lou Williams led a big effort from the bench with 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the...