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Dodgers rout Giants 9-2 for 50th win; Rich Hill headed to IL

Jun. 20, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger keeps getting on base, and if he's at home chances are it's via a home run. Bellinger slugged his 24th homer — 16th at Dodger Stadium — and Los Angeles kept it together after losing starter Rich Hill to injury in a 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on...

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor

Jun. 20, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he's facing a potential recall campaign....

Dodgers' Hill leaves game after 1 inning against Giants

Jun. 19, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill of the Los Angeles Dodgers left his start against the San Francisco Giants after one inning because of left forearm discomfort Wednesday night. The left-hander retired the side on 15 pitches with two strikeouts. He has 993 career strikeouts. Hill came out to the mound to begin...

LA mayor targeted by recall effort over homeless crisis

Jun. 19, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he's facing a potential recall campaign....

U2 guitarist won't get to build mansions on Malibu hillside

Jun. 19, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A plan by U2 guitarist The Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California's highest court declined to consider his last-ditch appeal. The musician, whose real name is David Evans, staged a 14-year legal fight to build five large,...

Thief takes Marilyn Monroe statue from Hollywood gazebo

Jun. 19, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch" went missing early Monday from the "Four Ladies of...

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet

Jun. 19, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles mother kept her 10-year-old, special-needs son locked in a closet and so underfed that he was a shocking 34 pounds (15 kilograms) when he died, police said. Veronica Aguilar, a mother of four children, is accused of neglect that caused the death of Yonatan Aguilar. When...

Jane Fonda to give White House hopeful Steve Bullock a boost

Jun. 19, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jane Fonda is joining a group of Hollywood power players to host a fundraiser for presidential candidate Steve Bullock on Thursday, a show of support that could lend credibility among Democratic donors to the little-known Montana governor. The Academy Award-winning actress, activist and...

The legacy of Denzel: Key moments from Washington AFI honors

Jun. 19, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A night dedicated to an artist as prolific as Denzel Washington is bound to be an emotional one. The Oscar-winning actor, director, and producer is the face of some of the best-known films of the last few decades, including "Fences," ''Training Day," ''Malcolm X," and "Philadelphia."...

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse

Jun. 19, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr. James Heaps, alleging he touched her inappropriately...