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Herd of cows escapes into Los Angeles suburb

Jun. 23, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Forty cows escaped a slaughterhouse and ended up in a Los Angeles suburb where one was killed after charging at a family, authorities said Wednesday. Cows were reported running loose on the streets of Pico Rivera around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday after...

States grapple with closing youth detention centers

Jun. 23, 2021 07:30 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As states from California to Maine consider drastic changes to youth detention centers, New Hampshire is grappling with its own facility that has been rocked by abuse allegations from years past. The state’s Legislature will vote Thursday on a...

Biden anti-crime effort takes on law-breaking gun dealers

Jun. 23, 2021 05:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is announcing new efforts to stem a rising national tide of violent crime as administration officials brace for what could be a turbulent summer, focusing on attacking gun violence, providing money to cities that need more police and offering community...

'Sweet Feet' Tracy takes leadership role with Iowa receivers

Jun. 23, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyrone Tracy Jr. gave himself the nickname “Sweet Feet” in the 2019 season. It was a bold move by the redshirt freshman in Iowa’s experienced wide receiver group. Two years later, he said he’s keeping the nickname. ...

Snell pitches 5 scoreless innings, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2

Jun. 23, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the sellout crowd of 42,667 on its feet in the ninth inning, right fielder Wil Myers chased down Justin Turner's slicing liner to end the San Diego Padres' 3-2 win against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. shot both...

DeSclafani wins again, Flores HR as Giants top Angels 5-0

Jun. 23, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down. The right-hander allowed three hits over seven sharp innings Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels. The surprising NL West leaders...

Asian Americans lobby to name Navy ship for Filipino sailor

Jun. 23, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Asian Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S. and the Philippines are campaigning to name a Navy warship for a Filipino sailor who bravely rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago, earning him a prestigious and rare Medal of...

Spears set to make rare remarks to conservatorship judge

Jun. 23, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the most anticipated hearing in the case in years, Britney Spears is expected to address a judge overseeing the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's money and affairs since 2008. If Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny does...

Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash

Jun. 23, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others. Vanessa Bryant, her children and relatives of other victims filed a...

California school coach fired after tortillas thrown at team

Jun. 23, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego-area school district voted Tuesday night to fire the head basketball coach after tortillas were hurled at a team from a mostly Latino high school. The Coronado Unified School Board voted 5-0 in a closed session to release JD Laaperi...