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Men arrested after using open houses to rob celeb's homes

Aug. 22, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say two men in Los Angeles were arrested after using open houses to rob homes of celebrities, including singers Usher and Adam Lambert. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Thursday that 32-year-old realtor Jason Emil Yaselli and 33-year-old Benjamin...

Chargers safeties Phillips, Watkins ready to step up

Aug. 22, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers safeties Adrian Phillips and Jaylen Watkins know that the spotlight is on them while Derwin James is out with a broken bone in his right foot. As the Chargers wrapped up training camp on Thursday, James was undergoing surgery for a stress fracture of the fifth...

Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at sheriff's station

Aug. 22, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A shooter remained at large after wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in a sheriff's station parking lot in the Mojave Desert city of Lancaster, authorities said. A search of the area concluded early Thursday without finding a suspect, said Deputy Morgan Arteaga, a department...

The Latest: Pellet gun found in search for deputy's shooter

Aug. 22, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the search for a shooter who wounded a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Authorities say they'll test a pellet gun found in an apartment to see whether it's the weapon used to shoot a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was wounded in...

FBI takes down Nigerian fraudsters in $46M case

Aug. 22, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the verge of...

Angels shut down rookie pitcher Griffin Canning for season

Aug. 22, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Griffin Canning will miss the rest of the season with mild elbow inflammation. The Angels announced their decision Thursday. Canning is the Angels' most promising pitching prospect in several years. The 23-year-old Orange County native went 5-6...

NFL 2019: Rams wary of pitfalls on road to title redemption

Aug. 22, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — That 13-3 loss in the Super Bowl looms large over the Los Angeles Rams. Their high-scoring ascent to the NFL's elite over two thrilling seasons somehow culminated in one of the most lifeless offensive performances in big game history. It's the last thing anybody expected from a team...

Sanders, Harris set for showdown in delegate-rich California

Aug. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders has promised to win the California presidential primary in March, but home-state Sen. Kamala Harris is defending her turf — putting the two on a collision course in a state both see as a critical steppingstone to the White House. Sanders' campaign...

NFL 2019: Rivers: 'I feel like we're in that window.'

Aug. 22, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers says the Los Angeles Chargers' potential reminds him of 2006 to 2009, when the franchise won four straight AFC West Division titles. That group, though, only made it as far as the AFC championship game in 2007. Rivers is hoping to lead the Chargers one step further...

Man dubbed 'Boy Next Door Killer' found sane by jury

Aug. 22, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors on Thursday found a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" was sane when he fatally stabbed two women and tried to kill a third inside their Southern California homes. The decision was announced after less than a day of deliberations in the sanity phase of the...