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Mother arrested after 3 children found slain in Los Angeles

Apr. 10, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said. Liliana Carrillo, 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 200 miles (322 kilometers) north of Los...

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Apr. 10, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

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Troubled background check system delays elder care hiring

Apr. 10, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Intensive care nurse Meynard Villa was on the verge of losing his family’s $150,000 investment in his new senior care home because he couldn't hire workers while grappling with a glitchy state system designed to automate criminal background checks. ...

Martin Jones makes 32 saves to lead Sharks past Kings 5-2

Apr. 10, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Martin Jones made 32 saves to stymie Los Angeles again, Patrick Marleau scored his 566th career goal and the San Jose Sharks beat the Kings 5-2 on Friday night. Kevin Labanc, Rudolfs Balcers and Dylan Gambrell also scored, and Brent Burns had...

Leonard scores 31 as Clippers extend winning streak to 4

Apr. 10, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Reggie Jackson added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers used a dominating second quarter Friday night to defeat the Houston Rockets 126-109 and extend their winning streak to four games. The short handed Clippers, who were...

Reports say LAPD was ill-prepared for protest violence

Apr. 09, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two reviews of the violence that surrounded last summer's police brutality protests say the LAPD wasn't prepared to react when peaceful demonstrations were marred by clashes, vandalism and looting. The reports released Friday found that poor planning...

Clippers' Beverley to miss time after breaking left hand

Apr. 09, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is likely to miss the rest of the regular season after breaking his left hand during Thursday's game against the Phoenix Suns. Beverley was going for a rebound in the fourth quarter of Los Angeles' 113-103 victory when...

LAPD officer charged with running illegal gambling operation

Apr. 09, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer is among three people charged with running an illegal gambling operation that involved placing bets on this year's NFL Super Bowl, police announced Friday. Robert Felix, a 13-year veteran assigned to the LAPD's Transit...

Turner homers, Dodgers beat Nats 1-0 on champs' ring day

Apr. 09, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner's fond memories of the Los Angeles Dodgers' championship last fall will always be weighted by slight disappointment in the weird way it all ended for him personally. After receiving the ring symbolizing last season's success Friday,...

Plan would return beachfront taken from Black family in '20s

Apr. 09, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County plans to return prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a seaside resort for African Americans but suffered racist harassment and were stripped of it by local city leaders a century ago, a county official said Friday. ...