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Giolito Ks 11, McCann hits slam as White Sox top Angels 7-2

Aug. 17, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — James McCann is certainly enjoying a grand week at the plate. The Chicago White Sox catcher hit his second grand slam in three games during Friday night's 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. McCann, who launched a slam during the eighth inning Wednesday at Houston, did it in the...

LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigation

Aug. 17, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company's longtime general director, including whether it has already started. The union that represents opera singers...

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Aug. 16, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79. "I am very sad," Jane Fonda said in a statement....

Shoppers panic as security officer fires at man with knife

Aug. 16, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who robbed an armored car guard at a Southern California shopping plaza was captured Friday after the guard fired gunshots that sent panicked shoppers fleeing, police said. No one was injured but the exchange caused chaos and fears of a mass shooting at the Third Street Promenade...

The Latest: Police: Suspect in Santa Monica robbery caught

Aug. 16, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on gunfire at a Southern California shopping plaza (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Authorities have captured a man they say tried to rob a Brinks security guard who then opened fire, panicking shoppers at a busy Southern California shopping plaza. Nobody was hurt in the Friday...

Chargers All-Pro safety James out with broken right foot

Aug. 16, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will likely go into the regular season without one of their top defensive players for the second straight year. All-Pro safety Derwin James is sidelined due to a foot injury suffered during Thursday's practices with the New Orleans Saints. James has a...

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' promotion jams up Los Angeles

Aug. 16, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," set in the...

Officers stake out 2 airports, nab accused turtle trafficker

Aug. 16, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. Nathan Horton is charged with violating the Lacey Act, which forbids illegal wildlife trafficking. Prosecutors took a...

Trout's 40th homer, 4 hits propel Angels past White Sox 8-7

Aug. 16, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A low changeup scraping the outside corner is not a home run pitch for most hitters. Mike Trout is not most hitters, and he blasted it off the fake rock pile beyond center field at the Big A for the latest milestone homer in what's shaping up to be his best power season yet. "I like...

Close friends Brees and Rivers get to share practice field

Aug. 15, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers and Drew Brees have not been teammates since 2005 but the bond between the two still remains strong. The quarterbacks are sharing a field as the Los Angeles Chargers host the New Orleans Saints for practices for the third straight year. The two teams will work out...