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Onetime high-flying lawyer Girardi indicted on client theft

Feb. 01, 2023 17:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The charges are the...

Authorities investigate shooting of stabbing suspect near LA

Feb. 01, 2023 15:50 PM EST

HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting by police of a stabbing suspect who officers said threatened them with a large knife near Los Angeles last week. Huntington Park police responding last Thursday said a victim reported being stabbed by...

Anti-Asian hate 'runs the gamut,' racist Yelp reviews show

Feb. 01, 2023 15:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As if running a restaurant during a pandemic wasn't tough enough, Christopher Wong also had to contend with a racist troll. “I will not have my dog eat in this place because they might cook him,” read the Yelp review of Wong's eatery, the Curry Up Cafe in...

Nantucket schools targeted by ransomware attack

Feb. 01, 2023 14:48 PM EST

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Public schools on the Massachusetts island of Nantucket remained closed on Wednesday a day after a ransomware attack targeted the district's computer system and prompted officials to send students home early. “Together with outside data security experts,...

Pat Riley: Kareem never had potential, 'only greatness'

Feb. 01, 2023 12:42 PM EST

Pat Riley remembers just about every detail surrounding the events of Dec. 29, 1961. It was a cold night in Schenectady, New York. A little snowy, the roads a little icy. And when the bus carrying the opposing team from New York City arrived, all of Riley’s Linton High teammates peered out the...

Pickup driver fleeing LA police crashes into car, killing 2

Feb. 01, 2023 10:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people were killed when a driver fleeing Los Angeles police crashed into their car, authorities said. The collision occurred Tuesday night in the Panorama City area after officers responded to a report of a stolen pickup truck and a pursuit began. ...

Today in History: FEB 1, Space shuttle Columbia breaks up

Feb. 01, 2023 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2023. There are 333 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: In Feb. 1, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry, killing all seven of its crew members:...

Leonard, Powell lead Clippers past Bulls, 108-103

Jan. 31, 2023 23:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 33 points and Norman Powell added 27 to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Chicago Bulls 108-103 on Tuesday night. Paul George added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers, who’ve won six of seven. Nikola Vucevic had 23...

3 adults found shot to death at home in Southern California

Jan. 31, 2023 22:45 PM EST

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were investigating Tuesday after three people were found shot to death at a home in inland Southern California. Deputies responded around 9 p.m. Monday to the two-story house near Montclair, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s...

Man, 36, charged in attacks on LA-area drivers' vehicles

Jan. 31, 2023 19:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 36-year-old man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attacking motorists’ vehicles with a pipe this month on a Los Angeles area freeway, prosecutors said. Nathaniel Walter Radimak was arrested Sunday in connection with assaults he is accused of committing on Jan....