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Tyre Nichols' brutal beating by police shown on video

Jan. 27, 2023 22:31 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis authorities released video footage Friday showing Tyre Nichols being beaten by police officers who held the Black motorist down and repeatedly struck him with their fists, boots and batons as he screamed for his mother. The video is filled with violent...

'Dropicana': Stretch of I-15 in Vegas closing for weekend

Jan. 27, 2023 17:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A key stretch of the main vehicle travel route between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City will be closed all weekend as part of a project to reshape a busy interchange serving the Las Vegas Strip. Nevada Department of Transportation officials say Interstate 15 will be...

Man held after Los Angeles building burns during standoff

Jan. 27, 2023 11:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 45-year-old man was taken into custody after a fire erupted and ravaged a two-story building in Los Angeles while police were trying to investigate him for battery, authorities said. The fire broke out Thursday evening in the Westlake district building, which...

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

Jan. 27, 2023 10:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle. The comedian and former “Tonight Show” host told a Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Thursday that he broke...

DA: 5 Memphis cops 'all responsible' for Tyre Nichols' death

Jan. 27, 2023 06:27 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Five fired Memphis police officers were charged Thursday with murder and other crimes in the killing of Tyre Nichols, a Black motorist who died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop. Shelby County District Attorney Steve...

Clippers extend win streak to 4 with 138-100 rout of Spurs

Jan. 27, 2023 02:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If anyone needed any proof of how confident Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers are feeling, it came late in the second quarter of their game against the San Antonio Spurs. George stole the ball from Zach Collins after a bad pass by Stanley Johnson, dribbled...

California winter storms boost water allocations for cities

Jan. 26, 2023 21:48 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Weeks of historic rainfall in California won't be enough to end a severe drought, but it will provide public water agencies serving 27 million people with much more water than the suppliers had been told to expect a month ago, state officials announced Thursday. ...

Southern California's Santa Ana winds topple trees, big rigs

Jan. 26, 2023 21:44 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Powerful Santa Ana winds tore across Southern California on Thursday — topping 100 mph, (160 kph) in parts — blowing over multiple big rigs on several highways and toppling massive 80-to-100 foot-tall trees, including in San Diego’s iconic Balboa Park where a woman was...

Ballroom shooting victims planned for night of fun, dancing

Jan. 26, 2023 21:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Those killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Los Angeles-area dance hall are being remembered by friends and family for the zest for life that brought them out that night to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Eleven people were killed when a gunman opened fire on...

Gunman killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies

Jan. 26, 2023 20:21 PM EST

MAYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A man was shot and killed Thursday after he pointed a handgun at Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, authorities said. The man was shot shortly after 5:30 a.m. in the Los Angeles suburb of Maywood, the Sheriff's Department said in a statement. ...