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Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

Jun. 15, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime time for retailers, the day before Father's Day. The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or...

The Latest: Patrick Cantlay with 68 for low round at Pebble

Jun. 15, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Patrick Cantlay has shown what kind of scoring day Saturday might be at the U.S. Open. He shot a 68 long before the leaders teed off, and that's the low score of the third round so far. The greens are firmer than the...

Chargers coach Lynn has busy break ahead before camp starts

Jun. 15, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn has a busy stretch ahead before the Los Angeles Chargers report to camp on July 24. While many in the NFL try to relax in the five weeks between minicamp and training camp, Lynn plans on getting his family foundation off the ground as well as open a new school in...

Off-duty LA cop discharged gun during deadly Costco shooting

Jun. 15, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer among three people injured during a shooting inside a Costco Wholesale, killing one person, discharged his firearm inside the store, authorities said Saturday. It was not immediately clear whether the unidentified officer was the only person who...

LA Kings buy out remainder of contract for D Dion Phaneuf

Jun. 15, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf's contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 2018. Phaneuf scored 16 points and racked up 68 penalty minutes,...

The Latest: Off-duty officer discharged gun in shooting

Jun. 15, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store (all times local): 12 p.m. Southern California police say the off-duty Los Angeles police officer who was injured during a shooting inside a Costco warehouse store discharged his firearm inside the store. Police from...

Raptors' president encounter with deputy being investigated

Jun. 15, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda County...

Halfway through, US Open just getting started

Jun. 15, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland has the 36-hole lead in the U.S. Open, the second time in his last four majors he's been ahead at the halfway point. It's really no lead at all. This U.S. Open is just getting started. Woodland was two shots ahead of Justin Rose going into the third round, with the...

Correction: US-Film-5B story

Jun. 15, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story June 13 about the new documentary "5B," The Associated Press reported erroneously the year the ward opened at San Francisco General Hospital. It opened in 1983, 1989. A corrected version of the story is below: "5B" documentary tells story of pioneering AIDS caretakers In new...

Runaway golf cart hits 5 people near 16th hole at US Open

Jun. 15, 2019 9:32 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Five people were injured at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near the 16th hole Friday at Pebble Beach and was walking...