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Golden State Killer trial to be held in Northern California

Aug. 21, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former police officer accused of being the Golden State Killer will be tried in Sacramento County on more than a dozen murders committed up and down the state that terrorized residents during the 1970s and '80s. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas says Sacramento...

Bryce Love hears the call of another season at Stanford

Aug. 21, 2018 2:01 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Love's unusual decision to return to Stanford after a season in which he was the Heisman Trophy runner-up might well be validated in December. In fact, Love has already envisioned the ceremony. He can see himself walking on stage to receive the most coveted prize in college...

Argento denies sexual assault, says Bourdain made payment

Aug. 21, 2018 1:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the Italian actress and filmmaker said she never had a sexual relationship with the young actor whom she agreed to pay $380,000 in a settlement. Argento, who has alleged that film producer...

Jansen gives up 2 HRs in return, Cards top Dodgers 5-3

Aug. 21, 2018 3:29 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the calendar turned to August, the St. Louis Cardinals have been on a tear. They kept it up against Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list in a 5-3 loss to the Cardinals on Monday night....

Kris Richard brings fiery style, Seattle success to Cowboys

Aug. 21, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of Boom in Seattle was the highest-ranking hire in an overhaul of Jason...

Davis homers in jersey signed by fan, A's top Rangers 9-0

Aug. 21, 2018 2:18 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a night they both homered — and Ramon Laureano for the first two times in his career — the rookie learned far more about teammate Khris Davis than just his ability to clear fences. Davis' heart shined through as far as that 438-foot home run he hit sandwiched between...

Khris Davis lets Make-A-Wish kid sign jersey, slugs long HR

Aug. 21, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis asked a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to sign his jersey, then slugged a mighty home run for the Oakland Athletics in a 9-0 win against the Texas Rangers on Monday night. Davis let 10-year-old Oakland sixth-grader Anthony Slocumb print his name in blue ink on...

Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 win

Aug. 21, 2018 1:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game. Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets' first-baseman of the future,...

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sport

Aug. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how," the Beach Boys have been telling us in song since 1962. And if you haven't started listening by now — and you live in California — perhaps it's time you did. On Monday surfing became the official sport of California. So grab...

FBI: Chinese man kidnapped after business meeting in LA

Aug. 21, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI is looking for three suspects who kidnapped a Chinese man after a business meeting in the Los Angeles area last month, but authorities haven't heard from the kidnappers since they demanded a $2 million ransom and the man remains missing, investigators said Monday. Ruochen "Tony"...