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Jury recommends death penalty for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

Oct. 18, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. The victims of Michael Gargiulo, 43, included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001 when she had...

Rams OL Edwards set to start after changing positions

Oct. 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Time is moving much faster for Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman David Edwards. Edwards has been learning to play more quickly after switching from tackle to guard, a process that had to be expedited as the rookie from Wisconsin is expected to start at left guard against...

Correction: Babe Ruth's Bat-Auction story

Oct. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Oct. 16 about the auction of the bat Babe Ruth used to hit his 500th home run, The Associated Press, relying on information from SCP Auctions, erroneously reported that Mel Ott was the second player to reach the 500-homer plateau. Boston's Jimmie Foxx did so on Dec. 24, 1940....

Big baby: Female Masai giraffe born at Los Angeles Zoo

Oct. 18, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A big baby has made its debut at Los Angeles Zoo. The zoo announced this week that a female Masai giraffe was born on Oct. 5, the fifth baby for the mother, Hasina, and the sixth for the father, Phillip. The new addition has joined the giraffe herd at the zoo. The calf stands about 6...

The Latest: Jury recommends death for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

Oct. 18, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a jury's sentencing recommendation for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" in California. (all times local): ___ 1:50 p.m. A Los Angeles jury has recommended the death sentence for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer." One victim of 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo was...

McVay: Jalen Ramsey expected to play for Rams at Atlanta

Oct. 18, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams expect cornerback Jalen Ramsey to play on Sunday in Atlanta. Ramsey went through a second full practice with the Rams on Friday, three days after Los Angeles acquired the former All-Pro cornerback in a trade with Jacksonville. Coach Sean McVay says he is...

'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

Oct. 18, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97. Macy died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his friend Matt Beckoff said Friday....

Jury reaches decision on sentence for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

Oct. 18, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has decided whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third. The jury's decision in the case of 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo will be read...

The NBA's West race should be incredibly good this season

Oct. 18, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

Stephen Curry knew roster change was inevitable. That being said, Curry and the Golden State Warriors aren't changing their expectations of themselves. The five-time defending Western Conference champions aren't the popular pick to represent their side of the league in this season's NBA Finals, understandable...

Hutton notches 2nd straight shutout, Sabres beat Kings 3-0

Oct. 18, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton keeps stopping shots. The Los Angeles Kings can't seem to score. Put the teams together and the result is predictable. Hutton set a Buffalo record for saves in a shutout with 47 and recorded his second straight shutout in a 3-0 win over the Kings...