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Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels

May. 23, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Cron believed in spring training that the Minnesota Twins were going to have a good offense this season. Their hitting hasn't just been good, it has been powerful. The Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs and beat the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 on Thursday to complete...

The Latest: LA police search for boy kidnapped in carjacking

May. 23, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a truck stolen with a 7-year-old boy inside in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Los Angeles police say they've recovered a pickup truck stolen with a 7-year-old boy inside, but the carjacking suspect and the child are still missing. Officials say the Chevrolet...

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform

May. 23, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn't the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It's a topic that was also very important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others who consider the criminal justice system often unfair and dehumanizing. Hussle served time...

Los Angeles police search for truck stolen with child inside

May. 23, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching for a pickup truck that was stolen with a 7-year-old boy in the back seat. Officials say the gray 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was carjacked around 3 p.m. Thursday in the Miracle Mile neighborhood. Investigators say the pickup sped away eastbound on Wilshire...

Arbitrator upholds Voynov suspension but says he served half

May. 23, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arbitrator upheld Slava Voynov's one-season NHL suspension Thursday but is giving him credit for serving half of it in 2018-19. Commissioner Gary Bettman suspended the former Los Angeles Kings defenseman for the upcoming season and the 2020 playoffs after determining he committed acts...

Twins, Angels postponed, will be made up on Thursday

May. 22, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Very little has slowed the Minnesota Twins of late. A rare Southern California rain shower did the trick Wednesday night. The Twins had their series finale against the Los Angeles Angels postponed because of weather and unplayable field conditions. It has been rescheduled for...

California sees more late-spring wintry weather

May. 22, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thunderstorms embedded with lightning and hail moved across Southern California on Wednesday as winter-like weather persisted through late spring in many parts of the state. The unusual conditions caused by low-pressure systems dropping out of Canada were expected to continue into the...

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports

May. 22, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder's girlfriend on May 1 told a 911 operator he punched her at his home in...

Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

May. 22, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. The half-hour chase began around 7 p.m. in Santa Clarita, just...

Some Ohio legislators yell 'cut' to Hollywood tax deals

May. 22, 2019 6:08 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut? Some of Hollywood's biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were shot in Ohio, taking advantage of a 10-year-old tax credit incentive program. Now some Ohio legislators want to dim the lights on a program aimed at luring filmmaking to...