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Falcons: McKinley with family following mental evaluation

Jan. 16, 2019 1:48 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley is with a family member in Oakland after undergoing a mental evaluation prompted by a friend's call to Los Angeles police. Falcons spokesman Brian Cearns told The Associated Press on Wednesday McKinley "is in a good spot" and has been in "constant...

Storm could set off mudslides in fire-scarred California

Jan. 16, 2019 1:38 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. Water levels could rise in small rivers and creeks and debris flows could hit...

Robert Durst murder trial set for September in Los Angeles

Jan. 16, 2019 12:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst has been scheduled to go on trial in late summer on charges of killing a friend in Los Angeles nearly two decades ago. A judge on Tuesday scheduled the trial to begin on Sept. 3, the Los Angeles Times reported . "Sept. 3 is fine for trial," Durst...

AP WAS THERE: California's deadly 1994 Northridge earthquake

Jan. 16, 2019 12:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California's densely populated San Fernando Valley. A study put the death toll from the magnitude 6.7 Northridge quake at 72, including heart attacks. About 9,000 people were injured, and the damage costs were estimated...

Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

Jan. 16, 2019 12:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: ___ THE...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Jan. 16, 2019 12:33 PM EST

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ DESPITE ELECTION GAINS, CONGRESS AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY STILL A BOYS' CLUB, Jan. 14 While the recent elections ushered enough women into office at both the state and federal levels to be able to declare a victory for progress - if not a full blown "year of the woman" - the...

Hint of new negotiations as LA teachers strike enters day 3

Jan. 16, 2019 11:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles teachers union leader hinted of a possible resumption of contract bargaining Wednesday as striking educators in the second largest U.S. school district walked picket lines outside hundreds of schools for a third day. "We'll have more information for you later in the day...

The Latest: Los Angeles teachers strike enters 3rd day

Jan. 16, 2019 11:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles teachers strike (all times local): 8:01 a.m. The Los Angeles teachers strike has entered a third day. Teachers are on the picket lines Wednesday and rallying under rainy skies outside a high school. United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl...

Ball scores 19 as Lakers deal Bulls eighth straight loss

Jan. 16, 2019 2:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers were angry after the NBA's worst team broke a long losing streak on their home floor. They weren't about to let the league's second-worst team do the same thing on Tuesday night. Ball scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half as the Lakers handed...

Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111

Jan. 16, 2019 12:46 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors weren't trying to send any sort of message or make any kind of statement against a team they were chasing in the Western Conference. "They know who we are," Durant said. Still, message received. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points...