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Knockoff pot vapes raise concerns for licensed companies

Sep. 17, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California's cannabis market. Bootleggers eager to profit off...

Trump says he will do 'something' about homelessness

Sep. 17, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task force. "We can't let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves by allowing what's...

Trump gives California grief - but also likes its money

Sep. 17, 2019 9:07 PM EDT

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California, but he showed Tuesday he's more than happy to cash in there with a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to scoop up $15 million from wealthy Republicans in...

Chargers sign TE Kendricks, DE Peace, place Phillips on IR

Sep. 17, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have signed tight end Lance Kendricks and defensive end Chris Peace. Kendricks' addition Tuesday gives the Chargers a receiving tight end to take the place of Hunter Henry, who is out for an extended period after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 8...

Lions cut Anderson, Johnson after adding Perkins, Driskel

Sep. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released running back C.J. Anderson, quickly cutting ties with a player who helped the Los Angeles Rams reach the Super Bowl. Detroit made the relatively surprising move Tuesday night after adding running back Paul Perkins off waivers from the New York...

The Latest: Trump says he'll do something about homelessness

Sep. 17, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to California (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the people of San Francisco and Los Angeles are fed up with homelessness and his administration will be "doing something" about it. The president spoke about the problem...

McVay criticizes McVay's play-calling after Rams win again

Sep. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay didn't hold back Monday, harshly criticizing the Rams' offensive play-caller for a series of bad selections in the red zone during Los Angeles' 27-9 win over New Orleans . Since McVay calls all of the Rams' plays himself, he feels pretty confident his target will...

Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

Sep. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That's because what he was vaping didn't have any CBD, the suddenly popular compound extracted from the cannabis plant...

CBS credit union manager gets 14 years for $40M embezzlement

Sep. 16, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former manager of a credit union that served employees of the CBS television network has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a two-decade embezzlement scheme that drained $40 million from the institution and forced it into insolvency. Edward Rostohar pleaded guilty to...

Chargers have no one to blame but themselves after loss

Sep. 16, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn is starting to pencil in at least one game a year where the Los Angeles Chargers fail to capitalize on opportunities and gift-wrap a victory to the opponent. The third-year coach is hoping Sunday's 13-10 loss at Detroit is the only time that happens this season. "For...