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2 found guilty in triple murder of Sacramento father, 2 sons

Oct. 20, 2018 10:57 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men have been found guilty in the home-invasion deaths of a father and his two sons in Sacramento. The Sacramento County Superior Court jury found 26-year-old David Nguyen and 24-year-old Elijah Johnson guilty of murder and robbery on Friday following more than two weeks of...

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Oct. 20, 2018 10:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday. As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. That would stop the streak of 25 rollovers, most recently on Friday...

Maier heats up, leads UC Davis to thumping of Cal Poly 52-10

Oct. 20, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Maier threw for five touchdowns and UC Davis recovered from a lethargic first quarter and demolished Cal Poly 52-10 on Saturday night. Cal Poly took a 10-0 lead after one quarter when, on its first drive, Joe Protheroe ran for a 35-yard touchdown finishing off a...

Laird has 3 TDs runs in 49-7 Cal win over Oregon State

Oct. 20, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — California held a players-only meeting on the eve of their game against Oregon State. The Golden Bears were still searching for their first conference win and had slumped with three straight losses. Seniors talked about how much the season meant to them, said defensive end Tevin...

Skinner scores 3 to lead Sabres to 5-1 win over Kings

Oct. 20, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley had to shake things up, shuffling his lines against the Los Angeles Kings an effort to revive an offense that was held to one goal in three of the past four games. The moves paid off, especially the new first line of Jeff Skinner, Jason Pominville and...

Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MS

Oct. 20, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug. 16. Blair says she is struggling with the disease's...

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence

Oct. 20, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California. As more Californians have poured across the state line over the past few years, many of them escaping...

Yara Shahidi urges fight against 'identity blind narrative'

Oct. 20, 2018 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all. "We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing regardless of...

Amid housing crisis, Reno's motor lodges become last resort

Oct. 20, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination. Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable retreats for motorists who took to the nation's new...

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell, waive QB Tom Savage

Oct. 20, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive back Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster and waived quarterback Tom Savage. The move Saturday makes Powell available to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. San Francisco has three cornerbacks listed as...