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Quinton Byfield scores highlight-reel goal in Kings' 5-1 victory over Blue Jackets

Feb. 21, 2024 02:41 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quinton Byfield's highlight-reel goal came at a perfect time for the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings were sluggish in their first game back on home ice after a four-game East road trip, but Byfield's goal in the first period provided the momentum they needed as Los...

Man arrested after setting off homemade firework near Southern California shopping center

Feb. 21, 2024 00:40 AM EST

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly setting off a homemade firework near a Southern California shopping center, police said. Reports of an explosion at The Village at Tustin Legacy prompted authorities to evacuate several businesses, including Chipotle,...

Biden tells California supporters to stay focused on what's at stake in reelection battle

Feb. 21, 2024 00:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden kicked off a three-day fundraising sprint in California, making the case to supporters to stay focused on what’s at stake in his reelection battle where he will likely again face Donald Trump in November. In remarks at a campaign reception...

Saturated California gets more rain and snow but so far escapes severe damage it saw only weeks ago

Feb. 20, 2024 22:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much of saturated California faced the threat of flooding Tuesday with winter storms blowing through, but so far the state has escaped the severity of damage from mudslides, wind and rain spawned by an atmospheric river only weeks ago. While the rainfall was...

Ex-gang leader's murder trial in Tupac Shakur killing pushed back to November

Feb. 20, 2024 17:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader accused of killing of hip-hop music icon Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in 1996 has been pushed back several months, a judge said Tuesday. Clark County District Court Judge Carli Kierny acknowledged that Duane “Keffe...

Diggins-Smith finds a fresh start with the Storm. She'll get to play with Ogwumike and Loyd

Feb. 20, 2024 09:42 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith knew she needed a fresh start. Now, she will get to have it while playing alongside WNBA scoring champion Jewell Loyd, former MVP Nneka Ogwumike and All-Defensive second-team rising star Ezi Magbegor in her first season with the Seattle Storm. ...

Solemn monument to Japanese American WWII detainees lists more than 125,000 names

Feb. 18, 2024 23:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samantha Sumiko Pinedo and her grandparents file into a dimly lit enclosure at the Japanese American National Museum and approach a massive book splayed open to reveal columns of names. Pinedo is hoping the list includes her great-grandparents, who were detained in Japanese...

Kempe scores twice late as Kings spoil 'Jaromir Jagr Day' with 2-1 win over Penguins

Feb. 18, 2024 21:41 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings began a four-game East Coast road swing last week with perhaps their lowest point of the season. They finished it with arguably their highest. So far anyway. Adrian Kempe scored twice in the third period, including a...

California is forging ahead with food waste recycling. But is it too much, too fast?

Feb. 18, 2024 00:06 AM EST

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Two years after California launched an effort to keep organic waste out of landfills, the state is so far behind on getting food recycling programs up and running that it's widely accepted next year's ambitious waste-reduction targets won't be met. Over...

Former CBS executive Les Moonves to pay Los Angeles ethics fine for interference in police probe

Feb. 17, 2024 16:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former CBS chief executive and president Les Moonves has agreed to pay a $11,250 fine to settle a complaint accusing him of interfering with a police investigation of a sexual assault case, according to documents released Friday by the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission. ...