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Police officer shot, 2 others injured in barricade shooting

Aug. 11, 2022 03:43 AM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A gunman shot and wounded a police officer and two other people Wednesday at a suburban Los Angeles home and then remained inside for hours before police took him into custody, authorities said. According to the Los Angeles Times, the unidentified man, who is...

Dodgers defeat Twins 8-5 to extend winning streak to 10

Aug. 11, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Gallo thought he was experiencing plenty of winning this season when he was with the New York Yankees. Then he was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline and has yet to lose. Chris Taylor hit the go-ahead home run in the...

Lawyer: Photos of Kobe Bryant's remains shared 'for a laugh'

Aug. 10, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An institutional “culture of callousness” led Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters to shoot and share photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the Lakers star, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others, a...

LA County deputy pleads not guilty to child sex assaults

Aug. 10, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting four girls between the ages of 7 and 13, prosecutors said. Sean Essex, 51, was ordered held without bail. The county district attorney's office said he was...

Sierra RBI double in 12th, Angels beat A’s 5-4 for sweep

Aug. 10, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Magneuris Sierra hit an RBI single in the 10th inning, then doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th that lifted the Los Angeles Angels over the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday for a three-game sweep. “It feels great,” Sierra said through a...

Arrests made in killing of off-duty California officer

Aug. 10, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rookie Southern California police officer slain in an off-duty shooting was the victim of an attempted robbery, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón revealed the alleged motive as his office filed charges against a...

Joshua Palmer emerging as bigger threat in Chargers' offense

Aug. 10, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The momentum Joshua Palmer built up last season with the Los Angeles Chargers has continued through the first two weeks of training camp. Palmer has emerged as the team’s third wide receiver for when the regular season opens on Sept. 11 against the Las...

Dodgers roll past Twins to boost win streak to nine

Aug. 10, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy continued to rebound from a slow start to the season with a home run and Julio Urias pitched seven strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday night over the Minnesota Twins. ...

Ohtani homers, wins to match Ruth as Angels top A's 5-1

Aug. 10, 2022 02:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Another home run, another pitching win, another spot in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. The two-way sensation from Japan withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run,...

Jonquel Jones' double-double leads Sun past Sparks 97-71

Aug. 10, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun ease past the Los Angeles Sparks 97-71 on Tuesday night. Connecticut (23-11) stayed a game behind second-place Las Vegas in the playoff chase. The Sun will stay in Los Angeles for a rematch...