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Woman killed with own car after Hollywood road-rage incident

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A driver involved in a road-rage incident in Hollywood was struck and killed by her own car Tuesday, police said. Sophia Ardalan, 27, was crushed by her Mercedes-Benz in front of her own apartment building following the confrontation that occurred at around midnight, authorities said....

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Sevilla's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during a Europa League group A soccer match against APOEL Nicosia at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium in Seville, Spain. The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Javier “Chicharito” Hernández to a Designated Player contract, the MLS soccer club announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti, File)

Mexican goal-scoring star Chicharito signs with LA Galaxy

Jan. 21, 2020 9:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest star in Mexican soccer is coming to the LA Galaxy. Javier “Chicharito” Hernández announced his move to the five-time MLS champions on Tuesday, bringing the veteran striker back to North America after a lengthy career in Europe. Hernández will...

This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Radha Blank in

At Sundance, an annual rebirth for American movies

Jan. 21, 2020 6:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival, coming at the start of a new movie calendar, is an annual rite of renewal. New movies. New filmmakers. New voices. And that feels especially welcome this year. Sundance always rolls around just as the worst movies are being dumped in theaters ( see:...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, members of the Los Angeles Dodgers watch as the Houston Astros celebrate their win in Game 7 of baseball's World Series in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council wants Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox of their World Series titles and award the trophies to the Dodgers. The resolution was introduced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, after it was revealed that the Astros used a system by then-coach Alex Cora in 2017 to tip off batters on what pitch was to be thrown.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LA City Council says Dodgers should be awarded Series titles

Jan. 21, 2020 5:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Los Angeles fans reeling from news that two of the Dodgers' recent World Series opponents were linked to a cheating scandal that tipped off batters to what pitch was about to be thrown, the City Council voted Tuesday to ask Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and...

FILE - In this May 4, 2013, file photo, National Rifle Association members listen to speakers during the NRA's annual Meetings and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. The Los Angeles City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 repealed a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the NRA. The 12-0 vote comes weeks after a judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance.(Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

LA repeals requirements for contractors to reveal NRA ties

Jan. 21, 2020 5:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council is repealing a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association, weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance. Council members voted 12-0 without discussion...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Vikings pick up 5 additions to Pro Bowl, including Cousins

Jan. 21, 2020 3:54 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have five additions to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, giving them eight players in the all-star game for their highest total in 10 years. The NFL announced Tuesday that quarterback Kirk Cousins, defensive end Everson Griffen, fullback C.J. Ham, linebacker Eric Kendricks...

Man gunned down after fight at Los Angeles mall restaurant

Jan. 21, 2020 1:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fatal shooting of a man outside a tony West Los Angeles mall was possibly gang-related, police said Tuesday. Officers called to the Westfield Century City mall late Monday night found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, a police statement said. The man was taken to a...

This Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, photo shows a bust of actor James Dean at the Griffith Observatory in the Griffith Park area of Los Angeles. Travis Cloyd, who is leading the revival of Dean for his appearance in

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

Jan. 20, 2020 7:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career. Dean’s planned appearance in the Vietnam War movie “Finding Jack,” and the possibility of future parts, comes as digital...

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'Parasite' parties, Leo greets young fans inside SAG Awards

Jan. 20, 2020 1:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Off-camera and during commercials, the stars at the Screen Actors Guild Awards got to rub shoulders, give congratulatory kisses, and meet for the first or the 50th time. Here are some of the more memorable moments from inside Sunday night's ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los...

UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., right, shoots as California forward D.J. Thorpe, left, and guard Matt Bradley defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Smith scores 17 as UCLA beats Cal 50-40

Jan. 19, 2020 11:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team has not been known for its defensive prowess this season, not by a long stretch. What a turn of events that the Bruins were kicking themselves for letting Cal get to 40 points on Sunday. Chris Smith scored 17 points, Jalen Hill and Jaime Jaquez Jr. each...